Archive for February, 2009

Mobile Search

With a few weeks of extensive use of the new XDA Serra I am starting to get a feel for the world of mobile search. Google and Yahoo both have mobile specific versions of their products for mobiles. With the speed of 3G the whole process has become much quicker and therefore more user friendly. […]

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Easing into Social Networking

I am slowly easing into the Social Networking thing. There was not as much arm twisting from the rest of the a451 crew as I expected, in fact I am quite enjoying it! This blog on blog.a451.co.uk has been going for over six months and have had some good feed back on that. There is […]

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Google Insight Revisited

I wrote a bit about Google Insight a few months ago and I continue to find a very useful tool. The only way of getting to see what Google sees in term of search is the Adwords Keyword Tool. I do find the Adwords tool more useful as you get some idea of search size […]

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The Queen and SEM

No sooner did I mention the Telegraph that lo and behold the paper of middle England publishes a review (an SEO review!) of the Queens new Web site. I do think they were a bit hard on Her Majesty as I belive she is new to search engine optimisation. Yes, there were a few errors […]

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Google Latitude

There seems to have been more fuss than usual with the new Google application, Google Latitute. I have signed up and have used it with my Google Mobile Maps. It is an extension of ‘My Location’ on Mobile Maps. You can see your location on your mobile, within a few hundred metres, using Google Maps […]

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Facebook and Market Research

In the snows of Davos, the big global community get together, Facebook has announced that it intends to become the one of the biggest market research database in the world. Mark Zuckerberg, the founder, thinks he has worked out a way of monetising Facebook’s 150 million members by allowing companies to pose questions directly to […]

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Ooops! Not really malware – human error

It is good to see the boys and girls around at Google are human. On Saturday for about an hour some Web sites were being flagged up as having Malware. If you have never seen it before Google will flag up sites that are known to install malware or malicious software in the background. The […]

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