Archive for November, 2011

Google’s Verbatim Tool:

What a lot of people do not know about Google or perhaps simply don’t take into account is that Google quite often tweeks your searches. That’s right. You may type in a query (keyword phrase) to find a specific website or information on a specific area and Google does not only bring up answers to […]

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Google Terminates Products:

  Google announced two days ago that it is dropping 7 more of the products which it offers including:   Google Wave Google Bookmarks List Google Friends Connect Google Gears Google Search Timeline Knol Renewable Energy Cheaper than Coal Google has spoken about the shutting of some of its products on its official blog stating: […]

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Trapit

Trap!t is a new kind of reader which is becoming available to the general public. Like Google reader, the aim of the application is to pick up articles/blogs/web content which you might like and display it for you to read. You can also save these reading materials and read them on another occasion. Social News […]

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Editors’ Picks Available On Bing

The news of Bing launching an ‘Editors’ Picks‘ comes via searchengineland.com today. With Google withdrawing their Google directory from public use it seemed as though directories were going to slowly become something of the past. Afterall, if the search engine giant Google was deleting their directory surely everyone else would follow form? NOT the case. […]

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GoogleBot is getting smarter – Beware!

I don’t know about you but it can be pretty frustrating when viewing a web page if it has loads of ads and it takes you a good five minutes to find the text! This is obviously a negative to a user’s experience and remember — a negative to a user’s experience is usually a negative […]

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Google + Open For Business!

Google has now announced and released the ability for brands, businesses and non-human entities to participate in its Google+ Social Network. This has been a long awaited innovation to the Google+ network that is still trying to gain momentum. Before now Google deleted pages from businesses that used the social network in spite of it’s […]

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(Not Provided) – What Does it Mean?

Many website owners along with our own clients would have noticed that in Google Analytics there is a new phrase being used, namely, (not provided). You can see in the below snapshot of Google Analytics where this (not provided) phrase may appear:     This may stir some concern, but the origins of this, (not […]

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Big News – Google Update November 3rd 2011

  Google launched a huge update last night on November 3rd 2011. With the largest affected search results predicted this update may well put Panda in the shade. Apparently this update is a follow on from the ‘Caffeine‘ update last year and has the same ‘fresher‘ results approach, simply a more evolved version. Google decided […]

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SEO is NOT Spam Says Matt Cutts

A recent video released by Google’s public voice, Matt Cutts, has once and for all bashed the year old question, ‘Is SEO Spam?’ on the head! In the video above, Does Google Consider SEO to be Spam? Matt Cutts, head of the Google’s web spam fighting team, discusses SEO and the fact that it is something […]

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