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July 2007: Google Webmaster Link Tool Update

Jul 17, 2007 | 1,722 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Digital point and WebmasterWorld both inform that Google Webmaster Tools has undergone its monthly update.

Drag Racer at Webmaster World writes:

"Just in the last few days I have seen many of the 404's disappear in GWT. Todat I see new inbound links added. Pages moved to/from supplemental. I see changes in serps… "

Find Bourne With Google

Jul 17, 2007 | 2,251 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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As part of the buzz created for the forthcoming release of Robert Ludlum's Bourne Ultimatum, a new site called "The Ultimate Search for Bourne With Google," was launched today.

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The site says:

"How do you find someone who doesn’t want to be found? Track Jason Bourne across three continents in the ultimate mission. With Google tools at your fingertips, you will be well equipped. You may also have a chance to win amazing prizes.

Google Introduces Custom Search Engine Business Edition

Jul 17, 2007 | 2,172 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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google custom search sm Google Introduces Custom Search Engine Business EditionInformation Week informs that "Google offers site-specific search for businesses". Custom Search Engine Business Edition is specifically targeted to small business portals this service allows visitors to find information within their own sites.

The application is free of ads and costs from $100 per annum to $15,000 per annum.

Google Incorporates A/B/C/D/E Testing: Points On Setting up an A/B Test

Jul 16, 2007 | 1,444 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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manojjasra Google Incorporates A/B/C/D/E Testing: Points On Setting up an A/B TestManoj Jasra informs that Google with GMail is trying A/B split Testing to improve its performance.

Besides, Manoj Jasra has some pointers on setting up an A/B Test:

  • Select one element on a landing page or conversion page and focus your testing on that element Determine how many different versions of that element you'd like to test.

Once Again, Another Google Employee Chooses To Opt Out

Jul 16, 2007 | 1,750 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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 Once Again, Another Google Employee Chooses To Opt OutPedram Keyani aka Gangsta Programma an Orkut engineer is the latest Google engineer to leave the search engine juggernaut for newer avenues.

Australia Shows Google The Way To Court

Jul 14, 2007 | 1,929 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google is going through some tough times. First a Chinese Company sues Google over the issue of name. And just one day back the forum community is buzzing about a recent decision taken by Australia to sue Google for allegedly listing misleading and deceptive sponsored results.

Get Indexed In Google With New Tag & Best Strategies

Jul 14, 2007 | 3,019 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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In a recent thread on SEW it has some juicy discussion related to a post on High Rankings. In this particular post Google Engineer, Dan Crow, Director of Crawl Systems at Google came up with some valuable tips and suggestions to get your site indexed by the most popular search engine. The tips are new and one can't find them at Webmaster Guidelines.

Google Webmaster Tools- Feedback In A New Format

Jul 14, 2007 | 1,451 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google has made some important changes in the feedback segment for sitemaps on Webmaster Tool. The improvements were made on the basis of the suggestions given by various users in their discussion group. The changes can be noticed in it's method of reporting errors. Basically the error reporting is reduced to warnings depending on the context of minor problems or major errors! Previously, there was no discrimination between major or minor problems, all problems were listed as error.

Chinese Company Takes Google To Court

Jul 13, 2007 | 2,164 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google lands up in a problem with a Chinese company, Beijing Guge Science and Technology over the issue of name. Google's Chinese name which is a transliteration of the English word "Google" is also used in Beijing Guge's commercially registered name. The Chinese company is going to take some legal actions against Google Inc's China subsidiary for copying its name. They have already filed a case and it has been accepted by a court in Beijing's Haidian district. However, the fate of the case is still unknown.

Ex-employee Of Google In An Uncensored Interview!

Jul 13, 2007 | 3,528 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google is not happy with the anonymity of an interview posted by an anonymous blogger on June 24th. The blogger interviewed an ex employee of Google named "Life at Google – The Microsoftie Perspective". The employee who was interview was also a former Microsoft employee. He talks about Google’s environment as well as areas Microsoft should consider improving in order to be more competitive.