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Oh My My! Google News To Post Comments By People related To News Report

Aug 9, 2007 | 8,880 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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google1 Oh My My! Google News To Post Comments By People related To News ReportGoogle News blog announced a new experimental feature where stories in Google News USA will also feature comments by participants. Know that these comments are not anonymous comments by browsers like you and me but people associated to the subject. “Google only publishes comments from participants in stories. Participants are people who are mentioned in the story or are related to organizations in the story.”

Google Webmaster Link Tool's Monthly August 2007 Update

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Threads in Webmaster World and SERound Table are reporting Google Webmaster Link Tool's monthly August 2007 Update.

It seems mostly its Website Backlinks that have increased. Like AbhishekSingh who says, "My website backing are improved. Intial website's google baclinks =1 but today i find website's google baclinks = 27. "

NoFollow Links Counts In Google Webmaster Tools ?

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Over at Webmaster World, TheSeoDude asked whether nofollow links were supposed to be visible in Google Webmaster Central.

To which, Tedster replied that:

"The links in GWT are a much fuller list than the results returned from the link: operator, but Google never said that the GWT link list is 100% complete, and it isn't. Neither does that list filter out links that are not passing PR – whether that's because of rel="nofollow" or because of an decision Google made. When it comes to links, Google just will not tip their hand that far. "

Almost Real Time Refreshes In Google Search Engine Result Pages!

Aug 8, 2007 | 2,877 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Matt Cutts shares his own personal experience of how quickly documents can get indexed in Google in a post called Minty fresh index.

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Google Maps' Street View Now Includes 4 More Cities

Aug 8, 2007 | 2,175 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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In a post called Major View Cities, Stephen Chau informs that Google now adds 4 more street view cities in its roster of cities visible through Google Maps.

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“We're excited to announce that Street View is now available in San Diego, Los Angeles, Houston and Orlando. Like the San Francisco Bay Area, San Diego features high-resolution imagery.”

Google Algorithm Update Affecting Big Sites!

Aug 7, 2007 | 2,440 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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According to search engine watch the recent update in Google's algorithm has affected many a major website's ranking.

Apparently, according to many sources, Answers.com experienced a 28% drop in traffic thanks to last week's algo update. “Some forum posts and blogs suggest this is a downplay of big content sites, as well as a downgrade of sites for keyword density. It will be interesting to see if sites such as Wikipedia are swept up by this.”

Google Sources Local Data From Local Residents For Google Maps

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Dan Karran has a transcript of a podcast where Michael Jones, the CTO of Google Earth, discusses about Google's maps of India (along with other geo things from Google) at the Conference held at Cambridge.

Google Seems To Considers Links Within MS Word As Backlinks!

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A user at Webmaster world informs that Google considers links within MS Word documents as backlinks of those sites in a forum called Link at .doc is accepted by Google.

"Recently I saw an interesting thing and thought that I should share that over here.
An online .doc file is crawlable by G,every one know that.But the most interesting thing I found that if there are few links to other sites at that .doc file,then G will consider those links as the Back Links of those sites."

Google Introduces Local Business Referrals Program!

Aug 7, 2007 | 3,474 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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The latest from Google is the Google Local Business Referrals Program joining which you become an active Google user who help local businesses attract more customers online.

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A simple job, all you have to do is -

Refer local businesses, get paid.

  • Visit businesses in your area to discuss Google products, and submit key information about them to us.

Indian Mobile Service Provider Ties Up With Google

Aug 7, 2007 | 1,739 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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airtel goog Indian Mobile Service Provider Ties Up With Google PTI informs that Indian mobile service provider Airtel will be tying up with Global web search leader Google in order to provide its web services like Gmail, chat and search to its subscribers.