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Want Better Results Than Google? Suggest Webpage Link To Google

Aug 3, 2007 | 10,629 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Mike Grehan writes about a new feature first seen on Google.co.uk.

Apparently while searching for 'digital cameras' in the British Google site, at the end of the SERP was a box saying:

“Know of a better page for digital cameras? Suggest one!”

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Now, after selecting the option, the message changes to:

“Next time, we’ll place it up top for you, with this marker: *”

Google To Foray Mobile Ad Market However Mobile Service Providers Remain Wary

Aug 3, 2007 | 1,573 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google Pushes Tailored Phones To Win Lucrative Ad Market reports WSJ, in a bid for Google to capture a meaty portion of the mushrooming market for advertisements on cellphones.

"Google has invested hundreds of millions of dollars in the cellphone project, say people who have been briefed on it. It has developed prototype handsets, made overtures to operators such as T-Mobile USA and Verizon Wireless, and talked over technical specifications with phone manufacturers. It hopes multiple manufacturers will make devices based on its specs and multiple carriers will offer them."

Google Posters For Educators!

Aug 2, 2007 | 2,332 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google in keeping with their Educators initiative has now introduced "How-to" posters. This is to help students and colleagues with handy tips on improving search results and using popular Google products like Google Earth and Google Quiz etc.

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Available posters are for:

  1. Google Search Tips
  2. Google Web Search

Tips To Optimize For Google Personalized Search

Aug 2, 2007 | 1,767 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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A few months ago, we had a post on how personalized search would affect both SEO and Spam.

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Aaron Chronister in Search engine journal shows 8 ways on optimizing for personalized search:

  1. Make sure your title tags and descriptions are well written and have a strong call to action. Your organic click-through rate will become more important. Take the recent patent application from Microsoft that is using “triplet data sets” to personalize your results based on what users have previously clicked on.

Google Apps Now Universal!

Aug 2, 2007 | 2,111 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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google Google Apps Now Universal!Keeping with their motto of organizing the world's information and making it universally accessible and useful, Google announces that Google Apps is now global.

Google Shying From Behavioral Targeting In Online Ads

Aug 2, 2007 | 2,517 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Reuters informs Google is wary of behavioral targeting in online ads but the web giant is not shying from looking hard to discover the links between the searches its users do in order to improve target advertising.

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On Tuesday, Google VP for product management, Susan Wojcicki informed on Tuesday that Google was refraining from their competitor's race to deliver tools for advertisers that combine "a user's online actions into one profile."

Google SERPs Caches Time And Date

Aug 2, 2007 | 2,805 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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A forum at webmaster world mentions that of late Google SERPs have started to cache time and date of the webpage when you last visited.

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This new feature however has not affected all as tedster informs :
"No times for me, just dates. I'm currently seeing results from these IPs 64.233.169.103, 64.233.169.147, 64.233.169.99, 64.233.169.104 ." Thread at webmaster world.

Google Changes Supplemental Results

Aug 2, 2007 | 2,502 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Prashanth Koppula and Matt Cutts at Google Webmaster Central informs that Supplemental pages have now gone mainstream.

"Since 2006, we've completely overhauled the system that crawls and indexes supplemental results. The current system provides deeper and more continuous indexing. Additionally, we are indexing URLs with more parameters and are continuing to place fewer restrictions on the sites we crawl. As a result, Supplemental Results are fresher and more comprehensive than ever. We're also working towards showing more Supplemental Results by ensuring that every query is able to search the supplemental index, and expect to roll this out over the course of the summer.

Google Maps Now With Microformats

Aug 1, 2007 | 3,045 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google announces that now they have embedded Microformats in Google Maps. Microformats allow tools to make more sense of your web pages, while not changing the visual appearance for visitors to your site one whit.

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About Microformats:
"Designed for humans first and machines second, microformats are a set of simple, open data formats built upon existing and widely adopted standards. Instead of throwing away what works today, microformats intend to solve simpler problems first by adapting to current behaviors and usage patterns (e.g. XHTML, blogging)."

Google Finance Launched In Canada

Aug 1, 2007 | 2,297 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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img1 Google Finance Launched In CanadaAs seen on the official Google blog Google Finance Canada has just been launched.

The new google Finance Canada includes:

  • Top financial news from Canadian sources
  • Search with a preference for Canadian companies
  • Front-page high level economic data from the Bank of Canada
  • Portfolios in Canadian currency (or the currency of your choice)