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Search Engines Celebrate New Year With Logos

Jan 2, 2007 | 148 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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The search Engine Industry has celebrated the New Year with enthusiam. The search engines such as Yahoo!, Google, Ask.com and DogPile have designed exclusive logos to greet the new year.

Best Of The "Best Of 2006" Listings

Dec 30, 2006 | 148 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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This is the last day of the year 2006. We thought of ending the year with a simple question – What is common between Google, Amazon, Marketing Pilgrim, SEOmoz, MSN, Yahoo!, Merriam-Webster, Ask, Chris, Pandia and so many others that we can't even list here.

Jimmy Wales Elaborates On Wikiasari, The Google Killer

Dec 30, 2006 | 148 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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We have reported before that Jimmy Wales, the co-founder of online encyclopedia, is launching an Internet search engine soon. The Wikiasari Project will use user-based technology that is used by Wikipedia. With Wikiasari, Jimmy Wales aims to give thorough challenge to the established search engine giants such as Google and Yahoo!. In an interview with Search Engine Land, he gives an elaborate explanation of the new project.

Neil Shows The Way To Become A Top 100 Digg User

Dec 29, 2006 | 148 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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There is an inclination among the digg members to create their identity as top 100 digg users. However, achieving the feat is not so easy. It needs a great deal of hard work. Those who aspire to become one of the top diggers should at least read Neil Patel's post at Pronet Advertising. Neil has done it quite a few times and is respected as a Digg Expert.

Amazon.com Releases Best of 2006 List

Dec 29, 2006 | 1,357 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Amazon.com has come up with its 'Best of 2006 List'. It is a comprehensive list covering different aspects such as the bestselling, most positively reviewed, most wished-for and favorite gift products as decided by Amazon customers. As the year end is already seeing such a windfall of "Best" lists, why would Amazon be left back?

Dan Thies Winding Up His Seo Training

Dec 29, 2006 | 1,325 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Dan Thies, SEO Research Labs has been providing training to many of his students in search marketing, for several years. But recently he announced, "As of January 1st, I am closing the doors on my SEO training programs." That's half the story the other half is that he is joining a larger organization so it can deal with various complexities of online marketing, natural search, copywriting and eBay, which in turn will be helpful for the students to face the challenge in a better way. In the “Retirement Party” teleseminar he discussed in detail about search engine marketing and also presented 3 success stories about search engine marketing.

Digg Gains Another $8.5 Million

Dec 29, 2006 | 2,064 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Digg, the social networking site that gathers blog posts, social bookmarks and web 2.0 content, has raised another $8.5 million from two of its existing investors, Greylock Partners and Omidyar Network. So, why it is news in the blogosphere?

Popular Search Engines Fail To Satisfy Professionals: Convera Survey

Dec 29, 2006 | 1,752 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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In November there was a survey by Convera covering 1,112 individuals from diverse fields such as advertising, healtcare, marketing, finance, publishing and many other professions. The issue was their experience on the search engines. It is very surprising to note that majority of the professionals are not satisfied by their search related to work on famous internet search engines. The search engines do not show the desired results of the professionals and they ultimately give up their efforts.

PayPerPost Acquires Performancing

Dec 28, 2006 | 148 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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PayPerPost has hugged media attention once again. This time for its decision to own blogging tools and services company Performancing. PayPerPost, which pays bloggers for writing promotional topics on advertisers' products and services is acquiring Performancing to get some 28,000 Performancing users. However, there is no divulsion of financial detail of the deal.

Top Video Searches in 2006

Dec 28, 2006 | 1,331 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Clipblast, the aggregator site for Video clippings has released this year's top 10 searches for Internet video clips from millions of clippings that were gathered during the year. Stephen Robert Irwin or Steve Irwin is the most searched video item in the clipblast site. Kazakhastan's most famous man Borat and World Cup follow Steve Irwin on the table.
See who is where in the list.