February 2008, Week 4: Weekly Cover-Up of Important Happenings Related To Search Engines!

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All that happened in the world of search engines in the fourth week of February, 2008. Once again, the blogs are all in chronological order. Enjoy!

Microsoft To Make Its Indexing Algorithm Less "Strict"!

During the closing months of last year, there were complaints from many webmasters not Live search not indexing their sites.A member at the WebmasterWorld thread, "nickreynolds," reports of receiving a note from a Microsoft representative, suggesting that things are about to change. Find out what exactly is about to change.

Google Issues Update To The AdWords Display URL Policy!

Come April 1, 2008, and AdWords will no longer allow redirects and vanity URLs in place of ad landing pages. This update has been announced and it is in congruence with Google's efforts to provide more relevant advertising results and higher quality experiences to users. Learn about the specifics.

Microsoft announces adExcellence Program Launch In The UK

Microsoft announced at Search Engine Strategies in London, that the adCenter customers in the UK can now register for and take the adExcellence exam. We had covered about the accreditation program in an earlier post.

AdSense For Video (Beta) Launched!

If you live in the US and are posting a lot of videos to YouTube you could now very well mint millions, as the AdSense for Video beta has come out of its pilot and has made a debut as a beta. See how you can sign up for the AdSense for Video beta and begin reaping the benefits.

Google Health Pilot Launched!

For almost 18 months now, Google had been working on a product offering in the growing field of consumer health information. The much awaited Google Health (pilot) has been launched in association with the Cleveland Clinic, what are the services being offered at this initial stage, find out.

Ask Comes Up With Better Binoculars For Searches!

Search engine industry is awesomely competitive, as all search engines, big an small are always on a roll to enhance an average user's experience. Ask has turned out yet another tweak to make its searches more informative and user friendly, learn about the new features to its "Binoculars."

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Navneet Kaushal

Navneet Kaushal is the founder and CEO of PageTraffic, an SEO Agency in India with offices in Chicago, Mumbai and London. A leading search strategist, Navneet helps clients maintain an edge in search engines and the online media. Navneet's expertise has established PageTraffic as one of the most awarded and successful search marketing agencies.
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