Google Chocolate Box for Googler!

Nov 29, 2007 | 2,128 views | by Navneet Kaushal

Matt Pagel the Googler got this exotic Google brand of chocolate box, the snippets at reads "We started the day with champagne and chocolates. The chocolate came in the form of an edible box with caramel chocolates inside. I got the chocolate box as a thank-you from work. No, Google, thank YOU."

googlecake Google Chocolate Box for Googler!

Google states on the Adwords Help Center that the new feature would help advertisers manage their account efficiently with the "Campaign Templates." They say that "A campaign template is a pre-defined campaign created by My Client Center account managers (template creators) for their managed accounts. Template users, or advertisers with managed accounts, can use these templates to create new campaigns quickly and efficiently.

On Webmaster Help Center Google discretely specifies the policy pertaining to "Paid Links".

It states that “Google and most other search engines use links to determine reputation. A site's ranking in Google search results is partly based on analysis of those sites that link to it. Link-based analysis is an extremely useful way of measuring a site's value, and has greatly improved the quality of web search. Both the quantity and, more importantly, the quality of links count towards this rating.

According to Google experimental you could now be able to change the way you view the search results. Google's experimental page says "See results on a timeline, map, or in context of other information types. With these views, Google's technology extracts key dates, locations, measurements, and more from select search results so you can view the information in a different dimension.

New Features at Yahoo! Panama

Nov 29, 2007 | 4,593 views | by Navneet Kaushal

Yahoo! Panama team has been been working on new methods through which advertisers can fine-tune their ad campaigns. The details of these enhancements to their service are available at the YSM blog.

Here is a brief about the new features:

  • Campaign Bid Tune-Up – This provides advertisers a tool for optimizing Sponsored Search campaigns. It's a self-service tool that gives you suggested keyword bids and daily spending limit. This is really ideal for folks who don't have access to or do not use Campaign Optimization.

Is Google's GDrive Coming Soon?

Nov 28, 2007 | 2,212 views | by Navneet Kaushal

The Wall Street Journal's article notes Google might well be on its way to come up with the GDrive soon.

Can Google Detect all Webspam?

Nov 28, 2007 | 2,554 views | by Navneet Kaushal

Black hats have always been making waves with all their cloaking and other ways to trick webspiders, but can Google really detect such maneuvers by black hats. As Matt Cutts notes the claims about a Danish company. "I've been following a case in Denmark where a cloaking company has been making a couple interesting claims. First, they claim that if a "brand-name" company cloaks, Google won't remove the brand-name domain. That's simply not true; if we believe that a company is abusing Google's index by cloaking, we certainly do reserve the right to remove that company's domains from our index. Next, the cloaking company claims that their method of cloaking is undetectable."

Google Maps Adds Terrain Layer!

Nov 28, 2007 | 2,852 views | by Navneet Kaushal

Realizing the need of map users around the world the Google has come up with a terrain tab. This new tab that depicts "New Terrain layer" that has been launched in Google Maps. The official Google Maps blog informs that now you can mix street maps along with visual information about terrains. "Elevation data is not limited to geographic features like mountains, but it's also displayed for buildings."

"Yahoo to offer structured Web search," announces a post in MacWorld. According to the article, users can now "search around select terms, rather than navigate through a large number of search results."

dominic Googles Local Ads Guy Joins Meetup! According to the Silicon News Insider, Google's Local Ads Guy, Dominic Preuss has left the number 1 search engine to join Meetup, as VP of 'marketplace' of Meetup.

"Dominic is going to try to create a new revenue stream for Meetup by matching sponsors with Meetups, and taking a small cut for itself. Smart idea: Right now Meetup sponsorships (Wilson Sonsoni and DFJ Gotham sponsor NY Tech, for example) are done ad hoc, and Meetup doesn't see a penny of this revenue."