Google To Release A New META Tag!

Jul 13, 2007 | 2,481 views | by Navneet Kaushal

Dan Crow, Director of Crawl Systems at Google in an interview with Jill Whalen reports that Google is releasing a new META tag named “unavailable_after”. But when this tag will be released is still unknown. The interview took place last night on the occasion of the the third SEMNE event (Search Engine Marketing New England). Dan Crow discussed many important topics on how to get your site into Google.

RedFly Marketing has released the Google Global Firefox Extension which is an unobtrusive Firefox extension. With the help of this extension, the user can know what the Google search results that they are viewing would look like from other geographical locations. The Google Global Firefox Extension is a very helpful tool in the e-commerce field as it allows the users to compare organic search results in different countries or to know how their AdWords PPC campaigns appear in different regions.

Goggle came up with a new plan today for nonprofit organizations within the United States. It is going to open up educational tiers of Google Apps to nonprofit organizations. The announcement was made this evening at the Google campus in Mountain View, CA. On the occasion several nonprofit organizations were also present like Mercy Corps, Idealist.org, NTEN, and the East Bay Community Recovery Project. The organizations announced their planned adoption of Google Apps.

Yahoo! follows the path of Google. They have introduced Search Suggest on Yahoo.com. Getting suggestion based on what you have typed or what you are typing is not a new concept. But it is totally new for Yahoo. Yahoo! launched this feature in the Yahoo! Toolbar in Firefox sometimes back and one can get benefited from this tool from the Firefox 2 search box .

The monthly search percentage numbers released by Complete.com has got some shocking results. In this recent June Search Share it shows that Microsoft is the biggest gainer. Microsoft has shown a drastic improvement with MSN/Live increasing their query volume by 67% from last month and an impressive 48% from June numbers a year ago. The overall increment in the percentage has been attributed to their online gaming requirements of coming through their Live Search Club.

Microsoft adCenter postponed their maintenance work in June. But this month the work will be done. The upcoming maintenance is scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 14. This announcement was made by the adCenterEU on WebmasterWorld, DigitalPoint Forums, and Search Engine Watch Forums.

Tokyo's Keio University got the privilege to be added as the latest Google Book Search Project. The main aim of this project is to index the world's book and this time more than 120,000 books written in Japanese language that are in the library of the University will be added.

Jason Shellen Finally Left Google

Jul 12, 2007 | 1,980 views | by Navneet Kaushal

Jason Shellen, who has worked with Google since 2003 has finally decided to leave the company after all. The announcement was made by him today. During his four and a half years of work profile at Goggle, he has worked on numerous projects like Picasa, Reader and Blogger. Undoubtedly, the most notable amongst them is Goggle Reader. He also served as the New Business Development Manager there.

Google To Release 2007 Q2 Earnings

Jul 11, 2007 | 2,706 views | by Navneet Kaushal

Google will announce its announce second quarter 2007 financial report on Thursday, July 19, 2007 at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time (4:30 p.m. Eastern Time), reports Google Investor Relations and Google Press Center.

The press conference featuring the 2007 Q2 earnings will be webcast and can be seen via http://investor.google.com/webcast.

Stephen Shankland informs that Yahoo Photos' closure bumps Flickr market share, as Flickr is now the #2 photo sharing portal on the basis of traffic, based on a Hitwise report. Flickr has grown with 22 percent more visitors while Yahoo! Photos slipped by 60 percent.

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