Category: Google

click forensics, Google, google adwords, Internet Advertising

PPC Click Fraud Rate Q2 2008

Oct 23, 2008

There is good news and bad news for PPC advertisers on the issue of click fraud for the second quarter of 2008.  Click Forensics has released their c...

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Microsoft Opening European Search Centers

Oct 3, 2008

Steve Balmer of Microsoft announced Thursday that they were opening 3 R&D centers in Europe as part of their ongoing efforts to catch up to Google...

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New Microsoft Pay to Search Program

Oct 1, 2008

Microsoft started an initiative back in May called Live Search Cashback which provides rebates to users of its search engine who search for and purcha...

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Wikia Search Update

Aug 25, 2008

Wikia Search was launched in Alpha earlier this year and we have been watching it out of the corner of our eye to gauge its progress.  At first, wow,...

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Cuil First Impressions

Jul 29, 2008

By now, I would imagine that everyone in the SEO world has at least heard of the new startup search engine called Cuil (pronounced “cool”)...

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Google Selling Performics

Apr 7, 2008

When Google purchased DoubleClick, they also became the owners of Performics – Search Engine Optimization company. There was a lot of talk in th...

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Google Owns Performics (By Extension)

Mar 12, 2008

Now that the DoubleClick / Google marriage has been blessed by both the European Commission and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, SEOs and SEMs every...

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Pagerank Restored for Our Tech Blog

Feb 4, 2008

At some point over the weekend, Google restored the Pagerank to our tech blog. I filled out a reconsideration request on Thursday (I think) and the PR...

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Yahoo Improves Search Market Share in December

Jan 26, 2008

With all that shopping going on in December, it should come as no surprise that Search Engine traffic was down slightly (-3.9%) across the board durin...

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Google Lenoir NC Data Center

Jan 25, 2008

Last year on our tech blog, I posted about Google’s new $600 million data center in Lenoir, NC. The new datacenter supposed to bring about 200 j...

backlinks, Google, google paid links, google sells links

Google: Do as I Say, Not as I Do

Jan 20, 2008

When Google comes down on everyone else for not using “nofollow” on external links, one would think that they would make sure they they we...

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Wikia Search Alpha Launched

Jan 7, 2008

Jimmy Wales announced the Alpha release of Wikia Search, which many have been waiting for for about a year since he first announced the project. I jum...


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