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February 2009

Friday, 27 February 2009

Google Testing Yahoo Like Quick Links

Google rolled out a quick test of Yahoo like 'quick links' which are a bit different to the usual sitelinks you see in Google. I managed to capture a screen shot as below before they disappeared. You can see them...

Combine Multiple Twitter Accounts to One: Meta-Twitter Technique

This post is in response to a question recently posed on twitter by the BBC Comic Relief team - how do you combine multiple twitter feeds so they appear in one account? Comic Relief wanted all the RedNose Day Celebs...

Wednesday, 25 February 2009

Search Queries Getting Longer

Size is clearly getting more important - I knew it! Research suggests that search queries 5 words or longer have increased by 10% in January 2009 compared to the same period last year. The same time period shows a drop...

Tuesday, 24 February 2009

The Guava Neutralize (*\*) Bag Amnesty

Ten months after Neutralize (*\*) re-branded to Guava, we are announcing an Amnesty of the coveted Neutralize laptop bags which are still being used by many a senior marketing professional in the UK. We are inviting people to bring their...

UK Search Marketing Survey 2009 launched at TFM&A;

Today marks the launch of the third UK Search Marketing Survey undertaken by Guava in partnership with Econsultancy. We hope to collect data from over 1,000 digital marketers, including agencies and individuals, and our findings will be compiled in a...

Monday, 23 February 2009

Three reasons to add Real-Time Search to your vocabulary

Vertical Search, Local Search and then comes Real-Time Search...it's literally flown out of nowhere. and if those two still left any doubt ask Danny Sullivan... So how is Real-Time Search different from what has come before? Rather then most traditional...

Friday, 13 February 2009

Google releases the "canonical" tag

Google releases the "canonical" tag. http://searchengineland.com/canonical-tag-16537 The tag behaves like an intrasite 301 redirect at crawler level but allows the page to behave as a normal 200 when users interact with it, and is implemented as: I...

Thursday, 05 February 2009

Site Migration And SEO

Migrating a website to a new domain is not always easy and is often the cause of many a headache for webmasters. Moving from an old established domain with authority to a fresh new domain without any history will have...

Monday, 02 February 2009

Not Online? 'Digital Britain' report is your wake up call!

Lord Carter’s interim report 'Digital Britain' released last week looked at how best Britain can boost its digital and communications sectors. It's a lenghty report covering many topics, from the development of broadband and its required infrastructure, to digital radio...

Facebook 'Fan Pages' are effective advertising

90 out of 100 of the world’s biggest brands have ‘Fan’ pages on Facebook as the social network proves to be an effective advertising platform after all. Despite the spectacular failure of Facebook’s Beacon advertising platform, brand Fan pages were...
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