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Google Video Viewer Cracked
The viewer was designed to only play videos from Google's servers. That restriction didn't last for long.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-30
 
Google Stock Soars Past $300 and May 2005 Stats
Buoyed by a bevy of new product launches this week, Google's red-hot stock rose above the $300/share mark earlier this week.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-30
 
Google Helps Websites Get Crawled - for Free!
Known for its regular introduction of new products as much as for its regularly increasing stock prices, Google is continually evolving.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-30
 
Is CNET For Sale?
The New York Post dropped a big pebble into the online rumor pond this morning as it reported that CNET was "informally shopping itself to a host of media companies," according to undisclosed sources.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-30
 
Google Knows You Mean Music And Not Fish
An optional personalization service from Google will know if you're a music lover or a dedicated angler.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-29
 
Google Video Viewer Cracked By DVD Jon
Famed Norwegian hacker Jon Lech Johansen, better known as DVD Jon, has taken the open source nature of Google's newly launched, browser-based video player to heart evidently.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-29
 
My Web 2.0: Social Search
You know, life would be a bit less crazy for me if we weren't trying to launch new stuff at work when I'm supposedly out on vacation. Thankfully, the world doesn't revolve my schedule.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-29
 
Other Than Search Engines - Where Do You Get New Blog Traffic?
Yesterday was another typical Monday - back to work, back into the routine, another Carnival of the Capitalists.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-29
 
What Makes a Good Guest Blogger?
If ProBlogger was a real estate property, it can probably be likened to a snazzy professional suite in a condo. Top floor - latest furnishings and decor - hip, business-like, but with a comfy feel to it - and a nice view of the world around it.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-29
 
What in the World of AdSense
After a couple of non-eventful AdSense weeks earlier this month, the past week or so has seen plenty of new AdSense changes, many coinciding with the WebmasterWorld of Search Conference.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-29
 
Google And T-Mobile Form Partnership
With more and more users turning to the mobile web, the search engine industry's embrace of mobile technology, particularly mobile web browsing, has increased as well.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-29
 
My Web On Yahoo: Search Engine Socialization
Yahoo cranked out one of its best new features into the SEO struggle for supremacy. Whereas Google and MSN have their strong points, Yahoo continues to keep the same personal touch they're known for In this new My Web 2.0 (beta), Yahoo really makes their case for remaining the pioneer in search engine optimization.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-29
 
Google Maps API Now Available
With popularity of Google Maps continuing to increase, due in large part to the inclusion of satellite mapping technology, many users out there have introduced a number of hacks and tricks that take advantage of the mapping technology.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-29
 
More On Search Engines And The Hispanic Market
As the US Hispanic-speaking population continues to grow as an Internet-using society, hurdles remain between them and effective search engine marketing strategies, largely because of the perceived language barriers that may or may not exist.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-29
 
Google Earth Closed... At Least Temporarily
Apparently, even Google's web servers can be overloaded by too much traffic, or at least by people wanting to download the new hot Google product.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-29
 
Yahoo Developing Major Overhaul Of Yahoo Mail
Yahoo said that it is developing a new version of its Mail service that has an advanced interface, so as to compete with rich offerings like Gmail.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-28
 
Microsoft Desperately Chasing Google
CEO Steve Ballmer says the Redmond-based software and game console maker will catch Google in six months.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-28
 
Amazon Turning Ten
If Amazon.com is ten years old, that brings up a bit of search engine marketing trivia. It must meant that linking campaigns, once thought to be the quintessential form of Internet PR, are now more than ten years old! Eric Ward famously helped Amazon get linked all over the web, which was a big part of its early success.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-28
 
Google Tops In Search Referrals, Stock Reaches $300
The hits just keep on coming for search Google who is quite possibly becoming one of the most popular names in the open market today... at least it appears that way when you inspect the available data.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-28
 
Google’s Exciting Ride
Apparently, today is confirmation day for Google. After an impressively product week, results from two studies that were released today indicated what most people all ready know: Google is still king of the search engine heap.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-28
 
Yahoo Searches Times Square
In one of the more user-friendly promotional moves, Yahoo is making use of Times Square in order to demonstrate the effectiveness of their search engine by having people from the general public take part in their Top Search Challenge, which is being displayed on the Reuters Sign, which is located in Times Square.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-28
 
Yahoo Unveils Tagged Social Search
Hey Yahoo! I guess I should have patented this tagged search idea way back when I had it, because you went out and built it.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-28
 
VCs Cashed In Big On Google Stock
Greg Linden pointed me to Bill Burnham's excellent accounting of the amount of money the two venture capital firms that funded Google in its early days, Kleiner Perkins and Sequoia, earned off the mega-billions Google IPO. Suffice to say, they made out like bandits, earning roughly $4.5 billion and $4.7 billion, respectively.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-27
 
Your Videos Coming To Google Today
John Battelle has the scoop: Google Video will finally get some video today, as user-uploaded free videos will be made available to the general public through an open source Google media player.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-27
 
Some Folks Like Spyware... Really!
You'll have trouble winning an argument with Eric Goldman, because like any good lawyer, he seizes on logical inconsistencies and factual shortcomings in arguments, and uses them to get spurious charges thrown out of court.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-27
 
Google Payment System Deals with Micropayments, says Lee
(via PaidContent) Bambi Francisco's recent column on Marketwatch, essentially an interview with Kevin Lee, discusses what Kevin thinks about Google's mysterious payment system...
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-27
 
Yahoo Opens Up 360 Beta
Social networks are peculiar animals. When they first launch, people can't seem to get enough of them, however, it doesn't take long for backlash to these networks as a whole to rear its head.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-27
 
Explaining it simply: Microsoft and RSS
Nearly all the reporting I've seen in blogs and mainstream media during the past 24 hours about Microsoft's support for RSS has tended to be rather techie in its focus, including my own post.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-27
 
The Google Video Viewer Is Here
Download it. 1.1 megabytes, Windows 2000 or higher, Firefox 1.0 or IE 5.0 or higher. If you'd like, get the source code.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-27
 
Google Video Viewer Goes Live
It was announced earlier today that Google would be releasing an in-browser video player plug-in, designed seemingly to make Google Video a more interactive experience, instead of one that searches video but returns only text (readable instead of watchable) results.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-27
 
Google And Univision Focusing On Spanish Search Marketing
As more and more Hispanic users gravitate to the Internet and all that it offers, their exposure to search engines and the marketing associated with them increases as well. However, is there sufficient Spanish language support to provide these users with a seamless Internet shopping experience? Probably not...
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-27
 
Find Me Some Google Videos
The search is on for good videos through the now living-up-to-some-of-its-potential Google Video Search. So, what have you found so far?
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-27
 
WebmasterWorld Conference Wrap-up
As a veteran of last year's San Jose SES, I certainly understand the benefit of conferences when it comes to everything related to search engines including; marketing, optimization, link strategies, and so on. The amount of insider knowledge you are privy to can be incredibly valuable.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-24
 
Which Search Engine Would Win At Trivial Pursuit?
There are many different ways to test the accuracy and relevancy of a search engine, but has anyone ever considered using a trivia-based game as barometer? If they have, they haven't told anyone, at least until now.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-24
 
Yahoo Testing Behavior Targeted Advertising
Coolz0r links to an AdWeek article that says Yahoo is working with Behavioral Science to create ads that are targeted to a user's behavior. Very cool idea.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-24
 
Buckaroo Bill At the MS Ranch Lassos RSS for Longhorn
The Seattle slue up at the MS Ranch in Redmond said they were gonna lasso Really Simple Syndication (RSS) into the Longhorn corral. Those fellas on the Longhorn cattle drive say RSS is gonna be like driving cattle to the stockyards in Kansas City. This is gonna put all the news and info into cattle cars so it'll be ready to load
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-24
 
Yahoo Yanks Pedophile Chat After Ads Get Yanked
SEO pioneer Yahoo pulled personal chat rooms from their instant messaging service after advertisers like Pepsi and Georgia Pacific pulled their ads from Yahoo's IM service. A TV report in Texas revealed room names with title that didn't leave much to the imagination.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-24
 
Google Sightseeing UK Launches
It's becoming plain to see that one of the best "toys" to hit the Internet in sometime is satellite capability of Google Maps. Since the Keyhole technology has been integrated, a number of sites and hacks have been developed to take advantage of the satellite images.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-24
 
Google Launches Enterprise Desktop Search - For Free
Google has released the Enterprise version of Google Desktop Search, and its surprisingly free. Surprising, perhaps, only to me, as I figured Google would charge for it.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-23
 
Yahoo Slams Door On Kiddy Porn Chat Rooms
Yahoo slammed the door on hundreds of chat rooms after key advertisers pulled their sponsorship after a number of these chat rooms appeared to encourage child molestation/child pornography.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-23
 
Google Secrets Revealed
A patent application from the Mountain View-based search engine company gives some insight into its PageRank technology.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-23
 
Microsoft Updating AntiSpyware
Mary Jo Foley reports that Microsoft has been slowly releasing a minor update to Microsoft AntiSpyware, one that also moves the beta expiration date from July 31 to December 31.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-23
 
Are you letting Feedburner hold you hostage?
I don't have a problem with Feedburner (I use their service myself and I think it's great), so please don't think that I'm picking on them.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-23
 
What Is Microsoft’s RSS Announcement?
Dave Winer has been privy to the details of Microsoft's upcoming RSS announcement, which is coming Friday at Gnomedex. But what is it?
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-23
 
MSN Search Introduces More Sports Answers
One of the features being added to search engines is the ability to take a query and provide more than just the standard search results as a response. A number of engines have introduced options that allow users to receive specific answers when they enter a query about a certain subject.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-23
 
Adult Industry Offers Additional Uses For Google Wallet
Ever since news about Google's upcoming payment service broke, there have been many who have speculated about the different uses and purposes of the "Google Wallet".
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-23
 
Should Google Payments Work With The Porn Industry?
Sam Sugar asks Google to allow the adult entertainment industry to use its upcoming transaction service, which he argues would bring stability and safety to the online porn industry, and give Google a huge edge over PayPal.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-23
 
Collaborative Technologies Conference: Demo Pavilion
Just finishing up here for today. I've been wandering the Demo Pavilion area, chatting with the various vendors. There's a nice reception sponsored by Intercall and Microsoft Office LiveMeeting.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-22
 
Schmidt Says “G-Money” Ain’t Happening
Eric Schmidt told an interviewer from the Associated Press that Google is absolutely not going to release an electronic payment system to compete with eBay's PayPal.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-22
 
Publishers Ask Google To Halt Book Scans
Gary Price reports that the Association of American Publishers sent a letter to Google asking for a six month moratorium on scanning copyrighted books for the Library portion of Google Print.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-22
 
A Person-to-Person, Stored-Value System?
OK, so CEO Eric Schmidt says that Google is not building a PayPal competitor after all. In fact, it's apparently much more -- or perhaps much less -- than that...
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-22
 
The Lonely Hearts Use Google As Well
Apparently, the varying methods in which people use search engines are going to continue its evolution until the Sun collapses. Since inception into the mainstream, the way people use search engines has grown from a mere information and fact-finding tool to something many couldn't imagine being without.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-22
 
Judge Chastices Plaintiff For Not Using Google
InternetCases.com notes that in a recent case, the court chastised a plaintiff for not using Google.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-22
 
FreeNews is a Winner
Over the past several months I have been playing around with mobile RSS readers. These include Newsgator Mobile Edition, Bloglines Mobile and My Yahoo! Mobile.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-22
 
Yahoo Uses Special Logos Too
Changing the company logo to celebrate a particular holiday or otherwise notable event is a mainstay of search engines Ask.com and Google. Every major holiday (and sometimes, events you may not have heard of), these two engines alter their logo to a design that acknowledges the special occasion.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-22
 
Will The Google Wallet Consolidate Micropayments?
Since the announcement of the Google Wallet, many have speculated that Google was in the process of developing a competitor to eBay's PayPal system.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-22
 
Multiply Introduces Video Blogging and Music Sharing
Social network Multiply has upgraded the their personal web space service to allow members to upload and share different types of multimedia files including video, music files, digital photos and more.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-22
 
Ad Revenues & Ulterior Motives
Contrary to what many assume, there remains a lot of useful online ad inventory out there. Those who own good chunks of that inventory are holding tight to it, consolidating it, and trying to grab more of it.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-22
 
Microsoft Tabs Local Search For MSN
The software company deepens the search capabilities of its MSN portal by offering local search.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-21
 
Yahoo Search vs. Google and Technorati: Link Counts and Analysis
In what I'm sure will become a heavily linked to article, Tristan Louis offers up his recent analysis. I haven't had time to digest it fully, but his conclusions are...
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-21
 
Will Google Destroy eBay and Amazon?
Battelle again points us to an ever more prescient article (looking forward, looking back) about how "Google beat Amazon and eBay to the Semantic Web" in the year 2009, so I think that automatically means that the rest of us search bloggers are obliged to pick up on it.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-21
 
Google Maps Updates, Increases Satellite Coverage
Since the integration of Keyhole's satellite technology into their mapping service, Google Maps has become incredibly popular and quite useful. The use of high-resolution images puts portions of the globe in the palms of their visitors' hands; and it appears as if this ability will only increase.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-21
 
All Windows Are Local: Microsoft Adds to MSN Search
MSN took a local leap in their search engine optimization (SEO) efforts yesterday with the launch of the local search. The local search focuses on just that, local businesses and websites. When you go the Local (beta) feature, you also get a map with the option of an aerial view. This is a nice feature added to MSN's optimization efforts gives them a leg up over the competition.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-21
 
WordPress vs Movable Type
Its a matter of history that I was a member of the Movable Type diaspora when the house that Mena built decided for better or worse to alienate a large number of their loyal user base with MT 3.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-21
 
Heading to New Orleans for Webmaster World Conference
I'm off to New Orleans for the Webmaster World Search conference. It looks like the weather will be a bit warmer and more humid than I'm used to.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-21
 
MSN Search Launches Local & Maps
MSN Search has released its Local and Maps product, designed to compete with Google Local and Maps, and I for one am not impressed.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-21
 
Is Yahoo Tops in Blog Searching?
Tristan Louis analyzes how Google, Yahoo and Technorati compare when it comes to blog searching. He concludes that...
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-21
 
Yahoo Social Search, Act I
At Supernova 2005, Jeff Weiner, SVP Yahoo! Search crunches the numbers on social search. When regular people can share their knowledge, on subjects like how to buy real estate, and enough of them do...
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-21
 
What Would You Call The Google Bank?
The Search Engine Herald asks what would be a good name for Google's rumored payment service. Obviously, GooPal and GPal ain't happening (lawsuits!), and Google Wallet has been the rumored actual name.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-21
 
Sex Still Popular With Search Engines
As the ability to search massive amounts of data on the Internet becomes more and more apart of our day to day living, it's easy to see what search patterns the majority of users follow.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-21
 
IceRocket And Answers.com Partner Up
In one of the more unique partnerships of the search industry and blogosphere, two seperate search entities are forming a partnership which would direct the appropriate traffic (blog search or questions asked) to the correct search engine.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-21
 
Google Planning Online Payment Service
The search engine company has plans to establish an online payment service similar to PayPal.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-20
 
Google Site-Targeted Ads Leave Beta
Google has now made its site targeted ads, which appear on specific websites and are sold based on page impressions, available to all AdWords buyers. These ads are very different from the more advanced content specific ads Google usually sells, which change every time a page is reloaded, are based on the words on the page, and are sold on a cost-per-click (CPC) basis.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-20
 
High Demand Forces Google To Double The “Summer Of Code”
Google's "Summer of Code" has been such a popular program that Google has been forced to double the funding for the program to accept 400 students, reports Slashdot.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-20
 
Pause Your Ad Campaign When Your Site Is Down
InternetSupervision.com has put together a new service for its customers that pauses their Google, Overture or 7Search ad campaign while their website is down.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-20
 
Google Maps Doesn’t Like Israel?
Little Green Footballs, a major political blog, points out that Google Maps seems to consider Israel of less importance than the Gaza Strip.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-20
 
Advanced Google Operators
Google has a list of advanced operators popular among the SEO community. However, most web site owners are not aware of these, so I will take the time to explain what they are and how they work.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-20
 
Yahoo Launching New Search Index
While the big players in the search industry continue to try and outdo each other by introducing a number of specialty search services, it's important to remember that a search engine is only as good as its search index.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-20
 
R|Mail Passes 1000 Subs
Coolz0r informs me the R|Mail has exploded since he posted about it here, increasing its number of users by 113% in just 7 days. R|Mail has now gone from 503 users on June 13 to 1070 right now.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-20
 
iUpload Perspectives Integrates Google Maps
I'm playing around with iUpload's Perspectives application that [in my case] is using the Blogger API to add a post to my blog but gives me a couple extra cool things Blogger and the other mainstream blogging apps don't have.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-20
 
WordPress Search, Powered by Yahoo!
Last week Matt Mullenweg asked me a few questions about the Yahoo! Web Search API and Yahoo! Site Search. It turned out that he was looking for a better way to provide search for WordPress.org and thought we had just what he needed.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-20
 
Google Registers A Number Of New Domains
Whenever a big-time company acquires new domains, especially when it comes to something the size of Google, many take notice. So when it was revealed that Google had purchased a number of new domain names, those who cover the search engine industry reacted.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-20
 
Some Question Originality of Yahoo's Deep Web Service
The other day Yahoo launched a beta version of its new Yahoo Search Subscriptions service, which lets users search a number of subscription content sources and the web from one search box.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-18
 
Google Mobile Searches Small Screen Sites
A beta version of a new feature for Google Mobile search lets users sift through sites designed for mobile computing devices.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-17
 
Deep Content Coming To The Surface
Yahoo, AOL, and MSN all have taken steps to make more of the subscription-based world available to others.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-17
 
Yahoo Introduces "Most Popular Image Searches" List
In their efforts to further their commitment to turning the web into one large community, Yahoo Search has begun listing the most popular image searches on their Image Search homepage.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-17
 
AdWords Site Targeting Goes Live
After a beta test period proved successful, all Google AdWords advertisers can now access a "site targeting" feature for content-targeted ads, so they can control what partner sites their ads appear on. Placement will be auction-based, with CPM rates starting at $2.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-17
 
WebTrends Monitors Golf-Related Keywords For Father’s Day Searches
As many of you who partake in search engine advertising realize, Father's Day is one of designated present-giving holidays. During these occasions (Christmas, Mother's Day, etc.), many online businesses target specific keywords relating to these specific holidays, in hopes of increasing sales through an effective SEM campaign.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-17
 
Google Continues Mobilizes Search Engine
The good ol' boys over at Google have given Googlites something else to chew on. Google gave the mobile phone horde access to more content, specifically sites designed for cell phones.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-17
 
Yahoo Probes Deep Web
A new service debuting late Wednesday night lets users search through various subscription services.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-16
 
Google Scholar Has Lots To Learn
The Mountain View-based search engine company's latest product gets the folks at Thomson Gale to turn up their noses.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-16
 
Tabloid Photos Of Google Trucks?
I find this post funny, in a paparazzi/obsessive kind of way. Silicon Valley Watcher has a photo of the hangar which the Google 3D mapping truck is in. I'm going to take the blogosphere to a very evil level.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-16
 
Google Launches Mobile Web Search For Multiple Languages
With the absolute explosion of mobile computing, including cellular phone use, the search industry has not been shy about its embrace of these users.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-16
 
Beyond.com Provides Tools, Web Directory For Career-minded
Does the prospect of starting a new career seem daunting? Are you unwilling to wade through the Monster.com inundation? If so, perhaps there is another career utility offering the services you desire.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-16
 
Yahoo! Delves Further: Subscription Based Content
SEO monster Yahoo announced a new aspect of their respected search engine service. Yahoodlums can now delve deeper in the web than ever… for a fee… sort of.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-16
 
Google Bundling Desktop Utilities With WinZip
BetaNews reports that Google has struck a deal to bundle some of its utilities with WinZip, the popular compression software. The lead says it all...
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-15
 
Search Spamming Reported Found On Financial Times Website
Web marketter Ken McGaffin says he found an invisible link on the Financial Times' website acting as search engine spam. He shows a screenshot of the link, invisible and then made visible by selecting it. Apparently FT responded by making the link visible.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-15
 
Who Does Google Plan On Buying Next?
Whenever Google (or any of the major search engines for that matter) expands their territory by purchasing an up and coming company, the entire Internet media base responds vigorously, including WPN.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-15
 
GreaseMonkey Develops Gmail Delete Button Script
The absence of a delete button from Gmail's available action buttons can be puzzling to some. However, Google does not want people to delete their emails and this is made known by the claim "Don't throw anything away. 2297.829967 megabytes (and counting) of free storage so you'll never need to delete another message."
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-15
 
Yahoo: Favorite Site, Google: Favorite Search
As the Internet continues its astonishing growth (which is perhaps immeasurable now), users are curious about which site is ranked as the favorite ____. Much like the television medium, there are studies and ranking measurements that attempt to clarify this curiosity.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-15
 
Does Google Have Issues With Firefox Prefetching?
Ever since the release of Google's Web Accelerator tool, there have been many who follow the search engine industry questioning the purpose and the effects of prefetching.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-15
 
Google AdWords Login Function Down
What happens when one of the most popular new methods of advertising experiences site-related problems? Well, it doesn't take long for others to find out, that's for sure.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-15
 
Yahoo Punches DialPad And Gets VoIP
Yahoo continues to add to their myriad of services with the recent acquisition of DialPad. DialPad is an Internet telephony provider and will give Yahoo a nice lift further into the market.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-15
 
AOL Going The Portal Route
After years of being a for-pay destination with content walled inside a monthly subscription, AOL will offer ad-supported content via its Web site.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-14
 
Google to Release Web-Only Video Search
Stefanie Olsen reports that Google is expected to unveil a search engine for web-only video this summer that will let people preview media clips from its Web site.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-14
 
blinkx Partners With IFilm
Because a successful video search presence places most, if not all, of its hopes on a comprehensive search index, partnerships and agreements that can increase searchable content are vitally important.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-14
 
Plug-ins For Google Sitemaps
Google Sitemaps is Google's new service that allows webmasters to inform Google of updates and alterations made to a site via a segement of XML code placed upon the webserver.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-14
 
Google Comments On Anti-Clinton Ads
Whenever someone has their Google AdWords ads pulled, the person trying to direct the blame at Google instead of looking at their ad content to determine why it was denied usually follows.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-14
 
Google Maps 3D Images Available On Google Earth Demo
A number of people have been receiving email invites to download a demo of Google's upcoming mapping service, Google Earth. One of the bigger announcements concerning Google Earth was the introduction of 3 dimensional representations of different cities.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-14
 
Washington Post Leaves Google For Yahoo
Deciding which search engine provides your site search can be a big deal, especially if you are a media giant with broad appeal. Selecting a particular engine to provide your search is similar to choosing sides.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-14
 
ISNOOP Service Taken Down
So here I was planning to dump my [Gmail] invites in the pool, but apparently I'm no longer allowed to do so.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-14
 
Google Playing Catch Up; Corrections for Stephanie Olsen
So I'm reading Google readying Web-only video search over on ZDNet and am struck by a few things. First off, this "web-only" moniker is a bit odd. I read the whole article and was still left not entirely sure what "web-only" really means.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-14
 
MSN China No Place For Freedom Or Democracy
Chinese users of MSN Spaces, a blog service available through MSH China, find certain terms rejected by the portal.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-13
 
The GPS Shopping List (seeks participants)
From the SW Minneapolis' Community Newspaper : Fulton resident Pam Ludford is developing a new technology for cell phones equipped with a GPS (global positioning system) device. It's called PlaceMail, and it's a sort of wireless, location-sensitive, to-do list.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-13
 
Gmail + Aliases
Some email providers support something called "plus" addressing. Gmail is one of them. It's not a well-known feature; in fact, I don't believe it is even documented in the Gmail help pages.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-13
 
Japan Arrests Yahoo Phisher
Tokyo authorities took a 42 year old office worker into custody on suspicion of copyright and unauthorized computer access charges.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-13
 
Author Blames Google For Ad Censorship
Once again failing to understand the Google AdWords TOS agreement, another person is attempting to make a misguided connection between an AdWords campaign denial by Google and a liberal political bias.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-13
 
Microsoft Might Go Into Music Subscriptions: Maybe!
Microsoft unequivocally announced they might go into the music subscription service. The definitive statement from the soft leviathan chased down the stock prices for other companies already in the subscription music business like Yahoo and Real.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-13
 
Add Yahoo Search To Your Web Site
In a move that will likely increase their penetration into the realm of search supremacy, Yahoo is now allowing site owners to include Yahoo Search capabilities on however many pages they see fit.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-13
 
Miva Consolidates Acquired Properties Under One Brand
When companies acquire properties, they usually either change the name to fit their brand, or they let the acquired properties operate under the original name. This allowed the acquired property to keep the name recognition that came it.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-13
 
Google To Create 3D Maps Of The Earth
Silicon Valley Watcher has the scoop that Google plans to use trucks quipped with lasers and digital photgraphy equipment to create three dimensional maps of the Earth's surface, starting with San Francisco.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-10
 
Searchers Use Titles To Determine Relevance
When using a search engine, what helps you determine whether or not a listing, paid or organic, is relevant to your search? Is it result descriptions or is it the title of the item being listed...
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-10
 
Google And Yahoo Surf Internet Ads To Stock Rise
A report from Merrill Lynch projects total online advertising could go as high as $12.4 billion USD this year.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-10
 
Paid Search Advertising Forecast To Reach $5.6 Billion In 2005
Recently, the numbers for online advertising for the first quarter of 2005, and they did not disappoint. On Thursday, the same results specifically for search engine advertising were released and these numbers left little doubt about the strength of search engine advertising.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-10
 
Google Releases Super-Tiny Ads
Google AdSense now offers four new ad formats, all of them super-small ad links. Expect to see these ads at the top of pages.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-10
 
A Redesigned Technorati Launches
Technorati, the comprehensive tool for all your blogger needs, has launched a redesigned version of their web site. This new beta edition comes complete with quite a few features, all designed to keep you update on topics going around the blogosphere.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-10
 
Gannett Rolls Up PointRoll In Acquisition
Yet another traditional media company makes a play for the tempting online advertising market.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-10
 
Google Shuts Down “Google Wallpapers”
Google has shut down (via takedown notice) a website, Google Wallpapers, that allowed users to very easily create saveable images of Google Maps. Google's next move is to sue the makers of the "Print Screen" key, which does the same damn thing with extra steps.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-09
 
Microsoft Releases Tabbed Browsing For IE 6
Late yesterday evening, Microsoft let out an updated MSN Search Toolbar for download with the added feature of tabbed browsing for Internet Explorer 6. The echoes of "why didn't we think of this earlier?" were still ripe in the Redmond campus hallways. Mozilla was reported to have snickered.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-09
 
Tasting Bourbon – Major Back-link and Index Update Underway
They say that today is the first day of the rest of your life. That makes everyday an important one though as we all know, some days are much more important than others. Today is one of those days.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-09
 
AOL Beefing Up Its SingingFish
AOL is serious about its recently acquired audio and video search engine SingingFish. Timer Warner's Internet baby has been very busy on the wheel-and-deal circuit, signing up with some big name A/V feeders.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-09
 
MSN Toolbar 1.2 Releases With Tabbed Browsing
MSN released tonight version 1.2 of its search toolbar, which brings tabbed browsing to all compatible versions of IE well ahead of the release of Internet Explorer 7. While the tabbed browsing is very rudimentary, it is also very excellent. running fast and supporting most features you'd want.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-09
 
Google's Polite and Human Take Down Notice
As has been widely reported, Bret Taylor (PM for Google Maps) sent a "take down" notice to gMerge because it was violating the Google Maps Terms of Service.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-09
 
MarketingSherpa's IT Marketing Metrics Survey
MarketingSherpa just launched their 2nd Annual IT Marketing Metrics Survey. This Survey is focused exclusively on IT Marketers.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-09
 
Google PageRank Dashboard Widget Released For Mac
Because the Google Toolbar is only designed for Internet Explorer, if other browser users want to view a site's Google PageRank, they have to install different types of extensions and what not to do so.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-09
 
Diller Can Buy Ask Jeeves Now
A cash and stock transaction for Barry Diller's 5.4 percent stake in Vivendi Universal Entertainment (VUE) brings the concern into NBC Universal's fold.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-09
 
Google Maps In 3-D?
Apparently, search engine mapping services have become all the rage. Since the launch of the Google Maps satellite service, real-time, image-rich maps are in demand.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-09
 
Yahoo! Local Send Bookmarklet
Brian Cantoni, a fellow Yahoo, has written a bookmarklet for IE and Firefox that makes Yahoo! Local URLs a bit more e-mail friendly (meaning it strips the cruft).
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-09
 
For Both Search Engines And Real Estate, Location Is Everything
It's all about location, location, location! In the past...back in the days when Google was IT when it came to natural search results...everyone was very focused (or shall we say obsessed?) on Google page rank.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-09
 
Bloglines Doubles Search Index
The importance of having a complete index should never be underestimated when it comes to search. All the relevance algorithms in the world don't mean much if the indexes being searched aren't the least bit comprehensive.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-08
 
Google Celebrates Frank Lloyd Wright's Birthday
Google has a tradition for celebrating particular calendar events of note. Whenever there is an important date the search engine wants to acknowledge, they do so by altering the main Google logo to fit the occasion.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-08
 
Secrets of Product Development and What Journalists Write
Before I came out to California to work at Yahoo, I watched the business and culture of Silicon Valley from a distance. I read lots of the trade rags, tech web sites, and books about early Internet companies (the Netscape era).
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-08
 
Danny Sullivan Addresses Google Sitemap Ping Concerns
Since the launch of Google Sitemaps, search engine gurus far and wide have weighed in with their thoughts about Google's "inclusion" program.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-08
 
Google Becomes World's Biggest Media Company
Since Google has become a publicly traded company, their value has done nothing but increase. Since the first day of trading, Google's stock has continued to increase in price and value.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-08
 
gMerge Shutdown By Google
Apparently, Google does not like when others make their search features more functional than they already are... or at least ones that don't violate their TOS agreement.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-08
 
Google Doodle For Frank Lloyd Wright
Google today has a Doodle celebrating the birthday of celebrated architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Had Wright been immortal (or undead), he would have been 138 today, having been born on June 8, 1867. Instead, he passed on April 9, 1959.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-08
 
Compare Search Results With DoubleTrust
When dealing with the search industry, many wonder which engine has the most relevant results. This issue can be debated endlessly without either party agreeing on a consensus.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-08
 
Local.com: Addressing The Needs Of Local Search
To many who follow the search industry, local search is in a position to be one of the more requested and on demand features available. The ability to locate various points of interest tailored to a local setting (zip code, city, etc.) is quite attractive to visitors and search users.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-07
 
E.W. Scripps Purchases Shopzilla
Growing media group E.W. Scripps is purchasing Shopzilla, one of the most popular comparison shopping engines on the Internet.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-07
 
Do You Have Your Finger On the BlogPulse?
Have you ever come around the corner to find people in a conversation that abruptly ends upon your arrival? You know they were talking about something, but you're not sure what. The blogosphere can be like that too, but a new feature may help you discover what everybody's talking about.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-07
 
U.S. Manufacturers Resist Search Engine Optimization, Online Sales Leads
A new study of 350 U.S manufacturers found that most of these companies fail to embrace basic natural search engine optimization (SEO) techniques that can help trigger online sales leads.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-07
 
Microsoft CEO Ballmer On Apple And Google
Steve Ballmer is always good for a headline-making quote. This time it was at TechEd, where Microsoft's CEO sounded off on Google and Apple.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-07
 
Keyword Ad Prices Take A Nosedive
The Fathom Online Keyword Price Index, the best indicator of earnings trends in the search ad industry, dropped 15% in May, almost entirely on a massive correction in inflated mortgage keyword prices.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-07
 
Web-Based Ad Spending Reaches $2.8 Billion
As online advertising continues its rise as one of the preferred methods for delivering your message, the amount of money being spent on web-based advertising is increasing as well.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-07
 
What's On TV Tonight? MeeVee Knows
As the search engine industry continues to produce its niche segment, a number of specialty search engines have and will continue to sprout up.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-07
 
Last Round Of The Google Bourbon Update Finishing Up
As indicated in earlier reports, Google is in the midst of updating their search index. This particular update is being referred to as "Bourbon". Perhaps it's named this because of the amount of potential stress that index updates can cause.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-07
 
Google Sitemap vs. Ping Servers
Sometimes I'm a little surprised by how long some ideas take to bubble up. Other times I'm surprised by the form they take.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-07
 
Google Now Worth $80 Billion
John Battelle notes that Google's market capitalization is now just north of 80 billion dollars, making it the largest media company on the planet, overtaking Time Warner.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-07
 
Google Sitemaps To Be An Essential Part of SEO
Jeremy Zawodny makes a point about how there already is a system in place where blogs ping services like Feedster and Technorati which Google Sitemaps could use, instead of its similar XML system.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-07
 
Gmail Goes Down
It seems every weekend, we lose another Google service or two. This time, it was Gmail.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-06
 
New George W. Bush Linkbomb Revealed
Because of the value Google, Yahoo and other search engines place on backlinks, executing a linkbomb in order to position certain websites atop of the search results is not too difficult. Provided you have enough people taking part.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-06
 
Improve Your Typing Skills
Being a professional blogger means in most of the cases: publish content, targeted at your audience, structured, and well written. But the other part is: It has to be typed. And the more you want to publish, the more you have to type, and edit, and retype …
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-06
 
Google Sitemaps Improves Indexing
A new experiment from Google Labs allows sitemasters with a Google account to request more frequent spidering from the Mountain View-based search engine.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-06
 
Sites You Didn't Even Know Existed
I'm in Birmingham Alabama this week. My family and I have invaded my brother-in-law's house. Before you even think it, yes, they have the world wide web here in Alabama.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-06
 
Top Stories From Search Engine Strategies London
The top stories from last week's Search Engine Strategies conference in London were prompted by market research.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-06
 
B2B Buyers Prefer Search Engines Over Trade Publications
A study conducted by Google found buyers in the B2B world prefer using search engines to conduct their research, as opposed to traditional B2B publications.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-06
 
FindWhat Gets Pretty New Logo, Ticker Symbol
Findwhat, Espotting, and Comet Systems, disparate properties which have been brought together through acquisition, will now come together under the Miva brand, the e-commerce storefront company that had also been part of the group.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-06
 
Lawsuit Over Search Engine Gambling Ads Given Go Ahead
A lawsuit filed last year against a number of search engines concerning their displaying of gambling related ads has been given the go ahead by a San Francisco court.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-06
 
Make Wallpapers From Google Maps Using Gmerge
Many sites, hacks, and appreciative words have been used to embrace Google's satellite map service. Since satellite technology was introduced, Google Maps seems to have become an Internet favorite.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-06
 
Scripps Writes $525 Million Check For Shopzilla
Another traditional media company likes what it sees in the Internet advertising market and makes a purchase.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-06
 
Sell on Search
As you can see from the screen shot at left. One of my posts is, as of this writing, #3 on Google for Kensington Locks. What's worse, it's about their recent crisis.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-06
 
Calacanis Wants Publishers To Blackmail Google
Jason Calacanis wants twenty major publishers to blackmail Google into cutting off the ad dollars it gives to content-stealing websites. Funny, I thought Google had a spine. Oh, wait, it does.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-03
 
Google Begins Website Update Reporting Service
Google today unveiled Sitemaps, a program where you can notify Google of any updates to your website so that it crawls your site immediately. Essentially, its like RSS for entire websites, with webmasters creating an XML file that indicates recently changed or new pages that Google subscribes to.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-03
 
Google Updates Google Information For Webmasters FAQ
Apparently someone at Google feels the various webmasters populating their index needed some attention focused on improving Google's perceived interaction with this group, and perhaps to demonstrate their commitment to search.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-03
 
Google Sitemaps Slashdotted
Every so often, even a big guy gets knocked down. Such is the case with Google's newest tool for webmasters, at least temporarily.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-03
 
Yahoo Hits The Road This Summer
With the summer conference schedule in full swing, search engine representatives will most likely be showing up at a city near you.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-03
 
What’s With Google Web Quotes and Google Keyboard Shortcuts?
Sometimes I don't understand Google. At times they are quite brilliant, and other times they act like some high school kids with a web site.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-03
 
Internet Ad Revenue Grows
Traditional media companies have been spurred to acquire online content providers as they seek more revenue.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-02
 
eBay Bids $620 Million On Shopping.com
The online auction site has acquired the comparison-shopping site in an all cash deal announced yesterday.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-02
 
Google Running Secret Quality Labs?
Henk Van Ess has started off a new blog, Search Bistro, with a scoop he claims to have found: Google's evaluation labs.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-02
 
Comprehensive Search Marketing: A Look At The SitePoint SEM Kit
Because having a successful online presence is almost impossible without a strong search engine presence, many people have been looking for tools and guides to help them address marketing with search engines.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-02
 
Pepsi and Yahoo Smash Online Music Show
Reviving a WB television program that tanked last summer, Pepsi and Yahoo! are teaming up to add the music show, Smash, to Yahoo! Music's cache of features.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-02
 
Google And Yahoo Create Advertising Revenue Void
With the explosion of spending on search engine advertising continuing to alter the marketing realm, have there been any ramifications for traditional information entities? According to a new study, it does in fact look like search engine marketing may be pulling revenue away from those who are used to receiving large advertising returns.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-02
 
Search Dominates New Advertising Spending
Google and Yahoo are eating lunch on what used to be the expense accounts of the largest advertising and information venues in the world.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-02
 
Search Engines Giving Some Support
SEO Roundtable has a few posts on search engine employees who are giving feedback and advice to webmasters in SEO forums. Rusty points to GoogleGuy, who's been running his own thread at WebmasterWorld where he explains Google Toolbar PageRank and backlink updates and other things webmasters have been wildly speculating.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-02
 
Former Google VP Aims For The Stars
It's well known Google likes to go after the best and the brightest when it comes to staffing considerations. To ensure they do get bright applicants, Google's talent recruitment has used a number of innovative methods to attract what is considered a promising prospect.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-02
 
Yahoo and Google continue to update SERPs
Google's most recent update is taking longer than usual to complete. As reported here two weeks ago, Google is updating its algorithm and this update is causing volatility in the search engine results under various keywords and keyword phrases.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-02
 
GoogleGuy Calls Out AdSense Spam Sites
There are a number of sites that have been developed for the express purpose of receiving ad clicks. These spam sites generate erroneous content (if they aren't scraping it from another source) and place AdSense ads in order to trick visitors into clicking the ads so the spam site developer can benefit financially.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-02
 
Feedster Receives Venture Capital Financing
When attempting to grow a start-up into a full-fledged corporate entity, pursuing venture capital financing is obviously quite imperative. Successful financing ventures consist of selling your company's vision.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-02
 
Microsoft Teaches Blogging
The company recently launched MSN Spaces, one of many blogging sites on the Internet today.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-02
 
Survey: Engaged Employees = Engaged Customers
A feature in the Financial Times last week on how to engage employees (paid sub access) referenced a study by the Forum for People Performance Management and Measurement at Northwestern University in the US.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-02
 
Wall Street Raises Google Targets
While technology stocks fell after the holiday weekend due to investors cashing in profits from a recent rally, Google received a boost from industry analysts.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-01
 
Want Random Search Results? Shmoogle It
As most of us know, when someone uses Google to search, the results they receive are listed in accordance to Google's algorithm. Although, because most search users don't go past the third page of results, it's rare that users are exposed to the deeper results. Until now.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-01
 
Why Can’t We All Use Findory’s Keywords?
Jason notes on his blog a forum post that explains why Findory can suggest keywords for its AdSense but you can't.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-01
 
Shmoogle Lifts Up The Little Guy
Countless ideologue progenitors have warned against the rule of the mob-Aristotle, Shakespeare, Thomas Jefferson, to name a few. In the brave new world of the Internet, a new search engine, in philosophic (and satirical?) alliance has popped up in opposition to the masses that control Google results. Shmoogle loftily aims to represent the little guys that often go ignored.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-01
 
Yahoo SERP Update Underway?
Reports are surfacing concerning a major update occurring at Yahoo's search engine. However, some feel this may be just a run-up to the real thing.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-01
 
Word Up. Making Movies From Search Keywords
The Age of Information is yielding some interesting art projects. Take, for example, Swiss "interactive artists" Beat Brogle and Philippe Zimmerman's online search endeavor "OneWordMovie," which marks an intriguing foray into image collections.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-01
 
Copernic Wins Best Desktop Search Award From PC World
With the major search engine players having introduced their versions of desktop search utilities, the interest in desktop search seems to have waned. However, just because the desktop search craze may have crested, that does not mean quality products aren't still out there.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-01
 
CNet Reviews Search Engines
I'm surprised this didn't get a bunch of blog posts when it came out on May 9: C|Net went out and did comprehensive reviews of nine top search engines.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-01
 
Yahoo! In the Throes Of Kiddie Sex Lawsuit; Ads Pulled
Houston television station KPRC aired their investigation of Yahoo!'s chat services, showing an unsettling relationship between corporate advertising and various child sex chat rooms.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-01
 
Google’s SafeSearch: A Slight Defense Against Porn
Porn, porn everywhere. I know that excites a lot of people, but it doesn't excite us parents when search engines make it so easy to find. Of the big search engines, there is nothing as bad as Yahoo Video Search.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-01
 
Yahoo! Employee Blog Guidelines: The Official Version And My Own Advice
After a lot of work internally, the Yahoo! Employee Blog Guidelines have been published. Yahoo! employees can find them on Backyard (our corporate Intranet) and the rest of you can get the PDF file by clicking that link.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-01
 
Google Print Draws The Ire Of Protesters
Since the announcement of Google's foray into the printed word industry, Google Print has been followed by controversy. Because of the methods being used to populate the Google Print index, many are worried about copyright issues as well as the ability to view pages in the GP result pages.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-01
 
Yahoo Publishes Employee Blogging Guidelines
Yahoo has publicly published its employee blogging guidelines (version 1.0, no betas) and they are concise, intelligent, and actually quite helpful.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-01
 
Yahoo Gets Into Your Mindset
A different approach to searching lets users tilt the results they see toward commercial or informative.
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-01
 
The Next Generation Of Start.com
Microsoft has released the next version of its RSS aggregator at Start.com. They had said that the new version would be ...
Directory: > Inside Search > Inside Search
Date: 2005-06-01
 
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