Monthly Archives: November 2011

Blogging for Google Fresh …

Forget Panda. Google’s latest algo overhaul – Google Fresh – means that well written, well-timed and regularly updated blogs and news services are more valuable than ever before. If you’re not blogging already, read on for 4 ways to get fresh with blogging and more about Caffeine, Fresh and how search is shifting.

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It’s an inside job for Google maps

(image) Google Maps heads indoors and partners up with several big name businesses to offer Android users floor plans of shops, airports and railway stations.

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Groupon share price sinks

Groupon shares have fallen nearly 42 per cent since its IPO filing less than a month ago. (image)

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A play on words – WordAds or AdSense

WordPress announced today that it is to offer their own version of Google AdSense which looks to help WordPress users monetize their blogs. The new programme, named WordAds, was released today on the WordPress.com blog. Users are being invited to apply for the programme from today. Successful applicants will be judged on a set of ...

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Peer-to-peer search engine to take on Google

(image) New search engine YaCy hopes to unsettle the Google's rule by gleaming results from a network of peers.

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Microsoft says Yahoo!

(image) Microsoft is one of several other firms expected to make a bid for a minority stake in Yahoo.

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Weekly Social Media Update

This week: Foursquare travel infographic, JCPenney santa tags and the Stamped recommendation app.

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Gaming and social media on agenda for ‘Next Gen’

The "Next Gen" report outlines the need for video gaming and other digital media technologies to be included in school curriculums.

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HMV to offer online film rentals

(image) Music retail giant HMV teams up with FilmFlex to offer online film rental service to customers

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Keywords: when less is more

There’s a tendency to evaluate a PPC account by their size: the bigger, the better. How many keywords are you able to manage? How many millions of variations did you think of and have in the account, ready to be searched for, clicked on, bought from? As much as it still sounds quite impressive to ...

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