Rob D Young

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Rob has been insatiably obsessed with Google, search engine technology, and the trends of the web-based world since he began life as a webmaster in 2002. His work as an SEO consultant since 2006, and subsequently to content writing for technology and internet-focused publications, has done nothing but fuel this passion.

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Google+ Puts Business Profiles on the Fast Track

Gmail Adds Multiple Call Feature

Gmail is continuing the expansion of its feature armada. The most recent addition is the option to make or take multiple Gmail calls simultaneously. The History of...

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Google+ Puts Business Profiles on the Fast Track

Google Docs Lists Priority Features

Last month we discussed a Reddit page that allowed users to communicate with the Google Docs team and discuss the features they wanted most. The...

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Google+ Puts Business Profiles on the Fast Track

Google Voice Adds Spam Filtering

Every so often, I get a call from a number belonging to an unfamiliar area code. Wondering if it might be a business inquiry, a...

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Google+ Puts Business Profiles on the Fast Track

Google Posts Impressive Q2 Figures

Google has completed its second quarter report, and the results are more than a little heart-warming for investors. The second quarter income of $2.51 billion...

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Google+ Puts Business Profiles on the Fast Track

Integration in Development for Gmail and Google+

Unsurprisingly, Gmail’s team is already working hard at integrating their service with Google+ – and vice verca. Mark Striebeck, a Google Engineer on the Gmail team, indicated that the company is...

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Google+ Puts Business Profiles on the Fast Track

Yahoo Site Explorer Shutting Down

Those who have been around on the web for a long time are almost certainly familiar with the Yahoo Site Explorer. This service, while it...

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Google+ Puts Business Profiles on the Fast Track

The Future of Businesses on Google+

If your company is serious about getting involved in social networking, there’s no doubt that the announcement of Google+ created a lot of excitement and...

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Google+ Puts Business Profiles on the Fast Track

Google Bidding on Hulu

Google’s empire is something like that of Alexander the Great. It extends all the way from their home territory of search through many foreign lands,...

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Google+ Puts Business Profiles on the Fast Track

Google’s Blogger Gets a Major Facelift

We previously announced that Blogger is up for a name change in the coming weeks, with the anticipated name being “Google Blogs.” This re-branding will...

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Google+ Puts Business Profiles on the Fast Track

Google’s Matt Cutts on PR Updates

PageRank, or PR, was once the most vital element of ranking in Google. Over time, PR has become just one of many ranking factors. Some...

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Gmail Introduces New Inbox “Styles”

For decades, the default mode of organization for email inboxes has been chronological. Many have, in their own subtle way, rebelledby creating folders, starring email items, or using...

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Google to Re-Brand Picasa and Blogger

According to insider sources, Google is planning to re-brand two major properties. Picasa will be re-branded as Google Photos while Blogger will become Google Blogs. The changes...

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