The search engine war between Google and MSN is generating some nasty tactics reminiscent of the Microsoft vs. […]
Innovation among companies hots up as ad pie swells. With experts projecting that the global market for paid Internet searches will reach more than US$6 billion (S$10 billion) by 2006, up from about US$2 billion last year, search engine companies are gearing up to duke it out for a chunk of the advertising pie.
There is much confusion on the issue of Web services management, because the term “management” has often been used in the past to mean many different things.
Two examples: business process management, the active coordination and execution of business processes; and systems management, the passive monitoring of performance and IT infrastructure). These are two very different meanings of the word “management”–and two very different markets.
Management in the context of Web services has gained a lot of visibility, as the big companies each try to claim ownership of the space.
IBM would like to see its WebFountain supercomputing project become the next big thing in Web search.
In the post-Super Bowl MTV halftime show hoopla that (if you may be a mountain hermit and haven’t […]
LookSmart sent out their LookListings Newsletter, A Closer Look,today which had an interesting self induced interview with Tony […]
Yahoo, according to media reports, is privately exploring ways to develop a music download service that rivals the […]
Modifiers in search engine phrases are used for two main reasons: to increase the percentage of ideal prospects […]
1) Relevant Domain Name- Purchase a domain name for your site that is relevant to the search terms. […]
Microsoft’s MSN division has launched a sneak peek beta test of its new MSN Search Engine. The new […]
A lot has been said about Content Management Systems (CMS) in the past. Since search engine marketing (SEM) and search engine optimisation (SEO) are now such a growing part of the main marketing objectives for companies of all sizes, extra attention and caution must be used before the purchase of any such CMS software or programs.
Some of the websites that haven’t been hit too hard in Google’s Florida update (November 2003) got hit real hard on or around January 23. Google’s latest update is called Austin, and they are beginning to ‘sound’ like elections!
I make reference to a thread I started at the High Rankings Forum that pertains to prospective clients bartering for SEO services. When is enough, enough? When do you just tell people to go away and stop wasting your time? Is this a whine or whinge? No. This is based on the reality of supplying a service that cannot be withdrawn (undone) once the service is performed. The response to this particular thread was astounding to say the least.
When searching for blogs or marketing your own blog, one must always take blog search engines and directories […]
Yahoo on Friday announced that’s its email service, Yahoo Mail, will reject messages with certain subject lines that […]
Google likes Blogs. Blogs do well in Search Results Listings on Google. This is because Blogs contain fresh […]
I often get emails and letters asking me if it’s really possible to get a site placed on top of the search engine results pages (SERP’s), in other words on the very first page of Google and most of the other major search engines. The answer to that question is a definite yes- provided you follow some basic elementary rules of SEO, and if you adhere to some good, sound advice that time has proven us that it works.
Yesterday, we published the Google cease and desist email to Booble for breaching copyright infringement. Booble is a […]
With the Robots.txt protocol, a webmaster or web site owner can really protect himself if it is done correctly. Today, web domain names are certainly plentiful on the Internet. There exists a multitude of sites on just about any subject anybody can think of.
U.S. online retail sales are expected to reach $65 billion in 2004, and will continue to grow by a compound annual growth rate of 17 percent through 2008 to top $117 billion, according to a report issued from Jupiter Research. As consumers’ level of comfort with online functions such as e-mail and research continues to increase, so too will their level of participation in e-commerce.