Today's search podcast covers issues raised over Google running house ads for its own product and also letting employees advertise, a postive article about pay-per-call, a new report outlining how people search in China, a new look at the legality of Google's book scanning program, tips on doing redirection, Google's 7th birthday, two new tools to help those seeking missing people in the wake of Hurricane Katrina and more!
Tune-in by listening to this MP3 file, listening via WebmasterRadio at 11:30am Eastern and repeated at 2pm Eastern Tuesday through Friday, via our Odeo channel or through iTunes via this link (or use alternative iTunes instructions explained here). Below are links with more information about the stories that were discussed.
- Questions Raised Over Google House Ads & Employees Advertising Via AdWords
- Some Advertisers Loving Pay Per Call
- Yahoo Accused Of Helping China Jail Journalist By Revealing Email Address
- Google's China Situation Better Than You Might Think -- And Other China Search News
- Opening Day In Microsoft-Google Fight Over Kai-Fu Fee
- Legal Experts Say Google Library Digitization Project Likely OK; Will It Revolve Around Snippets?
- Redirection Resources
- Yandex Big In Russia, Google Gaining
- Google Loses Another Employee To Odeo; Yahoo Gains Nokia Guru
- Happy 7th Birthday, Google!
- Travel Search Engines Bump Hotels From Top Search Listings
- Search Engine Marketing, Inc.
- First Mobile Client for Google Talk Released
- Google Patents Method to Determine Equivalent Descriptions Based on Information Needs of Searcher
- Katrina Missing Persons Meta Search Tools from Lycos and Yahoo
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