Ask Jeeves to Rebrand
"Mr. Diller's doing a great job to rehabilitating Ask Jeeves. He's addressing the issues that have been dragging AJ down. It's exciting."
How To Know Whether A Site Is Accessible for Disabled People
"I've come around to thinking that designing for people who might have one type of disability or another is designing for everyone these days. The easier you can make it for everyone to enjoy your site, the better for everyone."
SEO Gurus Full Of Crap?
High Rankings Forum
"The more the 'SEO gurus' rave about something, the less likely it is to be true."
Can We Agree Automated Comment & Link Posting Is A Bad Thing?
Search Engine Watch Forums
"When even black hats get sick of trackback and comment spam, is it possible the search marketing industry could agree that using automation to get links this way is wrong-bad-uncool or whatever? That's the question -- come have your say."
Google WiFi - Secure Access Software (Beta)
"Google Secure Access is a downloadable client application that allows users to establish a more secure WiFi connection."
Could Google Bid for AOL?
"Google could try to bid for America Online to preempt a Microsoft takeover and protect the $380 million in revenue Google gets from its biggest partner, according to an analyst."
Reports Indicate Google is Working on PayPal Alternative
"...when they say they're not going to compete with eBay.. They're really saying that they're going to go beyond what eBay is doing..."
XHTML and SEO
Virtual Promote Forums
"We just had an SEO trainer come in and he said that he wasn't aware of any particular sites that were done in xhtml and were also successful in seo. But xhtml evangelists claim that xhtml should be much better for seo since you can dispose of all the tables and a lot of other junk from your code. Does anyone have any idea how well the crawlers treat xhtml pages?"
Search Engine Forums Spotlight courtesy Search Engine Guide.
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