Speed Up Your Searching with HydraLinks
SearchDay, June 19, 2003
HydraLinks is a simple utility that lets you manipulate and save search results to a customizable list, speeding up your searching and letting you easily share results with others.
Google Expands Contextual Ad Placement Program To Small Sites
SearchDay, June 18, 2003
Google has expanded its contextual ads program to allow many more content sites to carry its paid listings. The new Google AdSense program allows site owners to sign-up for the program in a self-serve manner, similar to becoming an Amazon affiliate.
Who Cares About Information Quality?
SearchDay, June 17, 2003
Who cares about reliable, up-to-date information? For best results, you should ask yourself this very important question before beginning your search.
Warning! Content Management Systems Can Damage Search Engine Positioning
SearchDay, June 16, 2003
Content management systems are great for maintaining large web sites, but many systems produce side effects with serious negative consequences for search engine positioning.
Search Engine Forums Spotlight
Help! What's my job title?
"My last job I was the Director of Interactive Marketing and Web Initiative Technologies. By Acronym = DIMWIT"
"If you are planning on being in business for the long term and plan to be doing business via the Internet for the long term you should ALWAYS be building your inbound links."
Google AdSense launched today
"...we're putting checks in place to make sure that clicks are counted in the right way so that cheating doesn't take place. In the same way... you'll be happy to know that we have an editorial team that will review each web publisher application."
Espotting merges with FindWhat
"This has really been an eventful year so far when it comes to moves in the SEM-market. I wonder what comes next?"
The I-Search Discussion List
"I have two URLs that I want to go to the same website. One is the URL we actively promote. The other is the correct name for our company. However, Google and DMOZ are penalizing me for pointing both URLs at the same site (a mirror). How can I do this so that the search engines are happy?"
What makes a good directory?
"...the quest is to discover a way that assists users in finding sites which are JUST what they wants - no more and no less. Isn't it the holy grail of all the search sites?"
Put your robots.txt on a diet
"I started looking for ways to reduce the size of this file without losing any of its functionality. I found three methods which, used together, can achieve a significant size reduction in robots.txt, making the file faster to load, and easier to maintain and keep organized."
Search Engine Forums Spotlight courtesy Search Engine Guide.
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Boston Globe Jun 19 2003 10:02AM GMT
| MSN search bot a glimpse of ambitions... |
CNET Jun 19 2003 1:41AM GMT
| S&P Ups Yahoo... |
Business Week Jun 18 2003 7:47PM GMT
| FindWhat Acquires Espotting... |
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