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Danny Sullivan

Danny Sullivan

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  1. SEM Certification & Training Courses

    The move toward offering certification and training in search marketing is accelerating. Here's a rundown on some new courses and developments I've heard of recently. Kalena Jordan's Search Engine College has launched "Certifica…

  2. Google Finance's Untrusted Links & Spotting Nofollow

    For several months, I've been using the Search Status plug-in for Firefox to highlight links that are flagged with the nofollow attribute, a way for site owners to say they don't vouch for or necessarily trust a link. You see the web in a...

  3. Search Popularity Stats, Sliced & Diced

    Catch up time on search engine popularity stats. comScore and NetRatings put out October 2006 figures this week, plus Hitwise released those earlier this month. Google's still tops, Yahoo still strong, Microsoft is still dropping and Ask...

  4. Search Headlines & Links: Nov. 21, 2006

    Below, a recap of stories posted today to the Search Engine Watch Blog, along with other items we've spotted but not blogged separately: From The SEW Blog… Tracking All The Official Google Blogs It can seem like Google adds...

  5. Tracking All The Official Google Blogs

    It can seem like Google adds a new official blog every week, which is a pain if you want to keep up with the official statements. Who wants to manually subscribe to each one? Well, you don't have to. Google tells me there's a feed they...

  6. New Sitemaps For Google News

    Is your site included in Google News? Is your site in English? If so, you just got new support from Google Sitemaps. You can submit your news articles for inclusion and also monitor crawling stats. More from Google in Introducing Sitemaps for...

  7. Google Breaks $500 Per Share

    For fun, my MSN Direct watch is set to show the stock prices of all the major search engines. It only works in the US, and I wish I were there now to capture a screen from it showing Google having broken the $500 per share mark. AP has a...

  8. Yahoo Exec Releases Jerry Maguire-Style Reform Memo

    Over the weekend, an email from Yahoo senior vice president Brad Garlinghouse was released by the Wall Street Journal covering how Garlinghouse fears Yahoo's resources are spread too thinly (like peanut butter on a sandwich) and that massive...

  9. Search Engines Unite On Unified Sitemaps System

    In alphabetical order, Google, Microsoft and Yahoo have agreed to all support a unified system of submitting web pages through feeds to their crawlers. Called Sitemaps, taking its name from the precursor system that Google launched last year,...

  10. Search Headlines & Links: Nov. 13, 2006

    Below, a recap of stories posted today to the Search Engine Watch Blog, along with other items we've spotted but not blogged separately: From The SEW Blog… Merge Historical Maps With Current World In Google Earth Google...

  11. Groowe Toolbar Gets Digg & Delicious Support

    Groowe is that rare product promising to improve search that I've stuck with over the years. Indeed, this toolbar that lets you search multiple search engines is on my list of new things I always install on a new computer. Now version 1.5 for...

  12. Search Headlines & Links: Nov. 9, 2006

    Below, a recap of stories posted today to the Search Engine Watch Blog, along with other items we've spotted but not blogged separately: From The SEW Blog… More on Google OneBox Results Today's SearchDay article, A Closer...

  13. Google, Microsoft & Yahoo Acquisitions Charted

    Via VentureBeat, Acquisition Mashup: Google-Microsoft-Yahoo from Shmula is a nice chart listing acquisitions by Google, Yahoo and Microsoft together. Click on any item to learn more about the purchase. I wish there was a way to reduce the font...

  14. Microsoft, Ask & Fox On Google At Web 2.0

    Photo from kennejima at Flickr Yesterday, Ask and Microsoft talked about taking on Google at the Web 2.0 Summit. But honestly, the highlight for me was the image of Microsoft's Steve Berkowitz sitting next to Ask's Jim Lanzone. Lanzone use to...

  15. Search Headlines & Links: Nov. 8, 2006

    Below, a recap of stories posted today to the Search Engine Watch Blog, along with other items we've spotted but not blogged separately: From The SEW Blog… Google Video Adds Rating Sort & Label Search Filter The Google...