Posts by Tanya Goodin

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Mixed Messages

23 October 2008 | Tanya Goodin

What’s in a name? Of the many emails I get, and like you I get a fair few each day, many get deleted straight away as they are obviously spammy. Others get deleted as their [...]

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The best websites in the world…ever. Vol.4

2 October 2008 | Tanya Goodin

There are many great sites out there, but here are a few that stand out for me. Work is work but you need a good laugh here and there, so here are a few sites [...]

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The best websites in the world…ever. Vol.2

1 October 2008 | Tanya Goodin

My favourite websites are all content related, though set in different ways.  The three I have chosen are www.zgeek.com,  www.trustedreviews.com and www.carmagazine.co.uk. ZgeekI have been reading and commenting on Zgeek for a number of years.  [...]

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Heavy traffic, the correct response?

30 September 2008 | Tanya Goodin

How The Times deals with heavy traffic As you would expect The Times is experiencing a lot of traffic to their website as we all try and keep up to date with the interesting times [...]

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Static or Dynamic URLs – Which is best?

24 September 2008 | Tanya Goodin

Google answers, sort of… A recent post here on the Google blog from the search quality team attempted to clarify the situation as to whether dynamic URLs should be re-written as static URLs. Read the [...]

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Marvin? No Google’s Android

23 September 2008 | Tanya Goodin

Does it have ‘the brain the size of a planet’ as well? So Google have launched their mobile phone, well jointly with T-Mobile, and it looks, well, familiar. Click here for the magical unveiling, all [...]

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Getting a site reincluded

15 September 2008 | Tanya Goodin

How long does it take? One of the joys of working in IT, at least that’s what most people assume I do, is that they thinks you know a lot about computers, and if you [...]

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Happy Birthday Google!

5 September 2008 | Tanya Goodin

Can anyone remember life before Google? I certainly struggle to and Tamar is actually three years older than Google, 10 this month. I dimly remember back when Google first became a blip on the internet [...]

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Search engines need a better understanding.

21 August 2008 | Tanya Goodin

It will be years before users will be able to type a question into a search engine and get exactly what they looking for. “What do people mean when they type Olympics 2008?”  Shashi Seth, [...]

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Five reasons to add content to your site

13 August 2008 | Tanya Goodin

Ok, six, but there may be more! We all know, or should know, that adding content to your site is important, after all it’s what users want and search engines lap it up but why [...]