Posts by Tanya Goodin

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Previous Query comes to Organic Search

11 April 2008 | Tanya Goodin

Er, Neil, what is Previous Query? Previous Query is an internal name used by those in Google to describe how differant paid ads are served depending on your previous search. A nice example from Searchengineland [...]

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Yahoo! and Google sitting in a tree…

9 April 2008 | Tanya Goodin

Joint venture on paid search? According to the Wall Street Journal Google is to display some paid ads on Yahoo! Possibly to add as filler to a shortage in Yahoo’s ad inventory and also as [...]

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Search Engines to delete user information after six months?

8 April 2008 | Tanya Goodin

Europe piles the pressure on Search Engines A proposal from Europe has been backed by 27 EU privacy officials that user information held by search engines should be deleted after six months and not after [...]

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Best for Image Search?

7 April 2008 | Tanya Goodin

Where do you go for image search? Watching an episode of Miami Ink over the weekend, well, the footie was dull and it was too cold to venture outside, I was intrigued to see that [...]

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Google’s change in AdWords Trademark Policy

4 April 2008 | Tanya Goodin

5th May marks the day From the 5th of May advertisers will be able to bid on each others registered trademarked terms. There are still some restrictions in terms of trademarked terms being used in [...]

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Five Gripes About Home Delivery

4 April 2008 | Tanya Goodin

Well this is a ‘rant’ column!’ If like me you spend your life online you are probably not immune to some impulse online purchases. And apart from items being ‘out of stock’ or shopping baskets [...]

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Joni Mitchell on Search

3 April 2008 | Tanya Goodin

So is it an update? And is this your first? For those of you who have been seeing some fluctuations in the rankings on Google, more than usual that is, you may be interested to [...]

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Google Earth Hour

29 March 2008 | Tanya Goodin

I was confused, but it’s all good! It’s Earth Hour! I was out this evening and as per usual, in a rather sad way, sparked up the laptop and checked out what was going on [...]

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It’s rant o’clock!

28 March 2008 | Tanya Goodin

Why the iPhone does not work for me Welcome to our new column called Kent Brockman. This is where we get to have a rant about the things that are bothering us – feel free [...]

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Yahoo! to join Google’s ‘Open Social’

26 March 2008 | Tanya Goodin

My Space get into it as well! Yahoo and MySpace have confirmed that they are joining the Open Social platform to form the nonprofit OpenSocial Foundation along with Google. The Open Social platform allows developers [...]