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MySpace see local as the key to its expansion

15 October 2007 | Tanya Goodin

MySpace expanding even more? News Corporation’s social networking site MySpace is looking to considerably expand its international  footprint, by adding to its already sizable array of locally targeted sites. MySpace first started  rolling out local [...]

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Google SERP Experiments

15 October 2007 | Tanya Goodin

Google is experimenting with some interesting new SERP (search engine results page) view filters, have a look at the Alternate views for search results experiment. It has a few nifty new ways to show the [...]

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Google Related Searches Updated – Phew!

15 October 2007 | Tanya Goodin

Finally changed after a few months! After a few months of stagnation it looks like Google finally got around to updating their ‘Related Searches’. These are the additional set of results that appear at the [...]

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Ten tips for happy social networking…

14 October 2007 | Henry Elliss

As we will be heading to New York this week for the SMX Social event, I thought I would share my Top 10 tips for having a happy social networking life. There are all sorts [...]

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Dealing with email, the Vanessa Fox way!

14 October 2007 | Tanya Goodin

Hit delete, and start again! An interesting piece in today’s Times on how Vanessa Fox (late of Google and now working with Zillow) dealt with her email inbox. When it reached 30,000 (and I thought [...]

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Google Getting Social?

12 October 2007 | Tanya Goodin

Google CEO admits ‘it’s very real’ A wee while ago MSN Chief Steve Ballmer dismissed Social Networks as a fad. Comments from Google CEO Eric Schmidt at the recent Zeitgeist Conference are more encouraging, and [...]

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Blinkx Launches ‘adSense’ for Video

11 October 2007 | Alex Christie

Showing Google how to Monetize YouTube Video search engine Blinkx launched a new video advertising platform yesterday. The new platform, called AdHoc, lets people embed ad-laced videos in their websites and lets them share in [...]

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Russian Schools Get Linux

10 October 2007 | Tanya Goodin

No More Microsoft Operating System? Since the demise of the USSR, Russia has changed significantly in the light of democracy. This change has also come at a price where the education system has been caught [...]

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Can linking to another site harm your rankings?

10 October 2007 | Tanya Goodin

Or can it help? Or what!! As with any website strategy we always say first ‘think of the user’. So if linking out to another website makes sense then go for it. But always think [...]

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The Tories are winning the (web 2.0) elections…

10 October 2007 | Henry Elliss

The guys over at Tech Digest have written a brilliant piece about the ways in which the three main political parties in the UK are using the web, including blogs, social networks and official websites. [...]