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Yahoo launches new “Search Assist” and multimedia content in results

2 October 2007 | Annie Wakefield

Are Yahoo emerging from the search engine crowd? Yahoo has formally announced a new range of search upgrades on their site that include shortcuts and the integration of videos and photos directly in search results. [...]

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Google’s Tips on How to Write a Good Meta Description

2 October 2007 | Annie Wakefield

Google tells all about Meta Data!  On the Google blog post they describe what Google considers good Meta descriptions to help increase the odds of your descriptions being used. Before we discuss what makes good [...]

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Is Google a Metrosexual?

28 September 2007 | Henry Elliss

We think it is! During a discussion in the office the other day, we stumbled upon a realisation – Google is a very metrosexual search engine! The signs are all there – Google is definitely [...]

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Google News Results In UK SERPs – Why Bother?

27 September 2007 | Tanya Goodin

News results not relevant for UK users More and more often we are seeing ‘News Results’ from Google News in the UK search engine results. And the quality and relevancy are by and large pretty [...]

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Yahoo! Update, It’s Official

27 September 2007 | Tanya Goodin

Yahoo! Gets Smarter and Deeper Yahoo! has announced that there is an update going on so expect results to shuffle about a bit. This update is particularly interesting as it is the first update since [...]

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Prioritising your customers needs – All needs are not equal

25 September 2007 | Tanya Goodin

There is much discussion and research in terms of what elements of a website are required and in what way, on an ecommerce website, to be successful. A recent study, “The Online Consumer’s Hierarchy of [...]

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Google Wants Global Privacy Deal

14 September 2007 | Tanya Goodin

Governments & Businesses should agree basic privacy laws Google’s Privacy Cheif Peter Fleischer has told a UN agency meeting that Governments and businesses should agree soe basic laws of privacy to protect individual. With so [...]

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Google’s Own Rank Up From 53 to 39

14 September 2007 | Tanya Goodin

Graduates keener to work with Google The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers survey shows that there is more interest in working for Google now than last year, up from 53 on the hot 100 in [...]

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Planting trees

13 September 2007 | Tanya Goodin

A few of us from the Cape Town office headed out to Vuyani this morning to plant some trees. Jason and Costa from ‘Organic Greens’ followed us to the school and brought with them nine [...]