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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 [...]

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First Impressions

11 September 2007 | Tanya Goodin

When it comes to web design the all-important “first-impression” remains key. There are specific criteria by which effective web design can be measured. Essentially, it should accomplish three distinct goals: Instant affinity When a user [...]

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Using the power of the ‘net for good

11 September 2007 | Henry Elliss

As most people will know by now, famous adventurer Steve Fossett went missing in Nevada last week while flying his mini plane. Well, Google and Amazon have now joined the search and are asking their [...]

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Bob Crow unlikely to get invited to Facebook…

4 September 2007 | Henry Elliss

If you have had trouble getting to work in London this morning, you’re definitely not in the minority. Perhaps you’d like to talk about it? If so, then help is at hand in the form [...]

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Yahoo now suggesting search queries

31 August 2007 | Henry Elliss

Yahoo have recently switched on a new semi auto-complete function in their search box, similar to what you get when using the Google toolbar. Presumably the suggestions will be based on popular search queries, though [...]

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Google release their own Facebook App…

28 August 2007 | Henry Elliss

Whilst Google has it’s own social network (of sorts) in Orkut, it hasn’t stopped them getting on to the band wagon and releasing their own application for Facebook this week. As you might imagine, the [...]

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Yahoo! Search Gets Bigger

22 August 2007 | Tanya Goodin

Well, the space it takes up on the Yahoo! home page! We noticed that the Search Box on Yahoo! has got a lot bigger and given greater prominence. See beow: See how it has moved [...]

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Google News Now The Number One Listing

21 August 2007 | Tanya Goodin

Google trialing ‘News’ positioning? Checking for some car insurance this morning I saw that the number one listing was not actually a website but a News item. See below: We have seen  Google trialing a [...]

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Announcements From The Big Three Search Engines?

20 August 2007 | Tanya Goodin

Post from Rand Fishkin says to expect these soon Ahead of the SES Conference in San Jose Rand Fishkin said that ‘I can virtually guarantee that 2 of the 3 major search engines (and probably [...]

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Google Results Page Getting Too Busy?

19 August 2007 | Tanya Goodin

34 ways to click off Google’s first page! Check out the image below which shows the bottom of Google’s home page for the search term ‘travel insurance‘. By adding in ‘Related Searches’ as well as [...]