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Official – Tamar most followed UK SEO agency on Twitter!

22 April 2009 | Tanya Goodin

We've been playing about with Twitter for about a year here at Tamar but, buoyed by the Ashton versus CNN success, we decided over the last month to make a concerted push to see if […]

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Video Optimisation in Google

22 April 2009 | Tanya Goodin

How quickly does video rank in Google? I am running a test (so cannot show you the results yet!) but I wanted to give you a heads up and let you know just how quickly […]

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Ask.com brings back Jeeves the butler

22 April 2009 | Alex Christie

I was one of the many people who were disappointed when “Ask Jeeves” dropped the butler to become just “Ask” and what used to be a popular method of search became just another search engine. […]

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Jeeves is back – and this time he’s social!

21 April 2009 | Henry Elliss

So after three years in the wilderness, the clever people over at Ask.com have decided to invite their famous butler Jeeves back in from the cold, in the hopes that his return will give them […]

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Microsoft Challenges Brand Loyalty

21 April 2009 | Alex Christie

Microsoft claims that their search capability has improved significantly over the past few years. The only problem is that its hard for internet users to notice or even appreciate as their brand loyalty belongs to […]

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Google Similar Images

21 April 2009 | Tanya Goodin

Google Labs trials Similar Images functionality We all know that Google is striving to understand user intent when searching but this can be a trickly thing. For example, and I always use this one, type […]

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Microsoft’s Internet search must begin at ‘home’

20 April 2009 | Alex Christie

Microsoft's challenging commitment to grow the share of it's search business isn't just a global issue. It's also a challenge within its own walls at Redmond. Despite investing 5 years and hundreds of millions of […]

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YouTube to feature sitcoms and full length movies

19 April 2009 | Alex Christie

Google-owned YouTube, announced partnerships on Thursday with Sony Pictures, BBC Worldwide, CBS, Discovery Networks, Lionsgate, Metro Goldwyn Mayer, National Geographic, PBS, Sony's Crackle, Starz and others that will feature television shows and full length feature […]

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Vuyani Primary Beauty Contest 2009

19 April 2009 | Alex Christie

Vuyani's neighbouring high school Guguletu Comprehensive hosted the Vuyani Primary Beauty Contest 2009 on Saturday afternoon in the school hall. The contest is a fundraiser for Vuyani and I was very honoured to be invited […]

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Official – Ashton Kutcher bigger than CNN

17 April 2009 | Henry Elliss

Seriously though Ashton, what's with the crazy hat?!For those of you that have been following the big Ashton vs CNN contest over on Twitter (or maybe you read my story about it yesterday?) I'm pleased […]