13 November 2009

Bing comes out of Beta! Why now and what can you expect?

Yesterday (November 12th) Microsoft announced that Bing had finally come out of Beta stage in the UK. So what has prompted Microsoft to remove the Beta tag and effectively announce their satisfaction with Bing in the UK? The answer, it seems, lies in localised search: “We promised to remove (the Beta tag) only once our experience would differ from the …

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23 June 2009

Online Video and Your Brand

Back in February, after the Video and Podcast SEO session I spoke to Amanda Watlington at SES London about where she felt the future of video would lie.  Four months on has seen the continued meteoric rise in video viewing with (the latest comScore figures below showing that 152 million US internet users viewed 16.8 billion videos). It has also …

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5 November 2008

SMX London 2008 – Day 2 Session 3

After a typical conference lunch (chicken and cous-cous – hmmmmm, bland!) we head in to session 3, entitled “Search 3.0 – Video search and blended results”. As a big fan of universal search, I’m very interested to see what they have to say. First up to the podium was Tom Wilde from EveryZing, who talked about video SEO best practise.  …

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