Archive for July, 2007

Blog Titles: Code to Setup Titles & Meta Descriptions
Monday, July 16th, 2007

While there are many reasons to have a blog, two of the main reasons I have one is to produce content and to target key phrases.
The search engines love original content and the more the better. Having a blog, or a number of blogs, enables you to easily produce lots of content. [...]

Character Sets: Characters That Look Funny in WordPress
Friday, July 13th, 2007

One of my main complaints with WordPress is the way it displays the following characters.
The quotation mark — “test” — should look like this — "test" — .
You need to use " to make quotation mark display this way — "test" — .
The apostrophe mark — ‘test’ — should look like this — 'test' [...]

Title Optimization: Balancing Understandable Titles & Targeting Your Keywords
Thursday, July 12th, 2007

The Title Optimization plugin enables you put the keyword(s) you are targeting with a blog post in the title tag and the h1 tag and at the same time give your title a clear description by adding a subtitle beside it.
Why is the Title Optimization plugin important?
When choosing a title for a blog post you [...]

Proxy Setup: How to set up a Proxy on IE & FF
Wednesday, July 11th, 2007

If you wish to use a proxy to browse the internet, you will need to set up your web browser with the proxy settings. There are several reasons for which you might want to use a proxy to browse the net. By using a proxy you can stay anonymous; Your real ip address will be [...]

Gmail Powerpoint Preview: Preview Powerpoint Slides in Gmail
Wednesday, July 11th, 2007

After Gmail had successfully satisfied their users with their Excel and Word based documents, they now offer PowerPoint files that can be shared as a Google document amongst the users. The users are now offered with PowerPoint and similar files usability by selecting a file ‘view as slideshow’.
Gmail users have already been provided with Excel [...]

Google Earth Community: Wild Sanctuary Sound Layer Added
Wednesday, July 11th, 2007

Google Earth was a revolution by itself. It added a new dimension to Google, which has just added another feather to its legacy. Now, even Google Earth has gone beyond its height as sound is added, which can guide a user where he should head towards. As promised, a layer for Google Earth has been [...]

Google Book Search: Google to Index Works from German Library
Tuesday, July 10th, 2007

Regularly, Google is getting new libraries to associate with its Book Search program. The most recent addition to the book scanning frenzy of Google is the “Bayerische Staatsbibliothek”, the Bavarian state library. By that library, according to a German press release, the possibility of this specific project will be 100000s of texts, with a lot [...]

Google and DoubleClick:
Tuesday, July 10th, 2007

Google has constantly involved itself in various agreements with different networks, companies or organizations for mutual benefit. Many of us are aware of Google’s alliance with DoubleClick.
DoubleClick, a site for digital advertising enables marketers, agencies and publishers to work together effectively and profit from their digital marketing investments. It provides high-quality graphical banners to [...]

Chinese version of Google Zeitgeist?:
Monday, July 9th, 2007

One of the methods of Google to enter a regional market is to establish a close relation with the culture of that particular region or nation. And what better way can you suggest to show intimacy with ones’ culture other than using their language? Google is exactly doing that in China. They are trying to [...]

Google Blog Bar:
Sunday, July 8th, 2007

Google Blog Bar is new in the Google family which was launched few weeks ago. This new service of Google has received with quite enthusiastic reaction and earned quite an amount of feedback, according to Google AJAX Search API Blog. The Blog Bar is a kind of application that lets you add applications and search [...]