Archive for November, 2007

Google Payment: Google Checkout Making Its Move
Friday, November 30th, 2007

Well it seems like Google might be getting pretty serious about their new online payment system, Google Checkout. Just before Thanksgiving, they have replaced the ‘videos’ link with ‘Products’. They also recently announced some of the Google Checkout promotions for the holiday seasons. (Xmas).
Last week, Google Blogoscoped reported that the the Google Product Search was [...]

Paid Review: Users Penalized
Thursday, November 29th, 2007

TechCrunch reports that, since last two weeks Google has started to penalize PayPerPost bloggers in the most shocking way possible – by resetting their PageRank to zero and also removing them from the Google Search Index!

Well, this isn’t a surprise for me! Remember sometime in January, Google’s head of Webspam Team, Matt Cutts made Google’s [...]

Google Facebook App: Google News on Facebook
Thursday, November 29th, 2007

Google has launched its new gizmo in Facebook! Its’ something similar to Google alert, where you receive the headline and article snippet to your Facebook profile page rather than as an email and it gives the users the option to choose from a predefined set of topics (that Google News calls “news sections”) or they [...]

Google Mobile OS: A Dream or Reality??
Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

Benjamin Schachter, an UBS analyst reported that “Taiwanese handset manufacturer HTC will ship about 50,000 cell phones running on a mobile operating system made by the Mountain View, Calif.-based search giant(Google) by the end of this year.” Schachter also believes other mobile OEMs will be involved, especially South Korea’s LG.
Google has said a few times [...]

Google Health: is On Its Way
Tuesday, November 27th, 2007

At the Web 2.0 conference Marrisa Mayer announced that she will be taking over the Google Health initiative from Adam Bosworth, who has recently left the company. She said that people could “expect a lot of activity in the coming months,” ahead of an early 2008 launch.
According to the interview with InformationWeek:

“Speaking at [...]

AOL WAP: Relaunched
Monday, November 26th, 2007

Seems like AOL has decided to become the leader in the panel of mobile searchers! It is slowly but surely striding towards a number of steps to monetize the mobile searching arena. Soon after their rival MSN launched the MSN WAP Portal, AOL got on to upgrade their mobile search, and very recently, relaunched its [...]

Optimost: sold to Interwoven
Sunday, November 25th, 2007

TechCrunch reported that Interwoven has agreed to buy Optimost for $52 million in cash and only few weeks before Offermatica was picked up by Omniture. Optimost provides web optimization services for clients like, Auto Trader, Delta Air Lines, FAO Schwarz, Lenovo, and MGM Mirage.
It was AKQA which was expected to get the deal [...]

Search Engine Strategies Chicago: 2007 Day 1
Sunday, November 25th, 2007

As you may have already noticed, I have put up a post on SES Chicago 2007, which is just around the corner. It will be a 5 day conference started from 3rd of December 2007. I’ll be putting up the agendas along with additional infos on each speakers as we move on towards the conference [...]

SES Chicago 2007: on December 3-7, 2007
Saturday, November 24th, 2007

SES Chicago 2007 is almost here! Starting from Dec 3rd Until Dec 7th, Search Engine Strategies (SES) will be organizing a 5 days conference & Expo at Chicago Hilton.
Search Engine Strategies (SES) is one of the most active global conference & expo series that teaches & delegates knowledge on Search Engine Marketing (SEM), including Search [...]

YouTube Tips: Make Your Videos Successful
Friday, November 23rd, 2007

I am sure a lot of you have seen videos on Youtube with over 100,000 views! But are all videos that successful? Most of the videos that I have checked only gets a moderate amount of views. But then how do some people get over 100,000 views? What do they do in order to archive [...]