Archive for February, 2008

Google Health Screenshoots:
Thursday, February 28th, 2008

Google Health tries to solve a genuine need that dovetails with Google’s overall mission of organizing patient information and making it accessible and useful. Through their health offering, google users will be empowered to collect, store, and manage their own medical records online.
Google released a couple of Google Health screenshots, like the one below:

Google’s [...]

Google Banner Ads: in Google.by
Wednesday, February 27th, 2008

Google is experimenting with new banner advertisements on their Google Belarus domain. I personally don’t find this move very ‘google like’. People seem to like Google search because of their contextual ads and not some irrelevant ads or irritating banner or pop up ads. Maybe they can include the banner ads on their search [...]

Stop Indexing Image: A Complete Tutorial
Tuesday, February 26th, 2008

If you are a private person and don’t wish to include the images on your page to appear in a search engine like Google, you can use the noimageindex value in the head portion of your HTML page, as shown in the following example:
<meta name=”robots” content=”noimageindex”></meta>
However, if other webmasters directly link to your images, then [...]

Google Static Maps API: is now Live
Monday, February 25th, 2008

Google has recently released what they call the Google Static Maps API. Its not very much like the previous Google Charts API. This API is basically just a parametrized image URL – more like a very light weight sibling of the JavaScript Maps API.
Here’s a sample image from Google Static Maps API:

The URL of this [...]

Panorama Map: by 360cities.net
Thursday, February 21st, 2008

The 360 Cities is a new website which basically displays a Google Maps mashup from which you can launch fully 3-Dimensional panorama photos of different locations. Instead of just going through the photos from their website, you can also add the 360 Cities mapplet in your Google Maps. Jeffrey Martin from Prague, Czech Republic, reports [...]

SES New York: March 17-20, 2008
Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

Search Engine Strategies conference is now in New York from March 17-20, 2007. If you’ve never been to a SES event then this is a “must-attend”. The industry converges for a week of spirited discussion on search & internet marketing, high-level learning and attendees leave with actionable battle plans to go forward with for their [...]

Wordpress SEO: 4 Tips for your Wordpress Blog
Tuesday, February 19th, 2008

WordPress is unquestionably one of the best blogging platform according to many. Wordpress provides everything that a blogger needs to spread his massage across to the blogsphere. It allows advanced customization with the help of templates & plug-ins and making the blog both user and search engine friendly. Below are some of the tips, [...]

Matt Cutts: Where to Find him in early 2008
Tuesday, February 19th, 2008

The Head of Google Web Spam Team, Matt Cutts has recently disclosed information regarding where he will be speaking (mostly answering questions targeted to Google Search Engine) in the early 2008.
Even though He had tons of fun at SES London last year, but in this year he chose to stay closer to home.
Below is [...]

Aloha Social Media Summit: Discount Coupon to save $1000
Tuesday, February 19th, 2008

If you’re interested in learning some of the best and awesome social media marketing tactics from the real experts, would like personalized social marketing training, and want an real good excuse to visit Hawaii, you should register for the Aloha Social Media Summit.
That’s not all! If you wish to save $1000 from the registration fees, [...]

Wordpress Tips: Highlight Author Comments
Monday, February 18th, 2008

The head of Google’s Web Spam Team, Matt Cutts recently shared a nice little tip which helps to highlight the author comments in Wordpress. I find it a nice wordpress hack because, its sometimes very important for the owner of the blog to make his/her comments stand out from other.
The trick is simple:Check the user [...]