Category Archives: Google

HP Computers to be Distributed with Live Search Toolbar

Here’s a note for all those people who think Google is unbeatable in the search engine “wars”, Microsoft has signed a deal to distribute a customizable Live search toolbar on every HP computer starting in January 2009. The default search … Continue reading

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Track Santa Claus on Christmas Eve

Where is Santa? Here’s something really cool that I did last year and my kids, well, my little kids loved it. If you have the Google Earth program from Google, you can load a file, called a kmz file, that … Continue reading

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Must Read For Google Fans

Just read this article by Cory Doctorow, Scroogled, that is indeed some interesting “fiction”. “Google controls your e-mail, your videos, your calendar, your searches… What if it controlled your life?”

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Webmaster Stuff

Best SES Session – Are Paid Links Evil? We’re only half-way through SES San Jose but I think we’ve already seen the best panel discussion of the event. “Are Paid Links Evil” saw Matt Cutts go head to head with … Continue reading

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More (Mostly) Bad News for/from Google

Google Proxy Hacking: How A Third Party Can Remove Your Site From Google SERPs This looks like some bad stuff. In June of 2006, while working to resolve some indexing issues for a client, I discovered a bug in Google’s … Continue reading

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Google News and Findings

Lots of press about Google lately, as always, a few interesting stories to watch though, the most important will be this one. Google Spoof’s? Google Hacked? Heather Paulson has mad some interesting discoveries running some new software, Syntryx, I’ll let … Continue reading

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Google Adwords Experiment with Driveby Downloads

A security researcher named Didier Stevens posted a Google ad that actually said “Is your PC virus free? Get infected here!” with a title of Driveby Download and it was clicked on 409 times out of 259,723 impressions. I remember … Continue reading

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Google’s CPA, or PPA, Network

Lots and lots of talk about Google’s entry into the CPA realm with their Pay per action beta test, it’s big news for affiliates, advertising agencies, merchants but especially, affiliate networks like CJ, Linkshare and Shareasale. Pay-per-action advertising is a … Continue reading

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More Google Adwords Videos

For all of the people looking for some more Google Adwords tips, I just posted a bunch of new Google Adwords videos, including market research, the Google fridge someone received after 1 million visits, MSN Adcenter videos, some blogging howto’s … Continue reading

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Robots.txt Info from Google

Do you have some webpages on your site that you don’t want indexed? Do you want more control of what parts of your site the search engines, like Google, index? Google has published two parts of a three part series … Continue reading

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