Month: April 2009

madefromnewzealand.com – this is the kind of site I think is great

I don\’t normally plug other sites, but this one looks like a good one for businesses in NZ – www.madefromnewzealand.com My biggest like is the tone it seems to have of a great place to be; lots going on, plenty of information on businesses, people and events. The other cool aspect is the social side …

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Google Profiles – Another Great idea or breach of Privacy?

Google is expanding the Google Account to become profiles. Logging into the Knol section of Google (a kind of knowledgebase) allows you to create your profile. Here are a couple of links to instructions on how. Danny Sullivan at SearchEngineLand Barry Schwartz at Search Engine Round Table (Update : 23 Apr – Be aware that …

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NZ included in Googles new Keyword Tool

Good news for NZ businesses, Google is now including New Zealand in it\’s revamped Keyword Tool. The tool can be found here: http://www.google.com/sktool On the Official Adwords blog, Google says: we\’re happy to announce that the tool is now available in Australia, Canada, China, Japan, and New Zealand. So this gives a much better picture …

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Google\’s search algorithm changing to combat spammers

As reported in Webpronews, Google look to be set to change their algorithm to combat a new wave of spammers using black hat seo techniques to elevate their pages to the top of the rankings. One of the major differences seems to be the more dangerous destinations these spammy links are pointing to. Rather than …

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WP Greet Box – some pretty cool use of Ajax :)

I cam across WP Greet Box, looking for some kind of Twitter integration (of which it isn\’t really) Anyway, looked like a great way to interact with visitors and from a social point of view a great way to encourage others to network via RSS, Twitter, Facebook etc. By default the following are covered Delicious …

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