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Google+ Pages – More Social Real Estate

Deepweb on Google+ Google has released Pages for Google + Google+\’s Pages are similar to Facebook Pages and allow Brands such as companies, organisations, local businesses, celebrities and other entities to create a presence on Google+ Previously there had been a lot of criticism of Google for not allowing these from the start of Google+. …

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Getting to the Sharp end of the Wedge

Over the last few weeks there has been plenty of stories backwards and forwards about the quality of Google\’s results, specifically that the quality is going down. Google counter in an official blog post to counter that specifially by saying that search quality is better than ever (though conceding a short term increase recently) Penned …

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Search Trends for 2011

Here is an interetsing video from Matt Cutts of Google with Danny Sullivan from SearchEngineLand,¬†talking¬†about future trends for search in 2011. They talk about the increased importance of social media in influencing ranking. While still small, it shows a shift towards social as a means of determining importance of content on the web. Towards the …

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Xtra/Yahoo NZ back in the Search Hands of Microsoft

Will it be Binghoo or Yabing? With the announcement that Microsoft and Yahoo collaborating on search for a 10 year license term, one of the key outcomes is that Yahoo search will now be powered by Bing, the new Microsoft \”Decision Engine\” After Xtra ditched MSN and went to Yahoo, Microsoft is back in the …

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$75 Free Advertising on Adwords for NZ businesses

This is a real winner, Google is providing $75 worth of free advertising on Adwords for NZ businesses that have not used Adwords before. Google Adwords Offer As a response the the current economic climate, the campaign is titled \”Google Business Stimulus Offer\” and is available till the end of August. I recommend people take …

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