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Yahoo to setup shop in Nebraska?

According to ABC 9 Eyewitness News, Yahoo has applied for a huge state tax break to help them setup shop in La Vista NE. In order to qualify for the tax breaks Yahoo would have to create at least 50 jobs with an average salary of at least $68,700, and invest $100...

Building Links with Directory Submissions

A few months ago I wrote an article about 13 ways a webmaster can go about building links to their site. One of these ways was through the use of directory submissions. There are many reasons why you may consider a directory submission. You could be trying to build...

A New and Revolutionary Acquisition for Google?

Possibly the most exciting post for me was from Oliver Marks at ZDNet . Here is a company that is thinking outside the box and developing an alternate interface for search on the internet; it involves returning results based on aggregate sets of information. Freebase...

Microsoft’s Email Prioritizer Plug-In

Tuesday, Microsoft announced a new plug-in for Outlook 2007. Information Week reports on this collaborative effort between Microsoft Research and Office Labs. The plug-in targets email overload and “uses various algorithms to automatically identify the...

Google Increases Lead in Consumer Satisfaction

Barry Schwartz reports on the American Consumer Satisfaction Index in Search Engine Land that Google extends its lead in search satisfaction. Below is the ACSI table showing current scores (August 20th) and percent change from the previous year. by Bill Stroll, Sales...