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Celebrating Google’s Failures

If you are looking for a fun Friday Afternoon read, check out the latest article by Danny Sullivan over at Search Engine Land. Danny pokes into the many attempts Google has made in products that didn’t quite make the cut. Google has had some massive success with...

Google Places Allows Businesses to Respond to Reviews

Today Google announced it is finally embracing the two way conversation for business place reviews on its Google Places platform. As a result, business owners can reply to both negative and positive reviews for their businesses which were left on their Google Places...

Switch To Bing & They’ll Donate $3!

Since the launch of bing a little over a year ago, Microsoft has tried all kinds of things to try and boost their search market share. Well they are out with their latest marketing attempt – switch to bing and Microsoft will donate $3 to schools in need! As of the...

The NEW Bing Webmaster Tools is Now Live

I will cover this in greater detail later but for now, I figure it is worthwhile to provide a little info around Bing’s announcement today that their freshly redesigned Bing Webmaster Tools is now online. Here is a core snippet from their announcement explaining...

Google Market Share Up, Searches Down

Google saw more searches in June than May, but also a decline in market share. According to comScore, Google has seen a small decline in its search market share for June 2010 with Yahoo and Microsoft both increasing last month. Google is down 1.1% to 62.6% total share...

Google Bombing of “Holy See” Upsets Vatican

Remember the good old days of Google Bombing? Back when George W Bush’s bio page at the White House was ranked #1 for “miserable failure”? Well, this is something we haven’t seen for a while, and it is largely thought that this practice would no longer work, but  as...