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South Korea’s FTC Forces Changes at Google

South Korea’s Fair Trade Commission has ordered Google to change the wording of Adsense contracts to comply with domestic fair trade law. Here is a snippet from the YONHAP News article that broke this news and handily describes some of the more crucial issues:...

New Feature for AdWords

For some time now a feature not previously part of Google AdWords, has been requested by many webmasters and online advertisers. Last Friday, Feb 16, Google finally implemented a small, but notable feature that will make advertisers lives a little bit easier. We have...

Google Webmaster Tools out of Beta

Google’s Valentines gift to more than a million webmasters who have already joined is the removal of the beta status for webmaster tools. Vanessa Fox made the announcement early this morning at the Official Google Webmaster Central Blog. “In addition to...

Google Protects Surfers from Harmful Websites

In a move that has been long in coming Google has chosen to provide a safer environment for its patrons by blocking access to sites that appear to have malicious code. The genius, in my opinion, is they are not blocking the sites from appearing but offering a warning...

Yahoo Shown Miles Above Google for Retention

An interesting, albeit controversial, set of statistics was provided by Compete.com last week outlining the top 20 online properties that a pool of 2,000,000 people spent the most time on in December 2006. What struck me and other readers the most was the significant...

Google Bombing Will Be No Longer Says Google

Yesterday Google’s official webmaster blog announced that Googlebombing will be soon a way of the past thanks to some targeted attention from the search results team. Here is the gist of the posting: We wanted to give a quick update about...