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Yahoo! Applies Search Engine Update

Just under a couple of hours ago Yahoo! announced a “Weather Report”, which, in Yahoo terms means that their search results are getting revamped (if only slightly). Apparently the update began on Sunday and is expected to be completed by Wednesday morning....

Ross Dunn’s Interview on WebmasterRadio.FM

For those that missed my interview with Jim Hedger on WebmasterRadio.FM last Thursday here is a direct link to my archived interview. Please note that you will have to fast forward about 20 minutes (about a 1/3 of the way on the Quicktime status bar) to get to my...

Click Fraud and National Security Concerns Raised

WebmasterRadio.FM has released a fascinating, if not alarming, story series based on the issues of click fraud and terrorist fund raising that is sure to be the subject of many water cooler sessions. As the story unfolds we will know more but here is a snippet that...

Microsoft Book Search Beta

Following in the steps of Google, Microsoft has launched a Beta version of its non-copyright book search. Live Book Search doesn’t look like much, and when visiting the site there are no immediate indications that there is anything different here than the...

Google Handles Hacked Site Responsibly

Google engineer Matt Cutts wrote an extensive post describing Google’s response to a website that had undoubtedly been hacked. If you are at all curious as to what would happen to your website rankings on Google should it be hacked please read this post –...