Finally, it is vacation time – so, no new posts from me until 01/10/2007. I wishÂ you a happy holiday season and a new year filled with peace and prosperity. See you in 2007!
The AdSense Publisher Support posted a policy clarification on “Ad and image placement”, earlier today. HereÂ is, what Google says on this topic: “You can definitely place Google ads on pages containing images — just make sure that the ads and images are not arranged in a way that could easily mislead or confuse your visitors. [...]
It seems like the 2006 Year-End Google Zeitgeist is online. It shows you the Top Searches,Â of the year, in different categories such as most popluar Wedding or Divorce search terms and also some graphic charts. And here are the Top Searches of 2006 (family friendly edition):Â Â Â Â 1. bebo Â 2. myspace Â 3. world [...]
Today John Hanke, Director of Google Earth & Maps announcedÂ the acquisition of the Internet mapping solutions company Endoxon. “Endoxon is a developer of internet mapping solutions, mobile services, data processing, cartography, direct marketing and the Trinity software suite. Since 1988, Endoxon and its 75 employees have created ground-breaking solutions for a wide variety of geographic [...]
The Observer has information, that Google and the mobile phoneÂ operator Orange held talks about a partnership to create a special ‘Google phone’ which makes it easy to search the web wherever you are. “Their plans centre on a branded Google phone, which would probably also carry Orange’s logo. The device would not be revolutionary: manufactured [...]
Vanessa Fox posted some useful tips on using images at the Google Webmaster Central Blog: Don’t put the bulk of your text in images. It may sound simple, but the best thing you can do is to put your text into well, text. Reserve images for graphical elements. If all of the text on your [...]
According to the theirÂ Official Blog, Google has partnered with the two domain registrars GoDaddy.com and eNom, to offer domain registration for their Google AppsÂ service. This service allows organisations to set up private-label Gmail, Google Talk, Google Calendar, and customizable start pages for their custom domains. Until now, a organisation needed a already registered domain, to [...]
Microsoft and Baidu today announced a strategic alliance on paid search services, which will officially commence in December 2006. As a result of this strategic alliance, Microsoft will display Baidu’s paid search listings on the search results pages of certain Microsoft websites, including MSN, Live, and other partner websites in China. More details can be [...]