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|1801:|| Google's +1 Button Slows Page Loading|
With Google's need for speed, WebmasterWorld Members discuss the issue of slow page loading as a result of installing the Google+1 button. The question of how this slowness of page loading is affecting the site's SERPs positioning is discussed.
|Google SEO News and Discussion||July 27, 2011|
|1802:|| Google AdWords Appearing With Uppercase Display URLs|
I was quite surprised last night to see an ad on my gmail account where the display URL was in all CAPS.
|Google AdWords||July 26, 2011|
|1803:|| How To Build A Fan Base On Facebook|
WebmasterWorld Members discuss how to build and engage with fans on Facebook.
|Facebook Marketing||July 26, 2011|
|1804:|| Mozilla Plans To Build Mobile and Tablet OS, Boot To Gecko|
Mozilla revealed preliminary plans today to take the Gecko engine that drives its Firefox browser and turn it into an open-source operating system that will eventually work on phones and tablets.
|Smartphone, Wireless, and Mobile Technologies||July 26, 2011|
|1805:|| Bing, The Costly Distraction For Microsoft|
The division that houses Bing lost $2.6 billion in the latest fiscal year. Facebook, or even Apple, might make a better home for Bing.
|Microsoft Corporate||July 26, 2011|
|1806:|| Improved Parameter Handling in Google WMT - Now Called URL Parameters|
You may have noticed that the Parameter Handling feature disappeared from the Site configuration Settings section of Webmaster Tools. Fear not; you can now find it under its new name, URL Parameters! Along with renaming it, we refreshed and improved the feature.
|Google SEO News and Discussion||July 25, 2011|
|1807:|| Links From General Directories - Are They Worth It?|
WebmasterWorld Members review the latest thinking on links from general, non-specific directories.
|Link Development||July 23, 2011|
|1808:|| Microsoft Reports Record Q4 Revenue of $17.37 Billion|
Microsoft Corp. today announced record fourth-quarter revenue of $17.37 billion for the quarter ended June 30, 2011, an 8pct increase from the same period of the prior year.[br][br]For the fiscal year ended June 30, 2011, Microsoft reported record revenue of $69.94 billion, a 12pct increase from the prior year. Operating income, net income, and diluted earnings per share for the year were $27.16 billion, $23.15 billion, and $2.69, which represented increases of 13pct, 23pct, and 28pct, respectively, when compared with the prior year.
|Microsoft Corporate||July 22, 2011|
|1809:|| WebmasterWorld Weekly Round-Up, July 21|
WebmasterWorld's hot topics and discussions you may have missed in the last few days. (-Subscription required)
|WebmasterWorld Supporters||July 21, 2011|
|1810:|| Google Rolls Out AdWords Call Metrics To U.S. And Canada|
Call Metrics, a simple way to get more phone calls and detailed call reports with AdWords, is now available to all advertisers in the US and Canada. Availability was limited since the introduction in November 2010, so thanks for holding.
|Google AdWords||July 21, 2011|
|1811:|| Google To Acquire Social Group Company, Fridge|
Austin Chang, Fridge's founder, just told us that the company is being acquired by Google+ for an undisclosed amount.[br][br]Starting next week, his four-person team will be working on Google+ from New York. Come August, most of them will relocate to Google's Mountain View office.
|Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues||July 21, 2011|
|1812:|| Is Google Soliciting YOUR Clients to Yellowbook?|
"I joined this forum just so I can vent my frustrations about this atrocity with hopes I'm not alone with my sentiment... [br][br]I just learned that Google is sending direct emails to the Client accounts under our MCC. They are blatantly offering $100 vouchers to give clients incentive to move to Yellowbook for PPC management."[br][br]Noted PPC Guru Brad (ewhisper) Geddes says: [br]"This is actually from Google. I've received several of these. In fact, in Australia this is also going on with another company."
|Google AdWords||July 20, 2011|
|1813:|| Google Directory (DMOZ) Now Gone|
Google Directory is no longer available.[br]We believe that Web Search is the fastest way to find the information you need on the web.[br]If you prefer to browse a directory of the web, visit the Open Directory Project at dmoz.org
|Google SEO News and Discussion||July 20, 2011|
|1814:|| Apple More Than Doubles Earnings With Q3 of $7.31 Billion|
Apple more than doubled its earnings in its fiscal third quarter on the strength of triple-digit sales of its iPhone and iPad product lines.[br][br]The company, which posted its numbers after the close of trading on Wall Street Tuesday afternoon, earned $7.31 billion, or $7.79 per diluted share, on revenues of $28.6 billion. That's up sharply from a year ago during the same period when Apple earned $3.3 billion, or or $3.51 per share, on $15.7 billion in sales.
|The Macintosh Webmaster||July 20, 2011|
|1815:|| Google's Soliciting Of AdWords Clients Angers Webmasters|
"As a small business that only manages a few clients, I am blown away by the fact that Google is trying to steal our hard earned business by soliciting our customers..."[br][br]"Yes, some of our Client Adwords accounts are temporary dormant, but that doesn't mean we're not still working with them or actively trying to get them back on Google."
|Google AdWords||July 20, 2011|
|1816:|| Google To Back HTC In Patent Fight With Apple|
Asked if Google would help foot HTC's legal bills should they lose, he said: "We will make sure they don't lose, then." He added that the search giant will continue to support its Taiwanese partner in this legal skirmish but declined to go into details.
|Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues||July 19, 2011|
|1817:|| Google Pushes Out A New Toolbar PageRank Update|
It looks like Google has just updated its own PageRank and fixed a bug which appeared to set its own PR at 9 at its previous update.
|Google SEO News and Discussion||July 19, 2011|
|1818:|| Microsoft Offering $250,000 Reward Over Rustock Botnet|
After publishing notices in two Russian newspapers last month to notify the Rustock operators of the civil lawsuit, we decided to augment our civil discovery efforts to identify those responsible for controlling the notorious Rustock botnet by issuing a monetary reward in the amount of $250,000 for new information that results in the identification, arrest and criminal conviction of such individual(s).
|Microsoft Corporate||July 19, 2011|
|1819:|| Co-Cybersquatting: Domain Registrar Operates a Domain Parking Company|
There's an interesting update about a lawsuit brought by Verizon against domain registrar Above.com, a registrar that also operates a domain parking/monetization company.[br][br]Judge refuses to dismiss a big money (penalties/fees) anti-cybersquatting law damages claim against Above.com.
|Domain Names||July 18, 2011|
|1820:|| The Ranking Effects of New Links: Has It Changed After Google's Panda?|
I remember a couple of months ago some google engineer saying "we will be changing the way we handle links soon" - well - its happened I am certain.
|Google SEO News and Discussion||July 18, 2011|
|1821:|| Head Googlers Opt out of Google+|
Mark Zuckerberg, Google founders Larry Page, Sergey Brin, and a whole raft of Google's top brass have suddenly activated the privacy settings on their Google+ profiles.[br][br]Even though they want you to expose your entire life to world+dog over the interwebs, they would rather not.
|Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues||July 17, 2011|
|1822:|| How to Allocate a 10k/Month Link Development Budget|
WebmasterWorld Members review ideas and suggestions on how best to allocate a $10,000 link development budget.
|Link Development||July 16, 2011|
|1823:|| Google's 2nd Q Generates $9 Billion Revenue|
Google announced financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2011.[br][br]'We had a great quarter, with revenue up 32pct year on year for a record breaking over $9 billion of revenue,' said Larry Page, CEO of Google. 'I'm super excited about the amazing response to Google+ which lets you share just like in real life.'
|Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues||July 15, 2011|
|1824:|| comScore: U.S. Search Share June 2011, Google at 65 pct|
Google Sites led the explicit core search market in June with 65.5 percent of search queries conducted.
|Webmaster General||July 14, 2011|
|1825:|| Link Quality - Is it Necessary to Rank Nowadays?|
WebmasterWorld Members review the aspect of link quality in ranking.
|Link Development||July 13, 2011|
|1826:|| My Competitor Made a Title Change and Google Loves Him For It|
A WebmasterWorld Member shares an idea which may have helped boost the CTR on someone's site. Take a look and see if it will help yours.
|Google SEO News and Discussion||July 13, 2011|
|1827:|| WebmasterWorld Weekly Round-Up, July 12|
WebmasterWorld's hot topics and discussions you may have missed in the last few days. (-Subscription required)
|WebmasterWorld Supporters||July 12, 2011|
|1828:|| Google To Open Photo Sharing Service, Photovine|
Photovine is a community that's about creating fun and unique collections of photos that we call Vines.
|Google Desktop Tools and Google Labs Projects||July 12, 2011|
|1829:|| E.U. Court Says Online Marketplaces Can Be Held Responsible Over Counterfeit Goods|
Online shopping sites such as eBay may be liable for trademark infringements if they play an "active role" in promoting counterfeit goods, Europe's top court ruled today.
|Ecommerce||July 12, 2011|
|1830:|| Strategies to Get The Best Out of Google +1|
WebmasterWorld members review tactics to get the best out of the Google +1
|Google SEO News and Discussion||July 11, 2011|
|1831:|| Yahoo to Shut Down Site Explorer|
In an August 2010 blog post, we said we would continue Site Explorer with a focus on new features for webmaster community, even after the transition to Microsoft platforms is complete. We listened to your feedback, and along with the team from Bing Webmaster Center looked jointly at the roadmap for the webmaster tools. Having two webmaster portals for a single source for organic results does not add enough value. Once organic results are transitioned to Bing in all the markets, we plan to shut down Yahoo! Site Explorer and Microsoft's Webmaster Tools will be the source for Bing and Yahoo! webmaster site and analytics data.
|Yahoo Search Engine and Directory||July 11, 2011|
|1832:|| New York Times Goes After Yet Another SEO Strategy|
"Though Google is apparently already battling back. On Thursday, a search of 'emergency locksmith Seattle' yielded only one Google Places result, not seven, but maybe more tinkering is needed. The site that landed on this prized perch appeared to be a lead gen operation, it's 24/7 Emergency Locksmith, which lists its address at a U.P.S. store. The woman who answered the phone at 24/7 would say nothing about the company, or even where she was located."
|Google SEO News and Discussion||July 10, 2011|
|1833:|| WebmasterWorld Weekly Round-Up|
Hot topics and discussions you may have missed in the last few days. (-Subscription required)
|WebmasterWorld Supporters||July 7, 2011|
|1834:|| New AdSense Report Shows The Platform Visitors Are Using|
You'll be able to see a breakdown of your earnings based on where your traffic is coming from, which you can use to then optimize your site and give users a better experience.[br][br]With this feature, you'll be able to see your performance data broken out into these categories:[br]- Desktop - all traffic coming from desktop users[br]- High-end mobile devices - includes smartphone devices[br]- Other mobile devices - includes low end and mid-range phones
|Google AdSense||July 7, 2011|
|1835:|| Facebook Launches Group Chat, A New Chat Design and Video Calling|
At a conference in Facebook's HQ in Palo Alto Mark Zuckerberg talked about the "something awesome" launch today.[br][br]He talked about Group Chat and a new chat design, along with Video Calling in a hook-up with Skype.[br][br]Group Chat and a simplified chat design is rolling out today, along with video calling.
|Facebook Marketing||July 6, 2011|
|1836:|| Google, Microsoft, AOL In Patent Lawsuit Over Street-Level Views|
Google, Microsoft, and AOL have found themselves the target of a lawsuit over a Louisiana company's patent on street-level views in online maps.[br][br]In plain English, it appears Transcenic holds the patent on taking panoramic images and navigating them, Google Street View-style. The company is seeking both damages and a court order for Google, et al, to stop infringing on their patent.
|Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues||July 6, 2011|
|1837:|| U.S.A. Claiming All .com and .net Sites Are In Its Jurisdiction|
The US's Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) is targeting overseas websites it believes are breaking US copyrights whether or not their servers are based in America or there is another direct US link, said Erik Barnett, the agency's assistant deputy director.[br][br]As long as a website's address ends in .com or .net, if it is implicated in the spread of pirated US-made films, TV or other media it is a legitimate target to be closed down or targeted for prosecution, Barnett said. While these web addresses are traditionally seen as global, all their connections are routed through Verisign, an internet infrastructure company based in Virginia, which the agency believes is sufficient to seek a US prosecution.
|Domain Names||July 5, 2011|
|1838:|| Nortel Patent Auction: Was Google Bored Or Confident By Bidding PI|
"Google was bidding with numbers that were not even numbers," one of the sources said. "It became clear that they were bidding with the distance between the earth and the sun. One was the sum of a famous mathematical constant, and then when it got to $3 billion, they bid pi," the source said, adding the bid was $3.14159 billion.
|Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues||July 4, 2011|
|1839:|| Baidu In Partnership With Microsoft to Get English Search Results From Bing|
Finally it's official. Both Baidu and Microsoft China have confirmed it: Baidu's partnership with Microsoft's Bing for English-language searches on Baidu.com is a done deal, after several months of rumors.[br][br]With this partnership Baidu Search will show English search results based on Bing's algorithms. It gives Baidu better quality search results, whilst also raising the profile of Bing in China.
|Asia and Pacific Region||July 4, 2011|
|1840:|| Godaddy sells for $2.25 Billion to a private equity group|
Go Daddy Group Inc. has been sold to a group of private equity firms in a deal valued at $2.25 billion.[br][br]The purchase, which includes assumption of the company's debt, was announced Friday afternoon by Go Daddy and the group of firms, made up of KKR and Co., Silver Lake Partners and Technology Crossover Ventures.
|Foo||July 2, 2011|