|Forum: UK Search and Internet Marketing News|
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|1:|| Ask Jeeves UK chooses Google's AdWords|
It seems like Ask Jeeves UK has decided to go with Google's AdWords programme.
|May 24, 2003|
|2:|| BBC Launches search engine|
As mentioned here a few months ago, the BBC has launched it´s own search engine.
|May 2, 2002|
|3:|| BBC Portal - nudge nudge - say no more!|
"...the BBC is going to move beyond its current role as a news and programming resource to become the UK´s gateway to the web."
|Mar 5, 2002|
|4:|| BBC Search Now Using Inktomi|
Looks like there was a switch from Google to Inktomi over the weekend.
|Mar 24, 2003|
|5:|| BBC Search re-launches with enhanced audio and video content|
"For the first time, users will be able to search selected television and radio programmes in addition to audio and video content from the BBC's News, Radio and Sports archives."
|May 12, 2006|
|6:|| BBC Websites Face Closing|
"Some of the BBC's websites are likely to close as the corporation cuts back on its online investment, BBC new media director Ashley Highfield admitted today."
|Mar 13, 2003|
|7:|| BT LookSmart Adds Wisenut To Search Directory Service|
Looksmart completes integration of WiseNut search index.
|Nov 4, 2002|
|8:|| BT Openworld and NTL move to Google|
The large ISPs in the UK move to Google.
|Mar 22, 2002|
|9:|| Britain Cracks Down on Paid Search Listings|
"The U.K.'s Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) on Wednesday called on ISP (Internet service provider) Freeserve PLC (now known by the brand name Wanadoo) to make clearer to users which of its Web search results are paid advertisements."
|June 17, 2004|
|10:|| Espotting Raises Min Bid to 10p|
"Espotting will be increasing its minimum bid from 5p to 10p across the UK network."
|Mar 27, 2003|
|11:|| Excite UK is back|
Excite UK is back, using Fast DB and DMOZ.
|July 22, 2002|
|12:|| Followup: Prescription Medicine Ads Pulled in UK|
As reported first on WebmasterWorld two weeks ago, mainstream reports confirm that MSN has pulled all ads for prescription medicine in the UK.
|Feb 20, 2003|
|13:|| Getting a UK site listed in UK searches|
Getting sites listed in the UK SERPs.
|July 7, 2003|
|14:|| Google Quietly Adds Car Insurance Comparison to Financial Services|
"Following credit cards and bank accounts, Google has quietly launched a price comparison service for car insurance in the UK, one which appears prominently on its search engine result pages when querying the relevant keywords [in UK]"
|Sept 13, 2012|
|15:|| Google Shows Up on AOL.co.uk|
The much anticipated move to Google provided results by AOL has begun in the UK.
|June 19, 2002|
|16:|| Irish Search Engines|
A general survey of Irish search engines.
|July 27, 2002|
|17:|| Looksmart Pulling out of UK|
"... will be closing their UK offices and exiting the UK market..."
|Dec 8, 2003|
|18:|| Looksmart UK Drops Google Backfill|
"It looks like Looksmart UK have dropped its Google backfill."
|Mar 20, 2003|
|19:|| Looksmart UK Goes Google|
The big switch to Google powered results.
|Mar 8, 2002|
|20:|| Looksmart UK now re-directs to a new home|
UK Net Guide is now the new home for Looksmart UK
|Mar 31, 2004|
|21:|| MSN - UK Filters Out Looksmart and Inktomi Trusted Feeds|
"...MSN have applied filters to remove all Looksmart and trusted feeds in Inktomi..."
|Oct 15, 2003|
|22:|| MakeMeTop Acquired|
"Long time and well known SEO firm, MakeMeTop was just acquired by Unica"
|Feb 2, 2010|
|23:|| Mirago Introduces Day-Part PPC Service|
"Mirago has added a new feature to its PPC service where advertisers can select the best time of day/weekend to deliver their ads."
|Nov 28, 2003|
|24:|| Mirago Using Stemming|
"With all the furor surrounding the use of stemming technology at Google, I was examining some Mirago search results and noticed that they also use stemming technology."
|Mar 24, 2004|
|25:|| New UK Internet Access Statistics from the ONS|
New internet stats are out for the UK.
|July 28, 2002|
|26:|| Overture UK on Yahoo.com for UK searchers.|
"...now getting the top 3 Overture UK listings appearing at the top of Yahoo.com!"
|June 27, 2002|
|27:|| Overture to Open European HQ in Dublin|
"Overture is set to open a center in Dublin that will create 200 jobs..."
|Apr 14, 2003|
|28:|| Possible changes at Freeserve|
"Overture followed by ATW results. "
|July 3, 2003|
|29:|| Prescription Medicine Ads Pulled on UK Search Engines|
Scattered reports coming in that several search engines in the UK are dropping ads for prescription medications. (story breaker - extended homepage run)
|Feb 7, 2003|
|30:|| PubConference 2 - The Internet Marketing Event of the Year|
"You´ve been hearing about PubCon 1 for the past year and wishing you had been there. Don´t miss this opportunity to open yourself to new methods and strategies for web marketing revealed by the friends and family of WebmasterWorld at PubCon 2."
|July 4, 2002|
|31:|| Spotlight : Espotting|
Europes largest PPC search engine based in London England.
|Mar 8, 2002|
|32:|| UK Netscape OnLine to close|
According to reports, AOL (UK) will close Netscape Online (UK) on June 27.
|Mar 22, 2002|
|33:|| UK Users Seeing Glitched Google Logos|
Reports have filtered in for a week that users in the UK are seeing strange Google logo glitches at selected ISPs.
|Sept 5, 2002|
|34:|| UK and EU Cookie Permissions Compliance|
WebmasterWorld Members discuss the UK and EU Cookie Law and how to make your site compliant.
|Apr 5, 2012|
|35:|| UK's ASA In New Online Advertising Remit For Websites|
The UK's Advertising Standards Authority launches a cross-media ad campaign to raise awareness of regulation changes which will see its remit extended to cover marketing on websites from 1st March 2011.[br][br]As a result of the new regulation, marketing communications on companies' own websites and in other third party space under their control, such as Facebook and Twitter, will have to adhere to the non-broadcast advertising rules as set out in the CAP Code.
|Jan 19, 2011|
|36:|| UK/EU Cookie Law: Sites Must Now Seek Consent|
From Sunday, sites must obtain "informed consent" from visitors before saving cookies on a machine.
|May 26, 2012|
|37:|| UK: Telco/Net Provider, BT, Ordered To Block Access to Pirate Site|
In his ruling, Justice Arnold stated: "In my judgment it follows that BT has actual knowledge of other persons using its service to infringe copyright: it knows that the users and operators of Newzbin 2 infringe copyright on a large scale, and in particular infringe the copyrights of the studios in large numbers of their films and television programmes."
|July 28, 2011|
|38:|| UK:ICO Sends Cookie-Compliance Warning Letters To 75 Major Businesses|
The list includes Amazon, Apple, the BBC, Department for Transport, eBay, Google, HSBC, John Lewis, Lloyds TSB, the Met Office, Microsoft, the National Lottery, Network Rail, the NHS, Sainsburys, Scottish Government, Tesco, the Cabinet Office, Virgin Media and Yahoo.
|May 31, 2012|
|39:|| UKPlus Joins The BTLookSmart Network|
"BTLookSmart today announced that it will be providing search solutions to Associated New Media´s (ANM) online sites that include UK Plus,..."
|July 22, 2002|
|40:|| Updated list of UK search engines|
Looking for UK search engines and directories. Here's one of the definitive lists.
|Sept 22, 2003|