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81: new post   Google Indexing and Listing WML Files
WML was never as big as the prehype that accomponied it, but it is nice to see the support in the Google index.
Apr 26, 2004
82: new post   Google PageRank and Backlinks Updated
Looking more like pr and backlinks were updated last night. Still trying to determine if the pr/link data goes with this update or the last one.
Apr 22, 2004
83: new post   Google Under Siege - Whew - Teflon Gone - It is Open Season?
Once the media darling, Google finds itself under heavy sustained verbal fire. Lawsuits, proposed legislation, a shelved IPO, stiff competition, and a deluge of negative press storys has clearly left a silient Google shell shocked. From all outward signs, the plex is digging in trying to weather the storm.
Apr 14, 2004
84: new post   Bubble Burst 2? Ecommerce Sites Feel the White Hot Sting of Local Search
There is a growing belief among many ecommerce sites that local search is a significant threat to e-commerce. The local search process is turning net ecomm buyers into local bricks-n-mortar buyers. This in turn is hurting many pure-net-play e-commerce sites negatively.
Apr 9, 2004
85: new post   Google Claims It Can Not Change Serps
A spokesman for Google, David Krane, claims it does not have the power to hand manipulate results: "Google's search results are solely determined by computer algorithms..."
Apr 7, 2004
86: new post   Gmail - Google Prepares to Launch Free Email Service
"Google Inc. today announced it is testing a preview release of Gmail -- a free search-based webmail service..."
Apr 1, 2004
87: new post   New Google Bot Downloading External Javascript
New Google bot seen in wild downloading external javascripts. It has been long rumored that Google had a Javascript integrity/quality test system. Most often those rumors surrounded Google using open source tools based on Mozilla to test for popups or other hidden low page quality tricks.
Mar 20, 2004
88: new post   Google Tweaks Local Search Out of the Labs
"This new feature enables users to find relevant local information with neighborhood business listings, maps, directions, and useful web pages."
Mar 17, 2004
89: new post   Google AOL ODP Directory Home Page Drops to PR8
Another sign of the withering times for AOL's Dmoz directory.
Mar 6, 2004
90: new post   Google Update - False Alarm
A false alarm, but some interesting statements from the G man himself: "People should expect to see daily or near-daily updates this coming year as we continually update our index data..."
Mar 6, 2004
91: new post   What do folks want to hear about from Google?
Google is joining us down in Orlando next week and they are curious what folks want to hear about?
Feb 22, 2004
92: new post   Searching 4,285,199,774 Web Pages
Google grows index by about 25%.
Feb 17, 2004
93: new post   Google and Semantic Web Search
Some fascinating comments coming out of the update Brandy threads : "The goal of a good search engine should be both to understand what a document is really about, and to understand (from a very short query) what a user really wants. And then match those things as well as possible."
Feb 15, 2004
94: new post   Update Brandy
"I'm not sure if you'd call it an update exactly (different algorithms play more of a role than different data). But I'm guessing the change will probably roll out over the course of the weekend."
Feb 13, 2004
95: new post   Update Brandy : Google Update
"I'm not sure if you'd call it an update exactly (different algorithms play more of a role than different data). But I'm guessing the change will probably roll out over the course of the weekend." -GoogleGuy
Feb 13, 2004
96: new post   College to Teach Course in Google Searching
Feb 2, 2004
97: new post   Google Opens New Research Center in Zurich
Jan 28, 2004
98: new post   NonProfits - Google Grants
"Google Grants, as the program is called, has been lurking silently in the background of the Google infrastructure for the past several months."
Jan 28, 2004
99: new post   Gates: "Google Kicked our Butts!"
"Bill Gates told the World Economic Forum in Davos that Google "kicked our butts." In the same breath, the AP is reporting that Microsoft's Rumored New Search Engine won't be seen until 2005.
Jan 24, 2004
100: new post   Google Image Search Database Updated
Jan 23, 2004
101: new post   Blogs and SEO
"I started reading about blogs and thought, ok, this is what I should do. So, I have started to switch my site over to blogs on every page. Now I am not sure this was the right thing to do. I noticed that as soon as I switched to a blog on my main page my PR on Google tool bar dropped."
Jan 19, 2004
102: new post   Googles Domain Parking With AdWords/AdSense
Google pushes for domain holders to load the parked/unused domain pages up with AdSense ads.
Jan 12, 2004
103: new post   VAT to rise on Google's paid placements
Jan 12, 2004
104: new post   New Google Whois Feature
Offers a fresh link to whois data.
Jan 9, 2004
105: new post   Google Opens R&D Lab in India
" Google plans to open an engineering research and development center in Bangalore, India, in March, its first such center abroad..."
Dec 13, 2003
106: new post   Google Disables the -foo -foo2 Florida Search Switch
The -anything -anything switch that was originally announced on WebmasterWorld last month by Google representatives during update Florida, has been disabled.
Dec 13, 2003
107: new post   Google Adds a Few New Search Features
Travel conditions and package tracking, amongst others.
Dec 12, 2003
108: new post   Flash and Google
"...We typically can find/index/follow outgoing links from Flash pages. It's not as clear that indexing the body of Flash pages above and beyond that is as much of a win."
Nov 25, 2003
109: new post   Mystery of A Few Dropped Sites In Google Slowly Being Solved
A long running mystery has been solved with sites disappearing from Google. The main theme found by members was that the sites were all hosted by GoDaddy.
Nov 7, 2003
110: new post   Reports Coming in that Google is Crawling IRC
"...some people seeing Google machines on their IRC channels"
Nov 5, 2003
111: new post   Google Slovakia
Oct 30, 2003
112: new post   Site Maps : Is Good Enough for Google.com, Good Enough For Me?
Oct 30, 2003
113: new post   Google Working On Full Text Book Search
Hey sports fans, it looks like Google is not going stand idle while the Alexa/Amazon Duo beat it with a full book search. Rumors rampant that Google is working up a power play of their own.
Oct 28, 2003
114: new post   Google Labs, Glossary, Definitions Go Live
Google rolls out the new "define" operator and rolls the glossary into the main engine.
Oct 20, 2003
115: new post   Can't Get to Google From China Again
Another WebmasterWorld exclusive. Last year our members broke the story that left millions of Chinese without Google. It appears to be happening again. "It has been over a year since I first reported that I was unable to reach Google from China."
Oct 20, 2003
116: new post   Google and AOL Multi Year Pact
Oct 7, 2003
117: new post   Interview with Craig Silverstein
Yet another blurb about Googles fastasy engine of the future.
Oct 2, 2003
118: new post   Can Google read "keyword" in www.brandkeyword.com
Old seo question comes back with a fresh twist for an answer.
Sept 30, 2003
119: new post   Buying Backlinks
The saga continues...
Sept 30, 2003
120: new post   Amazon on Google's Turf - Playing The Alexa Card?
Sept 29, 2003
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