|Forum: UK Search and Internet Marketing News|
|Displaying Topics 1 - 40 (50 total) Sorted by: Date-Last-Post, Direction: forward|
|1:|| 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|
|2:|| Looksmart UK Goes Google|
The big switch to Google powered results.
|Mar 8, 2002|
|3:|| Spotlight : Espotting|
Europes largest PPC search engine based in London England.
|Mar 8, 2002|
|4:|| BT Openworld and NTL move to Google|
The large ISPs in the UK move to Google.
|Mar 22, 2002|
|5:|| UK Netscape OnLine to close|
According to reports, AOL (UK) will close Netscape Online (UK) on June 27.
|Mar 22, 2002|
|6:|| What is the future for UK directories?|
"Some directories have tried the local geographic approach for a catch-all audience. Others have tried to become specialised, national directories. How many can you count that have been successful?"
|Mar 28, 2002|
|7:|| BBC Launches search engine|
As mentioned here a few months ago, the BBC has launched it´s own search engine.
|May 2, 2002|
|8:|| 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|
|9:|| What Dynamic Content in Europe is Indexable?|
What SEs can now index dynamic sites?
|June 26, 2002|
|10:|| 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|
|11:|| 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|
|12:|| Who is Espotting feeding|
The Espotting.co.uk dance card.
|July 10, 2002|
|13:|| Excite UK is back|
Excite UK is back, using Fast DB and DMOZ.
|July 22, 2002|
|14:|| 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|
|15:|| Irish Search Engines|
A general survey of Irish search engines.
|July 27, 2002|
|16:|| New UK Internet Access Statistics from the ONS|
New internet stats are out for the UK.
|July 28, 2002|
|17:|| 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|
|18:|| BT LookSmart Adds Wisenut To Search Directory Service|
Looksmart completes integration of WiseNut search index.
|Nov 4, 2002|
|19:|| 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|
|20:|| 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|
|21:|| 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|
|22:|| Looksmart UK Drops Google Backfill|
"It looks like Looksmart UK have dropped its Google backfill."
|Mar 20, 2003|
|23:|| BBC Search Now Using Inktomi|
Looks like there was a switch from Google to Inktomi over the weekend.
|Mar 24, 2003|
|24:|| Espotting Raises Min Bid to 10p|
"Espotting will be increasing its minimum bid from 5p to 10p across the UK network."
|Mar 27, 2003|
|25:|| Overture to Open European HQ in Dublin|
"Overture is set to open a center in Dublin that will create 200 jobs..."
|Apr 14, 2003|
|26:|| 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|
|27:|| Possible changes at Freeserve|
"Overture followed by ATW results. "
|July 3, 2003|
|28:|| Getting a UK site listed in UK searches|
Getting sites listed in the UK SERPs.
|July 7, 2003|
|29:|| Yahoo UK Showing Inktomi Results.|
Like Yahoo Canada last month, Yahoo.co.uk cranks up the beta test on Inktomi powered results.
|Aug 10, 2003|
|30:|| Updated list of UK search engines|
Looking for UK search engines and directories. Here's one of the definitive lists.
|Sept 22, 2003|
|31:|| 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|
|32:|| 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|
|33:|| Looksmart Pulling out of UK|
"... will be closing their UK offices and exiting the UK market..."
|Dec 8, 2003|
|34:|| freesearch PR Blitz|
New search engine in the UK, Freesearch making some headway.
|Feb 29, 2004|
|35:|| 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|
|36:|| Looksmart UK now re-directs to a new home|
UK Net Guide is now the new home for Looksmart UK
|Mar 31, 2004|
|37:|| 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|
|38:|| Yahoo To Create European HQ in Dublin|
"The American Internet firm Yahoo! is to locate its European headquarters in Dublin with the creation of almost 400 new jobs over the next five years. Three-quarters of the new jobs will be for graduates with skills in information technology, financial services, customer support and website editorial."
|Feb 16, 2005|
|39:|| WebSourced Acquires WebDiversity|
" the Company has entered into a letter of intent to acquire privately held Web Diversity LLC, ("Web Diversity") (see www.webdiversity.co.uk), a London-based leader in paid search management and organic search."
|Nov 2, 2005|
|40:|| 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|