Posts in the Google category
19 December 2008
One of the things I do on a regular basis is on-site search engine optimisation campaigns for several clients. Rank Checker must be the most useful Firefox add-on I have discovered this year!
11 September 2008
I was a bit lukewarm about Google Chrome, the new browser from the Googleplex, when it was first announced. Another browser for testing websites. I have a few of those already on my system. However, with a heavy heart [just kidding], I downloaded it and my first impressions are pretty good. Firstly, it does seem fast…
14 August 2008
These days, as someone who manages a variety of websites for myself and clients, I find that one of the most valuable online resources is Google Webmaster Tools. This Google service allows you to see statistics and error analysis and enables the management of Google’s indexing of your website. It also includes Sitemap submission and reporting. In my opinion, it’s pretty much essential if you want to know more about your website and how Google sees it.
07 February 2007
Google is providing much more link data if you are signed up with Google Webmaster Tools. The amount of information is much greater than using the link:operator in normal Google searches
05 January 2007
Searchmash is a low-profile site by Google. It’s a search engine with some different features and I’d speculate that some of these may make it into Google itself in the future You might call it Google’s test area, perhaps?
03 January 2007
Like me, you may have heard a song and searched for the song lyric and artist on Google. What was the name of that song and who sung it?! Well, here's something I didn't know.
06 November 2006
Is it me or has Google 'lost it' recently? Google always prides itself on the relevance and accuracy of its search results. However, these days, Google's search results for specific keywords sometimes make no sense at all.
05 July 2006
There’s a lot of discussion in web designer/developer circles about valid HTML and search engine rankings. If your site has valid HTML or XHTML, will it have better search engine rankings than a website with HTML errors and warnings? My answer would be ‘Yes’.
06 June 2006
Google has announced an online spreadsheet application on a limited trial basis.It's interesting to see more and more online applications like this.
03 June 2006
You may be making a few dollars/pounds/euros from Google AdSense on your website but wouldn’t it be nice to improve your income? Our experience is that giving your website a design makeover will often increase income AdSense levels…