Archive for October, 2009

October 25th, 2009 - 11:48 pm ≡ by Webmarketing4you ≡ in Bing, Google, Twitter

Bing (and Google) Announce Partnerships with Twitter

Tweet Marissa Mayer, Vice President of Search Products and User Experience at Google, has announced a new partnership with Twitter. Bing was the first out of the blocks to announce a deal. Now we see Google embracing the shift towards real-time search. Every day there are millions of tweets on every conceivable topic, and its […]

October 16th, 2009 - 1:11 am ≡ by DanW ≡ in Google, United Kingdom

"Ten ways to convert visitors in to buyers" – Google

Tweet A friend handed me a small blue booklet today with the title – Make your website work. After a little digging around it seems the guide was launched on the 22nd September. The guide I received focuses on UK websites and how they can be improved to convert visitors in to buyers. Although, the […]

October 12th, 2009 - 6:14 am ≡ by Webmarketing4you ≡ in Australia, News Stories

1st Annual AMBER Awards – Highlighting the Cream of Australian eCommerce

Tweet Only two days to go until the 1st AMBER Awards are announced. The new AMBER Awards have been launched by the Australian Interactive Media Industry Association (AIMIA) to recognise excellence in Australian eCommerce, with a focus on web-based services such as online banking, retail and travel. The 35 finalists have been whittled down from […]

October 6th, 2009 - 8:43 am ≡ by DanW ≡ in Global, Google, SEO

Keyword Meta Tag Not Used by Google in Search Results

Tweet Just in case you missed it Google does not use the keyword meta tag when ranking search results. Don’t take my word for it. I think that’s all that needs to be said about keyword meta tags for now.

October 6th, 2009 - 2:58 am ≡ by DanW ≡ in Australia, Google, Local Search Review

Find "accommodation in Manly" – Local Search Review

Tweet Manly is known for being a tourist hotspot of Sydney. Being a local I could go in to detail about the pros and cons of Manly — what you should see and what you should try to avoid. But my job isn’t to convince you to visit Manly. I promise. As Manly is a […]

October 1st, 2009 - 5:23 am ≡ by DanW ≡ in Google, Search Engines

Google Hot Trends Appearing in Search Engine Results

Tweet Earlier today I was using Google Trends and noticed something different when I conducted a search on a trending topic. Let me explain. Today’s most trending topic is for the term Regina Lasko. The name mean’t absolutely nothing to this Aussie lad. So I typed the phrase in to Google only to find Regina […]