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Month: May 2008

SearchCap: The Day In Search, May 30, 2008

Below is what happened in search today, as reported onSearch Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: Twelve Simple Ways To Write Search-Friendly HTML CodeThis morning I was handing off a project to a developer and found myself ranting about the common mistakes developers […]

Twelve Simple Ways To Write Search-Friendly HTML Code

This morning I was handing off a project to a developer and found myself ranting about the common mistakes developers make when coding HTML. These boneheaded mistakes can cause search engines to choke when it comes to indexing your websites. And its easy to avoid making these mistakes. Here’s how: […]

Google Updates Browser Favorite Icon

I reported that Google has updated their favorite icon on Google.com, from the old multi-colored boxed in “G,” to a single blue lowercase g. New Favorite Icon: Old Favorite Icon: Click to continue reading… More: continued here Powered by A+ Computer Professionals

Outing Google Merchant Search

A reader sent us an example of the new Google Merchant Search live and in the wild. What’s Google Merchant Search? After a little poking around, it appears to be a new but unannounced program in beta where people can comparison shop services like loans. Here are the Google Merchant […]

Expand Customer Relationships As Search Engines Evolve User Experience

Last week, Microsoft Live Search expanded the description that appears below Wikipedia results and have added navigational links to major headings within the Wikipedia article. Google has long been criticized by the search marketing community for ranking Wikipedia results highly for a large percentage of queries, but the general searching […]