Google Offers Virtual Tours of Its Data Centers

Google has recently opened the doors (virtually of course) to it’s infamous data centers. Now you can see where your bits, bytes and gigabytes are traveling when you search for something on Google.com, watch a YouTube Video or send an email through Gmail. From the virtual tour: When you’re on a Google website (like right […]

89% of Paid Search Traffic is Not Replaced by Organic Search

A Google Study Says: 89% of Traffic Generated by Search Ads is Not Replaced by Organic Search: Um isn’t that obvious?? I just read a post by Avinash Kaushik over on Google+ (Yep I’m on Google+ as well: Bryan Coe), about the use of PPC versus Organic Search. He was specifically talking about a study […]

Microsoft’s Bing Caught Copying From Rival Google

The picture says it all, but if you didn’t here the news. Google caught Bing, Microsoft’s search engine, scraping results from their site for their results pages. When they became suspicious they used a series of falsified entries in their entries and sure enough, they showed up on Bing too! Read More to see how […]

Microsoft & Facebook Team up to Make Search More Social – 4 Things You Should Know

Recently Microsoft has been creating relationships that will give their search engine Bing more market share. The deal with Yahoo and Bing that was announced earlier this year, went into effect recently and is a major consolidation of the search industry. Next up Facebook. The idea is to bring what your friends “like” on Facebook […]

A Story About the Catalyst Code

I read this book sometime ago, but was reminded of it recently when talking with a client. I was reminded of it again today when the same client told me he had taken my advice and read it! He pointed to his desk and said “can’t you see all my notes?” On his desk were […]

Developing a Search Friendly Site (video)

Yesterday I posted about Google’s Search Engine Optimization Starter Guide. If you learn better by reading check out the guide. If you learn better with videos check out this video to learn the basics of search friendly development beginning to end, including: Using Flash and JavaScript Headings and adding content Using Robot.txt files and sitemaps […]

Just Added a Comment to: Healthline Raises $14 Million to Grow Medical Search Engine

Actually there is a place for niche search engines, since they can often do a better job than the broader companies, but the trick is to get people to use them.

Five Tips for Searching with Google

Google has a lot of features that you may no know about. Here are 5 lesser know ways to google