Wikia Search Launches With Google in Its Sights

January 7, 2008
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Declaring that Internet search is currently broken, Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales is trying to fix it. And he wants your help. After several months of development and acquisitions to assemble the infrastructure needed to build a viable search engine, Wikia…

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Most Googled words in China

January 6, 2008
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The names of three banks and the word “stocks” beat “sex” to become four of the most Googled words in China last year, according to a Google China list seen on Thursday. China Merchants Bank, Industrial and Commercial Bank of…

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Google to take on Wikipedia

December 18, 2007
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US Search engine giant Google is to launch its own version of online encyclopaedia Wikipedia in a bid to increase its stranglehold over online advertising revenue Google is building its own version of communally-constructed online encyclopaedia Wikipedia, which consistently ranks…

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Google’s fastest rising overall search terms of 2007

December 18, 2007
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Technology queries dominated the list of fastest rising overall search terms of 2007.Unsurprisingly, Facebook topped the list in a year when the social-networking site gained critical mass and snowballing membership. It was followed by video-sharing site YouTube, and competing social…

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Google reveals top searches in 2007

December 18, 2007
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Gadgets, celebrities and strange diets top Google’s list,for the first time, the internet search giant has produced a city-by-city list of the most Googled words across the UK. Google by area: Farnborough inhabitants are looking for love while London seeks…

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Matt Cutts of Google Reveals SEO Secrets

December 11, 2007
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Recently, a conference was held in Las Vegas, the Publishers Conference (pubcon.com). Lots of discussion around search marketing and opportunities to generate traffic and business online: Link building, universal search, local search, social search, personalized search, web 2.0, social media…

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Google, Yahoo, Microsoft competition heats up at Christmas

November 28, 2007
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Maybe it’s a symptom of Christmas shopping fever, but the struggle between Google, Yahoo and Microsoft for Internet Advertising dollars seems to be hitting a new high. Google, the top dog in the online advertising kennel, taking part of the…

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Marketing in the era of Google, Viral and Search Marketing

November 24, 2007
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As anyone who has a product they can sell through a website will know, Marketing plays a vital part in reaching out to an audience. It’s all very well having the best product in the world, but if no-one knows…

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Google shares ‘set to reach $900′

November 24, 2007
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Google shares are set to reach $900, boosted by Credit Suisse, which has raised its target price from $800 to $900 due to anticipated growth over the coming five years in online advertising. Google’s shares rose by more than five…

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Harris poll shows internet popularity

November 24, 2007
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A new poll from market research firm Harris Interactive shows that computer usage in the US has increased more than any other kind of leisure time activity. This means that there are more Americans online, more often, spending money and…

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