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Lasting SEO

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Sep 13, 2012 Search News Comments are off

Search engine optimization is changing for the better. In the past the website with the best SEO specialist would show up first meaning that the search results were a list of who was willing to pay the most to be at the top of the heap. This was great for SEO firms, but not great for their customers or the users searching the web.

This is a great opportunity for local businesses to level the playing field with their larger competition and capture customers online.


Facebook Looks at Search

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Sep 12, 2012 Search News, Social Networking Comments are off

In a recent interview with Mike Arrington at Techcrunch Disrupt, Mark Zuckerberg stated, "Facebook is pretty uniquely positioned to answer a lot of questions people have."

While this is nothing new as far as general trends in search are concerned. This is one of the more direct statements from Facebook to date. Microsoft started using Facebook data some time ago to help improve the search relevancy of their bing search engine and Google is doing the same thing with their new Google+ social network. The general idea is that if you know the interests of the searchers peer group, you can use that information to create a more targeted list of results to that individual.


Kevin Bacon in Search

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Sep 11, 2012 Search News 2 Comments

It is not often that we find a new use for Google's Search Engine, but one that started showing up recently that we noticed is Google's new Bacon Number Tool. This tool works by typing the words "Bacon Number" before the name of any actor or actress.