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Thursday, July 26th, 2007

Duplicate Content Test – 3+ month update

Despite what the folks at Google say, establishing a site targeted at another country isn’t as easy as duplicating your site and slapping a country-specific TLD domain on it.

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Thursday, July 26th, 2007

166,000 Page Test – 3 month follow up

Against the advice of the folks at Google, we put up a medical thesaurus with over 166,000 pages (they say to limit the number of new pages to about 10,000) – and things went really well. The pages got indexed and we’ve started seeing an uptick in traffic.

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Tuesday, June 5th, 2007

The New Ask.com is Beautiful…

The new Ask.com is beautiful… There’s a ‘skins’ option under the search box that lets you change the background image of the page. The result is pretty stunning… But the question is, can you find the forest for the trees when you do a search? In playing around with it I found their blog search […]

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Tuesday, May 22nd, 2007

Differences Between Google’s ‘Universal Search’ and ‘Image Search’

While you would think Google would use what it’s learned in ranking images for image search when it presents images in it’s “Universal Search” – that’s not the case at all. Bottom line – image search results are far better than Universal Search.

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