If you are a site owner or builder or designer who isn’t taking a mobile audience into consideration with your site, you may find the search engines routing traffic for mobile users around your pages. A new patent application from Microsoft shows concern for mobile friendly sites and one way that could be done. We … Read more Reranking Search Results Based Upon Mobile Friendly Sites
In part one of this post, I described the acquisition of dMarc by Google and asked how the joining together of these two companies might result in something innovative. In this second part, I intend to look a little closer at the technology that dMarc brings to this joining of forces. It seems that most … Read more Google, dMarc, and Targeted Radio Advertising, Part Two
On today’s front page of the dMarc (internet archive link) web site, we see the message: Google plans to extend targeted, measurable advertising to the broadcast space. Even as you read this, our engineers and executives are working to seamlessly integrate dMarc’s technologies and operations to offer AdWords advertisers a broad suite of digital broadcast … Read more Google, dMarc, and Targeted Radio Advertising, Part One
Update (2008-4-13) – It’s nice when an old post gets pointed to because of recent changes and developments. The official Google Webmaster Central Blog has a new post co-written by Jayant Madhavan and Alon Halevy about technology that they’ve “recently been experimenting with,” in Crawling through HTML forms. It looks like the promise of Transformic’s … Read more Google’s Quiet Acquisition of Transformic, Inc.
One of the advantages that the web brings to many small businesses, and freshly starting businesses is that their owners can conduct business without having to be located in a highly populated area, and without paying an expensive rent or purchase price for a choice retail location. Yet location still matters on the web for … Read more Location Still Matters on the Web: Types of Location Information