Monthly Archives: October 2007 - Page 2

Multilingual Search publishes the Global Search Report 2007

Well the first version of the Multilingual Search Global Search Report 2007 has been released as a free PDF. It does not cover all of the globe but I promis you that it will get larger the next time it get’s out there.

It is an annual compilation of search engine usage and PPC statistics from countries around the world. The aim is to point out that there is live out-side of the US/UK markets.

Nordic eMarketing even played some role in it, in behalf of Iceland. Go and get it it’s free!

Google Universal Search, makes traditional SEO littlebit harder

Until recently you needed some 5 URLS and good SEO knowledge to rank well and “own” the top ten results on Google, but by introducing “Google Universal Search” Google has made this littlebit harder, actually much harder. Because now SERPs might return not only text results, but also images, news, videos and other material that relates accordig to Google to your search query.

Now companies serious about their online precience need to take advantage of those different search result mediums and think of search results in much broader terms than “only” text.

How not to use ePR – Online PR

I resently came across this blogg post on “6 PR disasters from late 2006 to the present” great stories about the worst PR disasters in 2006 to this date. Fun read for anyone that is doing PR on the internet.

Check it out: http://rbdrodeo.com/2007/06/29/6-pr-disasters-from-late-2006-to-the-present/

I really like the “Microsoft Vista bribes bloggers” story.

The “nevers” of online activities

Have you seen Here are some escape-reports.com? Go there! Here are some NEVERS of online activites in the UK.

93% of Britons have never done any buying and selling of shares online
35% have never listened to music online
73% have never downloaded podcasts (or was it vodcasts)
50% have never done any online banking (and this 2007)
60% have never downloaded music legally (90% never illegally)
43% have never surfed the internet for banking and finance information

Great site with stats on at least 8 or 10 countries including UK, Sweden and Denmark to mention few