Last December NetApplications reported that Google Chrome had around 4.4% marketshare, according to the data I can see throug the web analytics on my sites this sounds about right, for International sites it is around that figure but for my home country it’s little less, or around 4%
Google is giving 20.000.000 USD to charities, as the year 2010 will be very hard on charities Google is giving some 20 million USD to various charities. On the list they are sending out (Current list of intended recipients) there are some 30+ charities such as
Boys and Girls Clubs
CARE, Mothers Matter
World Wildlife Fund, Natural Capital Project
African Institute for Mathematical Sciences
Been looking at a way to compare Google Analytics and Yahoo Web Analytics and was pointed towards a post at Insightr. Little bit like them my company helps clients using various analytics tools and like them we are constantly being asked about the difference between them.
Nordic eMarketing has been working with Google Analytics for a long time as well as being a pioneer member of the Yahoo Web Analytics Consultant Network (YWACN), we were a part of the first patch selected. Our Analytics clients use a mixture of Google Analytics, Omniture Site Catalyst, WebTrends, Teljari (Local player) and Yahoo Web Analytics, with the majority of new businesses adopting either GA or YWA.
Here is a great article on this matter, Should you go Google or Yahoo?
Since last summer, Google has changed its algorithm so that search results now automatically include relevant local results. For many businesses this is an important feature that can increase the amount of visitors to their web site and also the overall awareness of their website without paying for it.
If your services or products are listed on Google Map, your businesses offers, that are relevant to a special area of searched keyword, will be listed on page one above the first regular result. People will also see the exact address of you businesses and users’ reviews about your products and services. Read more »
Five years ago, Yahoo engineers wrote about TrustRank, an algorithm used to fight spam in the search results. TrustRank works in such way that it semi-automatically separates trustworthy and good quality pages from spam.
Spam-pages get higher-than-deserved rankings in a search engine’s results and today any professional SEO optimizers, Google or any other search engine uses Trust Rank or similar techniques against spam. Read more »
Google has finally lifted the lid on its search engine update, nicknamed “Caffeine” by those closest to it. The new engine will be replacing old faithful and should be much quicker that “old” Google and start showing real time results. This could bring Bing back in the shade and Twitter becomes a second runner up. These updates should secure Google as the dominant search engine. Read more »