Tag: Google

Update from John Mueller from Google – “5:09 PM It’s still up and running – the counts are being worked on. We use it on all our blogs as well :-)?” If you didn’t get the memo or have the ability to read Google’s universal mind, their free RSS and email subscription service is no longer available. Cre8asiteforums Moderator, Barry Welford, sounded the alert: Your Feedburner Subscriber Stats = 0 :should You Worry? We’re seeking alternatives to Feedburner in thatRead more…

When Google went from being just another new search engine to the search engine, I couldn’t stop comparing the company to the cartoon series, Pinky and the Brain. In my mind, the conversation between Larry and Sergey was identical to the two lab mice: Larry: “Gee Sergey, what do you want to do tonight?” Sergey: “The same thing we do every night, Larry—try to take over the world.” For the cartoon, no matter what scheme Brain devised, the world wasRead more…

This caught my attention. Google May Penalize Your Site for Having Too Many Ads published in SearchEngineWatch states Google is looking at penalizing ad heavy sites that make it difficult for people to find good content on web pages, Matt Cutts, head of Google’s web spam team, said yesterday at PubCon during his keynote session. The key point Google appears to want to make is that anything that prevents people from reading content concerns them. The article goes on toRead more…

Cligs (URL shortener) inventor, programmer, marketer and web developer, with a PhD in bacterial genetics from Cambridge University, Pierre Far aka “eKstreme”, officially announced today he has been hired by Google.com. That’s the good news. The sad news is that this means Cre8asiteforums loses its Technical Administrator and long-time Moderator. However, we’re very proud and can boast that the forums has lost two of our finest from the Cre8tive Community – John Mueller aka “johnmu” and now Pierre (not toRead more…

A guest post by an anonymous writer appeared in TechCrunch, called The Time Has Come To Regulate Search Engine Marketing And SEO.  Anytime I hear about regulating search engine marketing, I go to see the street brawl. The article focused on how evil Google, as the lKing of search engines, is. The writer makes valid points about how the search engine works and how ill advised it is to worship the Google god, because it can grant you a kingdomRead more…

When Google introduced page rank scores, the days of promoting anything because you simply liked it officially ended. Overnight, marketing became a case of “You rub my back and I’ll rub yours.” Is this working?
I don’t believe it is and I’ve never supported it because it immediately sets up conditions. Conditions segregate people. Conditions cause misunderstandings. Conditions may come with a price and then it becomes competitive, which may raise the price. By that time, marketing isn’t about what isRead more…

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