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Adwords For Mobile

Google are testing out Adwords for mobile phones, called Mobile Ads: “Mobile ads are shorter text-based AdWords ads that appear when users search Google from a mobile device. Send users to your mobile web page, or offer them the option to connect to your business phone after clicking on your ad.“ The available countries are United States, the United Kingdom, …

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Digg Doing A DMOZ?

They start off with good intentions. Well, we’re sure they start off with good intentions. Then they preach the philosophy that it’s all wide-open, anyone can join in, a true democratic utopia with few rules, no hierarchy, and no masters. It’s nonsense, of course. It doesn’t work in the real world, and it doesn’t work online. Soon enough, people take …

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Gambling, Internet Law, Jurisdiction, Hypocrisy

If you’re interested in any of the above, then SEOBlackhat has the post for you. There are so many issues here. While it may be a public good to limit gambling, or at least, be able to manage any downside, how does this translate to the internet? If one country houses a gambling site, another country processes the credit card …

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The “What’s Danny Sullivan Going To Do Next” Competition

The Search Industry is relatively free of earth-moving shake-ups of epic proportions, which gives industry hacks like me very little to write about, except meta tags, and such. But when a guy who defined the industry for so long leaves his post and writes a travel blog, that’s big. Danny’s not really writing a travel blog. Well, he is, but …

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We’re Searching…Hold Please…

You’ve got Google, Yahoo and MSN, but you can’t be ‘arsed using any of them. What do you do? You could turn to ChaCha, an entirely new search engine that employs human guides to search for you – an idea so insane it’s either going to make the founders millions, or it’s going to go absolutely nowhere. My first impression …

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