Archive for March, 2008

Amazon tells Google Teleport to shove it

Amazon, the worlds largest online retailer of books has given Google a big slap in the face over their new Teleporting site search bar. As per my previous post regarding Google’s second search bar, which was named Teleport or Teleporting, this feature provided users with a method of searching deeper within a selected website and helps Google increase revenue (as users are being exposed to more ads). This site search bar was developed under pressure from their investors to “Go back to their core business and raise revenue”.

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When is Earth Hour in Sydney held?

Just a very quick remind for those who don’t know what Earth Hour is, it is a energy saving CO2 reducing initiative by the WWF, the largest environmental government in the world. Their aim is to get everyone on earth to turn their lights off for one hour every year to save energy.

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Earth Hour in Sydney – Its time to give back

I think its time for us to give back to the earth we live on, for far too long have we been wasting resources and killing the planet. The smallest changes in our lives can affect the planet in a very big way, and to demonstrate this Earth Hour was introduced. Read more »

Find me at Adtech Sydney – Hilton Hotel

Come join me and many other online interactive marketers at Sydney’s Adtech at the Hilton Hotel on the 12th and 13th of March 2008. Read more »

A few Top SEO Firefox plugins that I use

full-v-lockup-207×300_0.jpgI am a fan of the Mozilla Firefox browser, have been for awhile and will be until some other amazing browser appears (which would probably be off the Mozilla code base anyways). Like all Firefox fans, I have a few awesome plugins which I use on every install on every computer. Most of them help with my SEO efforts and some are just play cool to use regardless. Here I will document the ones which I use primarily for my Search Engine Optimisation purposes as well as development purposes.

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Official Sync for Outlook & Google Calendar – Thank God!

I’ve been scratching my head for awhile now regarding Google calendar and how to sync it with everything else that matters (mainly Outlook since thats permanently on for me). Unfortunately, there has been no way to do this without performing some crazy hack which is usually not a 2-way sync between Outlook and Google calendar. Chances are that I am not the only one who has been having headaches over the calendar syncing issues as Google has finally decided to give us a hand by release a little program that syncs Outlook with Google calendar – Thank god!

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Google’s second search bar helps users teleport!

Google has recently (Yesterday to be exact) added a second search bar within the Search results page to help users fine tune their results. This is in hope that users can get more specific results for a broader topic. This is what Google calls “Teleporting”.

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