What we searched for in 2013

Google has shared what we searched for in 2013, especially useful if like me you have a short memory. Among the highlights – the royal baby – equal marriage – Pope Francis – the death of Paul Walker – Nelson Mandela. Funny how a year can be condensed into 1 minute and 31 seconds.

Creating content that Google search will love

So many people still believe with the web that build and they will come, they wont. Build with great quality content, they might. Build with great quality content promoted via an integrated search, social and email strategy then you are more sure of success. This is a great infographic that shows that investing in original quality … More Creating content that Google search will love

The Cuil new search engine… but how Cuil is it?

I noticed a large number of ‘Tweets‘ from my Twitter feed about a new search engine called ‘Cuil’ which has been created by former employees of Google, and for some a possible threat to Google’s dominance. The Google association has without doubt helped feed the publicity for what otherwise could have just passed as just … More The Cuil new search engine… but how Cuil is it?

Google asks are you in the Knol

Google have launched Knol, trumpted as a potential threat to Wikipedia, though for me more another source of information (as part of an information mix) and opportunity for individuals and organisations to demonstrate and share their knowledge and specialities. For companies, organisations and individuals, Knol offers a huge opportunity. A chance for them to show that … More Google asks are you in the Knol

Is Bebo better than Facebook? Creating a profile network

As part of my research into social networks I recently joined Bebo, a social network popular in the UK and in particular among younger people. After being an avid Facebook user for some time I wasn’t overwhelmed by the service, however added my profile details and added a link to the page to my homepage … More Is Bebo better than Facebook? Creating a profile network