On the subject of Google

February 14, 2016

On October 31st, 2014 wrote on the subject of SEO.

Google, Penguins, and Unintended Consequences »

Changes to the status quo will often have unexpected and far-reaching results; so said Robert K Merton in his Law of Unintended Consequences back in 1936. Changes that are made by governing bodies and organisers to complex structures are almost unavoidably likely to have an impact on uninvolved bystanders; such is the nature of any […]

On October 24th, 2014 wrote on the subject of Reputation Management,SEO.

All You Need to Know About Google Sitelinks and Mini Sitelinks »

For some time Google has shown a number of sitelinks under some of its search results. In 2009 they expanded on this system and introduced mini sitelinks, also known as one line sitelinks. So what are sitelinks? And what is the difference between normal sitelinks and mini sitelinks? Sitelinks The older form of sitelink appears […]

On October 1st, 2014 wrote on the subject of E-commerce,Reputation Management.

Google Trusted Stores Now Open In The UK »

In 2012, Google launched its Trusted Stores program in the USA. Now, the search engine has opened the program to UK retailers, aimed at creating a better shopping experience for both consumers and eCommerce websites. What is Google Trusted Stores? Google Trusted Stores is a program that is beneficial to both consumers and eCommerce sites. […]

On December 17th, 2013 wrote on the subject of Industry News,Inspiration,Internet,Web Technology.

Good Guy Google – Nine Awesome Things Google Have Done That You Didn’t Even Know About »

Love them or hate them, almost all of us these days use Google as our default search engine, and for increasingly other services beyond that, from email to analytics, document storage to translation. Some strange few even use their social media offerings. But are Google ‘good’ as a company? There is plenty of deserved criticism […]

[Infographic] – Which search engine holds the most weight? »

Google, Google, Google…it’s all we talk about, it’s (possibly) all we care about in terms of SEO ranking and PPC ads, and some might say they even live in fear of it (you know, since the big bad Panda updates). One thing we can’t argue with however, is its resourcefulness; it has “everything” one could […]

On July 12th, 2011 wrote on the subject of Industry News,Social Media.

Why Google Plus will fail »

Google+ launched a couple of weeks ago, and now the dust has started to settle on what is Google’s most important project to date outside of search. So how will + be received and what are the chances of long-term success? Launching a social network is always going to be tough, even tougher when your […]

On May 13th, 2011 wrote on the subject of Datadial,Internet,Off Topic,Software,Technology,Web Technology.

Does anyone else find Google this annoying? »

Did you mean…/search instead for…? YES, of course I meant that! – And If I left a vowel or a connective out because unlike you I am not a robot & I like to use computer-speak, then so be it. The bottom line is you knew what I meant – so did you have to […]

Slightly immoral and unethical ways companies might use Google Adwords to generate business… »

In July 2010, ‘Goldtrail holidays‘ a British tour operator, collapsed leaving thousands of holidaymakers abroad when it went into administration. It took no time at all for fellow tour operators to see this as a great way to generate business. ‘EasyJet’, ‘Fly Thomas Cook’ and ‘Sunwings’ were but some of a few who cottoned onto […]