Archive for 'Google Products'

Does Google Use Social Networking Sites for Ranking?

The short answer, yes, it does — now. It didn’t earlier in the year, but today’s world, it certainly does. Here’s a short 3 minute clip from Matt Cutts explaining it.

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How to Unsubscribe from Mailing Lists in Gmail

Gmail added this feature quite a while ago, but I wanted to highlight how awesome it is. If you’ve ever subscribed to a mailing list, you may run into an issue where you can’t remember your password for that mailing list. And where it won’t let you unsubscribe, unless you have the password. Or maybe […]

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The New Google Chrome Webstore

The Google Chrome team has officially launched the Google Chrome Webstore. Head on over and take a look! http://chrome.google.com/webstore And then here is what it looks like inside the actual browser.

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Google Buzz Class Action Lawsuit

I recently received an email about the Google Buzz Class Action Lawsuit. Here’s what it says. Google rarely contacts Gmail users via email, but we are making an exception to let you know that we’ve reached a settlement in a lawsuit regarding Google Buzz (http://buzz.google.com), a service we launched within Gmail in February of this […]

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Google APIs Console

Google has a lot of APIs. There is no doubt about that. So what did Google do to make it more friendly for non-developer folks to start using them? Google has released the Google APIs Console. One of the major APIs that was added in this release is the Custom Search API. The Google Custom […]

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Google on Halloween – 2010

Google mixed it up a bit and added an image switcher today, where you can switch between five (5) different images. They focused on a Scooby Doo theme this year. Here is what the images look like [and the switcher].

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Why Clicks Don’t Match up with Google Webmaster Tools and Google Analytics

Great video by Matt about the reason behind clicks not matching up in Google Webmaster Tools and Google Analytics. The short? Server-side vs. client-side tracking are measured differently.

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Top 7 Best Gmail Logos

Here’s a line-up of what I think are the top 7 best Gmail logos or creatives ever made. Something interesting along the way of doing this research is that I noticed Google strongly out-performed both Yahoo! image search and Bing image search, by leaps and bounds. Yahoo! and Bing showed the fist two pages worth […]

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Announcing DoubleClick Ad Manager by Google

Google recently announced the DoubleClick Ad Manager, which let’s you both take control of your spending as well as help with your earning. Here is a quick overview of how the ad planner works for a publisher. First, describe your site. You can look at the thumbnail and see what others are seeing. Secondly, set […]

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Google Labs: Related Links

Last week I sent in my request to be part of the beta for Related Links, which is a product of Google Labs right now. Overall, I’m not very impressed with it. For sites that are not run on WordPress, this widget may be a good tool. But without the ability to remove the “Related […]

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