Archives Tag: Matt Cutts

Hanging out with Google Around Town

Google likes bring around everyone and meeting people face to face. You certainly will not see Larry Page or Sergey Brin hanging out at these conferences, but you will certainly see Google employees. I was talking with one Googler here at SXSW who is a UX (user experience) designer out of Google New York, and […]

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Blogger Joins Twitter

Recently, Google’s blogging platform, Blogger, joined the Twitter micro-blogging-craze. There’s been rave after rave about Twitter; Twitter-this, Twitter-that. Blogger finally joined Twitter. “We will be posting status updates, major feature announcements, and pointers to cool uses of Blogger will all show up in our Twitter account.” There are already other well-known Googlers on Twitter though, […]

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When Spammers are too Smart [for themselves]

Matt Cutts wrote a comment on his post about “fun e-mails” and thought he actually made a point which even funnier than his original post. As many have said, a picture is worth a thousand words, but in this instance, a screen shot is worth a million. If you’ve ever run a forum, blog, or […]

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Google Doesn’t Hate ALL Paid Links, Just Yours

Yet another post about paid links. I know, I know, will the madness ever stop? No way! Why would we want to not have something to talk about? Today’s topic is paid links, search rankings, and sitelinks. I’ve known about these paid links for a long time and so has Google I’m sure. In this […]

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Matt Cutts and Sex Sites

Alright, so the title is a little misleading, but check out this interview of Matt Cutts for the Google Webmaster Germany blog. The title is not completely irrelevant because Matt talks about his early exposure to the family safe filter, filtering out the porn, but Matt diggs digs into search and the future of search. […]

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Google Listens #2: Google Gmail Contacts

Case number two of when Google listens to the public. Which, I have to say, is pretty pathetic that this is only second case I’ve written about where Google has listened to the public and made a change. Look at Flock, for example, they listen, listen, listen, then change, change, change. Enough about that though. […]

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The Gmail Team Can Hear You

Sometimes it’s extremely hard for a big company to hear listen to the everyday users, more commonly known as the little people or better yet, you and me. But alas, Google has a team the really listens well. The GMail Teams listens, then it responds. Among the other hundreds, if not thousands, of support pages […]

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Join the Google Webmaster Team this Friday!

Adam Lasnik has extended an invitation for anyone with “…a phone (we’ll pay for the call), a sufficiently-modern web browser, and an internet connection…” to join the Webmaster Central group for a phone conference. This will be a great opportunity for people that may have felt unheard, to finally get their voice heard. I know […]

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Google Patents: Information Retrieval Based on Historical Data

A few days ago, Google was granted a patent (#7,346,839) that will allow the association of documents based on historical data. Here are the inventors noted for the patent, Acharya, Anurag (Campbell, CA, US) Cutts, Matt (Mountain View, CA, US) Dean, Jeffrey (Palo Alto, CA, US) Haahr, Paul (San Francisco, CA, US) Henzinger, Monika (Lausanne, […]

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SES NY 2008 Wraps Up – Good Networking, Good Conversations

SES NY 2008 has been a lot of fun. It’s been exciting to see old faces that only make it out to the conferences and it was good to get back into the party groove with everyone. Tracing back to Monday night with the Live.com Webmaster Dinner, where Ani hosted the event, I was able […]

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