This evening I received an email from our friends at Google’s AdWords department. Anyone with an AdWords account likely received this email as well. Question I have (and many others likely is why?Read More »Upcoming AdWords Change Review of Paused Ads
General Search News
The General Search News category shows things that CarlowSEO has determined are relevant to General Search Enthusiats, It may include new things in the market, or just general news about search.
As reported by multiple channels today, a new stealth startup is preparing to take the game of travel to a whole new level. Hopper Travel, started by former Expedia employees, recently raised over $8 million in startup funding to chase their dreams of revolutionizing the search for travel information.Read More »A new search is coming… Hopper Travel
With the launch of Google+ less than 1 month ago, today marks a historic moment. They have reached the 20 million user mark. Now the question is what happens from here. Well, based on my math (which isn’t always the best), this shows two interesting trends. The first the overall adoption of social platforms as a must have thing, as well as the fact that the beat the 3 years it took Facebook to reach the same number.Read More »Google+ on the fast track to take over Facebook
Well as anyone that follows this blog knows, the concept of a single taxonomy for the web has been a topic of discussion for some time. Bing, Google, and others have joined up in the Schema.org project as we reported previously, but Google has taken it to a whole new level!Read More »Google forces taxonomy via Products
So many of you have noticed the new “Google Black”, or the re-branding of the Google SERP (search engine results page) but most never thought much of it. All of the search geeks however wondered why they would mess with something that everyone in the world wanted to imitate. The simple answer is that Google is again preparing to battle Facebook with a new service called Google +.Read More »Google +, – Realtime, all a plan?
Well leave it to one of the most revolutionary companies to new delve into the world of credit cards. Google has now launched a new campaign called “Google Wallet“. The concept is that you manage all of your credit card information on your mobile, Android device, and can use it immediately to pay for e-commerce transactions, but wait… also normal every day payments at stores!
In an era where compettion is supposed to drive business and innovation, it seems that it really has become the reason for lawyers to remain in business. The most recent example of this is the Facebook vs. Google PR Campaign.Read More »Everyone is against Google… now so is Facebook!
According to MarketWatch, Legislation was proposed in California that would mandate a means for web users to easily prevent websites from gathering their personal information is moving forward, despite intensive lobbying and opposition from some of the state’s largest Internet firms — including Facebook Inc. and Google Inc.Read More »US moving towards EU standards… Do Not Track Legislation moving forward
Almost 2 months ago CarlowSEO blogged about Google Slipping in its market share. Experian at that time was reporting on the loss of market share Google was losing to sites like Bing and Yahoo. On April 11th, Experian reported that the gap is closing even more!Read More »Google slipping even more, and Bing/yahoo getting more success!
Yesterday Google took a drastic step to reduce the amount of frivolous patent lawsuits by bidding a cool $900 million for the purchase of Nortel’s patent portfolio. This marks the first step that Google, a classically unconventional company, has taken to reduce the number of lawsuits it deals with each year over patents.Read More »How do you stop patent lawsuits… pay $900 million!