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Monarch Pleased With Google Custom Search

Monarch Pleased With Google Custom Search

By Doug Caverly December 7, 2007

This development won’t give Google the right to brag about “service fit for a king”; Google has, however, impressed Monarch Airlines with its Custom Search Business Edition.

Google Maps Supports Custom Icons
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“See, you take a left at the green balloon, then a right at the red one, then make a U-turn at the yellow balloon . . .”  Not the best way to give (or get) directions, huh?  So Google Maps has added support for users’ custom icons.

Sponsored Content Hosting and Renting Subdomains
Ads becoming content is not only true from a thin affiliate site perspective, but also on larger more traditional ad buys. Selling content hosting is going mainstream.

$100 a Year for Google Site Search

I have been travelling so it took me a little while to write about Google Custom Search Business Edition. The name is a mouthful (sounds like the name of one of IBM’s products) but the price won’t give you indigestion—just $100 annually for up to 5,000 pages. So what should a Web site owner think about this offering?

Google Custom Search – All NoFollow
Google prevents indexing of Google Custom Search blog informs Rusty Brick. The code includes:

Yahoo Alpha Goes Beta
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This isn’t a typo: Yahoo!7 is running the search Alpha beta Down Under, offering a customizable start page people can equip with content modules from Yahoo’s properties and others.

How is a Custom Blog Better Than a Free One?

This is the 2nd in a ten part series.

Google Custom Search Engine Gets Supplemental Results

The Google Custom Search Engine Blog has informed that Google has added supplemental results to the results displayed in Google Custom Search Engines.

Improve Your Site and Win More Customers

Most often, even successful websites can be improved to increase performance. Let alone their less successful brethren. How do you improve your already functioning website smartly?

The Week in SEO

I come across a lot of good articles each week that I never get to mention, so I thought I’d join some of the other bloggers in the seo community and offer a few links. I’ve hesitated to do this in the past, because I imagine you’ll already have seen some of these, but I decided to give it a shot and see how it goes.

Identifying Sites with Poor Quality

WebmasterWorld has a nice thread going about 25 signals of crappy sites. Fribble starts the thread with the notion that we spend a lot of time looking for signals of quality. But it’s also useful to look at the inverse. It’s a pretty good list, and forum members chip in a few other good ideas.

Google Custom SEs Another Trust Source

Recently Bambi Fransisco asked Googler Peter Norvig about using wikis in search, in response to Wikia’s search threat.

Custom Domain Names Catch On At Blogger

Google’s Blogger just got a lot more flexible: It will now support custom domain names for your blog. “We’ll continue to host all your content as before, but it will be displayed at your new address,” promises a post at Blogger Help.

Spry: Custom Columns

A few days ago I posted a link to a few new Spry demos including one that shows how to build custom columns in Spry.

Google Custom Search: My search, My results

Wouldn’t it be great to use a search engine that shows results tailored to what you want and what you need?

Custom Web Controls for ASP.NET Apps

Custom web controls for your ASP.NET application are a brilliant way to separate, reuse and “refactor” your code pieces. In that sense I consider myself to be a control freak and that’s a good thing!

AdSense Now Offers Site Target Options

Jennifer Slegg informs us that Google has added new custom targeting channels for AdSense publishers. The new option allows AdSense users to label different ad units on their site, and allows AdWords advertisers to see this units and select them for their ads.