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Google Apps Education Edition Spreads South

It’s been horribly hot lately, so I’m guessing that Google’s secret network of weather machines isn’t yet up and running.  But the search giant is bringing a sort of relief to five of America’s southern colleges; the universities will receive Google Apps Education Edition.

Education Popular Topic With Online Teens

Ninety-six percent of U.S. teens and tweens with online access use social networking functions, such as chatting, text messaging, blogging and visit online communities such as Facebook and MySpace according to new study by the National School Boards Association and Grunwald Associates.

This Is Your Brain On Wi-Fi…

It’s comforting (in a morbid, misery-loves-company-kind-of-way) that educational systems in other countries have problems. We hear a lot about Asia kicking our butts, especially in math and science, but we don’t hear of jolly old England’s technophobic teachers very often.

Google Extends Apps To Non-Profits

Registered non-profit organizations in the United States will be able to use the Google Apps Education Edition for their communication needs.

Microsoft, Houghton Mifflin Help Kids

When you read about publishers on WebProNews, it tends to be because Google’s doing something with them.  This time, however, Houghton Mifflin is in the news, and it’s Microsoft, not Google, with which the company has been associated.

Double Dipping in Google’s Organic Results

Subdomain Spam

Since Google has been over-representing site authority in their relevancy algorithms many sites like eBay have begun abusing the hole with the use of infinite subdomains. These techniques not only effect branded search results, but also carry over to many other competitive keywords. 

Michigan Schools Get Google Apps For Education

Google occasionally works out deals with individual universities, but it appears that the search engine company is starting to think big.  Not Texas-big, perhaps, but Michigan-big.  It’s in this latter state that Google intends to roll out Google Apps for Education.

Interview with Web Analyst Ravi Pathak

Continuing my series of interviews with Web Analysts here is an interview with Ravi Pathak.

SEMPO SEO Training Levels Up

Coming off a successful debut of their Fundamentals of Search Marketing course, the training arm of the Search Engine Marketing Professional Organization has its Advanced SEO class up and running.

Interview with Web Analyst Jaisri Chety

Continuing my series of Interviews with Analysts, here is my interview with Jaisri Chety.

What is your current position and the name of the company you work for?

I am working at present in Tesco.com as Asst. Manager (Insight)

How long have you been working in Web Analytics?

Usability and SEM Virtual Education Opportunities
Learn from your living room or heck, just stay in bed. The following are some educational and information opportunties coming up in the user centered design, human factors and search marketing industries.

Human Factors

Interview with Web Analyst Michael Notte

Continuing my series of Interview with Analysts, here is my interview with Michael Notte.

What is your current position and the name of the company you work for?

Interview with Web Analyst Adam Berlinger

Continuing my series of Interview with Analysts, here is my interview with Adam Berlinger.

What is your current position and the name of the company you work for?

Web Metrics Analyst at Deloitte and Touche

How long have you been working in this field?

I have been working in Web Analytics field for a total of about 4-5 Years. I have been at my current job at Deloitte for 2 year.

Yahoo! Gives The Gift Of Education

Instead of dolling out thousands of dollars worth of gifts that high-end customers will never use, Yahoo! has taken a philanthropic approach to holiday gift giving.

Google Offers To Educate Egypt

The Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education is getting a helping hand, courtesy of Google. The search engine giant is going to provide the ministry with Google Apps for Education, which will allow it to access “innovative email, instant messaging, and calendaring, with accounts on your school’s domain, all for free.”

Health Sites Reap October Search Crops

If companies as a whole have been slow to adopt search marketing, certain sectors may want to reconsider and reallocate their budgets. Health and Medical websites, for example, received 43.5% of their traffic last week from search engines, according to Hitwise.

Career Training With Continuing Education

Career training is something many individuals seek through continuing education.

Oracle Appcasts

I talked about Oracle Podcasting in a previous post. They now have a more Applications oriented podcast available called Oracle Appcasts.

Yahoo!, Wikipedia Lead Educational Search

The Internet continues to evolve into an all-encompassing experience, as a place to shop, to entertain, to communicate, and, as Nielsen/NetRatings reports, a place to educate yourself. In September, sites like Wikipedia and Yahoo! Education enjoyed traffic surges representing nearly a third of the active Internet population.

E Learning: Why Choose Online Education?

The Internet boom is far from over, although it has been taking a slightly different slant in the past few years; hardly surprising as technologies advance and trends change.

Wal-Mart Heir, Education Benefactor, Dies In Plane Crash

John Walton, 58, crashed in an experimental homemade aircraft shortly after takeoff in Wyoming.

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