- Rand Fishkin
Move over, Porsche. Mazda’s got a real spider car. For the second time in just a few years, Mazda has had to issue a recall for North American made Mazda6 sedans because of – yep – spiders in the engine. You know, I always knew spiders were demons sent here to destroy us. The idea that some of them thrive …
The 2011, Motor Trend named the 2012 Volkswagen Passat its Car of the Year. That generation of the Passat has been on the market for 3 years now and while winning many awards, has had its fair share of complaints as well. The majority of those complaints centered on the Passat’s 2.5-litre, inline, five-cylinder engine. For most consumer’s, the engine …
Would you ride in a car that could hit speeds up to 1,000 MPH? Most probably wouldn’t, but researchers in Britain are creating that can do just that anyway. It’s called the Bloodhound SSC, and it just passed its first test with flying colors. The team of researchers working on the Bloodhound haven’t actually created the car just yet. They’re …
Yes, you read that headline right. It does sound kind of “backwards” to me, as well.
Let me ask you something.
Twitter is always making news.
There has been a bit of discussion of late about the length of AdWords ad titles with some advertisers reporting more than 25 characters being displayed in their title.
Take a test drive of Cuil this morning; you will be surprised at what you find.
It has been a while since a new product has come out on the market in the search engine space that actually works well, and is actually fairly interesting in how they present data. Cuil was released to the public this morning, and it is truly something very cool.
What we have for you today is a double scoop, double feature and two times our regular interview spunk involving Kevin Ryan, Global Content Director for Search Engine Strategies and Search Engine Watch and Kevin Heisler, Executive Editor of Search Engine Watch.
I’ll have to say, there are a few gems in this one, so read on:
At ad:tech last week, fellow PR/new media marketing practitioner and blogger, Rohit Bhargava and I were talking about his new book, “Personality Not Included – Why Brands Lose Their Authenticity and How Great Companies Get it Back”, and he mentioned that I should send him a list of recommended reading for a new bookstore feature he’s adding to his blog.
After a recent online order confirmation, I checked the major engines to see which can link directly to the shipment tracking page by entering in the US Postal Service tracking number into the search box.
The results: Google and Windows Live tracked it. Yahoo and Ask.com returned no results. Google-powered AOL and MySpace (when searching the web through it – and MySpace IS a search engine) also didn’t return anything.