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Google Trends Just Became A Lot More Useful

In September of last year, Google merged Google Trends with Insights For Search into what it called the “new Google Trends.” It’s now been a year and Google is continuing to add more ways for you to follow the latest search trends. The first addition is an update to the Top Charts that was unveiled back in May. At the …

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Frequent Flyer? You’ll Be Googled A Lot By British Airways

Do you have a favorite restaurant? Do the people who work there know you by name now? I visit the Panera near work every morning to get a sandwich or pastry and an iced green tea. For the past few months, the lovely young ladies working there have an iced green tea ready for me when I walk in the …

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Google Small Business Introduces Webmaster Academy

Google just announced on its Small Business Blog a new platform to help small business owners build their Google sites, called Webmaster Academy. In a 19-step process, users can: – Learn how Google works – Make sure Google knows about your site – Influence your site’s listing in search – Create great content – Images and video – Connect with …

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Conflicting Report Shows Google Sinking, Yahoo! Rising

Earlier today, comScore numbers were leaked showing that both Google and Bing were rising slightly in market share at the combined expense of Yahoo! Now, Experian Marketing Services, a different digital information marketer, has released April search engine market share numbers that contradict that notion. Experian has Google actually losing 3.4 % of the search market share over the course …

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Glitch in Google Reviews for Places

Hamish McKenzie over at PandoDaily recently noticed an interesting “glitch” regarding how Google lists its reviews of various places in search. For example, when searching for Fior d’Italia Restaurant in San Francisco, Google initially presents 145 reviews. Though, when actually reading said reviews, only 17 are actually present. Here’s a look at the discrepancy: Even if one were to take …

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Google Announces Search Education Website

Google’s Search Blog just announced its new Search Education Website, a new platform which can help students in the classroom become better at using search while learning. Tasha Bergson-Michelson, Google Search Educator, relates a scenario to where students were able to use Google’s Search by Image tool to find out more about a picture they’d found on a website. The …

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Google Search Takes Graphs Into The Third Dimension

I have a confession to make – I hate math. Of course, as a writer, that shouldn’t be all that suprising. Most writers, as far as I understand, go into writing because we’re terrible at math and other practices that involve numbers. There was always one thing that I did like doing in math, however, and that was creating graphs. …

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Google Docs Getting Google Search Spell Check

Google Search has a pretty impressive spell check in place that lets you know if you’ve spelled a word wrong and gives you suggestions as to what word you might have been wanting to spell. Turns out the guys that run Google Docs thought this was pretty cool too as they’re bringing it to Docs. Yew Jin Lim, a software …

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Google Is Using Logic to Fight Waste With Hotel Finder

‘Hotel Finder” by Google has refined its functionality to include ‘Hotels by Travel Time’. I like it! I have to ask why they never thought to have this before. So many times i’ve booked a hotel that the search said was near my event and when I arrived, I found the two destinations were miles apart. Google has addressed this …

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