Kickstarter Unveils New #Tags to Track Project Trends

Kickstarter Unveils New #Tags to Track Project Trends

By Josh Wolford January 25, 2013

Kickstarter wants to make it easier for potential backers to find specific types of projects and browse projects pertaining to certain themes. They also want to be able to display which types of projects are trending on the site at …

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Yahoo’s Handling of Authority
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Google Explains Meta Tags
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Moderator: Danny Sullivan, Editor-in-Chief, Search Engine Land

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Unavailable After: Google Plans New Meta Tag

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Some New Tags To Play With
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HighRankings.com’s Jill Whalen broke some interesting news about tags webmasters can use to control how their content is shown in Google results. The information comes from Dan Crow, director of crawl systems at Google, speaking at the Search Engine Marketing New England event in Rhode Island.

Google Docs Drops In Folders
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The updated Google Docs & Spreadsheets offers folders for organizing documents, along with a few new enhancements.

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Google On Making Use Of Robots Meta Tags

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