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Insight Into Google Via Press Release Analysis

Would it surprise you to know that Google has dedicated less and less attention to “search” over the years?  Conversely, the company’s talking more about “revenue.”  These, anyway, are the conclusions that one might draw using Philipp Lenssen’s Google Press Release Analyzer.

Google Adwords Expanded Broad Match

Be careful when using broad match keywords in a Google adWords campaign.

The Best of SMX

Don’t have time to read our extensive SMX Advanced coverage? We still want you to be able to get something out of the conference, so here’s the best of SMX Advanced, from tips to soundbites and everything in between.

Rank Checker Tool from SEOmoz

SEOmoz has many tools and information that is extremely useful for SEOs. They have added another valuable tool for your rank building efforts, it is called Rank Checker.

New Google Toys

First, Google comes out about their video fingerprinting tool (we mentioned it earlier this week)

(via Barry Schwartz at SEL)

Judging Keyword Competition

No I am not talking about the infamous Google Page Rank meter. I am talking about the newer search volume meter shown inside Google’s External Keyword Tool.

Google Releases PowerPoint Preview Tool
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Let the debate begin (again): is Google attempting to overthrow Office?  The Mountain View-based search engine company has just rolled out an option within Gmail that lets users look at PowerPoint attachments.

Web Sites Marketing Tool For Restaurants

Close to nine in 10 U.S. restaurants now have Web sites and most view their sites as a marketing tool, according to an AIS Media study.

Web Sites Marketing Tool For Restaurants
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Google Book Search Tool May Madden Microsoft

Everyone knows that Google and Microsoft are rivals, but the first area of competition that comes to mind does not involve books.  Nonetheless, the two appear to be at it again, and it seems as if Google is readying a new tool for attack.

Niche & Trend Tool List

There has been some useful posts of late that discuss the pracitical methods to get started at developing a new site or blog specifically for affiliate marketing. In particular Aaron Wall discusses practical tips for starting a new site and Dosh Dosh looks at choosing the right blog niche.

Accidental Clicks Not Always Fatal
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Inadvertently hitting an AdSense ad with a mouse click doesn’t mean the end of the world for a site publisher.

Microsoft Releases Popfly Mashup Tool

Microsoft has just released “Popfly.” This tool, and community, lets you build a TwitterVision in literally a few minutes (mashup various stuff from various Web services like Twitter, Flickr, Virtual Earth, etc).

Top 10 Free SEO tools

Have you ever wondered which are the best free SEO tools available on the Internet?  Well here is my top ten list, so listen closely. 

MySpace Launches Tool To Fight Infringement

MySpace has launched a new copyright protection tool in an effort to combat infringing video content. The tool called "Take Down Stay Down" prevents users from re-posting videos that have been previously removed at the request of copyright owners.

Yahoo Keyword Inventory Tool on Life Support

If you’re a fan of the YSM Keyword Selector Tool (aka Overture Inventory Tool), I have good news and bad news for you. Yahoo Search Marketing is no longer supporting the tool, but the company is planning an update to the information.

Here’s part of the email I received from them…

Nielsen Unveils Video Measurement Tool

Nielsen//NetRatings has introduced VideoCensus, a syndicated online video measurement service that combines panel and census research along with data on audience size, demographics, engagement as well as competitive activity.

MediaSense Blog Measurement Tool Debuts

Umbria and PR Newswire have partnered on the launch of MediaSense Blog Measurement, for use by clients seeking insight into the buzz around their brands on the Internet.

Google’s New “Claim Your Content” YouTube Tool

Google’s at it again – after registering a whole slew of domains, the company has announced a fresh effort to keep copyrighted content off YouTube.  Dubbed "Claim Your Content," the program may be up and running soon.

Demo of Google’s Powerpoint-like Tool
Tonic Systems has a demo of their TonicPoint presentations software, the software Google has just purchased to become its presentations software. Enjoy!

SES: Promote Your Site With Wikipedia
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If you check out the Google search results for most terms, you’ll find Wikipedia at or near the top of the list.

Technorati Acquires Personal Bee

Mashable is reporting Technorati has acquired citizen journalism site The Personal Bee. Not familiar with The Personal Bee, me neither, so let’s take a look at what they say they do…

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