Search Engines

Is Google Making us Illiterate?

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

The following is the guest article by Dan Almond, at Piranha Internet, a  Preston SEO Company. If you want an awesome guest article like this, join our guest blogging platform MyBlogGuest.com Since 2004 Google has been in widespread use, and there are now generations of people who have grown up using ...

Searching Google… by Author!

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

[Update: This trick seems to have been discontinued] It is amazing how many new things we may discover in very familiar services by just experimenting... I've been using Google for ages and I am quite familiar with its advanced operators but I just discovered a new one a couple of week ...

SEOsmarty Named #10 Most Popular SEO Blog by Wikio

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

I was contacted by the representative of the most popular (I guess) European information portal and news aggregator - Wikio. The good news is that SEOsmarty.com was ranked #10 among most popular blogs in the SEO category according to Wikio. The weird news is that SEJ is not ranked in top 20 ...

How to Ghost-Google: Searching Google without Google to Know about You

Friday, September 4th, 2009

There can be several reasons why a search marketing professional would want to be "ghost-googling" (i.e. searching Google without Google to know you are searching it): He/She may want to see absolutely "fair" results (not influenced by his/her recorded browsing preferences, territory, etc); He/She may want to be served "non-targeted" Google ads; He/She ...

New Study by Reliable-SEO: Google Personalized Search

Friday, October 31st, 2008

Personalized search is one of the controversial Google's babies: first, it might sound great that you are supposed to be given just what you want (on the other hand, it is still questionable the machine can know better what I am up to); secondly, personalized search has become the real ...

My Google’s Addiction : Sorry Guys, but I Do Love Google Search

Thursday, June 5th, 2008

Recently it occurred to me that I not only use Google search to find information. Google is able to instantly answer many more of my daily questions and fulfill some of my daily tasks. I feel that Google search is making me addicted to it and at the same time ...

Enhanced Image Search – What Is It Like?

Monday, May 19th, 2008

I mainly search for images online when I need a web design inspiration or if I want to decorate a post of mine. Some recent image search engines and search engine applications seem really impressive to me. They offer a wide variety of interfaces, filtering and sorting options that I ...