Blog Entries From 8-digital Marketing Agency

Google buy mobile Ad company

Google has agreed a deal to purchase mobile advertising company Admob. The deal has cost Google £449m in stock allowing Google to take advantage of opportunities in the booming market for mobile devices. Admob’s platform focuses on adverts for small devices such as iphone and blackberry. Google has the android phone and may well plan
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Free Google sat-nav

With the announcement of Google’s new sat-nav technology which promises free real-time, turn-by-turn directions for people to follow on their phones using Google Maps – we feel its more important then ever to get your Google Local listings up to date. The potential of real time search results and this application is huge. Just imagine driving
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Instant on

“Search is the tip of the iceberg in being able to offer a lot of different web services, but when you think about where people spend their time online, it’s in search,” Mr Bottoms, senior director of product management, told BBC News. Mr Bottoms said the company estimated that by the end of this year,
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Twitter ‘costs businesses £1.4bn’

A recent report by IT group Morse says on average 40 minutes per week are spent on social networking sites such as twitter.  The survey was carried out with 1460 office workers. Although some businesses might see this in a negative light, we see it differently. Perhaps if a survey was carried out to see
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Tweet & Search – Change is here

Do you tweet yet? If not get an account and begin – real time search is going to be essential in search engine optimisation. Twitter has signed deals with Google and Microsoft to put messages into search indexes. This means messages could appear in Bing and Google as search results almost as soon as they
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GOOG. Profits Rocket…

Google has reported its highest quarterly profit, suggesting that the internet advertising market is bouncing back from the recession. Shares of GOOG are at a 52-week high of $535 a share Google reported net profit of $1.64bn (£1bn) between July and September, up 27% on the same period a year ago. “The worst of the
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YouTube – More then just a video site

Video sharing site You Tube (which is owned by Google) has announced that they are receiving over one billion hits per day! The co founders said when they started You Tube: “We wanted to create a place where anyone with a video camera, a computer, and an internet connection can share their life, art, and
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Google Wave – The new kid on the block!

Google is about to launch its latest product developed by the same team who brought us Google Maps. What is Google Wave? It’s not that easy to explain, think about trying to describe facebook to someone 10 years ago and you will know where I’m coming from. Anyway I’ll give it ago: Google Wave is
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Microsoft increasing search market share

Microsoft’s share of the search engine market has grown from 8.9% to 9.3% since July 2009 in the US. News affected shares for Google and Bing. In the UK searches on Bing increased by 5% while Google searches were down by 1.7%. The news is worth listening to, however Google is still far ahead with
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Google is building a new future

Google has allowed use of its forthcoming updated search engine – which is being nicknamed ‘Caffeine’ by the industry. It is designed to add speed, accuracy and more comprehensive search results for the user. It comes just months after Microsoft announced Bing – and expects are suggesting that it could kick Bing to the curb.
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