Blog Entries From 8-digital Marketing Agency

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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Facebook acquire Friend Feed

The industry expected Google or possibly Twitter to buy friendfeed, which has been praised for its “real-time” search engine. The benifit of this type of search informs users on what is happening right now. It is thought that Facebook believes that the real money is in real-time search – and this approach could give Google
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New Domain names for brands?

Icann, the internet’s regulator has voted to relax the strict rules on  “top-level” domain names, such as .com or .uk. The decision means that companies could possibly  turn their  brands into web addresses, and individuals could use their names. Domain names will be based on any string of letters, in any script. Individuals will be
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Here’s a good article on how seo can help your business

The best way to increase your website traffic is through search engine optimization (SEO). Although it may take you months before you can see results from SEO, it is definitely worth the wait. Search engines like Google and Yahoo are getting millions of visitors every day and there are thousands of searches conducted every second.
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Microsoft and Yahoo reach deal

Bing (microsoft’s search engine) will power the search side of Yahoo and Yahoo will handle the advertising. The combination of the two business will give a better competition against Google. Ashley Highfield commented that the Bing search engine is a fresh and different approach to Google and via Yahoo will reach a wider audience sooner.
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Search Engine Optimisation for the future

When we want to find something out, these days the chances are that you go online to a search box on a webpage such as Google and wait for the results. The results that come up are based on a mixture of different factors, one of the most important being ‘keywords’. Mike Elgan, a columnist
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“Instant on” web search by Splashtop

Splashtop allows users to access email, chat with friends share photos and surf the net seconds after turining on their computer. “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
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Modern Medicine recommend SEO

We saw a recent article on modern medicine where Keith Borglum, who is a certified healthcare business consultant (CHBC) explains web has become the new Yellow Pages for people looking for healthcare providers, and doctors need to consider search engine optimisation (SEO) to get their sites ranking high in a search engine results page. Its great to
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Michael Jackson slows down Google

When the news started to break out about the death of Michael Jackson, Google feared that it was under attack as the number of people around the world searching for the latest news on the singer put immense strain on their systems. Users received an error message when searching for the latest news. The same too
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