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Monday, May 17, 2010

Search Snippets | Weekly Search Engine Wrap – 17th May 2010

Posted by @ 4:27 am

Every week we sift through the quagmire of news, tips and releases that happen across the search engine marketing world to keep you informed.

Unfortunately, we can only capture a limited amount of all the events that are creating buzz. So to ensure you don’t miss a “beat” we’ve launched Search Snippets – this weekly wrap, which will provide a quick summary on more news, events and tips with links direct to the sources.

And without further ado – here’s this week’s snippets.

  • News:

Google Chrome Powered Netbook in Two Weeks?

The first Google Chrome OS powered netbook is due to be unveiled next week. This is Google official launch into the OS market.

Can Twitter Alone Help A New Site Get Indexed?

We’ve tried it and someone claims its possible, but read this discussion to see what the community believes. (webmasterworld)

Google to offer encrypted search next week

Google promising search encryption to combat fall out of recent privacy blunder.

Why Google’s Redesign Could Be Good News for Social Marketers

The team at Search Engine Journal explore how Google’s hotly discussed SERP redesign is a welcome enhancement for social marketers.

Google Promoting “Internet Stats” Site

After launching its UK Internet Stats last September, Google has re-unveiled its US counterpart.

Google Defines Semantic Closeness as a Ranking Signal

Bill Slawski, the search patent guru, discusses the idea behind Google’s latest patent approval, and its potential impact on the ranking algo.

Springo Search Joins Google, Yahoo, And Bing

Is there room for another search engine? The founders of new search engine Springo believe so. And it’s the tools that make all the difference – apparently.

Google: Understanding the web to find short answers and “something different”

Google unveils new enhancements to help find facts and “something different”

Google Webmaster Central Adds Even More Query Data

Google have further enhanced their recent improvements to the webmaster area by adding further search query data.

  • Tools & Tips:

Is your site ranking rank? Do a site review – Part 2 (SEM 101)

This latest post in the SEM 1010 series from Bing, they look at what might be preventing you from ranking where you should be.

The Giant List Of Keyword Tools

An awesome list of various tools to help with your keyword research.

36 More SEO Myths That Won’t Die But Need To

SEO is filled with many myths and fallacies. This post will help you find the “truth”.

Crucial WordPress Plugins for Competitive Business Blogs

A vital list of plugins for your wordpress business blog

Rene LeMerle Rene is the marketing manager of - a global search engine marketing company. He also leads the marketing for - a web 2.0 style community for online and digital marketers. Rene has been in the industry since 1997 with much of that time spent helping businesses embrace the best of the internet and digital world.

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