Category Archives: search

Retirement Information at Retire USA


Retire USA is growing as a helpful source of retirement information for the USA.    As always the challenges of creating and maintaining a large website were underestimated, but I think the final product is starting to come together nicely … Continue reading

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Google Custom Seach Engine = Brilliant! CSE Troubleshooting Tips


The Google Custom Search allows a simple addition of code to your site that creates a customized search engine run by Google.   This is often added via your adsense account (under ads / search) and it is a brilliant … Continue reading

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Affiliate West Summit Contest from Shoemoney


Dear Staff of Shoemoney (SOSs), Shoemoney, and fellow Affiliate Americans – Honestly you probably will not  and probably should not  choose me for the Shoemoney Affiliate Summit West Contest. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a pretty good guy, fun to hang … Continue reading

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Tweets in Space from Nasa


I’ve been writing a lot lately about Twitter for many reasons, but I think two very good examples of why Twitter represents a key social media breakthrough are the upcoming Twitter tweets from space by NASA astronaut Mark Polansky and … Continue reading

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KFC Coupon from Oprah


Update:   Yes, the KFC Coupon story is growing in complexity, nuance, and good old KFC chicken tastiness. OK, so this KFC Chicken post is partly an  examination of the rise of Oprah’s Online  Omnipresence, partly a helper for my fellow … Continue reading

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Google’s Amoral Greatness?


Update:  A Googley View of the matter:   Google speaketh o Copyrights Often the weekend brings the best internet philosophy discussions and one is brewing today about whether Google is the good or bad guy in the content equation.    The … Continue reading

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Twitter’s Discovery Engine: The End of Civilization As We Know It.


Sure it’s too early to know how the advent of “Social Media” will revolutionize the internet landscape but it will *certainly* revolutionize the online experience dramatically.     It’s been slowly happening for some time – perhaps 2 years or so – … Continue reading

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Google & Facebook & Twitter, oh my!


Silicon Alley Insider is discussing an interesting analysis suggesting that Facebook could be a “Google Killer” thanks to Facebook’s greater rate of growth and the suggestion that Facebook now accounts for 19% of incoming Google unique user traffic, up from … Continue reading

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The Man Who Sued Google – and won $731


The following fun item came up today from Aaron, who managed to sue Google in small claims court over a Google Adwords / Adsense dispute and actually ….. won the case.  Here’s the story. Adsense expert Jennifer Slegg suggests Aaron … Continue reading

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Google Social Search Wiki Launches


Today’s tech blogOsphere buzz is about Google’s new wiki search feature that allows users to rank their own results.     This appears to me to be a splendid idea although I agree with some who say it won’t get … Continue reading

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