Will Microsoft and Yahoo! marry after all?

Fri 17 July 2009 14:41, Heini van Bergen

Will Microsoft and Yahoo! marry after all?

After years of rumors, assumptions and agressive take-over strategies, the deal finally seems to succeed after all. Several news sites like 24/7 Wall Street are reporting this on Friday. The news came out around sources beyond ThinkEquity, an investment house.

At this moment Microsoft top-executives are in Silicon Valley to discuss the remaining open issues of the deal, which would focus on search and advertising.... read more

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SMX London recovered - 17 of the latest stats on Search

Mon 6 July 2009 16:16, Heini van Bergen

SMX London recovered - 17 of the latest stats on Search

Computers were not ment to last. Mine crashed after attending the SMX, so I have some catching up to do on blogposts, therefore this is SMX London recovered.

The first day of SMX London covered lot's of great sessions. One of the most informative one was "Searchscape: Latest stats about the Search Engines".

Speakers during this session were:

Linus Gregoriadis, Research Director, Econsultancy
Richard Gregory, COO, Latitude
Merinda Peppard, Vice President Sales - Europe, Efficient Frontier
Nigel Townend, Business Development Manager, Guava
Bas van den Beld, Chief Editor Searchcowboys, Searchcowboys

Although this session discussed a lot of great facts and figures, I've taken out a list of 17 most remarkable statements.... read more

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SMX London: Analytics every SEO should know

Wed 20 May 2009 15:28, Heini van Bergen

One of the sessions to look forward to the most on the second day of SMX London, was "Analytics Every SEO Needs To Know". Beforehand Rand Fishkin already challenged Distilleds Will Critchlow for a real presentation-off on this topic. The session did live up to it's expectations.... read more

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Google killed the analytics cat?

Wed 4 February 2009 10:32, Heini van Bergen

Recently some searchers from the US reported that Google is testing the implementation of AJAX technology to the SERP's. Where the use of AJAX could be a huge step forward in speed and user experience, it could be a killer for analytics and ranking software.... read more

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Google introduces new Sitemap Generator

Wed 14 January 2009 16:57, Heini van Bergen

Google introduces new Sitemap Generator

Today Google announced they introduced a new generator which can automatically process sitemaps. It's open-source and able to run on both Windows and Linux web servers. This new sitemap generator replaces the "old" Python based generator.

With the sitemap generator you can create:

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Google giving away exact ranking position?

Tue 6 January 2009 10:10, Heini van Bergen, 8 comments

What will 2009 bring in Search?

Thu 1 January 2009 13:40, Heini van Bergen, 3 comments

Marketing models and Search - Porter 5 forces

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A bloggers view on search in Europe: Heini van Bergen

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