It has been two weeks since my last video recap, but I have been doing text recaps - so check those out. Why did I miss the video recaps, I was in Israel for both pleasure and business. I ran SphinnCon Israel this past sunday, it was a blast.
Yahoo Search updated their index this week. Google's AJAX crawling proposal is now live. Google is upgrading the Site Performance report in Webmaster Tools. Yahoo upgraded their search marketing desktop tool out of beta. People ignore real time search results, according to a study. Google Shopping added stock levels. Google Maps added bike directions. Google is testing TV search. Microsoft starts a major ad campaign in the UK. MSN.com updated their look. Google News Archive added a "browse" feature. Google Doodle controversies over International Women's Day and Chuck Norris's 70th birthday. That was this past week at the Search Engine Roundtable.
For the original iTunes version, click here or to see the YouTube version in higher quality, click play & hit "HD."
Search Topics of Discussion:
- Have Google Index Your AJAX, Here Is How
- Google Shuts Down "Site Performance" Tool While Upgrading It
Real Time Search:
- Google Shopping Adds Inventory Levels
- Google Maps Adds Bike Directions & Route Layers
- Googlers Testing TV Search Android Enabled Devices With Dish Network
- Google News Archives Adds "Browse This Newspaper"
- Microsoft Aims To Capture UK Search Market Share with Ads
- The UK Bing Ads : Here Is a Video
- MSN's New Portal Now Live
- Google's International Women's Day Logo at Google Russia Only?
- Chuck Norris Turns 70 Today, No Google Doodle?