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The address formerly known as email – what Gmail’s ‘international’ support means

Andrew Gretton, dotmailer’s Lead Developer, provides his twinkly insight on Gmail’s latest announcement. Gmail are staying on the cutting edge of tech, and made a recent announcement that they’re going to start supporting “international” email addresses. What…

Search + Your World: A Quick Overview

January has been busy all round with Google releasing some game-changing algorithm updates so far. The most significant is ‘Search + your world’ which brings personalisation to the forefront of SERPS. This brings your personal world into…

Google’s New Site Links – Are They Actually Any Good?

Any long term user of the search engine will know that Google’s site links aren’t anything new but after five years or so relatively unchanged, Google has recently decided to give them a complete overhaul. So how…

The Importance Of Google Multi-Channel Funnels For Marketers

Web analytics has become a critical tool for marketers, helping them optimise campaigns through greater understanding about the channels that drive success. But often, web analytics doesn’t give the full picture. If you track traffic sources that…

Gmail Rolls Out Three-Pane View – About Time?

Always keen to keep our fingers on the email pulse, we were interested to see today that Google has rolled out a new three-pane view for Gmail. By going to settings and ‘labs’, Gmail and Google Apps…

Mobile Search Is The Future: A Summary Of Google’s Think Mobile UK Event, Part.2

This post is a followup to a previous write up of talks from Google’s Think Mobile UK event. Read part 1 here. Charles Dunstone, Carphone Warehouse (oh the irony of the name Carphone Warehouse these days!) The…

Mobile Search Is The Future: A Summary Of Google’s Think Mobile UK Event, part.1

At dotSearch, we’ve been buzzing about the incredible opportunity for search on mobile for a long time now – it has been on the radar for years, but as important parts of the puzzle fall into place,…

A Look Into Google’s Design Changes

It’s been a busy week over at the Googleplex. The major news in the digital world has been the launch of the greatly anticipated Google+: a new social network that is the search engine giant’s answer to…

Is Ripping Off Customers Good For Business?

It is not very often that we see our beloved Google on the back foot, but a recent story in the NY Times about DecorMyEyes , an online opticians based in Brooklyn, might change this. The story…

Google Rolling Out Search Previews?

Last week, Google started testing a new feature in search results that allows a searcher to preview an entire web page without clicking on the link or actually visiting the page. The preview pops up when searchers…

Google Rolls Out A Little Blue Arrow

Following the launch of Google Instant recently, Google has rolled out another change to the appearance of web searches with the addition of a little blue arrow that sits next to the top organic ranking in searches.…

Google Instant: What It Means For Brands

Things have been very busy over at the Googleplex! Hot on the heels of the launch of Priority Inbox, yesterday evening Google announced a major update to search functionality: Google Instant. Introducing Google Instant In a nutshell,…

Introducing Google’s Priority Inbox

Google announced its new feature for Gmail users called Priority Inbox last week, and there has been lots of comment and discussion about what it means for email. Essentially the new tool works out (using a secret…

What Google’s New Trademark Policy Means

As inevitable as the summer season in England only lasting four days, Google has changed their Trademark policy in the UK to align with the US. From 14th September 2010, advertisers will be able to use third…

Search Traffic: The Quality, Not The Quantity

Why do you use one search engine over another? Is it by chance, by choice or do you change on a regular basis? In 2008, Google reported a turnover of £2 billion generated purely from clicks on…

The Search Engine Battle For News

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch has been making the headlines himself recently by revealing plans to de-index his news websites from Google, when they start charging for access to online content. This follows a long running spat between…