Tag Archives: Google

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Google Knowledge Graph Big Deal or Not?

There are two ways to watch what Google does with its search engines. One is through the eyes of the average user, and the other is through the eyes of an online publisher who is concerned about search engine traffic getting to his or her

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Google Abusing Monopoly Power?

Recent Senate hearings focused on whether or not Google was abusing its power as a de facto monopoly in internet searches. Google executives testified that they do not cook the search results that the Google algorithm generates to favor their own internet properties, nor do

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Google Search Update or HubPages Improvement ?

I occasionally publish a page or “hub” on the free content publishing platform called HubPages. There is no editor to submit to for approval. On the other hand, there is no payment, although you can collect a revenue share from Google Ads via an existing

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Is Google+ Worth It?

There has been a ton of sound and fury regarding Google’s social networking website, Google+. I’m Brian Nelson on Google Plus if you are interested. Well, actually, there has been a lot of noise in the echo chamber of the techie dome. It turns out

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Allow All Third-Party AdSense Networks

I’ve been micro-managing which Google certified ad networks have been allowed on my websites. However, lately, I remembered that there was a time when I allowed them all and saw my earnings go up. I did not click the AdSense publisher option to automatically allow

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Google Says Cheating OK?

Read between the lines on a recent NY Times article and you’ll see Google admitting that buying paid links, supposedly a violation of its Webmaster Guidelines, is just fine, as long as it doesn’t work out for you. This NY Times article shows, yet again,