This tip will help know whether your website or blog has been penalized in Google or completely banned from their index.
Web Search Engines including Google, Yahoo, Windows Live
Want to file a reconsideration request with Google? Few weeks ago, my site almost disappeared from Google after a penalty. The search rankings of all pages dropped way down in Google search results though the site was not entirely banned in Google.
When someone posts a link on Twitter, it is automatically converted into a short URL often powered by tinyurl.com. Human visitors can click the tinyurl link to visit the underlying website but that may or may not be the case with Google spiders.
This is a video recording of Marissa Mayer keynote that she recently delivered at the Google I/O Developers Conference on Google Search.
Goosh is brilliant. You can execute Google search commands in the browser just like using the Unix shell and the results get displayed inline.
Techmeme search lets you search the best blogs and news sources on the Internet. Now you can also create and subscribe to personlized RSS feeds from Techmeme Search.
Google AdSense ads will make an appearance in Google Image search very soon. This is not a clear screen capture but should give you an idea about how well Google has managed to blend advertising in image search results.
Google Adwords advertisers can prevent their AdSense ads to display on social networking sites and also pages that only share images or video but no real content.
Google Error: This IP is being shared among many domains. To view the domain you are looking for, simply enter the domain name in the location bar of your web browser.
Plaxo has added a people search engine to help you find friends who may be using Plaxo but are not connected to you yet.
Web search engines like Google support boolean logical operators (AND, NOT, OR) in search queries to help you filter and improve results.
The next time you plan a movie trip with friends and family, do consult Google India Movies – it’s a search feature that helps you find movies playing in your local theatres and the show timings.
Wikipedia has introduced a special search feature that behaves pretty much like Google Suggest – you get suggestions in a drop down as you begin typing characters.
Yahoo! is now displaying pictures from Facebook profiles next to search results just the way Google shows image thumbnails in search pages. Maybe this is a move towards Yahoo! People Search Engine.
Most experts believe that linking to other high quality and authority websites from your content helps in improving your own rank in search engines.
Some key suggestions from the official Webmaster team at Google to improve your site rankings in Google.
This is Part II of Google Webmaster Chat. You may also want to read Part I.
Q: What are the benefits of submitting a sitemap to Google Webmaster dashboard if your website is already crawled well by Google?
Relevant Outbound links to authority / quality websites on your blog / website can boost your organic rankings in Google and other search engines.
The Google Webmaster Guidelines document recommends using a text web browser called Lynx to help people visualize how Google spiders will see their websites.
The I’m Feeling Lucky button automatically takes you to the first web page returned for your query on Google website. An I’m Feeling Lucky search means less time searching for web pages and more time looking at them.
We have no clue how Google decides the ranking of pictures in Google Images but they are probably giving more preference to fresh content in image search results.
All these web domains are hosted on the same web server as google.com (18.104.22.168) and they are replicas of Google. Now even Google records your search queries for genuine reasons but if you are not convinced, theres a way to prevent Google from recording search habits.
Search for tags on various RSS blog search engines and social bookmarking sites from one location.
From GA Support – A pageview is defined as a view of a page on your site that is being tracked by the Analytics tracking code.