–Skip this section if you are aware of Google Secure Search change–
Google forcing logged-in users to use secure search should not be news to you, but here is the link anyways – Making search more secure. Additionally by now you should have read about how Google Analytics is going to be treating secure searches, but here is the link anayways – Making search more secure: Accessing search query data in Google Analytics
– Start here if you are aware of Google Secure Search change —

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We all have been seeing the smiling faces of our friends in the SERPs for some time when they +1 things and previously when they would tweet things. You know those tiny, tiny smiling faces below the search listing… can barely make that guy out, thank God there name is right there!



Anyways, I am seeing something new with larger smiling faces coming back at me and wanted to see if anyone else was getting this?

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Very early this morning on Google’s Code blog they made an announcement of a new service they will begin to offer called Page Speed Service.

Google says, “Page Speed Service is an online service that automatically speeds up loading of your web pages… Page Speed Service fetches content from your servers, rewrites your pages by applying web performance best practices, and serves them to end users via Google’s servers across the globe.”

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Two days ago I wrote about the extinction of PR10 sites and specifically talked about the Google downgrade from PR10 to PR9. I said that Google was unable to keep pace with social networking site Facebook because Google does not give websites a reason to link to them.

Well, yesterday Google launched Google Plus and this is exactly what Google needs to compete with Facebook.

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Like the Dinosaurs, PR10 Sites Heading for Extinction

June 28, 2011

In the latest PageRank update all I could envision is Google Engineers running around saying, [bonk] “Not the PR10 site!” [bonk] “Not the PR10 site!”… What was already an exceptionally limited group of sites holding the distinction of PR10, the badge has now been stripped from a number of the most authoritative sites on the [...]

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Google Chromebook Private Sale at Gilt Groupe

June 1, 2011

You remember how everyone went crazy for the Google Chromebook last year. People waited and waited for a beta model to test, some got one and some didn’t. Well, now you can buy a Chromebook before they go on sale June 15th at the Gilt Groupe. I just received this email invitation from The Chrome [...]

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Google New SERP Enhancement – “Best Guess”

May 26, 2011

Google’s primary goal is to deliver search users the best possible answers to any query. Often times this requires them to include enhanced features like maps, video, images, news, etc. Now, lets add “Best Guess” to the list of enhancements. The SERPs are in fact Google’s best guesses to answer the query that you have [...]

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Improve Site Speed with Better Hosting

May 24, 2011

Cheap Hosting ≠ Speed So, over the past couple years I have been putting up with some less than stellar hosting service. I picked it about 4 years ago because it was super cheap and gave me 8 unique IPs. However,in the past couple years it has just gone down hill. I would consistently get [...]

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How Google Will Likely Handle +1 Scammers

March 30, 2011

If you haven’t heard already, Google has launched a new social feature integrated into the SERPs called +1. (get out from under your rock already! geesh) I am not going to bore you with another “what is +1″ post because you can already get that here.

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Comment Spammers are Desperate & getting Bitchy

March 29, 2011

This may not be new to you but it was a new one to me. I was just going through the spam filter on my blog when I came across a comment that started to get me a little angry. It was insulting and I think it would get a rouse out of just about [...]

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