Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Flash Website - Difficult Time To Get In Search Results

Whenever you talk about Flash and search engines you hear about how the search engine crawlers/spiders are helpless of reading the content within the Flash file and thus your site will most likely not rank well within the results of a search. This of course is true and it is widely known.

Because search engine crawlers are designed to index HTML and still have difficulties reading content from within a Flash file, one must take different steps in getting their content on the page. Below is a list of steps that can be taken to get your content on the page.

  • Place your content within noscript tags
  • Place your content within object tags
  • Use keyword descriptive title tags
  • Use keyword descriptive meta tags

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Latest Additions By Google

Latest Additions By Google
Google News Now On Earth
Google has added Google News to Google Earth.
Google News Comes To iPhone
The Google News launched a special interface for the iPhone. To access it, go to on your iPhone or iPod Touch.

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Steps To Optimize Images On Websites

To optimize your website fully then you should take care of the images on the website too. If you're not optimizing images on your web site, you're missing out the huge traffic that may come to you website.
  • Use Keywords in the Images file names.
  • Use Keywords in image ALT tags.
  • Optimize the WebPages nicely containing the images.
  • Keep the image near supporting keyword rich content
  • Limit the number of images per page

Monday, May 12, 2008

Yahoo Collaborates With McAfee To Provide Alerts To "Risky" Search Results

Yahoo has collaborated with McAfee to provide a new feature along with search result i.e. SearchScan. This technology figures out URLs which seems "risky" in the search results.

The search results which are “risky” to search engines are flagged with type of danger sign below the title (See the sample snapshot below). This new features warns users from downloading spyware and other malicious software from being downloaded on searchers' computers.

Thursday, May 8, 2008

Yahooooooooooo!!! Glue Pages Launched In India

Glue pages are the combination of organic search results with visual images of your query from the best sites anywhere on the web.

Yahoo has launched Glue Pages Beta in Yahoo India. The Glue Pages combine organic search results on the left hand column with more visual images related to your query in the middle and right section of the page. The results contain images, videos, articles and more. Searching on Glue Pages Beta will help Users to receive more relevant, visually appealing search results from across the web in one topical page.

For example a search 'Laptops' returns standard search results on the left, in the middle results with images from ebay and in the end some videos. See the link

Monday, May 5, 2008

Google Facing Threat Through Cell Phones.

There is a big threat that Google has been facing. That threat is none other then but someone sitting in your pocket or purse. YES! It's your cell phone.

As more people use cell phones having tiny glass space. Google and its fellow online advertisers will have less space or what's called ad inventory, to place marketing messages for customers.
Google makes money selling ad inventory. And its ad inventory is diminished on a cell phone. As more people surf the Web on their cell phones, Google must cope with less space problem to place ads.