While I was out, it seems techdirt had this story about a restauranteur who was concerned his business was being affected by a murder story coming up in the organic search results when his restaurant’s name, Cer….no’s Restaurant, was entered into Google. I’ve left out part here so as to not add to the mess.…
Hey! Another timesaver… the Adwords interface now sports a link to the Google Website Optimizer.
Nice! Oh wait. You can’t use it if you’re logged in via the MCC. There goes the time savings. Oh, well, easy come, easy go.
Doh!Â Â They don’t bother to think about the title tag or meta description on the temporary page (and no description tag on the REAL page) so I guess few expect them to be found in the search results pages.Â Brand Nirvana.Â Not having to care about petty things.
I’ve been having a heck of a time with my IP address and Google. While Lauren does a terrific job over at Google tracking down that problem, I thought it might be a good time to run over the use of the Google Ad Preview tool, a savior for times like these. The parameter that…
It looks like the US Patent Office will begin to post patent applications and allow for a Wiki/Digg-style system for sorting out comments/objections in a pilot program.Â This means that aÂ reviewed sort of system could help the patent office sort out the signal from the noise.Â We’ll see if any of the gaming that…
Beware of the Ides of March!
Okay, we don’t need to get astrological on this, and after all, it was just a graph that cause the technical problem, but try telling that to the average identity-theft-security-paranoid-id customer who logs on to these major financial sites.Â
(Click thumbnail to zoom JP Morgan’s screen shot)