Tag - SEM

Google Suggests Chrome

The power Google has by virtue of their position is amazing. Consider two recent announcements from the ‘plex: Google Suggest is now a default feature of Google.com. The impact here could be that people stop typing long detailed search phrases...

Quality Score Update Update

Most of the comments and analysis on the Google Quality Score updates, including my own, had mentioned the fact that the changes as described seemed to deal a death-blow to the old ‘good-ok-great’ Quality Score ranking system, but...

SES Sessions Quick Review

The session I participated in at SES on Tuesday got a write-up by Avi Wilensky (who clearly takes notes very quickly). It’s a good summary of my presentation and those of the other panelists. I’ll add some more thoughts and a copy of my...

Google Agrees: Each Search is A Question

I’ve suggested before that you should think of each search as a question. Paid search ads are run in an attempt to raise your hand and deliver answers. Today Google noted that they are monitoring over 1 trillion URLs, for use in finding the...

The Search Engines: Friend or Foe?

How do you think about the search engines? For most of us there is no easy answer, since we all have a number of different relationships with them. As internet users we’re all slighly in awe of their technology and thankful for the free...

Query Hunt

Readers of this blog know that we think queries are mondo-importanto. This week Commerce360’s own Alex Cohen guest-blogged over at WebAnalyticsWorld and talked about this very issue.