Blog Archives for the Google category

Google Local Tab on the Homepage

Local search gets bigger by the day. Time for it to hit the mainstream…It’s now on Google’s homepage. Good spot by Chicago at Webmasterworld. Google Local Tab

I Thought Google Hated Affiliates? – Google Enters the Affiliate Game

Big G is now paying the teeth that bite them. Google has opened up their own affiliate program. The Google referral program (beta) is for businesses whose customers and visitors include small to medium-sized businesses, and who want to help those companies become more successful …Read More =>

Big Google News For the Day – Ma Google – Google Bell – Google Phone!

So it seems the story of today is that Big G is most likely gonna get even bigger. Rumor on the street is that the G monster is looking to start a VOIP service. And hey…why not? This would really shake some things up if …Read More =>

Google to Release Adwords API

They’re should be some cool tools to come with the Google Adwords API released. While I’m not a coder, and this does me personally very little good, I imagine their will be some great innovation here to push the limits in the PPC industry. From …Read More =>

The Rumors Ring Louder – Google Adwords Affiliate Policy

Some pretty good sources on this one. Shak and eWhisper both have their ears real close to the walls of Google Adwords. Looks like the 12th will be the end of keyword arbitrage (well…okay…just a good portion of it). Now if only they’d get rid …Read More =>

Suggested Google Alphabet – Reverse Engineering Google Suggest Tool

This isn’t really extremely helpful or useful, but I thought it was a bit entertaining. What MAY be helpful and useful is the Google Suggest tool reverse engineered. Could possibly be that it is almost the same as Google’s Sandbox Keyword Research Tool, but reverse …Read More =>

The End of Keyword Arbitrage Draws Nearer – January 2005 Cutoff

Sounds like a more official rumor that only one affiliate will be allowed to bid per site. This is really a shame from an affiliate perspective, but after recent issues with affiliate from a manager perspective, it will make affiliate management a bit easier. Imagine …Read More =>

Are the Days of Keyword Arbitrage Dwindling? Will Google Ban Affiliates?

Keyword arbitrage has been on basically since Adwords began I would assume. The essence of it is similar to the stock market…basically, buy the traffic low and sell the conversions high. If I spend .05 for for 100 visitors and one of them makes a …Read More =>

Google Spam Reporter – SEO Narc

Barry at SERoundtable points out the interesting job of spam reporter which is open as a temporary position at Google. Of course they are calling this “quality rater”. Maybe we could do another Google bomb on this for “SEO Narc” Barry? There’s also a discussion …Read More =>

Google Adwords Certification Program for Advertising Professionals

Shak at WW gets credited for breaking this story. The “My Control Center” is a great way to manage multiple Adwords accounts, and Google is offering an “Advertising Professionals Certification” Requirements:-Sign up for the program successfully and be in good standing. This means that you’ve …Read More =>