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Google Might Not Like Your Naturally Generated Links

March 3rd, 2015 Comments off
Julie Joyce wrote a very interesting article on Search Engine Land about an hour ago on Google and natural links. We always tend to think of natural links as the prize or reward for creating engaging content. You didn’t pay for them, you did not manipulate the system, someone just liked your content and either […]
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Yahoo Search Share Dips for February – Google Stands at 78.7% according to StatCounter

March 2nd, 2015 Comments off
Danny Sullivan discussed the February search share stats on Search Engine Land. Yahoo dipped after posting gains in the previous two months. The dip wasn’t that big but the company had some good momentum going over the previous two months. The data from StatCounter shows: Google: 78.7% (+0.1%) Yahoo: 10.1% (-0.1%) Bing: 9.8% (+0.1%) From the […]
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Jeffrey Sass Talks Dot Club and the results of our Dot App Poll

February 28th, 2015 Comments off
In an article by Laurie Sullivan on Media Post which discussed Google paying $25 million for .app, there was also some commentary from Jeffrey Sass about .club. Sass explained how the pricing works at the wholesale and retail level. He gave a little shout out to Credit.club, the $10.99 hand registration that Bruce Marler was […]
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Google Decides To Reverse Ban of Sexually Explicit Material on Blogger

February 27th, 2015 Comments off
Well that was quick. We wrote earlier this week about Google banning pornography and sexually explicit material on Blogger. Well today the company posted on its product forums website that the decision has been reversed. Instead the company will step up enforcement against those that do not mark their blogs as adult content and those […]
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Google Paid Developers More than $7 BILLION in 2014 For Apps & Games On Google Play

February 26th, 2015 Comments off
According to a blog post on it company blog today “Google Play now reaches more than 1 billion people on Android devices in more than 190 countries” “In the past year, we paid more than $7 billion to developers distributing apps and games on Google Play.” “App discovery plays a critical role in driving your […]
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Google Wins The new gTLD .APP For $25 Million

February 26th, 2015 Comments off
The new gTLD .APP sold for $25 Million to Google today in a ICANN Last Resort Auction which I think is very good news for the new gTLD program in general. This is the highest price paid in an ICANN Last Resort Auction. It looks like Google was willing to pay over $30 Million based […]
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Google Going To Make Blogger Platform Porn free

February 24th, 2015 Comments off
Google is saying goodbye to sexually explicit images and videos on their Blogger platform. The news has been covered by quite a few places obviously, I found the discussion in the comments on Engadget to be a bit entertaining. From the article: Many X-rated Blogger accounts might cease to exist in the near future, as […]
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How Committed Is Google To The New gTLD Program? Applied For 101; Now Lost 29 Out of 34 Auctions

February 17th, 2015 Comments off
Google was the 2nd largest applicants of New gTLD’s applying for 101 of them and spending $18.6 Million dollars in application fees catching the eye of many publications outside of the domain space Here, Here, and Here Non-domainer publications wrote about how Google would basically get everything they applied for basically because they could afford […]
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Google Wins the .Moto New gTLD Beating Rightside.co (NAME) For Its Motorola Division

February 16th, 2015 Comments off
Google has won the rights to operate the .Moto new gTLD beating United TLD Holdings which is now Rightside.co (NAME) in what we can only assume was a private contention auction. The new domain extension .Moto was scheduled to go to a ICANN Last Resort Auction later this month. Google of course owns Motorola and […]

Larry Page and Sergey Brin To Sell $4.4Billion Worth of Google Shares

February 13th, 2015 Comments off
Business Insider published a piece tonight that Larry Page and Sergey Brin are going to be selling $4.4billion worth of their holdings in Google. This was supposedly in place as part of a liquidation plan that expired in January. In 2014 Google did participate with the overall upswing to the market as the shares were […]
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