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Video: Google Talks Search Infrastructure & Search Quality

Posted in: Search Engine Optimisation,Technology by Richard Hearne on October 14, 2008

Google has recently released some interesting videos via its Google Technology RoundTable series. All the videos are embedded inside the post, and if you’re into SEO then the first video is well worth a watch.

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Not Content Sticking It To America, The Cork Telecom Fella Decides Ireland Needs Some Prodding

Posted in: General,Technology by Richard Hearne on February 9, 2007

There’s this Cork fella who goes around annoying all the corporate folk.

God doesn’t he sound likeable already :mrgreen:

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The Tale of a Link Whore, a Mobile PC, a Site Review, and some Clever Market Disruption

Posted in: Blogs,JavaScript,Keywords,Link Bait,Marketing,Technology by Richard Hearne on January 24, 2007

Roam4Free eh? Sounds compelling – something that everyone who roams wants.

I think Pat is on to an absolute winner. And with a couple of tweaks to the website I think this will become even more of a no-brainer for customers.

But is my advice any good? You decide (and there’s a free link for anyone who can figure out what I’m thinking at the end :mrgreen:)

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Apple iPhone the Tipping-Point for Mobile Internet?

Posted in: Marketing,Search Engines,Standards,Technology,Usability by Richard Hearne on January 10, 2007

Here comes the iPhone. It looks great, Apple are fated for their customer-centric products, and the feature set may revolutionise how we interact with our phones.

But could the iPhone herald the genesis of the Mobile Internet we are waiting to get?

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Really Simple Guide to RSS

As the title suggests, this is A Really Simple Guide to RSS.

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Dublin Might be Ready for Vista, But is Microsoft?

Posted in: Browsers,Marketing,Security,Technology by Richard Hearne on December 5, 2006

ready for a new day?

Er, um, well, maybe. I’m not so sure Microsoft was though.

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Internet Video Eating Into TV Time

Posted in: Marketing,Statistics,Technology by Richard Hearne on November 28, 2006

Should we be taking far more interest in Internet and Mobile video?

Well, according to an ICM poll for the BBC TV, time is being forfeited for these new emerging technologies.

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When You Get Exposure Leverage It

Posted in: Marketing,Technology,Usability,WebDev by Richard Hearne on November 24, 2006

What would you give for a free interview on national radio with Pat Kenny to pitch your latest product? As they say, you couldn’t pay for media like that. Not to mention that it’s free.

And let’s say the primary sale channel was your website – would you try to ensure that this cutting-edge product was heavily promoted on your site?

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Search Engines Group-Hug Sitemaps & Mobile Ads come to Ireland

Posted in: Google,Marketing,Search Engine Optimisation,Search Engines,Technology by Richard Hearne on November 16, 2006

Two interesting pieces of news from Google today – universal Sitemaps and Mobile Ads come to Ireland.

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The Quick & Easy Guide to Better HTML

Posted in: Browsers,CSS,Standards,Statistics,Technology,WebDev by Richard Hearne on November 12, 2006

We all want them. Visitors have a better experience. Searchers find what they’re looking for. Site owners enjoy more prosperity. And the Internet community have something to pour praise on. So what’s holding Ireland’s websites back?

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Bad Technology Day

Posted in: General,Technology by Richard Hearne on November 10, 2006

I’ve had some problems with both email and voice mail *sigh* so if you tried to get me and didn’t hear back I promise I’m not ignoring you.

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Did Someone Say That Internet Scams Were Becoming More Sophisticated

Posted in: Browsers,General,Security,Technology by Richard Hearne on November 1, 2006

Using some reverse psychology to sell your phishing scam. Now if you could just get a decent English speaking copywriter you’ll be emptying those PermanentTSB accounts in no time.

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Internet Video – The Next ‘Big’ Marketing Theme?

Posted in: Marketing,Technology by Richard Hearne on October 26, 2006

Rich interactive media is fast becoming common-place on the Internet. Low cost bandwidth coupled with the rising penetration of the Web globally is driving marketers to look toward new media to get their message across.

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Want Loyal Customers? Give Them What They Want How They Want It.

Posted in: General,Marketing,RSS,Technology,WebDev by Richard Hearne on October 23, 2006

Don’t you just love it when you can have it your own way? Getting things on your terms is the best way, isn’t it?

Well that’s the beauty of RSS – giving your readers the content they want when and how they want it benefits you and benefits your audience.

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Like To See The Organiser Of The Future?

Posted in: Marketing,Technology,WebDev by Richard Hearne on October 21, 2006

The biggest Internet companies on the globe are busy creating online services to organise our lives.

And then there’s a David that might just be the future. This could be serious…

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