International SEO: Non-latin domain names

There is strong evidence to show that the use of target keywords in a domain name is a significant ranking factor for search results.  A quick random search for ‘cool wallpaper’ (no idea why that was the first thing which came to my mind) shows how sites with those keywords in the domain name often…

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Latest Bing news from Imagine 09

Today hosts the UK Imagine 09 conference aimed at digital advertisers.  Jordi Ribas, the EMEA engineering manager for Bing took to the stage to talk about the latest developments.  Here are some of the highlights which were tweeted live during Jordi’s presentation. . .  MSAdvertising: Jordi just announced Twitter Search Live in UK http://bit.ly/3VkHxa #imagine09…

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Download Bing Photos

If like me, you visit www.bing.com at LEAST daily to check out the latest homepage photo, you will love the new Bing homepage photos Windows 7 theme pack which is downloadable from the Windows 7 personalization gallery.  Every day Bing presents a brand new photo, along with clickable hotspots which link users off to photos,…

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Windows 7 launch party on Microsoft Campus UK

Windows 7 was launched today!  I happen to be at the Microsoft UK campus today and thought I would share a photos/videos of the launch party happening in the atrium at lunch time! Windows 7 lunch…   Gordon Frazer talking about Windows 7…      Windows 7 break dancers…   The employees and the laptops…

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SEOMOZ Pro SEO Training London (#proseo)

I am on the train on the way back from the fantastic SEOMOZ/Distilled Pro Training seminar in London.  It has been an absolutely fantastic 2 days, with great speakers, insightful SEO tips, a free bar and lots of interesting people to talk to. The Pro training seminar was as it’s name suggests, aimed at SEO…

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SEOMOZ Pro Training in London this week

This week I will be attending the SEOMOZ pro training seminar in London, UK.  Some colleagues from Microsoft Corporate attended the Seattle based event a couple of months ago and found it very valuable, so I am looking forward to sharing the latest SEO techniques with you all whilst I am there.  I will be…

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Corporate SEO news update (13th Oct 09)

This regular post will provide you with the latest news highlights from the SEO industry, with a emphasis on news stories related to corporate search engine optimization. I manage enterprise level SEO, and I found these stories interesting and relevant to my work, so if you are also interested in search engine optimisation for large…

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Integrated Bing voice search

Anyone who has seen the voice chat app from Google on the iPhone will understandably be impressed.  However, the whole point behind voice chat is that you want to use it in situations where reading/using the screen is difficult. Having to find turn on your iPhone, scroll through your list of programs, find the Google…

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How Q&A contributed to Baidu’s market share in China

I am very excited to be able to bring you a guest blog today from our local site management team in China.  Charles Li has done some fantastic research in his region to get a better understanding of the local search engine and social networking market.  In the post below he has shared his analysis…

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