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Wednesday, February 13th, 2008

Ummm… Microsoft… It’s 2008…

Microsoft announced that it’s MSNBot now supports “if-modified-since” HTTP headers and GZip compression… About 10 years too late…

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Monday, July 30th, 2007

Freshness of Image Search Results – Yahoo! wins

A comparison of the four major search engines shows Yahoo! has the most interesting results with a mix of established and fresh content.

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Thursday, July 26th, 2007

Duplicate Content Test – 3+ month update

Despite what the folks at Google say, establishing a site targeted at another country isn’t as easy as duplicating your site and slapping a country-specific TLD domain on it.

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Thursday, July 26th, 2007

166,000 Page Test – 3 month follow up

Against the advice of the folks at Google, we put up a medical thesaurus with over 166,000 pages (they say to limit the number of new pages to about 10,000) – and things went really well. The pages got indexed and we’ve started seeing an uptick in traffic.

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Wednesday, April 11th, 2007

Steve Berkowitz, Windows Live Chief @ SES NY ’07

Danny Sullivan interviewed Steve Berkowitz for the keynote “conversation” at SES NY. It was interrupted by Ms. Dewey – the personification of Microsoft’s experimental search interface.

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