Time to Fear “Big Brother” Google?

  • Posted by Eric Lander
  • On April 26, 2007
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Roaming the hallways at work talking with Tony, I realized something. I’m a full-blown conspiracy theorist when it comes to Google’s… “growth”. Before I jump into the many reasons why — I had to share the image that comes to mind when I think of Sergey Brin and Larry Page. It’s Pinky and the Brain. […]
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Google: Fueled By Growth and Greed

  • Posted by Eric Lander
  • On April 16, 2007
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I’m not going to sit here and offer my thoughts on Google’s acquisition of DoubleClick for more than three billion dollars. Everyone and their mother has already been there, done that, and dissected the deal on the heels of NYC’s SES. Today though, I’m left feeling a bit excited about Google’s failures and inabilities.
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Ask.com to “Create the Most Powerful Algorithm in Search”

  • Posted by Eric Lander
  • On April 13, 2007
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Ask.com hasn’t been on the radar for many SEO’s in quite some time. Despite that fact, Ask.com represents a large search portal with a defined demographic of users. Barry Schwartz reports to us over on Search Engine Land that Ask.com is creating a new algorithm to power their search results… and it’s code name is […]
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Google Local: Forcing Search Corrections Without Notice

  • Posted by Eric Lander
  • On April 5, 2007
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In working with a client on their site this morning, I wanted to recommend that they submit their business to Google Local to help capitalize on local search. It’s a pretty straightforward process… Until Google thinks that you’re talking about Germany, when you’re really talking about New Jersey. Best of all — Google just assumes […]
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