Go to Google, type in “my photos” (without quotes) and hit Enter. You might as well see some of your private photos from Gmail and Google Plus, listed on Google search results. This seems a little scary but trust me, its not. Google keeps making minuscule changes to how search works and this change is [...]
In our post sometime back, we mentioned the various ways you power your search in Bing. But how about powering your search through something as ubiquitous yet powerful as Google Search? From the time of its inception, Google has been known to employ a variety of tricks to help users get the relevant search results. [...]
When iGoogle was launched, Google had a note taking service called Google Notebook that let users take note while they do research on the websites being surfed. But in July 2012, Google shut the service as part of it’s efforts to focus on few projects. But few days ago, there were leaks of purported resurrection of [...]
Getting your website indexed at Google is not a very difficult thing but a lot of webmasters often find it difficult to ensure that their websites are Google friendly, indexable or can be crawled by search engines. There can be a whole host of issues with indexing a site on Google, if you are not [...]
Microsoft’s search engine Bing is known for its creative backgrounds, a new one is featured in the Bing homepage every day. When it comes to regular web search, I still prefer Google over Bing but if you’re a Bing fan and want to use Bing’s wallpaper of the day in Google, here is a really [...]
Are you tired of having to deal with cumbersome software when it comes to office project management? If you’re using email for managing projects, you are wasting a lot of time, which eventually leads to miscommunication, stress and frustration among your employees, collaborators and team members. Project management, in itself, is a hugely complicated affair [...]
The cloud wars has just heated up a little more. Necessity of the cloud storage was not something too young. Skydrive, Google Docs has long been there. It only became exigence as soon as Dropbox went out. Features like syncing, offline editing and myriad others has made the shift (from conventional storage to cloud storage) even [...]
When it comes to cloud storage or file sync services, Dropbox has always been my preferred choice. With Dropbox installed across all my computers and Android phone, I can easily keep important files and folders synced and access them whenever I need them. From any computer, that is. Google Docs, on the other hand, remains [...]
This is a very common question which worries a lot of bloggers and webmasters. Some webmasters are clueless on how to treat junk links from spam sites and whether spam links to 404 pages would have any effect on the rankings of existing pages. The short answer is a No, Spam links to 404 pages [...]
Update: This feature, known as Google Sesame, has been taken down and it no longer works. Hopefully, Google will release an improved version of Google Sesame in near future. Logging into your Google account on a public computer is a risky affair, thanks to keyloggers and scripts that can track every keystroke when you type [...]
Duplicate content is nothing but shadow copies of the same written piece accessible through multiple URL’s. In general, duplicate content issues can be divided into two broad groups: The webmaster himself copies content from different sources and uses the duplicate content on his website. This is called content scraping or online plagiarism, which is completely [...]
A new study from Chitika reveals that pages that are ranked lower, have more click through rates for advertismens such as Google Adsense, CPC ads. Sites that are ranked higher gets low CTR while sites that are ranked lower get more CTR.
A few days ago, I saw a security notification when I logged into my Gmail account Warning: We believe your account was recently accessed from Canada (IP address). I use a Google Apps account as my work email and the first thing I did after seeing this message was to change the password of my [...]
Google is testing bigger and larger sitelinks on Google search and now shows a meta description for each sitelink. Font size has been doubled, bolded and the sitelinks section now occupies the entire above the fold area.
Google Plus has an official page where anyone can create a simple Google Plus profile widget for their Google Plus profile and embed it on their websites. While the official widget from Google works fine, it is in some ways limited and offer no customizations whatsoever. The widget page generates a simple HTML code which [...]