Yearly Archives: 2004

/2004

Google Suggest – new Google Labs beta

Pretty interesting new search function from Google (in the Google Labs) called Google Suggest. As you type your search, Google offers keyword suggestions in real time, via a drop down box. This could be an interesting new way to look [...]

By | December 10th, 2004|SEO|Comments Off on Google Suggest – new Google Labs beta

Try before you install – CMS, Blog, Forum software

This is only slightly related to SEO, but it was interesting enough to me to post about it. SEOs inevitably end up facing the task of deciding which system is best to use on their site - whether it is [...]

By | December 9th, 2004|SEO|Comments Off on Try before you install – CMS, Blog, Forum software

Keyword difficulty tool assesses competitiveness

You have just come up with a brilliant idea for a new website guaranteed to make you big bucks, right? You have in mind what keyword phrase is going to bring in those bucks. But can you really compete for [...]

By | December 7th, 2004|SEO|Comments Off on Keyword difficulty tool assesses competitiveness

How to ask for SEO help

I used to be primarily a web developer, and I would receive many requests for help with coding problems. Nine times out of ten, when someone encountered a problem, they would send me an email that consisted of something like, [...]

By | December 6th, 2004|SEO|Comments Off on How to ask for SEO help

Easily viewing the source of a meta refreshed page

Have you ever wanted to view the source of a page that does an automatic refresh to some other domain, but you were unable to hit the stop button quickly enough? Quick tip: Instead of typing the url address into [...]

By | December 5th, 2004|SEO|Comments Off on Easily viewing the source of a meta refreshed page

New tool for checking more obscure keyword rankings

Googlerankings has a new tool they call the Ultimate SEO Tool. I am not sure I would agree that it is the ultimate tool, but it does have its uses. It first decides which keywords or phrases your page uses [...]

By | December 4th, 2004|SEO|Comments Off on New tool for checking more obscure keyword rankings

Are you a Google zombie?

It is not my habit to post older articles on SEO Scoop (this one is a few months old), but it struck a chord with me, and I felt it was worth sharing. Even if you have seen it before, [...]

By | December 3rd, 2004|SEO|Comments Off on Are you a Google zombie?

MSN Beta Search live for some people

There have been scattered reports from around the world that the MSN home page is now sporting a new look and most importantly, has the MSN Search Beta running from the home page. Could this be the beginning of a [...]

By | December 2nd, 2004|SEO|Comments Off on MSN Beta Search live for some people

Firefox plugin for MSN Search Beta search

I rarely go to a a search engines homepage to run a search. It is just much more convenient, and is a habit, for me to search right from the toolbar. When I used IE, that meant the Google toolbar, [...]

By | December 2nd, 2004|SEO|Comments Off on Firefox plugin for MSN Search Beta search