Fantastic infographic via Chris Brogan.
Picture below illustrates Google’s market share in various countries. Red indicates, in the country Google represent more than 90%, Orange more than 70%, Blue more than 50%, and Grey indicates less than 50% market share. Other than Puerto Rico, Russia, Czech Republic, China, South Korea and Japan, Google have more than 50% market share.
Found out in my music site that without knowing, YouTube put a f**king awkward search bar at the top of its embeded video player. A very-very-very good reason to move to other video hosting site.
PortableApps make my life simpler. Now i don’t need to bring my laptop for client presentations. My geeky tools only consist of a 2gb USB stick filled with PA installations to stick to my client’s laptop, a pack of Marlboro, a PDA, my wallet and my scooter ride.
If you ever search through WordPress’ Plugin Repository you’ll know the search suck. It’s easier to search from Google than from the Wp’s extend site.
There’s a chat in WP-Hackers mailing list and today i found out Joost De Valk has made a Google custom search for searching through the site which work a lot better. Of course… it’s a Google search.
This guest post was initiated when Aaron Wall asked his readers whether he can write a guest post on his reader’s blog. So i immediately asked him if he wouldn’t mind to write SEO for non tech as at topics like Football, Music or even Pranks. Below is what he wrote for me. Hope this is useful for you too.
Just my another Google evangelism. From Official Google blog:
You may have heard about the recently launched Google Checkout for Non-Profits, which is a fast and easy way to make online donations to your favorite non-profits. Now we’ll begin displaying the Google Checkout badge on the AdWords ads of non-profits, which will help connect donors with the organizations they’d like to support. Visit our Checkout Blog for more details.
If you who burn your blog feeds at feedburner now can add Google Adsense in your blog (not in your feeds). I’ve implement to my other blogs and found that the ads placement is quite cool, it’s under the first feed. There are currently 2 formats available, 300×250 px & 486x60px.
Search tool is finally added at Google Reader. I’m a fanatic Google Reader user for a while. Many times in the past, i can’t keep track my past favorite feeds. So i tried to starred items i do like but, I’m loosing it once the feeds are fully loaded. So this search feature will help me to keep track all my favorite feeds. Thanks Google.