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Jan. 07, 2010 | by Addam Hassan A Decade in Search – 2009

As part of our decade in search series I wanted to pick out a few highlights that have caught my eye in 2009. We know of late Google has been pumping out new products and services quicker than Santa delivers …
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Dec. 18, 2009 | by Leon Baker A Decade in Search – 2008

2008, eh? Well, something must have happened during it, since iCrossing kept paying me. ::surreptitiously consults Google Timeline:: Insofar as a BIG THEME can be detected, (besides the ongoing Yahoo! soap opera), it would be wirelessness. Google began the year …
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Dec. 17, 2009 | by Magico Martinez A Decade in Search – 2007

2007. Sun was shining, skies were blue, and SEO was relatively quiet. By 2007 I had been working in SEO for a while now, and enjoying it more every day in sunny Madrid. The most significant change of 2007 would …
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Dec. 16, 2009 | by Randip Dhesi A Decade in Search – 2006

So the year was 2006 – I was at Aston Uni (or “up north” as my colleagues would describe L ) studying for my post-grad.  Looking back now, that year was pretty significant for my future career choice as that …
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Dec. 15, 2009 | by Magico Martinez A Decade in Search – 2005

Remember 2005? No? It was only 4 years ago! 2005 was, once again, the year of Google. It all began with exciting news from Microsoft, Bill Gates unveiled their “revolutionary” search engine called… well…. MSN Search. What was its secret …
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Dec. 14, 2009 | by Liz Ayers A Decade in Search – 2004

During 2004 search knowledge, tools & business continued to develop. Yahoo! and Google continued to strengthen their hold on the industry fiercely competing against one another. The year saw Google go public, Yahoo dropping Google’s search technology and the development …
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Dec. 11, 2009 | by Dan Goodwin A Decade in Search – 2003

2003 was a busy year for Google. Adsense was released and became the world’s largest advertising and search monetisation network, they also purchased Pyra Labs, the creators of Blogger.com. An experimental program called Google Print attempted to index excerpts of …
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Dec. 10, 2009 | by Chris Suarez A Decade in Search – 2002

Optimisation in 2002 Optimising a web site was as easy as adding your chosen search terms into the page title, include a few instances in the body copy, alt tags, and internal links, then submit your site to Yahoo using …
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Dec. 09, 2009 | by Dave Peiris A Decade in Search – 2001

This is the second post in the ‘decade in search’ series. We’ll probbaly  see a whole host of predictions being made for 2010, but before making ours we thought we’d the take time to  review the major events that have shaped the search industry over the last 10 years. 2001 was …
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