Cool Tool of the Trade – Capturing Full Screen Search Result Screenshots

I just upgraded to Firefox 4 and was offered the opportunity to try Awesome Screenshot. It solves several problems that I frequently deal with when writing this blog and communicating with clients – capturing a full screen of a Google search result (or any web page for that matter) and easily annotating it (see sample … Continue reading Cool Tool of the Trade – Capturing Full Screen Search Result Screenshots

Google Maps: KML for authority and ranking?

If you are looking for information on Ranking in Google Maps you might want to view these: •SMXEast Presentation: A patent review of Maps Ranking Factors •Ranking Factors in Google Maps – Cracking the Code SMX Local •10 Likely Ranking Factors of Google’s Local Search Algorithm We know that Google is using KML files and … Continue reading Google Maps: KML for authority and ranking?

Google makes it easier to embed Maps AND generates new Maps traffic

Google’s new upgrade to easily allow Maps to be embedded on a web page has been widely reported. I figure the test of any new “easy to use” technology and whether it will propagate widely is the “Mike Test”. That is, if I can figure out how to use it in 5 minutes or less … Continue reading Google makes it easier to embed Maps AND generates new Maps traffic