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Google Motion Chart, viusalise more
September 4, 2009, 8:13 am
Filed under: Usability & Web Analytics


Google offer a new analytic tools that enable you to create a multidimensional chart, called “Motion Charts”. It can be very useful as you can visualise up to 5 metrics in one signle chart.


Latest Search Market Stats
September 1, 2009, 9:46 am
Filed under: Search Marketing & Affiliates


This is an interesting table that shows the latest figures of the the Search Market over the past year.  One can see the progression of the number of searches made on the major websites over the past 12 months.

Overall the number of searches on the web increased by 41% compared to July last year.  SEM is still a hot activity in the digital marketing world.

Ads ‘position would not influence the conversion rate?
August 20, 2009, 7:49 am
Filed under: PPC


According to Chief Economist at Google, Hal Varian, himself, ads’ position would not influence that much your conversion rate.  Concretely, where 11 ads are shown on a page result, the conversion rate varies by less than 5% across positions.

This is an astonishing news, especially because it is coming from Google itself… However it would be interesting to run some test ourselves…

Check sites associated with your IP adress on Bing
August 18, 2009, 7:58 am
Filed under: 1


Bing can let you check which websites are associated with your IP address.

On the home page, just enter our IP address as following :  “ip:” ,

However it seems to work only for the US, since the test I run for, gives irrelevant results.


PS:  find out about your IP Adress on

New Tool
August 18, 2009, 7:51 am
Filed under: SEO


This is a nice tool that pick up automatically the most popular words of you web page and makes a cloud out of it.

Then you can implement this cloud on you page and customise it with different colors, styles, etc.

Find it on

Google Sandbox / Caffeine
August 14, 2009, 8:02 am
Filed under: SEO


Google has unveiled its next search engine but before launching it for good they have launched a beta version  where users can give a feedback.

The following site enable you to see what are the results for both Google search engines, the current one next to the next one. And apparently we rank better better with the old one for ‘IT graduate jobs’.

The question is why?

Yahoo – Microsoft deal : main features
July 31, 2009, 8:14 am
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Bing will power Yahoo search, but concretely what’s going to change?

In terms of organic search, yahoo should start using Bing at the begining of 2010 but in terms of PPC it might take longer as the 2 giants use different API.

More details about this deal in this article written by Danny Sulllivan