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Imagine the internet with no search engines

What the internet would look like if there were no search engines? Twitter would have a lot more questions posted. Often times when I’m curious about something, it’s tempting to ask on Twitter. But then I quickly realize we have Google (or DuckDuckGo). For instance, I was about to ask on Twitter, “Does Adobe Creative […]

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Google News: Suggested for you

Google News really suggested for you?

Google offers a custom news feed according to your defined preferences. Many other players in the field are doing this, Zite, Flipboard, and now Apple. But Google has some weight here, because y’know, they are Google. For the past couple months, I’ve been fine-tuning my “Suggested for you” feed in Google news. Telling Google I’m […]

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Evernote's search feature is great

Is text in images indexable by Google?

Does Google indexes the text in images on webpages? We were all taught that text in images is bad for SEO, because Google can’t index the text. However, having an Evernote Pro account makes me think differently now. I upload all my screenshots to Evernote, because it can index the text in the image and […]

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