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The GA benchmarking report has been transformed into a newsletter

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The Google Analytics team made quite recently made an unusual and curios choice. They transformed the old “benchmarking” report in a newsletter. Most probably you’ve come across of this if you have a Google Account to which Analytics has been connected.

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Google directory has been retired

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Back in 2000, Google launched it’s second most important service: Google Directory. It was released to compete with Yahoo Directory, the most popular Web directory at that time. As by that time Google wasn’t in the position to obtain a massive number of data in a short term, they initially signed up a partnership to use data from Netscape’s Open Directory Project as well as DMOZ. But they also added an innovative feature: automatically ranking results.

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Google+ has been launched

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Everybody out of there is talking about the Google’s new social network, which has been launched last week. The reviews seem to be fairly positive, but the social network appears to be into an early phase yet. I was on the pre-invite list and I spent some time during the week end to play around the new Google gadget. is Google+ really better than Facebook? It is very weird for me to write about something that I tested for less than four days, but it looks the net is so overwhelmed of information of the same nature, that I can’t wait longer if I want to stay in the tide. In a nutshell, I believe Google+ is the missing link between Facebook and Twitter. Moreover, I believe the new Gadget is definitely better, and there are some reasons for this. First aspect and above all is the fact to have a new tool that is […]

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