Google’s SVP of product management, in a memo rewritten for public use. The bits about journalism have been quoted in the last week, but not the most interesting ones. Read the whole section and you’ll see what I mean, perhaps.
Not even sure where to start here – this is awesome, but it suddenly makes SEO for video a really crucial thing to pay attention to. I wonder if it’ll pull metadata from the page the video is embedded on…
Because I need a more complicated way to aggregate comments on news stories. We all do, don’t we? Can’t wait to tell whining sources about this.
Weird image-based Google News template – hover over an image and the lede loads in the sidebar. Interesting, but given this particular aggregator’s habit of posting REALLY off-topic images next to headlines…
Get your news site spidered more thoroughly.
This is important: Why isn’t your newspaper on this list? Are you writing Web-only informational headlines? I hope so. Do you have duplicate content across a number of sites? I’m pretty sure that’s a negative thing. Check out the list.
How to get more action for your newspaper on Google News.
World Newspaper Association wants to get their stories out of Google News. “No, no, not free advertising and links to our content! Anything but that! One of the millions of influential advertising targets who gets their news this way might actually rea