With Search Engine Strategies San Jose taking place last month, there was a lot going on in the world of search. SES San Jose was our top Search story of August, this month has been a little quieter on the search front, but then again the month is not over yet. Here are the Top 7 Search Stories of the month for September 2007.
Top 7 Search Stories of September 2007
#7. Google Guys Enter Forbes Richest American List - Forbes released their richest Americans list and the Google Guys are at number 5 and number six with an estimated worth of $18.5 billion each.
#6. Microsoft Searchification - this week Microsoft will be conducting their first ever Searchification Day to discuss their latest search endeavors.
#5. Google Phone Rumors Continue to Circulate - possibly the world's worst secret is Google's plan to release their own phone. Rumors are getting stronger that Google will be announcing the release of their Google Phone product shortly. Google (GOOG) continues to downplay the rumors, but Google is all about innovation and the "Google Phone" has the potential to be a very innovative product
#4. Yahoo Begins Testing Yahoo Mash Social Networking Site- we have mentioned that both Google and Yahoo are planning to release their own social networks. This month, Yahoo began testing their new Mash Social Network. We reported on a potential product from Yahoo entitled Yahoo Mosh which may try to become Yahoo's answer to Facebook.
#3. Google Updates Webmaster Tools Again - Google Webmaster Tools continues to get better with more updates including some changes to the interface.
#2. Google to Distribute Ads in Widgets - Google Gadget Ads will enable advertisers and agencies to engage audiences on the Internet's largest ad network with a rich and interactive new ad format.
#1. Facebook to Make Profiles Indexable in the Search Engines - Facebook announced that user profiles will be searchable through the popular social network site with the profiles turning up in Google, Yahoo and MSN/Live search results pages.
Google dominated the list this month, we'll see what happens in October. See you next month.
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