As 2007, winds to an end, here's a quick review of some of the top search stories for December 2007. It was a great year in search. Check out our two part review of the year in search 2007.
Here is our final "Top Search Stories" list for 2007. Will Google dominate the charts again this month? Let's have a look at our top search-related stories for December 2007.
#7. SES Chicago - the annual Search Engine Strategies Chicago took place in early December. This is the Midwest's leading search marketing conference & expo covering search engine optimization.
#6. Google Updates Webmaster Tools - Google continues to update their Webmaster Tools providing Webmasters some insight with their Content Analysis.
#5. LinkedIn revamps homepage and service offering - LinkedIn announced a number of new features and has revamped their homepage in an attempt to improve the user experience on the network.
#4. Windows Live Search begins displaying "Sitelinks" - this may just be a test with their results page.
#3. PubCon Vegas 2007 takes place - one of the premier search engine and online marketing conferences of the year took place in early December in Las Vegas. This is fast becoming one of the must attend search conferences in the industry.
#2. Yahoo announces more support of page level exclusion tags - in order to give webmasters more flexibility over which pages and documents are crawled and indexed by Yahoo, Yahoo extended their support of page level exclusion tags -- NOINDEX, NOARCHIVE, NOSNIPPET, NOFOLLOW -- to provide additional control for archiving and summarization of any file type.
#1. The investigation by the FTC regarding Google's Deal to Acquire DoubleClick is finally completed. After an eight month investigation it was decided that the proposed acquisition is “Unlikely to Substantially Lessen Competition”.
Well Google did it again topping our charts for another month. It will be interesting to see if they will continue their domination in 2008.
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