New Ask 3D Interface: Should Google Worry?

The algorithm killed who? And lives where? Is either relevant? What is relevant is the relaunch of Ask as Ask 3D complete with a new interface. There’s a lot to like in the changes, which are remarkable.
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A Peak Inside Google’s Algorithm

Ever wish you could have a peak inside Google’s algorithm? Even just a little peak? Saul Hansell of the New York Times gave us all that peak in his article yesterday, Google Keeps Tweaking Its Search Engine. The entire article is worth a read or three, but here are some quotes I pulled along with a running commentary.
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This Week In SEO – 6/1/07

I tried to be a little more discriminating while collecting links this week, but I think I still ended up with the usual amount. There’s lots of good reading here as always to help you grow your blog and market your site. And of course a bit of search engine news in case you missed the major stories. Enjoy.
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Mahalo: The Long Route To Wikipedia

Sometimes you can’t help but want to see someone fail. I think I’m going to get what I want.

Yesterday SEO hater Jason Calacanis launched Mahalo (Hawaiian for Thank You), which he claims is the first human-powered search engine. Wait a minute hasn’t ChaCha been providing human-powered search for awhile now? And Mahalo may be a lot of things, but a search engine isn’t one of them.
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Do You Compete On Price Or Value?

Price is what you pay. Value is what you get.
Warren Buffett

And the perception of value is why you decide to buy. How much would you pay for an ordinary gray pebble? How much would you pay if I told you that pebble could perform tricks like ‘sit’ and ‘stay’ and included a manual for how to train your pet rock?
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