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8 Critical Techniques For Optimizing Google Adsense

July 1st, 2014 No comments

Google provides an easy way to earn money from online content using Google Adsense. The article lists eight critical optimization techniques that bloggers should adhere to for better ad monetization.

Categories: Blogging Tips

Four Easy Steps To Integrate Google Custom Search Into Your WordPress

March 2nd, 2013 1 comment

It is clear that Wordpress search functionality has the following known weaknesses:

Does not properly match keywords
Sorts results by date instead of relevance to search keywords
Is Limited to just your site

Integrating Google Custom Search Engine into your website can give you several advantages:

Better quality and relevance of search results
Search scope can be extended to more than one site (not only your site)
Look and feel of search results can be customized to match the design of your site
Better monetization with Google Adsense
Autocompletion of typing, result sorting, and thumbnail previewing

Categories: Blogging Tips

Google’s Street View, Invasion Of Privacy And Security?

April 14th, 2012 2 comments

Street View, the technology featured by Google which provides panoramic views of streets around the world (2011), is currently raising privacy and security concerns. Diaz (2010) claims that Street View is not capturing images of anything that is not available for the public to see. Yet privacy and security issues become inevitable when Street View starts capturing photos of vehicle license plates, property, as well as people in compromising or out-of-context situations (Lopez 2010). Besides Street View is accused of collecting unencrypted payload data from unsecured Wi-Fi networks (2010) and it’s also being exploited as a means for cyber terrorism (2011).

Categories: Ethics