Archive for the 'Mobile Search' Category

Google Street View Comes to Mobile

Posted by Nadir on September 17th, 2008

This is probably the most exciting news I’ve ever heard in mobile search: Google Street Views is coming to mobile phones. Google announced today that its Google Mobile Application now includes Street View. And it’s the same level of quality than what you can see from your desktop. This is how it works: “Wondering if […]

Mobile Search and thus Mobile SEO are hot topic today. Apparently, much focus has been put on mobile search at CTIA recently.  If you follow news in the mobile search industry, you probably heard of a new mobile SEO company that was officially launched a few days ago, visibility mobile, based in Ireland and whose […]

Google Webmaster Tools has a Diagnostic section dedicated to Mobile Crawl Errors. Someone over at WebmasterWorld recently noticed a new warning that reported that two pages of his Non-mobile Web site were “too big for common mobile devices, with the error message “Document size too large”. ” This feature seems very new, since it’s not […]

When you use Google Search from your mobile phone, you see two kinds of web pages results: traditional web pages (the same ones that you’ll see from your desktop) and mobile web pages. To build its index of mobile web sites, Google uses a different bot than the traditional GoogleBot. The bot, named Googlebot-Mobile, actually […]

Mobile Web: Bango Offers a Way to Track Unique Visitors

Posted by Nadir on July 22nd, 2008

Since I started doing Mobile SEO about 2 years ago, the main problem that I’ve encountered in my duties was that there’s no way to identify unique visitors when it comes to mobile surfing. Indeed, as opposed to the desktop Web, where cookies or IP addresses (sometimes combined with user agents for better accuracy) are […]

ABphone Launches Mobile Game Search Engine

Posted by Nadir on June 4th, 2008

So on Monday I mentioned that a mobile search company was about to launch a mobile game search service. It’s now formally official, the company in question is abphone, a mobile content search engine based in France. abphone may have a low profile but it’s currently a very popular off-portal mobile content search engine, users […]

Mobile Games Search

Posted by Nadir on June 2nd, 2008

A well known mobile search company will announce tomorrow the launch of the first mobile games search service. What I can tell you is that this will be a threat for big branded mobile search players such as Google or Yahoo! It’s already possible to search for off-portal mobile content such as wallpapers, ringtones or […]

During advance08, Microsoft’s online advertising leadership forum held in Redmond, the company announced that display advertising (banner ads) was now available across two Windows Live for mobile services, and also “the launch of new markets for Windows Live for mobile services and upcoming advertising plans for its Live Search Mobile offering.” Advertisers from France, Spain, […]