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Re: Ping Noticedtrends

__/ [ wd ] on Thursday 11 May 2006 13:38 \__

> On Thu, 11 May 2006 13:00:57 +0100, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> __/ [ wd ] on Thursday 11 May 2006 12:56 \__
>>> For 'search engine optimization' India and Philippines were the leading
>>> regions by far...
>> Intersting. When I tried it earlier (hours after it was announced) I could
>> only get U.S. States and Canadian provinces. It was somewhat uninteresting
>> because of social, cultural, racial, and political uniformity. I wonder if
>> they scale the bars based on population size or some other factor.
> That is an interesting idea.

Check out this new analysis, which I have come across just a couple of
minutes ago:


I think it illustrates the value of this new service.

> If they were scaling based on population wouldn't that reduce the size of
> the Indian bar?  Right now it's 4 or 5 times the size of the USA bar for
> 'search engine optimization' (that would be about the same ratio as the
> population difference).  Philippines are showing about 3 times the queries
> as the US (with only 1/3 of the population).

Yes, I wondered about it too. I guess it's only a matter of time until
clarifications come out and it becomes common knowledge (to enthusiastic
searchers at least). Can you imagine the impact on the strategic and HR
professions, for example? This gives you the ability to conduct rough yet
enormous-scale surveys using just keyboards and mouses (mice).

> There must be a lot of search engine optimizers in India, judging
> by the spam that I get every day advertising SEO services.  I even met a
> traveling Indian guy recently who was "getting his PhD in Google".

If you look at the link about, it will become ever more evident. Their
prevalent in search engine is still deceiving nonetheless. As to other
related new, bear in mind that China strides towards an admirable figure: 60
million bloggers by the end of the year. See what is expected by the end of
next year...


Bloody hell... that's a lot of original content (let us hope it will not be
plagiarised English content).

Best wishes,


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