Google Japan changed the top page layout

Google Japan has changed the top page layout by adding tabs and links to some of their popular tools and pages. Google has been religiously keeping its simple top page with big Google logo and the search box, and Google is still keeping the same top page in all of the other countries and markets. So why Google Japan decided to make the changes? Continue reading…

goo’s “5W1H” search

Japan’s search engine “goo” creating variety of unique search engines such as blog search, map search, train schedule search, and Wikipedia article search, announced the test version of “5W1H Search”. Continue reading…

Best Consultant Award, 2014 US Search Awards

On October 8, I received the Best Consulting Award by the US Search Award! (http://www.ussearchawards.com/Winners) It was great to be recognized by a group of judges, who are respected search marketers themselves. This award was particularly sweet since the nomination came from one of my clients. The consultant’s success depends so much on how well clients implement the… Continue reading…