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Archive for April, 2007

Search Engine Optimization

Tuesday, April 24th, 2007

There are a couple of good places to look for search engine optimization to make sure your site is getting the attention it deserves.

Wikipedia has a good primer here and  Google directly answers how SEO can benefit you using Google, which for most company websites is all that really matters.

This also is important for your blog, you can add your URL and create sitemaps to help Google better optimize the search experience on the site.

An interesting one….Microsoft to buy Sanrio

Monday, April 2nd, 2007

SAN FRANCISCO, April 1 - Microsoft Corp. said today it has agreed to acquire Tokyo based Sanrio Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Shintaro Tsuji) including all rights to the famous Sanrio branded character Hello Kitty(R).

Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Microsoft was negotiating to pay up to $7 billion for Sanrio Co., Ltd., The Wall Street Journal reported today. Microsoft said the deal is expected to close in the second quarter of 2007.

…In the late 1990s, Microsoft chairman Bill Gates offered Shintaro Tsuji $5.6 billion for the rights to Hello Kitty.

of course it’s an April Fools Joke ;-) from here..