I suppose it was just a matter of time. I’m sure there were others like me who think about Google’s omnipresence when searching for information on the internet. Google is a benevolent dictator that we all trust, and work hard to please when designing sites and writing copy for optimization purposes.
So who keeps on eye on it’s Googley-ness? The FCC? The W3C? ICANN? Nope. It’s really all those SEO marketers. They continually track, pester, malign, praise, skirmish, and call out Google when things “change”. Continue reading “Hello Google Backlash”
Great analysis espcially for local search – More info about HotPot, and how it’s different than Yelp. I agree – what I like about HotPot is short one-hit reviews, as opposed to crafting a full review for Yelp
“Where Yelp is all about depth, HotPot is all about width, in terms of trying to glean at least a modicum of rating information about each business from as many of its patrons as possible.”