Comments on: Is Google.com your company’s real home page? http://blogs.hillandknowlton.com/niallcook/2008/07/15/is-googlecom-your-companys-real-home-page/ Combining marketing and technology to develop new markets and grow existing ones Sun, 27 Mar 2011 11:35:19 +0000 http://wordpress.org/?v=2.9.2 hourly 1 By: marketing publicity http://blogs.hillandknowlton.com/niallcook/2008/07/15/is-googlecom-your-companys-real-home-page/comment-page-1/#comment-674 marketing publicity Tue, 28 Oct 2008 19:55:38 +0000 http://blogs2.hillandknowlton.com/niallcook/10942.aspx#comment-674 <p>If you are not member of the particular list you are using for your password reminder, the same success message appears. This is for security reasons, not to provide an easy way for outsiders to check, on which mailing lists people are subscribed to.</p> If you are not member of the particular list you are using for your password reminder, the same success message appears. This is for security reasons, not to provide an easy way for outsiders to check, on which mailing lists people are subscribed to.

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By: internet job http://blogs.hillandknowlton.com/niallcook/2008/07/15/is-googlecom-your-companys-real-home-page/comment-page-1/#comment-673 internet job Sat, 25 Oct 2008 20:51:41 +0000 http://blogs2.hillandknowlton.com/niallcook/10942.aspx#comment-673 <p>It works with nearly every blogging platform out there.</p> It works with nearly every blogging platform out there.

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By: Lindsay Willott http://blogs.hillandknowlton.com/niallcook/2008/07/15/is-googlecom-your-companys-real-home-page/comment-page-1/#comment-672 Lindsay Willott Mon, 13 Oct 2008 16:49:56 +0000 http://blogs2.hillandknowlton.com/niallcook/10942.aspx#comment-672 <p>Niall, interesting view from you and from Forrester, thank you. See also these statistics from Think Eye Tracking on my <a href="<a rel="nofollow" target="_new" href="http://blog.themarketingpractice.com/how-to/how-buyers-find-you">B2B">http://blog.themarketingpractice.com/how-to/how-buyers-find-you">B2B</a> marketing blog</a> which show how people actually find your website using Google.  </p> <p>It appears that not only is Google your homepage, but you need to come pretty far up the rankings for your site to even register with Googlers. Definitely supports your case for getting out there and investing in the parts of the internet that marketers don't control. It all adds up to a more coherent message and better page rankings.</p> Niall, interesting view from you and from Forrester, thank you. See also these statistics from Think Eye Tracking on my <a href="http://blog.themarketingpractice.com/how-to/how-buyers-find-you"&gt;B2B marketing blog</a> which show how people actually find your website using Google.  

It appears that not only is Google your homepage, but you need to come pretty far up the rankings for your site to even register with Googlers. Definitely supports your case for getting out there and investing in the parts of the internet that marketers don’t control. It all adds up to a more coherent message and better page rankings.

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By: Parker http://blogs.hillandknowlton.com/niallcook/2008/07/15/is-googlecom-your-companys-real-home-page/comment-page-1/#comment-671 Parker Tue, 15 Jul 2008 14:24:05 +0000 http://blogs2.hillandknowlton.com/niallcook/10942.aspx#comment-671 <p>Great addition to the "Is Google your homepage?" argument, Niall. </p> <p>Your comment about the website's job being to reinforce or change your visitor's first impression from the search engine results page was spot on. </p> Great addition to the "Is Google your homepage?" argument, Niall.

Your comment about the website’s job being to reinforce or change your visitor’s first impression from the search engine results page was spot on.

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By: Niall Cook http://blogs.hillandknowlton.com/niallcook/2008/07/15/is-googlecom-your-companys-real-home-page/comment-page-1/#comment-670 Niall Cook Tue, 15 Jul 2008 10:46:43 +0000 http://blogs2.hillandknowlton.com/niallcook/10942.aspx#comment-670 <p>Thanks Stephen. At some focus groups, I remember watching grown adults (who surely should know better) typing the URL itself into the Google search box, then clicking on the first result, rather than just typing it directly into the browser address bar. Nowt so funny as folk, eh?</p> Thanks Stephen. At some focus groups, I remember watching grown adults (who surely should know better) typing the URL itself into the Google search box, then clicking on the first result, rather than just typing it directly into the browser address bar. Nowt so funny as folk, eh?

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By: Stephen Waddington http://blogs.hillandknowlton.com/niallcook/2008/07/15/is-googlecom-your-companys-real-home-page/comment-page-1/#comment-669 Stephen Waddington Tue, 15 Jul 2008 10:41:53 +0000 http://blogs2.hillandknowlton.com/niallcook/10942.aspx#comment-669 <p>Hi Niall, Wholly agree. The really interesting think is to watch children. My 7 and 9 year old never ever use URLs. They access everything via Google, even web sites that they use regularly such as Gmail, Miniclip and YouTube. All the best, Stephen</p> Hi Niall, Wholly agree. The really interesting think is to watch children. My 7 and 9 year old never ever use URLs. They access everything via Google, even web sites that they use regularly such as Gmail, Miniclip and YouTube. All the best, Stephen

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