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Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Google Valentine’s Gifts: Logos, Comments, Buttons

Google makes a couple of Valentine’s gifts, including a chocolate logo, opening up Gmail registrations for practically everyone*, and allowing all of us to comment at their official webmaster blog. Google even gives a gift to themselves by increasing the catchiness of their Checkout badges attached to ads; the advantage of supporting Checkout when advertising with Google AdWords becomes apparent in a US search for e.g. buy:

Google continues to be embarassingly pushy about their Checkout program, this time at the expense of a formerly extra-uncluttered results page. Or as Chandler might say, “Could those buttons be any bigger?!”

*Well, this news has been reported continually ever since Gmail opened, with varying degrees of factualness.


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