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Highlights of the Week

* How To: Getting Started with Google's Website Optimizer. The Google Website Optimizer now helps one test and optimize a website all in the comfort of a real live visitor base. * Adobe Enables Flash Content to be Searchable. Adobe make pages with Flash-created images more recognizable to search engines like Google and Yahoo! * Yahoo Wants to be BOSS of Search. Speaking of Yahoo! They want you to Build Your Own Search Service. * Blogging 101: Which Blogging Software Do I Choose?. We’ve put in a little spadework and here’s a quick guide through the woods for the rest of us. * Build Your Sprout Flash Widget and Watch it Grow. Create flash-based widgets, countdowns, minisites, mashups and more in an easy to use and navigate interface.

Most Popular Articles

And these are the articles you couldn’t get enough of -- if page views are anything to go by, anyways. So what was your fancy? The web publishing business, hacking and security, Web 2.0 CMS and a whole mess of MOSS! * How They Hack Your Website: Overview of Common Techniques. Defense is your best offense. Know the basics. * Is Ning The Next Facebook or MySpace? Ning vs. MySpace. Oh what fun we're having. * Results: Most Popular CMS in Technorati's Top 100. What micro publishers are using today. * Google Study: Print Ads Drive Online Purchases. Lo and behold, print ad CTRs have a measurable pulse. * 75 Bleeding-Edge Search Engines To Beat Google. Differences aside, they all want to take a bite out of Google.com’s posterior. * Web CMS: Sitecore 6 - Customer Driven Usability. Version 6.0 is a nice corner-rounding release.

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