Writing Topics: yahoo

Summly, summaries and blurbs

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If anyone needed proof of the value of summarising, Yahoo’s purchase of Summly for millions of pounds is surely it. Summly is an app, created by 17-year-old Nick D’Aloisio, that uses an algorithm to provide automatic summaries of news stories found on the web. Announcing the deal with Yahoo on Summly’s website, Nick D’Aloisio said […]

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A beginner’s guide to search engine optimization

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The world of the internet is ruled by search engines. Your writing might be lovely, but it’s a shame if nobody reads it. How do you ensure that you appear high up in the search engines’ results list? Well, to put it simply, you can’t. The big search companies, Google, Yahoo and Microsoft’s Bing, offer […]

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