Google Topeka

As a sign of gratitude to city of Topeka, Kansas renaming their city to Google. Google on behalf has renamed the company to Topeka as officially announced on their blog.

Go ahead Topeka it on Topeka’s search engine.

http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2010/04/different-kind-of-company-name.html

Happy April 1st

Google Adwords Pending/Under Review

Seems like I’m not the only one experiencing this issue with running a new ad on Google Adwords. Previously when I run an ad it would get approved in less than 5 minutes. Now it’s more than 24 hours and my ad is still not running. The ad is even a simple one, we just wanted to run an ad so we can quickly get feedback for a survey we are conducting.

Here is a link to other users affected by this “approval system” for new ads on Google.

http://www.google.de/support/forum/p/AdWords/thread?tid=2ca794df25bdd38f&hl=en

I wonder why Google is actively promoting Google Adwords, I even get emails for free 2K to start using the ad system and I see banners everywhere, but they are soo missing a lot more potential clients on the delay on their approval system.

It’s almost close to 48 hours. I hope Google sees there is a big issue with their ad approval system.

The ga_shade div tag from Google Analytics on Firefox

After some tweaking on my blog theme, I re-added the Google Analytics code, an absolute div tag generated by the GA javascript code created an overlay on top of my page, everything underneath was unclickable and this was only in Firefox.
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