Archive for the ‘Google Code’ Category

Google Quick Search Box for the Mac: qsb-mac

January 13, 2009

Has the lowly desktop become the final frontier for potential text ad display?

Google has launched an open source search box for the Mac that allows Mac users to search data on their computer and across the web.

From Google: “This app is very experimental, but through it you will be able to see many of the areas we are exploring: contextual search, actions, and extensibility. It is by no means feature-complete, but is a very good indication of things to come.”

Google Quick Search Box Features:

Google Quick Search Box for the Mac

Google Quick Search Box for the Mac

The Quick Search Box features states – “It works as a location bar AND a search box”….

I am not sure whether this means geographic and physical location or the location within the Mac?

Which is it?

Download the Google Quick Search Box for the Mac from Google Code.

Google Coupons @ Google Code

November 19, 2008

Google offers merchants the ability to provide coupons that will be included in Google search results via their Google Code site.

What better time for brands to distribute their coupons for free via the web – than now?

Consumers can search for coupons on Google, print and then redeem coupons at participating merchants.

Google Code offers businesses five different methods for feeding their coupons into Google’s coupon distribution system.

1. Coupon TSV Feed Documentation

2. Coupon XML Feed Documentation

3. Coupon Feed XSD

4. Basic Coupon Sample XML

5. Complex Coupon Sample XML

Visit the Google Code site to learn more about how to upload and begin distributing your brand’s coupons via Google search.