16 Sep 2019

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Report alleges Amazon manipulating search results to boost its products, profit

The company said to give its own products "preferential treatment in search."

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16 Sep 2019 1:44pm GMT

Google Search Console adds Datasets to enhancement reports section

Check out this new report within Google Search Console and if you don't see it, do not panic.

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16 Sep 2019 1:24pm GMT

Google cracks down on some review rich results

If your review rich results in Google search disappear, here is maybe why.

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16 Sep 2019 11:51am GMT

Google tests “in this video” search feature

How cool is this new Google search feature that breaks down the sections of the video you are watching.

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16 Sep 2019 10:30am GMT

Here’s a script to spice up your Facebook demographics reporting

This script pulls a Facebook demographic report and generates a pyramid chart for age/gender performance analysis.

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16 Sep 2019 8:00am GMT

13 Sep 2019

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Subdomain leasing and the giant hole in Google’s Medic update

In today's Soapbox, a warning about the hack in low-authority medical advice with content mirrors and "buying guides" slipping through Google's algorithm.

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13 Sep 2019 8:29am GMT

12 Sep 2019

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BrightLocal launches ‘Local RankFlux’ Google local algorithm tracking tool

The tool is designed to help SEOs and businesses more easily track local algo changes.

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12 Sep 2019 5:36pm GMT

A script to create a Google Ads Experiments dashboard

This script generates a dashboard with a comprehensive view of experiments across My Client Center.

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12 Sep 2019 1:07pm GMT

Google now gives more preference to original reporting in search

Google has updated its algorithms to show more original reporting in search and Google News results.

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12 Sep 2019 12:00pm GMT

Meta robots nofollow gets the hint treatment too

Robots won't support the new UGC and sponsored link attributes, says Google's Gary Illyes.

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12 Sep 2019 11:51am GMT

Yes, you can add JSON structured data to the body of your pages

Head or body, Mueller explains that Google can read both just fine.

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12 Sep 2019 9:35am GMT

Short reprieve: Google gives accelerated ad delivery an extension

Accelerated delivery will phase out starting October 7.

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12 Sep 2019 9:30am GMT

Yelp introduces ‘Connect’ and new Waitlist features for restaurants

Connect is a publishing tool not unlike Google Posts, but with differences.

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12 Sep 2019 9:00am GMT

What really matters in Google’s nofollow changes? SEOs ask

Who benefits, who will implement the new attributes and how much change should sites expect?

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12 Sep 2019 4:30am GMT

11 Sep 2019

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Wanted: Session ideas for SMX West



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11 Sep 2019 3:23pm GMT

How Google’s recent changes affect higher education websites

College websites are often large, decentralized and unwieldy so it's important to create a centralized SEO strategy to build non-branded organic traffic and leads.

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11 Sep 2019 2:53pm GMT

11 Nov 2011

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Google’s Timeline Search Option is History

As Google pushes fresh search results, a helpful Google search tool for historical searches quietly vanished earlier this month. Google has confirmed that Google's Timeline search option, which debuted in 2007, has been discontinued. By cl...

11 Nov 2011 9:35pm GMT

Google Releases Think Insights Trend & Research Hub for Marketers

Google has graduated Think Insights from beta. This tool now compiles real-time data from Google search and other platforms, combining those facts with additional studies, infographics, and more. Users can find the site at ThinkwithGoogle.com, a...

11 Nov 2011 8:45pm GMT

Google Snaps Up Katango, Social Contact Sorter Meant for Facebook

Google has just acquired startup Katango, makers of a Facebook friends list generating iPhone app released this July. Shortly after its debut, however, Katango's autogenerator faced serious competition from Facebook itself, as it rolled out ...

11 Nov 2011 7:35pm GMT

The +1 Button Comes to Google Image Search

The Google +1 button is continuing its march across Google properties. The latest recipient is Google Image Search, which now allows users to +1 directly from an image result and which promotes +1'd results to users who are connected to your accou...

11 Nov 2011 6:15pm GMT

Google Acquires Instant Search Startup Apture for Chrome

Google's latest acquisition - their 23rd of 2011 - may give them the ability to monetize every page on the Web. Sounds huge, doesn't it? It is. Apture founders Tristan Harris and Can Sar, along with their employees, will ...

11 Nov 2011 5:15pm GMT

Google & Other Search Engines Honor Veteran’s Day on 11/11/11

Today, on Veteran's Day in the U.S., Google, Bing, Ask.com, and Dogpile.com have posted special logos and pictures saluting military heroes. In addition to a Doodle, Google used the opportunity to tout tools geared toward helping veterans an...

11 Nov 2011 4:10pm GMT

Social Signals in PPC: Google’s +1 Feature is Getting Better

Back in September I wrote about Google's integration of social and search with the +1 button. In the time since, there has been plenty to discuss as advertisers learned more about this feature and began incorporating +1 buttons on landi...

11 Nov 2011 2:35pm GMT

Google Encrypted Search: 9 Key Points B2B Marketers Need to Know

Two weeks removed from Google's announcement making search secure , B2B marketers are still collecting their thoughts on where SEO strategy goes from here. While the search community has been immediately been vocal about this change, the gen...

11 Nov 2011 1:55pm GMT

3 Ways to Invigorate Your Analytics

Very few of us could live without analytics. The data informs (or should inform) nearly every decision we make as SEOs, but all too often we don't use the information effectively enough, or fail to take into account enough information to put us on...

11 Nov 2011 12:00pm GMT

Porn Comes to Google TV via Vivid App

Vivid Entertainment has launched a channel specifically for Google TV - the first official adult content channel designed to be streamed to television sets via Google TV. "Vivid for Google TV gives our fans a new way to enjoy Vivid movies in hig...

11 Nov 2011 4:30am GMT

10 Nov 2011

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Adobe To Stop Developing Flash For Mobile

No doubt Apple will be glad Adobe, the owners of Flash technology, are no longer supporting development of the rich content platform for browsers on mobile devices. The company announced: Our future work with Flash on mobile devices will be fo...

10 Nov 2011 10:00pm GMT

New and Improved Bing for Mobile is All About HTML5

When released last April, Bing for iPad was a great app and went well beyond basic search. With the Magic Lasso update in July, it got even better. But it left phone users waiting in the wind. No more. Bing for Mobile has a long-awaited upd...

10 Nov 2011 9:00pm GMT

Google Launches Job Search Engine for Veterans

In support of President Obama's call to help returning U.S. veterans and right before Veteran's Day, Google is promoting a government project - a custom search engine for veteran jobs. The National Resource Directory (NRD) uses Google Custo...

10 Nov 2011 7:00pm GMT

Google & Bing Take 8 of 10 Best Web TV Commercial Spots in 2011

Google, a relatively new player in the TV commercial game, produced five of the top 10 most effective Web TV commercials in 2011, to date. Bing was no slouch, knocking out three of their own that made the list compiled by television advertising au...

10 Nov 2011 6:00pm GMT

The Digital Path to Social Media Success

How social media is being integrated with the whole of digital marketing is one of the greatest momentums we're now witnessing as marketers. A great example of this can be seen in Jermiah Owyang's presentation with Larry Drebes, unve...

10 Nov 2011 5:00pm GMT

Should Amazon Buy Yahoo?

With no CEO and rumors of a sale swirling around, Yahoo is once again in the business news for all of the wrong reasons. While Google and Microsoft have been touted as potential suitors alongside the option of selling the company's Asia...

10 Nov 2011 4:00pm GMT