15 Dec 2017

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SearchCap: Net neutrality, AdWords grants & EU licensing fees

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. The post SearchCap: Net neutrality, AdWords grants & EU licensing fees appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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15 Dec 2017 9:00pm GMT

European press agencies push for licensing fees for their content from Google, Facebook

It remains to be seen whether European legislators and regulators will pick up the cause, but there's a possibility that they will. The post European press agencies push for licensing fees for their content from Google, Facebook appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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15 Dec 2017 5:32pm GMT

Optimizing for Hanukkah: Sometimes it’s still strings, not things

Google has grown smarter at recognizing variant spellings of the same entity, but columnist Paul Shapiro observes that it's not perfect yet. The post Optimizing for Hanukkah: Sometimes it's still strings, not things appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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15 Dec 2017 4:39pm GMT

How to generate links that drive traffic, not just ranking

Links are a crucial element of search engine optimization, and columnist Kevin Rowe believes that long-term SEO success relies on building links that drive real traffic. The post How to generate links that drive traffic, not just ranking appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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15 Dec 2017 4:16pm GMT

[UPDATED] Google Ad Grants policy changes include 5% CTR minimum

Several new policy updates for the AdWords program for non-profits take effect January 1, 2018. The post [UPDATED] Google Ad Grants policy changes include 5% CTR minimum appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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15 Dec 2017 3:05pm GMT

Search in Pics: Life size Google snow globe, Bing bean chair, Menorah & more

In this week's Search In Pictures, here are the latest images culled from the web, showing what people eat at the search engine companies, how they play, who they meet, where they speak, what toys they have and more. Life size Google snow globe: Source: Instagram Bing bean chair: Source:...

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15 Dec 2017 2:30pm GMT

FCC repeals net neutrality by party line vote

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, a former Verizon lawyer, gives his previous bosses an early Christmas present by gutting the 2015 rules. The post FCC repeals net neutrality by party line vote appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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15 Dec 2017 12:12am GMT

14 Dec 2017

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SearchCap: Bing & Reddit, Google travel pricing & meta descriptions

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. The post SearchCap: Bing & Reddit, Google travel pricing & meta descriptions appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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14 Dec 2017 9:00pm GMT

Google: Fundamentals of writing meta descriptions don’t change with longer search snippets

Google has officially commented about what webmasters should focus on when writing meta descriptions after Google extended their search result snippets. The post Google: Fundamentals of writing meta descriptions don't change with longer search snippets appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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14 Dec 2017 7:54pm GMT

Google adds price tracking features to flight search, hotel search and Google Trips

Google adds several features to help searchers plan their getaways. The post Google adds price tracking features to flight search, hotel search and Google Trips appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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14 Dec 2017 7:31pm 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