18 Sep 2018

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Google: AMP to use ‘consensus-seeking’ governance model

Nearly 80 percent of AMP contributors are now third parties.

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18 Sep 2018 4:50pm GMT

SearchCap: Bing drops URL submission tool, Ask the SMXperts, Google Maps, link building & more

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.

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18 Sep 2018 4:00pm GMT

Bing Ads gives advertisers machine learning-powered insights

Competition tab, performance insights and location recommendations highlight performance changes and competitive pressures, offering suggestions advertisers can take to improve results.

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18 Sep 2018 3:43pm GMT

Google Maps now available for Apple CarPlay

The moment many Apple fans have been waiting for - Google Maps on CarPlay devices is now here.

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18 Sep 2018 2:18pm GMT

How to choose the best content format for link building

Thinking about creating an infographic or GIF as a way to attract links? Here's a list of pros and cons of different visual elements and their effectiveness at attracting links.

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18 Sep 2018 1:05pm GMT

Customer Data Challenge: Improve martech efficiency and ROI with unified data

Live Webinar: Tuesday, September 25, at 1:00 PM ET (10:00 AM PT)

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18 Sep 2018 12:53pm GMT

Ask the SMXperts — Page speed, site migrations and crawling

Our SMXperts share their tactical insights on optimizing crawl budgets, fine-tuning page speed and how to execute on large-scale error-free site migrations.

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18 Sep 2018 11:37am GMT

Bing shuts down public URL submission tool

This decision may help Bing reduce spam shown in the search results and focus on more trustworthy content.

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18 Sep 2018 10:44am GMT

How e-commerce can compete for informational queries by optimizing for intent

How do you optimize for search intent? Here's a look at how Google may return informational queries to relevant e-commerce pages and how you can optimize on-page content for 'intent.'

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18 Sep 2018 9:44am GMT

Bing improves visual search, adds educational carousel, American Sign Language and NFL answers

Microsoft's search engine adds a robust image search feature and educational results just in time for the school year.

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18 Sep 2018 8:54am GMT

SEO PowerSuite Review: features, analysis, results

Looking for an ideal combination of tools that can efficiently cover all your SEO tasks? Here is a review of the suite of SEO tools devised exactly for this purpose.

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18 Sep 2018 7:30am GMT

17 Sep 2018

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SearchCap: Google doesn’t personalize SERPs, don’t fixate on CTR, Google sub-images & more

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.

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17 Sep 2018 4:00pm GMT

Google is right; click-through and conversion rates kinda don’t matter

Say what? Turns out you may be focusing on the wrong things if you're fixated on click-through and conversion rates. Here are a number of reasons why.

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17 Sep 2018 1:25pm GMT

Google admits it’s using very limited personalization in search results

Outside of a searcher's location or immediate context from a prior search, Google doesn't personalize the search results.

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17 Sep 2018 1:01pm GMT

Google tests sub-images in search result snippets for sitelinks

SEOs and webmasters may want to look into how to optimize for images that Google may use for sitelinks in mobile search with this new test.

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17 Sep 2018 12:55pm GMT

Keyword research strategies in a close-variant world

Revisiting your keyword research approach is essential to preparing for imminent match type changes. Here are some considerations for a successful keyword research strategy in a close-variant world.

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17 Sep 2018 9:53am 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