Facebook Releases Quarlerly Highlights, Continues To See Growth In Active Users by @mattsouthern

Facebook, as a public company, reports every quarter on the state of its business. This week it released its highlights for the third quarter of 2014, with numbers that are more than likely to please stockholders. Growth In Active Users There was growth in active users reported across the board. Daily active users (DAUs), as …

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Google Down Slightly, Bing-Yahoo Up In October comScore Search Report

Google saw its share of the US search market drop slightly in October, while both Bing and Yahoo saw corresponding gains. That’s according to comScore’s October 2014 search engine rankings. ComScore estimates Google’s US market share at an even 67 percent for October, down from… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

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Bing Maps Helps Drivers Avoid Traffic Around The World

Previously only available in the U.S., Bing Maps is now helping travelers around the world avoid traffic jams with its Clearflow technology. According to Bing, Clearflow can predict traffic on roads that do not include live traffic data. Traffic issues across the globe will now be marked with red… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search …

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Black Friday Is NEXT Week. Is Your Local Business Ready?

The holidays are right around the corner, and columnist Rachel Lindteigen provides helpful advice for how local business can prepare. The post Black Friday Is NEXT Week. Is Your Local Business Ready? appeared first on Search Engine Land. . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

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Google Will Ignore ‘Click To Expand’ and Tabbed Content

A new post from www.davidnaylor.co.uk. BAZINGA! The post Google Will Ignore ‘Click To Expand’ and Tabbed Content appeared first on UK SEO Blog by Dave Naylor – SEO Tools, Tips & News. UK SEO Blog by Dave Naylor – SEO Tools, Tips & News

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Search In Pics: GooglePlex Where’s Waldo, Jon Stewart At Reddit & Marissa Mayer The Crayon

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. YouTube Double Decker Bus: Source: Google+ Jon Stewart At Reddit: Source:… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, …

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Insightful Connections Between Entities on Google’s Knowledge Graph

We’re used to search engines matching the keywords we query, returning pages that contain those words. But what if search engines worked differently? It seems like search engines are starting to do that, with more direct answers to searches that show up as a fact, appearing at the top of a set of search results …

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How Can the Value of Top-of-Funnel Channels be Measured – Whiteboard Friday

Posted by randfish Rand has talked many times about what he calls “serendipitous marketing,” where the work we do at the top of the funnel can take winding and often unexpected paths to conversions. One of the most common questions about content marketing, public relations, and other top-of-funnel efforts is how to prove their value.  …

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5 Incredibly Productive Pinterest Marketing Tactics

Guess which social media network has been the buzziest of them all in the last one year? Yes, it’s Pinterest. That social media network that was all about housewives and pretty pictures and slightly lame quotes (with pictures, again!) is now comfortably taking on the big boys of social media. If you did not consider …

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Top Local And Mobile Search Engine Ranking Factors: An Interview With Marcus Tober by @lorenbaker

At Pubcon 2014 in Las Vegas, I had the opportunity to sit down and talk to Marcus Tober, CTO at Searchmetrics, about what’s new in local and mobile search. Ever year Searchmetrics releases a report about top ranking factors with a comparison to the previous year. In this interview I ask Marcus to go into …

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Allies, not rockstars: Influencer research for us mortals

Most marketers equate ‘influencer research’ with ‘finding a celebrity who will endorse for free.’ I call that the Rockstar Method. It’s a miserable approach. Ready-and-waiting rockstar social amplifiers are slightly less common than mint-condition K cars. K Cars: Bask in the awesome The Rockstar Method has its place with major brands, pure luck and the …

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Google Keyword Planner Now Shows Conversion Estimates

Google announced today that conversion estimates have been added to the Keyword Planner tool in AdWords. Google will use an account’s historical conversion data, or users can enter their own conversion rates and conversion values to see how bid changes might impact metrics such as estimated… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search …

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‘Adapt or Lose’ and Other SEO Advice from This Google+ HOA

‘Adapt or Lose’ and Other SEO Advice from This Google+ HOA was originally published on BruceClay.com, home of expert search engine optimization tips. “In our industry, if you can’t adapt, you lose.” Bruce Clay was the guest on an HOA yesterday that one commenter called “Absolutely the best HOA I have heard all year about #SEO.” …

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Bing Home Page Images Go High Definition, Add Captions & Add Features

Bing announced changes to their search home page including a new HD quality daily background image, improved captions of the image, ways to customize the news on the bottom and quick links to Microsoft Office tools. The new home page images are HD quality with 1920×1080 pixels wide screen display…. . About SEO, PPC, SEM, …

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Is Voice the Next Big Thing in Mobile?

Any marketer worth their salt is paying attention to trends in mobile right now. The ubiquity of mobile means it can no longer be forgotten or treated as a separate part of marketing. In fact, as I argued in my latest SearchLove presentation, we are now increasingly facing a situation where online marketing is mobile …

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