Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Yahoo Search Now Shows Your Flights, Events & Packages In The Search Results

Yahoo announced that Yahoo Search, as well as Yahoo Mail‘s Today section will now show you your upcoming flights, events and package deliveries. To see this, you need to sign in with your Yahoo username on your phone, tablet, or PC and then search on Yahoo Search for [package], [events], or… . About SEO, PPC, … - Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 1:46 Loading+Bookmark  

Penguin 3.0 Update is Overwhelmingly Underwhelming

Penguin 3.0 Update is Overwhelmingly Underwhelming was originally published on, home of expert search engine optimization tips. Photo by Fod Tzellos (CC BY 2.0), modified. For 12-plus months, organic search marketers have been waiting for the Penguin 3.0 update that would allow reformed corner-cutting clients to claim full penalty recovery and regain SERP rank. With six months … - Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 12:09 Loading+Bookmark  

Nokia Makes HERE Maps Available To All Android Users

Nokia’s HERE Maps app, which had previously just been available for Samsung Galaxy Android phones is now available to all Android users. However it’s not in Google Play; users have to download it directly from the HERE site. In order to install the HERE app, you’ll need to go into… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & … - Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 11:45 Loading+Bookmark  

Apple Maps Connect Pro Tip

Justin Mosebach an Internet Marketing professional with YDOP – Internet Marketing just sent in the very helpful tip for Apple’ Maps Connect: Interestingly, if the phone call with the code doesn’t work the first time, you have to wait 1 minute until you re-try it. If that next try doesn’t work, you have to wait … - Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 10:18 Loading+Bookmark  

Google Webmaster Trends Team Wants To Visit Your Office

Gary Illyes from Google announced on Google+ that the Google Webmaster Trends Analyst team is looking to observe you and your company, while you work. Gary said Google is looking to sit with companies, agencies, and website owners at their office and watch them as they work on “managing their… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, … - Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 9:45 Loading+Bookmark  

Get Rid of Your Internal Linking Problem Once and For All

Internal linking is one of those standard (yet woefully underused) SEO tactics that can be very effective. The important thing to remember is that what should be developed is an internal link structure – this means some sort of mapping or strategy, rather than linking randomly as you see fit. This post is going to … - Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 8:11 Loading+Bookmark  

Foursquare: 55 Million Users, 54 Percent Lift Since Relaunch

Whether it’s all part of the master plan or more opportunistic, Foursquare is undertaking a “multimillion-dollar effort” to brand and differentiate itself from Yelp and other local search apps. The campaign will appear in out-of-home locations in New York and Chicago as well as… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing - Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 7:45 Loading+Bookmark  

Apple All In on Indoor Mapping

Apple is slowly and steadily moving into the local space long occupied by Google and doing so with slow and steady intention. I noticed with the rollout of their business listing product, Map Connect, that they were soliciting venues for their indoor Mapping project. Clearly they are looking for large scale venues with large traffic … - Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 6:09 Loading+Bookmark  

Eye Tracking in 2014: How Users View and Interact with Today’s Google SERPs

Posted by rMaynes1 In September 2014, Mediative released its latest eye-tracking research entitled “The Evolution of Google’s Search Engine Results Pages and Their Effects on User Behaviour“. This large study had participants conduct various searches using Google on a desktop. For example, participants were asked “Imagine you’re moving from Toronto to Vancouver. Use Google to … - Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 2:01 Loading+Bookmark  

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

List Your Business on Apple with Maps Connect

Greg Sterling has reported that Apple has rolled out Apple Maps Connect, a small business listing option for Apple Maps. The service is dead on simple, designed for one off listings for the business owner or someone acting on their behalf. It isn’t clear the maximum number of businesses that can be associated with and … - Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 8:08 Loading+Bookmark  

Google Glass Augmented Reality and Magic Leap Virtual Reality Team Up?

Hat tip to Barbara Starr (follow her on Google+ for interesting news on Semantic Search and new technology developments), who asked the question that is the title to this post (using slighly different words.) The Verge reported this morning that Google leads $ 542 million funding of mysterious augmented reality firm Magic Leap You really … - Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 8:08 Loading+Bookmark  

Apple Launches “Maps Connect,” Self-Service Local Listings Portal

This afternoon Apple notified us of a new self-service portal to add or edit local business listings: Apple Maps Connect. It’s intended for small business owners or their authorized representatives (though not agencies) to be able to quickly and easily add content directly into Apple Maps…. . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing - Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 5:45 Loading+Bookmark  

The Easy Guide to Better Blogger Outreach

There’s been a lot of talk around guest posting recently and whether it remains a valid tactic when it comes to SEO and link-building. It does of course, but does require more care than before with regard to where links are placed (bio or in body), as well as if any cold, hard cash has… … - Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 4:12 Loading+Bookmark  

Enterprise SEM & Big Data: An Interview with Ira Kates by @wonderwall7

At Pubcon Las Vegas I had the opportunity to catch up with Ira Kates, Sr. Digital Business Strategist at 360i to discuss his unique experiences of working in both the enterprise and B2C sectors. In the video below, Kates explains the difference between SEM for enterprise versus SEM for the B2C sector: Here are some … - Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 4:12 Loading+Bookmark  

Bing Teams Up With CNN To Let Viewers Give “Real-Time” Feedback On 2014 Election Coverage

Bing is upping its political game, announcing today a partnership with CNN where users can give “real-time feedback” on CNN’s political coverage via Bing Pulse. According to the announcement, viewers will be able to vote on CNN broadcasts during the 2014 US elections, and all the… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search … - Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 11:45 Loading+Bookmark