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Google to Localize Call Extensions. Hurrah?

Starting in early November, Google will allow advertisers to use local area codes in their call extensions that utilize Google forwarding numbers.  Previously, you had two options: use your own number and lose the ability to track calls in AdWords, or use an (866) forwarding number randomly assigned to your ads. With this new feature, …

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Google Penguin 3.0: Worldwide Rollout Still In Process, Impacting 1% Of English Queries

Google updated their Penguin algorithm with version Penguin 3.0 late Friday night. The Penguin algorithm primarily looks at a site’s backlink profile and may demote a site that appears to have a poor backlink profile. The Penguin 3.0 release was communicated very poorly by Google. With Google… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & …

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Google Penguin 3.0 Is A Slow Worldwide Rollout – Weeks Not Days

A new post from www.davidnaylor.co.uk. BAZINGA! The post Google Penguin 3.0 Is A Slow Worldwide Rollout – Weeks Not Days 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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Google Enriched Results Patent

I’ve been exploring some of the different search results that we see at Google, including things such as rich snippets and question-answering results, and came across a couple of patent filings from Google that describe something called “Enriched Results.” You’ve seen enriched results before. As the first of the patent filings tells us, these results …

seobythesea.com - Monday, October 20, 2014 - 6:07 Loading+Bookmark  

How to Generate More Web Content from Google Hangouts on Air

Google Hangouts on Air have been the best thing Google Plus has given to us. The ability to set up video conferences with multiple participants, the easiness of set-up and the "live streaming" option: There's simply no alternative for this product. Google HOA is also a great way to generate some pretty sweet web content …

searchenginepeople.com - Monday, October 20, 2014 - 8:11 Loading+Bookmark  

Penguin 3.0 Update Confirmed As Google Go To War Again

A new post from www.davidnaylor.co.uk. BAZINGA! The post Penguin 3.0 Update Confirmed As Google Go To War Again appeared first on UK SEO Blog by Dave Naylor – SEO Tools, Tips & News. UK SEO Blog by Dave Naylor – SEO Tools, Tips & News

davidnaylor.co.uk - Monday, October 20, 2014 - 4:10 Loading+Bookmark  

Google Confirms Penguin 3.0 Update, Here’s The Reaction So Far by @mattsouthern

A Google representative has confirmed what has been the subject of much speculation over the weekend — a Penguin 3.0 update was rolled out on Friday. This marks the first update to the Penguin algorithm in over a year. On October 9th at Pubcon Las Vegas, Bruce Clay stated during one of his sessions on …

searchenginejournal.com - Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 8:09 Loading+Bookmark  

Google Releases First Penguin Update In Over A Year

Google has confirmed with us that they have updated the Penguin algorithm over the weekend. Starting late Friday night, savvy SEOs began noticing major changes in the Google search results. The SEO industry began speculating that this was a Penguin refresh and all evidence pointed to it. Google… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines …

searchengineland.com - Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 1:45 Loading+Bookmark  

30% Of Google Ad Conversions Happen On Mobile [STUDY] by @mattsouthern

Marin Software recently published the results of a study they conducted, showing smartphones and tablets account for 30% of conversions on Google ads. As mobile adoption grows, smartphones and tablets are taking more prominent roles in the customer buying journey… smartphones and tablets comprise about one third of ad conversions on Google and Facebook. The …

searchenginejournal.com - Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 10:13 Loading+Bookmark  

Google Updates “Right to Be Forgotten” Notification by @5le

In late May, the European Court of Justice ruled that Google is required to remove results deemed to be “irrelevant” and “outdated.” In order to comply with this ruling, Google set up a form that allowed people to complain about specific results. To prevent fraudulent requests intended to manipulate search results, the form requires users …

searchenginejournal.com - Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 8:30 Loading+Bookmark  

After More Than Two Years, Google Finally Releasing New “Pirate Update” To Fight Piracy

In August 2012, to stem accusations that it doesn’t do enough to fight piracy, Google released what’s known as the Pirate Update, a system that penalized sites deemed to be violating copyright laws. Next week, Google is finally going to refresh that system to catch new offenders and… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines …

searchengineland.com - Friday, October 17, 2014 - 3:45 Loading+Bookmark  

Google Testing New Ad Formats For Movies, Music In Anti-Piracy Effort

Today, Google published a report on how the company fights piracy. As part of this, Google provided updates on new ad formats its using to point users to “legitimate sources of music and movie downloads”. The newest format, which we have just seen in the wild, shows a list of ads in a… . About …

searchengineland.com - Friday, October 17, 2014 - 1:48 Loading+Bookmark  

Google Panda: How One Algorithm Update Forever Changed Content Creation

Google’s algorithm updates over the past few years have become increasingly strict, with a far wider impact than before. The purpose of these updates is not only to maintain their position as the dominant search engine, but also to improve the user experience. The success of any search engine is dependent on the quality and… …

blog.positionly.com - Friday, October 17, 2014 - 2:12 Loading+Bookmark  

Like Google, Apple’s Siri Also Gets Stephen Colbert’s Height Wrong

Google came under fire last night from Stephen Colbert, over a direct answer that got the comedian’s height wrong. But Apple’s Siri makes the same mistake — something Colbert didn’t raise during his video appearance at the Apple’s iPad event today. Stephen Colbert… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

searchengineland.com - Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 3:53 Loading+Bookmark  

Google + Local Pages No Longer Supporting GA Tracking Codes

Historically if you wanted to measure traffic to your site from Plus page for local you could add a Google Analtyics tracking code to your site’s URL. Whether this is a bug or not or permanent change is not yet clear but since around the first of the month if your link in the G+ …

blumenthals.com - Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 12:09 Loading+Bookmark