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Picking Through Google’s Pigeon Droppings…

Local appears to have been hit with the most far reaching update since Venice, and one that has flung more kaka than Hummingbird – so “Pigeon” seems pretty apropos, perhaps because Google appears to be treating many local SERPs like so many statues in the park. Pigeon Is A Major… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines …

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Is Google’s New Local Algorithm ‘Pigeon’ for the Birds?

Google rolled out a new local ranking algorithm that more closely mimics traditional organic search ranking — but some queries have lost the 7-pack results entirely, pushing many local businesses off Page 1 altogether. Search Engine Watch – Latest

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Google’s Still Lagging On Mobile Search Warnings

No one applauded louder than I did when Google introduced their warning in search results for faulty redirects in June of this year, and then, warnings for Flash earlier this month. It’s definitely a step in the right direction for Google — and for searchers, who have had to endure less than usable… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, …

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Penguin: Google’s Punitive Algorithm – And A Call To Google To Fix It

For many years, a staple of my discussions with people who had been penalized by Google was the following advice: “Don’t worry — at Google, there is a culture of letting you repent of your sins and then be forgiven.” Even if you had made some bad choices, if you started… . About SEO, PPC, …

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Expedia Becomes A New York City Hotel After Google’s Pigeon Local Update

On June 24, 2014, Google released a major local search algorithm update, we named Pigeon. Google told us the new algorithm will lead to a more useful and relevant experience for searchers seeking local results. But like with any new algorithm launch, there are always bugs, unexpected outcomes and… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search …

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AdWords Click Fraud Service Found Using Google’s Trademark, Promoting Itself On YouTube

How’s this for brazen? For at least two years, a Russian hacker has been running a cheekily-named click fraud service called GoodGoogle, promoting it in videos on Google’s YouTube and using Gmail accounts to correspond with customers. Online security expert, Brian Krebs, recently… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

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Search In Pics: Hillary Clinton At Google, Google’s Iron Chef & Alice Cooper Band At Google

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. The Next Iron Google Chef: Source: Google+ Hillary Clinton Interviewed By… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, …

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Are Google’s Tools Enough To Take Control Of Your SEO?

There comes a point in time when marketing your business where you have to take off the training wheels and move on to something more robust. Think of Google’s SEO tools as the training wheels. They do the job adequately enough when starting out, but before long you’ll find yourself needing something more powerful and… …

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Why Google’s Reported CPC Declines Can’t Tell The Story Of “A Mobile Advertising Problem”

It’s still happening. Google reported on Thursday that the average cost-per-click (CPC) was down again in Q2 from the prior year, marking the eleventh consecutive quarter in which the average CPC fell year-over-year. Some analysts and news outlets have been pointing to this as evidence of… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search …

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Why Google’s Reported CPC Declines Can’t Tell The Story Of “A Mobile Advertising Problem”

It’s still happening. Google reported on Thursday that the average cost-per-click (CPC) was down again in Q2 from the prior year, marking the eleventh consecutive quarter in which the average CPC fell year-over-year. Some analysts and news outlets have been pointing to this as evidence of… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search …

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Google’s Matt Cutts Was A Passenger In A Self Driving Car

Alright, so my Photoshop skills aren’t the best but the fact is, Matt Cutts, Google’s on-leave spam boss, did indeed travel as a passenger in a Google self driving car. Not the one in the picture here, but the ones that were installed on real cars… Search Engine Roundtable

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Google’s John Mueller On If There Is A New Sandbox

Over the past few weeks, we’ve covered the topic of a possible Sandbox 2.0 Google algorithm targeting churn and burn web sites. I decided to bring it up in a Google Hangout with Google’s John Mueller a couple days ago and you can see his response to my question starting at about… Search Engine Roundtable

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German Pride At Google’s Lunch Room With Germany Flag Table Cloths

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Google’s Black Top Navigation Bar Making A Return?

Google is constantly testing things from new algorithms that we cannot directly see, to the user interface that we do directly see. In a recent Google test, Google is showing the old top navigation bar, in black… Search Engine Roundtable

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Google’s Quality Rating Guide Leaked Again; Here Is Version Five

Google’s Quality Rating Guidelines document has been leaked once again! Version 5.0 was leaked a few days ago, where Google has reportedly completely revamped the guidelines. Jennifer Slegg has documented most of the new guidelines on her blog. You can also read the full new 160 page… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & …

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