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Google’s Current EU-Antitrust Settlement Appears Dead

Without immediate, new concessions from Google it appears that the company will not be able to finalize an antitrust settlement with the European Commission before antitrust chief Joaquin Almunía leaves office in November. It’s almost certain that a stronger Google critic will succeed him… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

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Q&A: What You Need to Know About Google’s Call Tracking Offering by @LogMyCalls

Last Monday Google announced the launch of their basic call tracking solution for AdWords. Since then, my company has received hundreds of questions about Google call tracking from media, clients, prospects, competitors, and random people on Twitter. Google is calling their version of AdWords call tracking ”Website Call Conversions”. The day they launched, we posted a response …

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Google’s Browseable Fact Repository – an Early Knowledge Graph

In earlier days at Google, when you used to ask a question, you could sometimes get a response providing answers to questions such as: “When was George W. Bush’s birth-date?”. We knew that Google could answer some questions like that, even if it might have been challenging, but we didn’t have much of a clue …

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Was Google Maps a Proof of Concept for Google’s Knowledge Base Efforts?

Not everything we read in a paper or in a patent from a search engine is something that happens in real life; but sometimes it is. I like coming across a patent now and then that is dated but does a good job of describing something that happened as set out in that patent or …

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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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