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Guide to Using Call Tracking for Local Search

I wanted to circle back to the call tracking issues in local. In my previous post, I wrote a great deal about where it doesn’t work. I also have wanted to cover where and how it does work. It made sense to me to ask someone in the industry to put it together so I …

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How a Search Engine Might Use Entities to Respond to Compositional Queries

A compositional query may be aimed at providing a data point to identify another related data point as an answer or solution to that query. For example, the following two queries are compositional queries and focus upon an answer at a fixed location or a fixed point of time: [Starbucks near San Francisco Airport] [Films …

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SEO 101: What is Semantic Search and Why Should I Care? by @sergio_redondo

Search is changing. David Amerland begins with this sentence in the foreword of his book Google Semantic Search. If you are a long time user of the Internet and, more specifically, the search engines, you can see how the way we look for information has changed over the past few years. We are at a …

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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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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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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 …

searchenginejournal.com - Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 10:08 Loading+Bookmark  

Mozilla Firefox Dumps Google in Favor of Yahoo! Search

Firefox users conduct over 100 billion searches per year & starting in December Yahoo! will be the default search choice in the US, under a new 5 year agreement. Google has been the Firefox global search default since 2004. Our agreement came up for renewal this year, and we took this as an opportunity to …

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Yahoo’s “Clean” Search Design For Firefox & Yahoo Users Looks Even More Like Google

In the Yahoo blog post announcing the company’s new default search deal with Firefox there’s a small GIF preview of what the new “clean” Yahoo search results will look like. Below are some of the screens from the post: On first blush I thought these were a departure from… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & …

searchengineland.com - Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 5:45 Loading+Bookmark  

Yahoo Replaces Google As Default Search Provider in Firefox

Yahoo and Mozilla just announced a “strategic five-year partnership that makes Yahoo the default search experience for Firefox in the United States on mobile and desktop.” The companies said they will explore other potential “future product integrations and distribution… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

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Another Court Affirms Google’s First Amendment Control Of Search Results

Europe and the US continue to drift further apart on Google. Even as European parliamentarians and regulators seek ways to restrain Google’s discretion over search results, US courts continue to affirm Google’s right to do whatever it wants with search results — paid and organic…. . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

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Google Search Will Now Let You Roll The Dice

Ever want to roll a dice but not have one handy? Now you can just go to Google and search for [roll a dice] and Google will roll one for you. You can do this via voice search in the Google Search App, by typing it into the Google search box and likely on Google …

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Target App Now Features In-Store Product Search And Inventory Maps

Just in time for the frenzied holiday shopping season Target is introducing product inventory search into its mobile app. The functionality is powered by PointInside but doesn’t rely on beacons or other indoor location technologies. Following a 40-store trial earlier this year, PointInside… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

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Game Of Thrones Hodor Character Gets His Own Google Search App Easter Egg

Along with recent updates including new Now cards and a “flip a coin” feature, Google’s Search App also includes an Easter Egg designed especially for “Game of Thrones” fans. Saying, “Ok Google, Hodor” or tapping the Search App microphone icon before… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

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Google Rolls Out Search App Redesign For Android Lollipop Devices

Google announced today it is rolling out a redesign of its Search App for Android devices running on the Lollipop OS. Along with the “…bold colors, fluid animations and simplified layouts” of the new material design, Google says the updated app allows Nexus 6, Nexus 9 and Galaxy… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines …

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Anticipating What Products Will Drive Your Holiday Paid Search Sales

With products changing from year to year, how can you predict which items will be hot sellers this holiday season? Contributor Mark Ballard offers some advice. The post Anticipating What Products Will Drive Your Holiday Paid Search Sales appeared first on Search Engine Land. . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

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