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Mindy Weinstein Talks About the Changing Search Landscape on #MarketingNerds

Search Engine Journal - ‎9 hours ago‎
In our industry, we know what the search engines tell us, and, of course, we know the biggest one that comes to mind when we talk about search engines and accommodating all of this. I think about Google and I think about the Hummingbird algorithm.

How to Change the Default Search Engine in Firefox

Laptop Mag - ‎3 hours ago‎
Users who would rather search a website will be happy to see that Firefox includes options for finding content on eBay, Wikipedia, Amazon and Twitter.

New Search Engine Omnity Said to Be "Smarter Than Google"

Search Engine Journal - ‎May 25, 2016‎
The Washington Post reports that a new search engine called Omnity is on the way, which is targeted at researchers and students.

Refine your content marketing tactics to benefit from enhanced search engine display

Search Engine Land - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Most content marketing guides can explain the principles of optimization, as well as the critical role that search engines play in generating content visibility.

New search engine could be smarter than Google - ‎May 24, 2016‎
It's impressive that search engines know the keywords of an article; that gets a long way to the goal of indexing all human knowledge.
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The future of voice-related SEO for local business

Search Engine Land - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Google's CEO, Sundar Pichai, has revealed that half of the search engine's queries are from mobile devices, and a fifth of those are made via voice search.

The 5 strangest search terms in 2000+ AdWords accounts

Search Engine Land - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Our first search term comes from a campaign targeting women interested in starting their own business. Unfortunately, the campaign targeted the phrase-match keyword “boss,” which meant that their ads ended up displaying when people typed in “whack your ...

Russian ministers consider search engines' role in beefing up web-blocking

Complete Music Update - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Russian ministers are considering various ways to overcome this issue, and that includes putting new obligations on search engines to play ball where courts have ordered ISPs to act against piracy sites. Draft legislation now includes proposals that ...

Well played, Google: Advertisers (finally) get more device bidding controls

Search Engine Land - ‎May 26, 2016‎
As phones have grown to account for 44 percent of all Google paid search traffic (for Merkle advertisers as of Q1), many keywords and Google Shopping product groups now see a plurality, or even a majority of all traffic coming from phones.
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Will search engines fall to AI?

Search Engine Land - ‎May 16, 2016‎
Instead of looking at a search engine as an ad platform, we need to remember what it actually does for people. We tell search engines things that we don't tell our significant others or our best friends. Think about that context for a minute. I might ...
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The SEO 'Secret Formula': 10 Tactics To Gain Better Organic Search Engine Rankings

Forbes - ‎May 17, 2016‎
Sorry folks, the title is a bit misleading. Unfortunately, there are no 'secret formulas' that will allow your brand to organically rank for relevant search terms overnight.
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Frankie Manning Google Doodle honors man behind "Lindy Hop" swing dance moves

Search Engine Land - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Search Engine Land; Sections. SEO · SEM · Mobile · Local · Retail · Google · Bing · Social · Home.
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Google AdWords to break up tablet & desktop and enable a mobile base bid

Search Engine Land - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Jerry Dischler, who leads product management for AdWords, told Search Engine Land on Monday that before instituting Enhanced Campaigns, Google saw the fast growth in mobile search behavior happening, but the typical advertiser wasn't ready to act on ...

Check out kid-friendly search engine options

Wausau Daily Herald - ‎21 hours ago‎
Someone once said, “Getting information off the Internet is like taking a drink from a fire hydrant.” There are many search engines that guide students to age-appropriate websites for children. Too many times, we find ourselves “googling it” when there ...

Google now handles at least 2 trillion searches per year

Search Engine Land - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Google did confirm to Search Engine Land that because it said it handles “trillions” of searches per year worldwide, the figure could be safely assumed to be two trillion or above.
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Google Appeals French Data Protection Authority's Demand to Modify Search Results Worldwide

Center for Democracy and Technology (blog) - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Two years ago, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) declared that, under the European Union's Data Protection Directive, European citizens have a right to demand that search engines no longer return links to “inadequate, irrelevant or no ...

Know your SEM? Prove it. Enter the SMX Biggest Search Geek Contest

Search Engine Land - ‎May 25, 2016‎
See if you have what it takes to outsmart your peers! The Biggest Search Geek Contest, sponsored by Marin Software, is where the world's brightest search marketers compete to outsmart fellow search geeks from across the globe. The contestant who ...

Journey to better paid search ROI with this travel ad copy data

Search Engine Land - ‎May 25, 2016‎
As spring has truly sprung and summer is just around the corner here in the US, many travel brands will be upping their game to capture the imaginations (and dollars) of soon-to-be vacationers searching for their next big trip. Many travel brands will ...
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SEO Checklist for Website Owners: Updated for 2016 and Beyond

Search Engine Journal - ‎May 23, 2016‎
These days, search engines look for context and not just keywords. Here are a few strategies that will help you keep you up-to-speed with the latest search engine algorithms: For contextual keywords, fire up Wikipedia and search for your niche. Note ...

This new search engine could be way smarter than Google

messenger-inquirer - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Search engines that aren't Google rarely have much that's interesting to offer to the average consumer. But Omnity, a new search engine aimed at researchers - or even just students doing their homework - offers some glimmers of something new that make ...