Want a snapshot of the day's search marketing news? Here we've collected today's top news stories posted to the Search Engine Watch Blog, along with search-related headlines from around the Web:
From the SEW Blog:
- Google Goes Universal, Adds Navigation
a query from Google.com will now show results from Google's vertical search engines, and a universal navigation bar has been added to all of Google's pages.
- Why Wiki?
Wikipedia is not a search engine, and links from Wikipedia no longer count towards increasing your link equity – so why should SEOs care about Wikipedia?
- PR News survey finds online video is underutilized
A new survey conducted by PR News and Medialink reveals that PR pros aren't using online video as often as they're watching it.
- AdWords Gets Its Day In Court
American Blind and Wallpaper Factory's suit against Google's AdWords will be heard in November.
- Google Mobile Search Ad Checker Improved
The search page may not be pretty but it appears to be functional.
- Yahoo OneSearch Adds 7 More Countries
The mobile application is now available in several Southeast Asian countries.
- Is The Company Worth As Much As The Domain Name?
The recent multi-million-dollar sales of some domains shows how valuable those domain names are.
- SEOs Seeing Effects of Google's Paid Links Algorithm?
UK SEO Dave Naylor says his clients are being impacted by a Google algorithm to penalize buyers and sellers of paid links.
- Yahoo's New Mission
“To connect people to their passions, communities, and the world's knowledge.”
- Podcast on Winning on Digg with Neil Patel
Neil Patel and Eric Enge have put together a two-part podcast series on how to succeed on Digg.
- Krugle Announces a Code Search Appliance
Enterprise customers that maintain large source code bases behind the firewall can benefit from Krugle Enterprise.
- Start.com Stopped
Microsoft is shuttering Start.com, its experimental interface launched in February 2005 that developed many of the features that ended up in the Live.com start page.
- AOL on Ad Technology Buying Binge
A day after it announced it would acquire Third Screen Media, a mobile ad technology provider, AOL has now acquired a controlling interest in ADTECH, a German ad network with display ad and e-mail marketing capabilities.
Headlines & News from Elsewhere:
- Let's Talk Metasearch, Federated Search, or Universal Search, ResourceShelf
- Behind the scenes with universal search, Google Blog
- Google's Potential Vulnerability - An Open Ad Network, Read/Write Web
- Adam Lasnik announces more Googlers will participate in Google webmaster help group, SEOish
- Jakob Nielsen on Everyone's Favorite Buzzword: "Web 2.0", GrokDotCom
- New Google Analytics: Built for Search Marketers, ClickZ
- Social Media Jumps The Shark As A Marketing Strategy, v7n
- Why the Rest of the World Should Love SEOs, Tropical SEO
- Everyone's an SEO Expert…, Small Business SEM
- Agencies Speak at Centro's Local Publishers Summit, The Kelsey Group
- Indeed Adopts PPA/CPA Model, Screenwerk
- Intermediate SEO: What ‘white hat' spam looks like, SEO Theory
- What Had Us Buzzing At The Search Insider Summit?, Search Insider
- The Big Boys of Social Bookmarking - The Top 24 Sites, 10e20
- The 7 Deadly Sins of Site Search, iMedia Connection
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