The move by the Russian search engine to penalize paid links may be a smart one, but will it have a ripple effect on other search engines such as Baidu and Naver?
Articles by Michael Bonfils
As paid search moves toward mobile, search marketers need to hone their ad buying skills and diversify their spend.
A look at a ClickZ Live San Francisco session that explored how businesses can optimize search and digital marketing with multi-channel attribution modeling.
How to identify your goals ahead of time by setting clear objectives to drive traffic to your site, gain brand exposure and interactivity through social, and determine who will stick around and become your customers when the event is all over.
Yandex has developed an amazing service with Sibir, its content-based image retrieval. It has raised the bar for reverse image searching technology. Here's an overview of how the impressive technology works and why it's useful to users.
This post will help you understand the nuances of Spanish language search marketing and what you can do to help your campaigns over the hurdles that are often faced with so many countries, cultures, and dialects under a single language.
Schema markup is proving to be extremely important in the SEO industry. Here's some top advice and suggestions to reap the rewards of more traffic and better website representation in search engines on the international front.
Google's DoubleClick and Yandex's advertising network are powered by real-time-bidding technology publishers and advertisers will be able to maximize their advertising revenues and cut costs through the algorithm based bidding.
Mobile advertising is on the rise in Russia, India, Brazil, and China, which are all experiencing huge growth in the number of mobile users. Here's an overview and some tips on mobile marketing campaigns and strategies in the BRIC nations.
Should you translate, localize, rewrite, or use a combination of all of those? Here's a breakdown of some of the benefits and drawbacks of directly translating your content as opposed to having it rewritten by a native.
Yandex has now rolled out their second-generation personalized search program. In real time, a user's search session will influence the search results they see and create new suggestions that aim to help them find what interests them right now.
Want to increase your conversions exponentially? Learn more about the payment methods of the countries you target. It signals trust and authority to your targeted local audience as well as providing all the options available to get you paid.
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Launched August 16, Qihoo Search was the latest search engine to hit China and became one of the largest traffic sources in only a matter of days. But where do they sit now as the dust settled and should Baidu be worried?
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Thanks to the widespread global adoption of social networks, something that is funny, crass, or insulting can instantly go viral – destroying key brand SEO ranking with massive social chatter. Here’s how to clean up an international incident.
How do start search marketing on Baidu? Here are some tips that provide insights into how to deal with Baidu on the paid search side, as well as what you need to do to be certain that your site is being listed in Baidu’s organic search results.
How has Yandex continued to hold off Google in Russia? Anton Popov, head of sales and marketing at Yandex, discusses Google vs. Yandex, the continued growth of Yandex, advertising, and implications for marketers in the Russian market.
Google is telling us that we should use a regional subtag on each URL to help Google’s spider figure out what kind of content is on each page and where it is intended. Google will then consider that the content is intended for that region.