Shopping search technology company, The Find, shared some research into the implementation of social buttons on e-commerce sites exclusively with SEW. The study reveals how which social buttons and plugins are the favorites among e-commerce sites.
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At first glance Bing Linked Pages sounds like an answer to Google's content authorship markup. However any resemblance is short lived as they do different things. Bing Linked Pages seeks to connect content that is about you rather than written by you
With only a week until SES New York, Linkdex have organized a fun little competition which gives you a chance to animate your "clients from hell" type stories from everyday life in our industry. You could win $250 for submitting a script!
Google's latest Doodle marks the 200th Birthday of british novelist Charles Dickens but also marks the first time that the company has used their logo change to specifically promote a product or service.
SEW's reply to a blog post on Forbes.com entitled, "Sex, Free iPad, Naked Pictures of Cat Deeley, 8 Ways to Get Rich Right This Second and Lose Weight While You Sleep" which urged demystification in SEO but instead reproduced endemic superstitions.
This week, SEW has mostly been playing with Siri. So much so we tried to 'score a date' with the robotic personal assistant and made into a comic. Here are all the easter eggs SEW found simply by asking Siri weird questions.
Google has really been spoiling us this year with holiday fun. There was the Let it Snow "easter egg" on Google search, and now there is a snowflake button on YouTube and today's animated Google Doodle plays jingle bells!
Acquisio have acquired ClickEquations for an undisclosed sum from Channel Intelligence and struck a strategic alliance which will see Channel Intelligence and Acquisio partnering to make an impact in the ecommerce market for large retailers.
Go to Google. Type in "define an English person". Belly laugh.
Today's Google Logo honors the 125th birthday of Mexican painter Diego Rivera. Whilst there is plenty of artistic allusion in the piece, there may also be a hint of political sympathy in today's choice of Google Doodle.
After a conference there is a lot of new information to take in, so your next steps actions may not be immediately obvious. Put networking at the top of your list and establish contact with people you met on different social channels.
One of our stated goals in the Search Engine Watch redesign was to increase traffic from Google News. There is no magic formula for getting more traffic from Google News, but there are some best practices to follow. Here are the results.
Hot on the heels of the popularity around Siri Easter Eggs, Google looks like it is bringing some personality quirks to the search engine. Type the phrase "do a barrel roll" (without quotes) into the search box, and you'll get what you asked for.
Exactly 6 months ago, we re-designed Search Engine Watch to the site you see today. Content migration is the first major leap into our brand new identity, but the most critical piece of the puzzle. Now, we are pleased to share all the results.
Now advertisers can bid for calls made via any Google ad. The significant change is your bid-per-call will affect ad positions in AdWords which, in effect, means that advertisers can place bids on offline actions rather than on purely online actions.
Google has made a major privacy change to the way secure search works for signed in users of its services. However the data is not private for advertisers, and so creates a double standard, which has drawn significant criticism from the SEO community.
Facebook's Timeline Profile design are rumored to be made public on the 19th of October. But if you cannot wait until then, why not masquerade as a Facebook app developer and get the new design right now? It could be something to do on a rainy day.
No, AOL don't really have Matt Cutts, but the head of webspam at Google, did appear on the Huffington Post this morning as part of their "You've got:" series of videos in which well known talking heads and commentators suggest an idea to readers.
Google has expanded video ad options in AdWords, allowing delivery across the display network and YouTube. Expect a massive increase in search inventory and a new type of quality score, TrueView, which could boost innovation in video ads marketplace.