Love it or hate it, Google is loved by customers. Bing? No so much? And Yahoo, the love is pretty much gone. That's according to 70,000 users who were surveyed as part of the 2014 American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI)E-Business Report.
Articles by Danny Goodwin
If you use rich snippets to markup your videos, you may want to double check that Google is still showing them. Reports indicate a huge reduction – with estimates as high as 44 percent – in the number of video snippets from Google's search results.
The robots.txt testing tool in Google Webmaster Tools has just received an update to highlight errors causing Google not to crawl pages on your website, let you edit your file, test if URLs are blocked, and also view older robots.txt file versions.
Google has launched a new app for AdWords Express, the product designed to simplify search advertising for small businesses. In addition, Google is giving those advertisers better geotargeting to let them choose where their ads appear.
Google's John Mueller announced on Google+ today that Google will cease showing author profile images and Google+ circle counts in desktop and mobile search results. This global change will roll out over the next few days.
Less than a month after announcing a significant update to its algorithm targeting spammy queries such as payday loans, Google's Distinguished Engineer Matt Cutts announced yesterday at SMX Advanced that another update will launch this week.
Eleven-year-old Audrey Zhang of New York is the winner of the seventh annual U.S. Doodle 4 Google competition. She directed a team of Doodlers as they created the first animated Doodle in the history of the children's logo design competition.
The original search marketing conference is back! On July 9, Search Engine Strategies will relaunch in Atlanta. The one-day conference will cover all the critical aspects of search engine optimization (SEO) and paid search advertising (PPC).
By being customer-centric, continuously optimizing and innovating, and creating an agile corporation, Amazon.com dominates the competition. Jeffrey Eisenberg explains how it became so successful and how marketers can grow and succeed like Amazon.
Search ad revenues continued to rise in 2013. The record-breaking revenues last year totaled $18.4 billion, accounting for 43 percent of all Internet revenue, compared to $16.9 billion and 46 percent in 2012, according to the latest IAB report.
No doubt ready to top what was an impressive inaugural event, the U.S. Search Awards will return during Pubcon this year to honor the top campaigns, software, teams, and individuals in search marketing. Nominations open today and close July 18.
Reputation management expert Andy Beal, CEO of Trackur and author of "Repped: 30 Days to a Better Online Reputation", kicked off Day 2 of ClickZ Live New York by sharing 15 examples of reputation disasters, and what we can learn from these mistakes.
ClickZ Live New York is just a week away. One unique opportunity for marketers attending the conference will be the chance to enter the "Google classroom" and learn tips and techniques on search, local, mobile, display, analytics, and more.
Ian Lurie, Chairman and Principal of Seattle-based marketing company Portent, revealed today that his company received a manual spam action notice for unnatural links from Google. His site now can be found on Page 60 of Google.
Twitter today is celebrating its eighth birthday. With 500 million tweets sent per day and 240 million active global users, Twitter is marking the occasion by giving everyone the opportunity to look back at the first tweets for any user.
Google's crusade against link networks around the globe continues. Google on Friday announced taking action on the following: German link network efamous; another German agency network; and Spanish and Italian link networks.
Google's home page today celebrates the start of the 2014 Winter Olympics and also protests Russia's stance on gay rights in the form of a Doodle. Abandoning its usual primary colors, Google's logo adopts rainbow colors symbolic of gay pride.
Searching for a music video on Google? Maybe "Locked Out of Heaven" by Bruno Mars or "Get Lucky" by Daft Punk? Now Google highlights the first playable video in the search results to push searchers to YouTube or other sources to view that video.
All signs point to a close game Sunday night when the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos meet in Super Bowl 48. Ahead of the big game, Bing looked at U.S. search volume for both teams and found searches for the Seahawks were higher in 33 states.
Moz has released the results of their 2014 Industry Survey, which sheds light on salaries for various roles, top marketing activities and metrics, the top 10 SEO tools, and how marketers are dealing with "(not provided)".