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Danny Goodwin

Danny Goodwin

Managing Editor


Articles by Danny Goodwin

  1. SES New York 2013 Coverage Recap #SESNY

    Marketing and advertising professionals all converged on the Big Apple last week for SES New York, the ultimate conference to get educated on all things search and social. Here's a roundup of live blogging and coverage of SES New York 2013.

  2. Google Kills Blocked Sites Search Feature

    Remember Google's search feature that let you block websites? The one that launched in March 2011, expanded globally in September 2011, and then vanished and became useless by January 2012 and forgotten soon after? It's now officially discontinued.

  3. Marin Software Raises $105 Million in IPO

    Marin Software went public today. The online advertising management platform's initial public offering (IPO) raised $105 million, as the company sold 7.5 million shares of stock at $14 per share – exceeding expectations of 7 million shares.

  4. Why Digg Briefly Vanished From Google's Search Results

    The Internet was certainly talking about Digg today when people discovered the social news site was no longer appearing in Google's search results. Was it penalized? Did Digg have an issue with its robots.txt file? No. It was all Google's fault.

  5. eBay vs. PPC: Yes, Paid Ads Still Work

    An eBay study on the effectiveness of paid search advertising claims that brand keyword ads provide no short-term benefits and negative return on investment (on average). Our jury of PPC experts had plenty to say about this hotly debated topic.

  6. The Networking Guide to SES New York 2013 #SESNY

    While the 60+ sessions on the agenda are reason enough to attend SES New York 2013, some of the greatest tips you may take home from the conference come after hours – during networking events with more than 100 speakers and your fellow attendees.

  7. Google Grabs More Search Market Share, Now at 67.5%

    Google now owns 67.5 percent of the U.S. search market. After reaching 67 percent for the first time in November and repeating the feat in January, Google has topped its own record and strengthened its market share stranglehold, comScore reported.

  8. Matt Cutts: Google Adding Panda to Real-Time Algorithm

    Google Panda will soon evolve from monthly (or so) manual refreshes to a constant part of Google’s real-time algorithm, according to Google’s Distinguished Engineer Matt Cutts. The latest (possibly final?) Panda refresh is expected today or Monday.

  9. Google Reader Going Away July 1

    Citing declining usage and a focus on fewer products, Google today gave notice to its loyal (but apparently too few in number) users that its RSS platform is going away permanently via a message in Google Reader and a couple of blog posts.