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Local Search Take-Aways from Mary Meeker's 2015 Internet Trends Report

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Mary Meeker may be a venture capitalist and not a local marketing specialist, but the main Internet trends affecting her world - the growth of mobile and mobile wallets, in particular - are crucial to ours, as well. Mary Meeker may be a venture capitalist and not a local marketing specialist, but the main Internet trends affecting her world - the growth of mobile and mobile wallets, in particular - are crucial to ours, as well. 0 Comments

Micro-Moments and Search

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Search is key for marketers to leverage for micro-moments, defined by Google as short bursts of activity when consumers use their mobile devices to access information quickly. Search is key for marketers to leverage for micro-moments, defined by Google as short bursts of activity when consumers use their mobile devices to access information quickly. 0 Comments

Bing Revamps Rewards Program on Mobile

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Microsoft has added new features to make it easier to earn Bing Rewards credits and redeem loyalty vouchers from brands including Starbucks. Microsoft has added new features to make it easier to earn Bing Rewards credits and redeem loyalty vouchers from brands including Starbucks. 0 Comments

The Final Hurdle Is Cleared - Apps Will Replace Websites

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Search engines can't yet crawl and discover content within an app, but Google's quiet acquisition of an app-streaming platform shows the industry is headed in that direction. Search engines can't yet crawl and discover content within an app, but Google's quiet acquisition of an app-streaming platform shows the industry is headed in that direction. 0 Comments

Google Now on Tap Shows Advances in Contextual Proactive Features

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At its recent developer conference, Google announced an update, Google Now on Tap, that can help not only revive forgotten apps, but drive their searches back to the search engine itself. At its recent developer conference, Google announced an update, Google Now on Tap, that can help not only revive forgotten apps, but drive their searches back to the search engine itself. 0 Comments

Small and Medium Businesses Hit Hardest By Mobilegeddon

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According to new research from Koozai, Google's algorithm update disproportionately affected SMB,though part of that could be due to a lack of sophisticated regarding SEO and analytics. According to new research from Koozai, Google's algorithm update disproportionately affected SMB,though part of that could be due to a lack of sophisticated regarding SEO and analytics. 0 Comments

Mobile Surpasses Desktop in Search Queries

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BIA/Kelsey found that mobile has overtaken desktop in search query volume. While the numbers remain close, the gap will continue to increase over the next few years. BIA/Kelsey found that mobile has overtaken desktop in search query volume. While the numbers remain close, the gap will continue to increase over the next few years. 0 Comments

Four Mobile Dos and Don'ts for SMBs

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As Google and Bing change their algorithms to favor mobile-friendly sites, it's crucial for small and medium businesses to become more diligent about mobile-optimizing their sites. As Google and Bing change their algorithms to favor mobile-friendly sites, it's crucial for small and medium businesses to become more diligent about mobile-optimizing their sites. 0 Comments

Bing's App-Linking Tags Advance SEO

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Following in Google's footsteps, Bing plans to introduce app-linking tags in the near future, which will lead to an increased app discovery. Following in Google's footsteps, Bing plans to introduce app-linking tags in the near future, which will lead to an increased app discovery. 0 Comments

Google Buy Button – Is it Right for You?

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Said to gear up competition with Amazon, Google's Buy button is reportedly a few weeks from its launch. Will it be a beneficial addition to your shopping campaigns? Said to gear up competition with Amazon, Google's Buy button is reportedly a few weeks from its launch. Will it be a beneficial addition to your shopping campaigns? 0 Comments

Keywords on Mobile: Not Comparable to Desktop

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Now that mobile search has overtaken desktop, it's important to understand the differences: on mobile, shorter keyword counts have higher CTR, while longer keywords lead to increased CPC. Now that mobile search has overtaken desktop, it's important to understand the differences: on mobile, shorter keyword counts have higher CTR, while longer keywords lead to increased CPC. 0 Comments

Bing to Follow In Mobilegeddon's Footsteps

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In the next few months, Bing will alter its algorithm to make mobile-friendliness more of a ranking factor, though relevant sites that aren't optimized for mobile won't be hurt. In the next few months, Bing will alter its algorithm to make mobile-friendliness more of a ranking factor, though relevant sites that aren't optimized for mobile won't be hurt. 0 Comments

Can Buying Installs Aid Organic App Ranking?

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In regular Google SEO, paid links and advertising are negative link-building signals, but sometimes Google works with double standards. It seems both Google Play and the iOS App Store love all your installs, paid or not. It seems both Google Play and the iOS App Store love all your installs, paid or not. 0 Comments

Google Adds 70 More Now Cards

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Nearly three months after Google introduced Now cards, which serve as more detailed reminders for 40 apps, the search giant has expanded the feature to include 70 more third-party apps. Nearly three months after Google introduced Now cards, which serve as more detailed reminders for 40 apps, the search giant has expanded the feature to include 70 more third-party apps. 0 Comments