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Google's New Structured Snippets Pull Facts Into a Page's Search Results

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This week Google introduced "structured snippets," which demonstrate yet another way Google is extracting Web page information and displaying that in its search results. This time, the added data (which Google calls "facts") will show up on a Web page's search result snippet. Google introduced "structured snippets," which demonstrate yet another way Google is extracting Web page information and displaying it in search results. 0 Comments

Google: Local Searches Lead 50% of Mobile Users to Visit Stores [Study]

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Google research reveals 34 percent of consumers on tablets or computers will also go to a store. And these people are ready to buy once they are in a store, as 18 percent of local searches lead to sales, compared to 7 percent for non-local searches. Google research reveals 34 percent of consumers on tablets or computers will also go to a store. And these people are ready to buy once they are in a store, as 18 percent of local searches lead to sales, compared to 7 percent for non-local searches. 0 Comments

YouTube Vloggers and Haul Girls Crush Big Beauty Industry Brands [Study]

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Shoppers are bypassing major brands for product recommendations, instructional guidance, and social engagement from thousands of beauty personalities and vloggers who create YouTube beauty content focused on makeup, skincare, hair care, and nails. Shoppers are bypassing major brands for product recommendations, instructional guidance, and social engagement from thousands of beauty personalities and vloggers who create YouTube beauty content focused on makeup, skincare, hair care, and nails. 0 Comments

L'Oreal Launches New Makeup Line Designed by YouTube Beauty Guru Michelle Phan

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L'Oreal has announced that they are launching a new makeup line to be sold online designed by YouTube beauty guru Michelle Phan. This launch shows how L'Oreal is tapping into YouTube as a force for driving makeup sales. L'Oreal has announced that they are launching a new makeup line to be sold online designed by YouTube beauty guru Michelle Phan. This launch shows how L'Oreal is tapping into YouTube as a force for driving makeup sales. 0 Comments

Higher Education Searches Rise on Google, Reveal Marketing Opportunity [Study]

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Google search trends in Q2 show an increased interest in higher education, with searches for specific universities on the rise with an emphasis on online programs. Here's what the education trends mean for marketers in PPC, mobile, and local. Google search trends in Q2 show an increased interest in higher education, with searches for specific universities on the rise with an emphasis on online programs. Here's what the education trends mean for marketers in PPC, mobile, and local. 0 Comments

Google's Computer Brain Learns to Identify Cats

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It takes 16,000 computers working as a brain to tell if a cat is a cat. We know this thanks to an experiment to create a computer brain carried out in Google's X laboratory, where the machine capable of of recognizing felines was created. It takes 16,000 computers working as a brain to tell if a cat is a cat. We know this thanks to an experiment to create a computer brain carried out in Google's X laboratory, where the machine capable of of recognizing felines was created. 0 Comments

Research into Search and Branding: A Recap

If your brand isn't prominent in search results, you're missing out on impressions, traffic, and sales. Here's how paid search can help improve brand awareness. If your brand isn't prominent in search results, you're missing out on impressions, traffic, and sales. Here's how paid search can help improve brand awareness. 0 Comments

Mobile Search 101, Part 2

One of the challenges for developing and marketing on mobile devices is being discovered. There are many different ways your site will be found on a mobile device, including shopping search, image search, and video search. One of the challenges for developing and marketing on mobile devices is being discovered. There are many different ways your site will be found on a mobile device, including shopping search, image search, and video search. 0 Comments

Search Engine Forums Spotlight

Found in the search marketing forums: In-House SEM Ineffective? Give Me a Break; Realistic Expectations; Questions on PPC Copywriting; and more. Found in the search marketing forums: In-House SEM Ineffective? Give Me a Break; Realistic Expectations; Questions on PPC Copywriting; and more. 0 Comments