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Microsoft Kills Sponsored Post Program After Attracting Matt Cutts' Attention

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When your social media campaign attracts the attention of Google's chief spam fighter Matt Cutts, it usually isn't a good sign. That's what happened after a company sought sponsored posts from bloggers to promote Internet Explorer for Microsoft. A company soliciting sponsored posts from bloggers to promote Internet Explorer for Microsoft quickly found itself outed by Michael Arrington. 0 Comments

Customize the New Google Bar to Your Liking

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Google has added some new customization to the Google bar that appears on the top of Google related pages when the users logged in. Users can now add boxes for Google products they use, such as Google Maps, Gmail and Google Docs. Google has added some new customization to the Google bar that appears on the top of Google related pages when the users logged in. Users can now add boxes for Google products they use, such as Google Maps, Gmail and Google Docs. 0 Comments

Top 8 Google Analytics Reports for Managing Organic SEO Campaigns

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Thanks to Google Analytics, we have all the data necessary to formulate a successful SEO campaign and measure its impact. If you aren't already using custom reports, this is a great selection to start with (and NO technical skills are required). Thanks to Google Analytics, we have all the data necessary to formulate a successful SEO campaign and measure its impact. If you aren't already using custom reports, this is a great selection to start with (and NO technical skills are required). 0 Comments

Xbox One System Update Adds Bing, New IE Search

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As part of the update Microsoft added web results into the Xbox One search function. Using Bing as a back end, Xbox One allows users to perform simple, natural language voice searches using the Kinect microphone. As part of the update Microsoft added web results into the Xbox One search function. Using Bing as a back end, Xbox One allows users to perform simple, natural language voice searches using the Kinect microphone. 0 Comments

Google & NORAD/Microsoft Go Head-to-Head with Competing Santa Trackers

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Google and NORAD have launched their respective Santa Trackers, each with new functionality, games and maps to track Santa's flight. NORAD's site had a complete makeover to HTML5 this year, with help from Microsoft to make it web and mobile friendly. Google and NORAD have launched their respective Santa Trackers, each with new functionality, games and maps to track Santa's flight. NORAD's site had a complete makeover to HTML5 this year, with help from Microsoft to make it web and mobile friendly. 0 Comments

Google's Yellow Ads Label Now Showing on Desktop Searches

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Google is continuing to run tests on making their Google AdWords ads in search results clearly look like ads. The bright yellow "Ads" label, which many people have seen on mobile search results, is now making an appearance for desktop searches. Google is continuing to run tests on making their Google AdWords ads in search results clearly look like ads. The bright yellow "Ads" label, which many people have seen on mobile search results, is now making an appearance for desktop searches. 0 Comments

Goodbye, Google PageRank Data: Maybe Just for Now, But More Likely Forever

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Matt Cutts confirms at Pubcon what some have thought for months: Google has no plans to fix the broken pipeline that stopped the flow of PageRank data to webmasters. There will not be another PageRank update visible to the public in 2013. Matt Cutts confirms at Pubcon what some have thought for months: Google has no plans to fix the broken pipeline that stopped the flow of PageRank data to webmasters. There will not be another PageRank update visible to the public in 2013. 0 Comments

Is Google Getting Ready to Retire PageRank?

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If you eagerly watch your PageRank bar to check for any tiny little fluctuation, you've probably noticed that it hardly ever changes. In a new video, Google's Matt Cutts says "the PageRank indicator will probably start to go away a little bit." If you eagerly watch your PageRank bar to check for any tiny little fluctuation, you've probably noticed that it hardly ever changes. In a new video, Google's Matt Cutts says "the PageRank indicator will probably start to go away a little bit." 0 Comments

How to Use the Browser & OS Reports in Google Analytics, Plus 15 Reasons Why

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The Technology reports in Google Analytics contain a host of fantastic data. It's an essential place to look when you're thinking about making changes to your site that may work differently in various browsers, operating systems and screen sizes. The Technology reports in Google Analytics contain a host of fantastic data. It's an essential place to look when you're thinking about making changes to your site that may work differently in various browsers, operating systems and screen sizes. 0 Comments

Bing Updates Image Search Layout, Autosuggest & Unveils Sitemap Plugin

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Bing rolled out a trio of changes this week. In addition to revamping the design of Friends Photos search and changes to the autosuggest algorithm, Bing also unveiled a plugin to help webmasters more easily generate XML sitemaps. Bing rolled out a trio of changes this week. In addition to revamping the design of Friends Photos search and changes to the autosuggest algorithm, Bing also unveiled a plugin to help webmasters more easily generate XML sitemaps. 0 Comments

7 Time-Saving Google Analytics Custom Reports

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The right Custom Reports can be incredible time savers. Instead of spending time digging around for important metrics, you can find what you need separated neatly into columns for some analysis that will lead to some actionable insight. The right Custom Reports can be incredible time savers. Instead of spending time digging around for important metrics, you can find what you need separated neatly into columns for some analysis that will lead to some actionable insight. 0 Comments

Microsoft Launches Bing Ads Sweepstakes & Funny Internet Explorer Video

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SMBs have the chance to win up to $3,000 in Bing Ads credits. There are also two second prizes of $1,000 in Bing Ads credits. The sweepstakes will be promoted in a number of channels, including: Facebook, Twitter, online ads, blogs, and newsletters. SMBs have the chance to win up to $3,000 in Bing Ads credits. There are also two second prizes of $1,000 in Bing Ads credits. The sweepstakes will be promoted in a number of channels, including: Facebook, Twitter, online ads, blogs, and newsletters. 0 Comments

7 Link Quality Metrics That Matter

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Focusing on links that have the most actual value (not taking SEO into consideration) will net you the links that the search engines want to value the most. Here's what you need to know to help you measure the quality of a link. Focusing on links that have the most actual value (not taking SEO into consideration) will net you the links that the search engines want to value the most. Here's what you need to know to help you measure the quality of a link. 0 Comments

Qihoo Search: Dead on Arrival?

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Launched August 16, Qihoo Search was the latest search engine to hit China and became one of the largest traffic sources in only a matter of days. But where do they sit now as the dust settled and should Baidu be worried? Launched August 16, Qihoo Search was the latest search engine to hit China and became one of the largest traffic sources in only a matter of days. But where do they sit now as the dust settled and should Baidu be worried? 0 Comments

Google Chrome Adds Do Not Track Option

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The company said that the feature, which is still in being tested, would be available as part of the latest 'Canary' build of the Chromium. The feature could be included into the general release build of Chrome by the end of the year. The company said that the feature, which is still in being tested, would be available as part of the latest 'Canary' build of the Chromium. The feature could be included into the general release build of Chrome by the end of the year. 0 Comments

Bing Releases Windows 8 App

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Windows 8 is set for an Oct. 26 release date, but Microsoft has already introduced its Bing for Windows 8 app. Redesigned from the ground up with visuals similar to the the "Metro" style, Bing on Windows 8 is gesture-friendly and full of eye candy. Windows 8 is set for an Oct. 26 release date, but Microsoft has already introduced its Bing for Windows 8 app. Redesigned from the ground up with visuals similar to the the "Metro" style, Bing on Windows 8 is gesture-friendly and full of eye candy. 0 Comments

It’s Time to Give Microsoft adCenter a Try

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If you’re like a lot of PPC advertisers, you’re probably spending most of your time on Google AdWords, probably because it sends you most of your traffic. But if you haven’t used Microsoft adCenter recently, it’s time to take another look. If you’re like a lot of PPC advertisers, you’re probably spending most of your time on Google AdWords, probably because it sends you most of your traffic. But if you haven’t used Microsoft adCenter recently, it’s time to take another look. 0 Comments

Yahoo Axis Launches With Visual Search, Instant Previews

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Yahoo Axis displays search results for the iPhone, iPad or desktop browsers, without users having to leave their current web page, and provides a preview of the pages that results link to in an effort to overhaul the modern method of search. Yahoo Axis displays search results for the iPhone, iPad or desktop browsers, without users having to leave their current web page, and provides a preview of the pages that results link to in an effort to overhaul the modern method of search. 0 Comments

Google, Mozilla Accuse Microsoft of Restricting Browser Choice in Windows 8

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Mozilla has accused Microsoft of failing in its commitment to give users a choice in browsers. Mozilla says Internet Explorer will be the only browser able to run on Windows 8, at the expense of rival browsers like Firefox, Safari and Chrome. Mozilla has accused Microsoft of failing in its commitment to give users a choice in browsers. Mozilla says Internet Explorer will be the only browser able to run on Windows 8, at the expense of rival browsers like Firefox, Safari and Chrome. 0 Comments

Google Chrome Briefly Steals Browser Lead From Internet Explorer

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Google's Chrome browser recently became the most popular system in use on the web, overtaking Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) for the first time, before falling back into second place, due to heavy weekend usage in India, Russia, and Brazil. Google's Chrome browser recently became the most popular system in use on the web, overtaking Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) for the first time, before falling back into second place, due to heavy weekend usage in India, Russia, and Brazil. 0 Comments