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Germany Wants Access to Google's Search Algorithm

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German Justice Minister Heiko Maas said Google needs observing and noted anything that does not feature in its top search results might as well not exist. German Justice Minister Heiko Maas said Google needs observing and noted anything that does not feature in its top search results might as well not exist. 0 Comments

Paid Media Is the Future

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Marketers are evolving away from the need to be paid search and display specialists and toward the need to be more broadly educated paid media specialists. Marketers are evolving away from the need to be paid search and display specialists and toward the need to be more broadly educated paid media specialists. 0 Comments

Yahoo Recovers From Search Share Low in June

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Yahoo saw an incremental increase in its search share in July, according to comScore data, which brings it back from its lowest score ever. But it's still down more than a percentage point year-over-year, and critics of Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer are speaking up. Yahoo saw an incremental increase in its search share in July, according to comScore data, which brings it back from its lowest score ever. 0 Comments

Search Engine Traffic Declines While Engagement Remains Steady [Study]

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A Shareaholic analysis of search engine data has found a steady decline in the number of visitors coming from search engines over six months. Based on average visit duration, pages per visit, and bounce rate, Google sent less engaged visitors. A Shareaholic analysis of search engine data has found a steady decline in the number of visitors coming from search engines over six months. 0 Comments

Videos Dominate Universal Search Results 65% of the Time [Study]

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Searchmetrics studied the Universal Search results for millions of keywords over the course of a year to gauge what has changed in Universal Search and how. Videos were the most common type of Universal Search result, with YouTube dominating share. The Searchmetrics data also showed keywords that displayed Universal Search results grew to 81 percent in 2013, up from 75 percent in the previous year. 0 Comments

Yandex Keyword Data Now '(Not Provided)'

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Yandex has made the move to encrypted search. The Russian search engine has begun encrypting 100 percent of searches done through Yandex, meaning webmasters with traffic from Yandex, will now see "(not set)" or "(not provided)" in their analytics. Yandex announced it is encrypting 100 percent of its searches, resulting in "(not set)" or "(not provided)" being returned in analytics. 0 Comments

Google Search Engine Market Share Nears 68%

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Google holds a staggering 67.6 percent of the U.S. search engine market share (tying their own record, which was set in January of this year), according to the latest search engine market share figures for April, released by comScore. Google holds a staggering 67.6 percent of the U.S. search engine market share (tying their own record, which was set in January of this year), according to the latest search engine market share figures for April, released by comScore. 0 Comments

How to Create an Effective PPC Competitive Intelligence Report in 3 Easy Steps

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This vital research document helps you do more of what works and identify any weak spots. Running competitive intelligence reports at regular intervals can be incredibly powerful in helping guide your strategies. Here’s the best way to get started. This vital research document helps you do more of what works and identify any weak spots. Running competitive intelligence reports at regular intervals can be incredibly powerful in helping guide your strategies. Here’s the best way to get started. 0 Comments

6 Major Google Changes Reveal the Future of SEO

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PageRank and keyword obsession is fading away. Google is now pushing you to focus on understanding your target users, producing great content, establishing your authority and visibility, and providing a great experience for the users of your site. PageRank and keyword obsession is fading away. Google is now pushing you to focus on understanding your target users, producing great content, establishing your authority and visibility, and providing a great experience for the users of your site. 0 Comments

Google Fails to Gain Search Market Share, Bing Steals From Yahoo

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It's been three months since we last checked in on comScore's monthly update on search engine market share – and not much has changed. Google is still hovering around 67 percent market share, while Bing has made some small gains at Yahoo's expense. It's been three months since we last checked in on comScore's monthly update on search engine market share – and not much has changed. Google is still hovering around 67 percent market share, while Bing has made some small gains at Yahoo's expense. 0 Comments

Google's Search Market Share Shoots Back to 67%

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Google is once again gathering more search market share and remains the uncontested top search engine in the U.S. In July comScore reported that Google's market share shot back to 67 percent after having fallen below that mark three months ago. Google is once again gathering more search market share and remains the uncontested top search engine in the U.S. In July comScore reported that Google's market share shot back to 67 percent after having fallen below that mark three months ago. 0 Comments

Bing Grows Search Market Share – at Yahoo's Expense, Not Google's

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ComScore's latest data for June indicates Bing and Yahoo are merely swapping market share, with Bing as the favorite for June 2013. Google held steady as the top U.S. search engine, but its market share was down slightly from this time last year. ComScore's latest data for June indicates Bing and Yahoo are merely swapping market share, with Bing as the favorite for June 2013. Google held steady as the top U.S. search engine, but its market share was down slightly from this time last year. 0 Comments

Chinese Search Engine Qihoo to Buy Sogou for $1.4 Billion?

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The Chinese search engine space just got a lot more interesting with Qihoo 360 reportedly purchasing Sohu's Sogou search engine. This deal would effectively combine the second and third largest search engines in China and pose a challenge to Baidu. The Chinese search engine space just got a lot more interesting with Qihoo 360 reportedly purchasing Sohu's Sogou search engine. This deal would effectively combine the second and third largest search engines in China and pose a challenge to Baidu. 0 Comments

Google's Search Market Share in China Falls to Just 3%

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While Google is the behemoth throughout most of the world, China is definitely not amongst the countries with high Google usage. In fact, Google ranks fifth of all the search engines in China, and held just 3 percent of search market share in June. While Google is the behemoth throughout most of the world, China is definitely not amongst the countries with high Google usage. In fact, Google ranks fifth of all the search engines in China, and held just 3 percent of search market share in June. 0 Comments

Google, Bing Both Win More Search Market Share

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Not surprisingly, Google led the way for search share in May, and grew its U.S. search market share to 66.7 percent. Bing grew to 17.4 percent in May, a significant increase from its 15.4 percent search market share in May 2012. Not surprisingly, Google led the way for search share in May, and grew its U.S. search market share to 66.7 percent. Bing grew to 17.4 percent in May, a significant increase from its 15.4 percent search market share in May 2012. 0 Comments

Google's Search Market Share Drops as Bing Passes 17%

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Google's search market share dropped slightly once again (from March’s 67.1 percent to 66.5 percent), with Bing and Yahoo slightly edging up. Microsoft's Bing saw the biggest increase with a total search market share of 17.3 percent. Google's search market share dropped slightly once again (from March’s 67.1 percent to 66.5 percent), with Bing and Yahoo slightly edging up. Microsoft's Bing saw the biggest increase with a total search market share of 17.3 percent. 0 Comments

Designing a Content Strategy to Destroy Your SEO Nemesis

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Want to build market share at the expense of your SEO enemy? Use this template to compare and contrast your content strategy and SEO performance with that of your dreaded SEO foe and come up with a way to vanquish them once and for all! Want to build market share at the expense of your SEO enemy? Use this template to compare and contrast your content strategy and SEO performance with that of your dreaded SEO foe and come up with a way to vanquish them once and for all! 0 Comments

Bing & Yahoo Steal Tiny Bit of Search Market Share From Google

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A month after hitting its highest U.S. search market share in February (67.5 percent), Google saw both Bing and Yahoo steal away what essentially amounts to crumbs from the giant pie that is Google's dominance, according to comScore. A month after hitting its highest U.S. search market share in February (67.5 percent), Google saw both Bing and Yahoo steal away what essentially amounts to crumbs from the giant pie that is Google's dominance, according to comScore. 0 Comments

Google Grabs More Search Market Share, Now at 67.5%

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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. 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. 0 Comments

Marissa Mayer Not Happy With Yahoo-Microsoft Search Deal

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The Yahoo-Microsoft search deal isn't working as planned. Speaking at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer said she wants to see the companies do more than exchange search market share back and forth. The Yahoo-Microsoft search deal isn't working as planned. Speaking at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer said she wants to see the companies do more than exchange search market share back and forth. 0 Comments

Yandex Just Passed Bing to Become 4th Largest Global Search Engine

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Yandex surpassed Microsoft on the number of monthly search queries worldwide in November and December 2012, according to a recently released comScore qSearch report. Microsoft sites processed 4.477 billion queries and Yandex did 4.844 billion. Yandex surpassed Microsoft on the number of monthly search queries worldwide in November and December 2012, according to a recently released comScore qSearch report. Microsoft sites processed 4.477 billion queries and Yandex did 4.844 billion. 0 Comments

Google UK Search Market Share Dips to Lowest Level in 5 Years: 88%

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Google controlled 88.35 percent of the search market in December, down from 89.12 percent the month before and down from 91.15 percent in December 2011. But Google's huge share, at almost nine-tenth of the entire UK market, underlines its dominance. Google controlled 88.35 percent of the search market in December, down from 89.12 percent the month before and down from 91.15 percent in December 2011. But Google's huge share, at almost nine-tenth of the entire UK market, underlines its dominance. 0 Comments

3 Key Themes From Q4 Paid Search

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Q4 2012 reports from Kenshoo, Marin, and Covario show strong volume, traffic, and conversions; mobile and tablet traffic levels hitting all-time highs, and that Thanksgiving day has officially become a retail force to be reckoned with. Q4 2012 reports from Kenshoo, Marin, and Covario show strong volume, traffic, and conversions; mobile and tablet traffic levels hitting all-time highs, and that Thanksgiving day has officially become a retail force to be reckoned with. 0 Comments

Google Search Market Share Slips as Bing & Yahoo Gain

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Google couldn’t grow its record-breaking U.S. search market share beyond 67 percent in December, comScore reported. Meanwhile, Bing continued its incremental gains, as Yahoo’s share grew for the first time in longer than a year. Google couldn’t grow its record-breaking U.S. search market share beyond 67 percent in December, comScore reported. Meanwhile, Bing continued its incremental gains, as Yahoo’s share grew for the first time in longer than a year. 0 Comments

Google Takes 67% Search Engine Market Share

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Google and Bing again saw gains in search engine market share in November, while Yahoo continues to fall in the rankings, comScore reported. An increase of 0.1 percent takes Google one step closer to owning 70 percent of the organic search market. Google and Bing again saw gains in search engine market share in November, while Yahoo continues to fall in the rankings, comScore reported. An increase of 0.1 percent takes Google one step closer to owning 70 percent of the organic search market. 0 Comments

Strong IPhone 5 Sales Help Apple Overtake Android in U.S.

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New data show that IOS has once again pushed past Android in the U.S. The statistics show that IOS now has a 48.1 percent share of U.S. smartphone sales, compared to Android's 46.7 percent share. Android still has the lead in Europe New data show that IOS has once again pushed past Android in the U.S. The statistics show that IOS now has a 48.1 percent share of U.S. smartphone sales, compared to Android's 46.7 percent share. Android still has the lead in Europe 0 Comments