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Google's Matt Cutts on SEO: A Retrospective (2011-2013)

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Panda. Google vs. Bing. Penguin. Guest blogging. The years of 2011 to 2013 were nothing short of tumultuous for the search industry. And as the voice and face of Google, Matt Cutts felt the wrath of angry webmasters and marketers. Panda. Google vs. Bing. Penguin. Guest blogging. The years of 2011 to 2013 were nothing short of tumultuous for the search industry. And as the voice and face of Google, Matt Cutts felt the wrath of angry webmasters and marketers. 0 Comments

Blekko's New Search Results Aim to Take the Guesswork Out of Intent

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Blekko says the new search results empower users to get to the best content for any given query, rather than scanning through a list of blue links. The new results aim to give users choices, whether they are researching a topic or a product to buy. Blekko says the new search results empower users to get to the best content for any given query, rather than scanning through a list of blue links. The new results aim to give users choices, whether they are researching a topic or a product to buy. 0 Comments

Meet Izik: Tablet-Friendly Search From Blekko

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Izik is a new search experience built specifically with the iPad and Android tablets in mind using Blekko's algorithms, sans-spam thanks to human curating. The goal in creating Izik was to change search to be more touch-friendly on tablets. Izik is a new search experience built specifically with the iPad and Android tablets in mind using Blekko's algorithms, sans-spam thanks to human curating. The goal in creating Izik was to change search to be more touch-friendly on tablets. 0 Comments

Blekko SEO Tools Now Costs $99/Month

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Blekko has withdrawn free access to their SEO tools, opting instead for a subscription model that will cost SEOs $99 per month. The change comes after crawler updates earlier this year that brought real-time data to the tool. Blekko has withdrawn free access to their SEO tools, opting instead for a subscription model that will cost SEOs $99 per month. The change comes after crawler updates earlier this year that brought real-time data to the tool. 0 Comments

Blekko Tests Search Ads

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Startup search engine Blekko has recently begun to test search ads on its site. It works with several large brands through feeds from Google and Bing but doesn't have direct relationships with any confirmed brands as of right now. Startup search engine Blekko has recently begun to test search ads on its site. It works with several large brands through feeds from Google and Bing but doesn't have direct relationships with any confirmed brands as of right now. 0 Comments

Judge Orders ALL Search Engines, Social Networks to De-index Seized Websites

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A Nevada District Court case has ruled in favor of Chanel, allowing the company to take down over 800 domain names that sell counterfeit products. The ruling also mandated that Google, Facebook, Bing and more must de-index the suspect properties. A Nevada District Court case has ruled in favor of Chanel, allowing the company to take down over 800 domain names that sell counterfeit products. The ruling also mandated that Google, Facebook, Bing and more must de-index the suspect properties. 0 Comments

Blekko Gets Foodily to Help Eat Away at Recipe Spam

Blekko's big pitch for recipe searches is that they involve human curation. Now that curation has become more powerful with a new ingredient: established recipe sharing site Foodily is taking the role of editor-in-chief for recipe-related slashtags. Blekko's big pitch for recipe searches is that they involve human curation. Now that curation has become more powerful with a new ingredient: established recipe sharing site Foodily is taking the role of editor-in-chief for recipe-related slashtags. 0 Comments

A Gangbuster Year for News Aggregator Topix.net

Topix.net has solidified its reputation as a key player in news search and aggregation over the past year, with major developments in both its business and services. Topix.net has solidified its reputation as a key player in news search and aggregation over the past year, with major developments in both its business and services. 0 Comments