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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

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

New App-Based Search Engine Startup Relcy Tries to Reset SEO

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The idea behind Relcy is to index and rank the content stored within apps on your phone, giving you the ability to search content across all your apps, which the major search engines, like Google, can't access. What could it mean for SEO? The idea behind Relcy is to index and rank the content stored within apps on your phone, giving you the ability to search content across all your apps. 0 Comments

Content Creators Ranking Checklist: How Quality Scores Influence

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Even though Google has done away with author images, content creators should pay attention to authorship, as media companies are placing more focus on actual content creators versus an entity. Content creators should still pay attention to authorship, as media companies are placing more focus on actual content creators versus an entity. 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

YouTube to Censor Search Results From Artists Who Rebuff New Streaming Music Service

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Users searching for music on YouTube may not find content from their some of their favorite independent artists. This is blatant censorship from Google, designed to pressure small independent labels to sign unfavorable deals with YouTube. Users searching for music on YouTube may not find content from their some of their favorite independent artists. This is blatant censorship from Google. 0 Comments

Links Should Only Be a Surprise? Nonsense!

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Bing's Duane Forrester says "You want links to surprise you." But these links are only possible if your site already has some visibility. Without link building, the pursuit of relevant and authoritative links, attracting visibility is difficult. It's great if you get links that surprise you. Without link building, the pursuit of relevant and authoritative links, attracting visibility is difficult. 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

Search Engine Basic Concepts

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Baffled by search engines and how they work? Not technical in orientation? Here's a layman's level explanation of the basics of search engines – including the critical concepts of relevance, popularity, segmentation, diversity, trust, and quality. Having trouble understanding search engine optimization (SEO)? This article will help you get a better feel for how the world of search engines works. 0 Comments

Is comScore's Google Search Share Data False? Not Exactly

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Search market share data from comScore's isn't invalid or incorrect. But new research from Conductor is also pretty consistent with what many webmasters find when it comes to actual click-throughs to a site from Google search results. Search market share data from comScore's isn't invalid or incorrect. But new research from Conductor is also pretty consistent with what many webmasters find when it comes to actual click-throughs to a site from Google search results. 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

26 Free (or Free-to-Try) Content Curation Tools

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Content isn't always practical or cost effective to produce on a regular basis. That's where curating content can come in handy. Here's a list of 26 tools you can use to find, aggregate, and share your curated content with the world. Content isn't always practical or cost effective to produce on a regular basis. That's where curating content can come in handy. Here's a list of 26 tools you can use to find, aggregate, and share your curated content with the world. 0 Comments

5 New SEO Mantras to Replace Old, Inefficient Thinking

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In SEO, we're now tasked with building brands, growing communities, enchanting audiences, and flexing our creative and analytical muscles. We play integral roles in the growth of businesses. Our thinking should match these new responsibilities. In SEO, we're now tasked with building brands, growing communities, enchanting audiences, and flexing our creative and analytical muscles. We play integral roles in the growth of businesses. Our thinking should match these new responsibilities. 0 Comments

26 Free (or Free-to-Try) Online Collaborative Tools for Marketers

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Effective collaboration with team members and access to killer tools are critical for successful marketers. Here are 26 online, cutting-edge, and free (or free-to-try) collaborative tools to supercharge your marketing and empower your team. Effective collaboration with team members and access to killer tools are critical for successful marketers. Here are 26 online, cutting-edge, and free (or free-to-try) collaborative tools to supercharge your marketing and empower your team. 0 Comments

Mobile Search Advertising Grows in Q1: 8% in U.S., 135% Globally

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Two reports released with Q1 data from Covario and IgnitionOne look at global and U.S. search data year-over-year and quarter-over-quarter to paint a picture of mobile ad spend, click-through rate, cost per click, and more. Two reports released with Q1 data from Covario and IgnitionOne look at global and U.S. search data year-over-year and quarter-over-quarter to paint a picture of mobile ad spend, click-through rate, cost per click, and more. 0 Comments

Could Bing Ever Overtake Google in Search?

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Google has dominated search, but Microsoft has a real opportunity to influence searcher behavior and Bing adoption through the integration of Bing search through its vast network of assets. Here's what it would take for Bing to surpass Google. Google has dominated search, but Microsoft has a real opportunity to influence searcher behavior and Bing adoption through the integration of Bing search through its vast network of assets. Here's what it would take for Bing to surpass Google. 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

Bing Gains More Ground in Search Engine Market Share, Yahoo Resumes Downward Slide

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Google continues to dominate in search engine market share, though Bing continues to make small gains. The vast majority of organic searches (66.4 percent) from work and home are still powered by Google, while Bing powers 25.3 percent. Google continues to dominate in search engine market share, though Bing continues to make small gains. The vast majority of organic searches (66.4 percent) from work and home are still powered by Google, while Bing powers 25.3 percent. 0 Comments

Google U.S. Search Share Hits Record High as Yahoo Falls to New Low

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Google increased its stranglehold on the U.S. search engine market, reaching a record high in May, according to comScore. Meanwhile, Yahoo’s share of the search engine market further eroded for the ninth straight month. Bing’s share held steady. Google increased its stranglehold on the U.S. search engine market, reaching a record high in May, according to comScore. Meanwhile, Yahoo’s share of the search engine market further eroded for the ninth straight month. Bing’s share held steady. 0 Comments

September 2011 Search Engine Market Share from comScore, Hitwise

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Google’s U.S. search engine market share is back above 65 percent, while Yahoo declined after two months of growth, comScore reported. Meanwhile, Hitwise shows Google hovering above 66 percent with Bing, Yahoo, and Bing-powered search all down. Google’s U.S. search engine market share is back above 65 percent, while Yahoo declined after two months of growth, comScore reported. Meanwhile, Hitwise shows Google hovering above 66 percent with Bing, Yahoo, and Bing-powered search all down. 0 Comments