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Google Now Adds Quote Cards That Lack Attribution

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The latest Google Now card includes quotes in the search results for famous people, though the quotes are displayed in a list without attributing or linking back to their sources. The latest Google Now card includes quotes in the search results for famous people, though the quotes are displayed in a list without attributing or linking back to their sources. 0 Comments

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 Launches Improved Sitelinks Search Box

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Google announced a new way for users to search for site-specific content with an updated sitelinks search box and gave tips to developers for Schema markup to implement the feature well. Google announced a new way for users to search for site-specific content with an updated sitelinks search box and gave tips to developers for Schema markup to implement the feature well. 0 Comments

Yahoo, Bing Flirt With New Search Interfaces

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Yahoo and Bing are reportedly testing out changes to search functionality that make results more "card-like" and move top navigation below the search results box. Yahoo and Bing are reportedly testing out changes to search functionality that make results more "card-like" and move top navigation below the search results box. 0 Comments

Blogger Fined for Top-Ranked Restaurant Review

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French blogger Caroline Doudet was forced to amend her post title and pay damages after a negative restaurant review that was appearing too prominently in Google search was found to be "unfairly hurting" the business. The blogger was forced to amend her post title and pay damages after a negative restaurant review that was appearing too prominently in Google search. 0 Comments

Google Showing Far Less Video Snippets in Search Results

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If you use rich snippets to markup your videos, you may want to double check that Google is still showing them. Reports indicate a huge reduction – with estimates as high as 44 percent – in the number of video snippets from Google's search results. If you use rich snippets to markup your videos, you may want to double check that Google is still showing them. Reports indicate a huge reduction – with estimates as high as 44 percent – in the number of video snippets from Google's search results. 0 Comments

Google Now Calculates Bitcoin Prices in Search Results

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How much is a Bitcoin worth today? Now Google can tell you. The search giant has added a Bitcoin calculation tool to its search results for certain queries such as "Price of BTC" or "Bitcoin price". Bing added a Bitcoin convertor in February. How much is a Bitcoin worth? Now Google can tell you. The search giant has added a Bitcoin calculation tool to its search results for certain queries. 0 Comments

Many Organic Results Influenced by Locality

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Does locality have an effect on SERP ranking? Not always, but when it does we should be mindful of the best choices to make to achieve the best ranking possible. Does locality have an effect on SERP ranking? Not always, but we should be mindful of the best choices to make to achieve the best ranking possible. 0 Comments

2 New Google Mobile Search Tests: Larger Titles & Info Cards

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Google has made some changes to how they are displaying mobile search results, and if you're ranking number one for your queries and have sitelinks, your click-through rate from mobile devices on those searches might get significantly higher. Google has made some changes to how they are displaying mobile search results, and if you're ranking number one for your queries and have sitelinks, your click-through rate from mobile devices on those searches might get significantly higher. 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

How to Use Google Analytics Site Search Reports

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If your website has a search bar, you need to ensure you’re making the most of this valuable report in Google Analytics. It’s quick to set up and can soon be giving you all sorts of insights and ideas that you may never have had without it. If your website has a search bar, you need to ensure you’re making the most of this valuable report in Google Analytics. It’s quick to set up and can soon be giving you all sorts of insights and ideas that you may never have had without it. 0 Comments

Google Launches Panda 4.0

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It's official. Panda 4.0 has officially hit the Google search results. Google and Matt Cutts have confirmed Panda 4.0 began rolling out yesterday, and it has caused some waves in the search results along with an update targeting spammy queries. It's official. Panda 4.0 has officially hit the Google search results. Google and Matt Cutts have confirmed Panda 4.0 began rolling out yesterday, and it has caused some waves in the search results along with an update targeting spammy queries. 0 Comments

Bing Adds Food & Drug Information to Snapshot Results

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Fresh off of adding 150 million doctors, lawyers, and professionals, Bing has expanded its Snapshot feature again. Now Bing searchers get quick access to information about medications and certain foods, Bing announced on its Search Blog. Fresh off of adding 150 million doctors, lawyers, and professionals, Bing has expanded its Snapshot feature again. Now Bing searchers get quick access to information about medications and certain foods, Bing announced on its Search Blog. 0 Comments

Google Brings NHL, NBA Video Highlights to Search Results

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Google has launched a new feature that allows sports fans to see video highlights from the previous night's game when they search for the team name. The video is embedded at the top, above the organic search results. Google has launched a new feature that allows sports fans to see video highlights from the previous night's game when they search for the team name. The video is embedded at the top, above the organic search results. 0 Comments