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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

Why Apps Will Dethrone Content as King of Digital Marketing

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The sites with the best tools dominate the web. Facebook, Twitter, Google, YouTube, WordPress, and LinkedIn don't owe their success to content marketing because they are more than content. Here's why apps are the future of digital marketing. The sites with the best tools dominate the web. Facebook, Twitter, Google, YouTube, WordPress, and LinkedIn don't owe their success to content marketing because they are more than content. Here's why apps are the future of digital marketing. 0 Comments

Google Hummingbird Takes Flight: Biggest Change to Search Since Caffeine

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Google quietly made a huge change to its core search technology in the past month, one that affects about 90 percent of searches worldwide. Calling it Hummingbird, the technological update of Google search is designed to handle more complex queries. Google quietly made a huge change to its core search technology in the past month, one that affects about 90 percent of searches worldwide. Calling it Hummingbird, the technological update of Google search is designed to handle more complex queries. 0 Comments

Major Search Engines and Directories

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When you think search, no doubt you think Google. But there are other popular major search engines (e.g., Bing, Yahoo, Yandex, and Baidu) that you can turn when searching for information, images, maps, videos, products, or something local. When you think search, no doubt you think Google. But there are other popular major search engines (e.g., Bing, Yahoo, Yandex, and Baidu) that you can turn when searching for information, images, maps, videos, products, or something local. 0 Comments

New Study Finds Google+ Shares Don't Cause Higher Search Rankings

Google Plus Impact on Search Rankings

Stone Temple Consulting has conducted a study of the impact of Google+ shares on search rankings. The study shows that while Google+ can drive discovery and indexing, there is no measurable evidence that Google +1's result in higher rankings. Stone Temple Consulting has conducted a study of the impact of Google+ shares on search rankings. The study shows that while Google+ can drive discovery and indexing, there is no measurable evidence that Google +1's result in higher rankings. 0 Comments

Google Settles Stock Split Lawsuit

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Google announced its intention to issue Class C stock last year, however the Brockton Retirement Board and shareholder Philip Skidmore sued the firm, claiming that the firm's co-founders engineered the stock split to keep control of the firm. Google announced its intention to issue Class C stock last year, however the Brockton Retirement Board and shareholder Philip Skidmore sued the firm, claiming that the firm's co-founders engineered the stock split to keep control of the firm. 0 Comments

Larry & Sergey: Still Super Rich But No Longer Equally Rich, Says Forbes

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Forbes has released its annual list of the world’s billionaires. While most of the richest people in the world remain the same, one noteworthy change is that Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are no longer tied for net worth. Forbes has released its annual list of the world’s billionaires. While most of the richest people in the world remain the same, one noteworthy change is that Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are no longer tied for net worth. 0 Comments

Your Hidden PPC Prospect: Google

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Once you grok the basic Google concept (a win for the searcher is a win for Google), AdWords becomes not easy, but simple. Write ads and create landing pages and websites that serve your prospects’ first and your business second. Once you grok the basic Google concept (a win for the searcher is a win for Google), AdWords becomes not easy, but simple. Write ads and create landing pages and websites that serve your prospects’ first and your business second. 0 Comments

Hollywood Stars Visit Googleplex to Shoot Scenes for ‘The Internship’ Movie

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Vince Vaughn, Owen Wilson and director Shawn Levy dropped by the Google campus in Mountain View this week to shoot scenes for “The Internship.” Several Google employees and some technology, such as their driverless car, will appear in the film. Vince Vaughn, Owen Wilson and director Shawn Levy dropped by the Google campus in Mountain View this week to shoot scenes for “The Internship.” Several Google employees and some technology, such as their driverless car, will appear in the film. 0 Comments

Larry Page & Sergey Brin Grow Richer, Mark Zuckerberg Tumbles in Forbes 400

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The 400 richest people in America are worth a combined $1.7 trillion, according to the 2012 installment of the Forbes 400 list. Find out which search and social bigwigs counted the most billions this year. Hint: it wasn’t Mark Zuckerberg. The 400 richest people in America are worth a combined $1.7 trillion, according to the 2012 installment of the Forbes 400 list. Find out which search and social bigwigs counted the most billions this year. Hint: it wasn’t Mark Zuckerberg. 0 Comments

Google, Facebook & Amazon Quietly Forming Tech Lobbying Group?

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Technology giants – and often arch rivals – Google, Facebook, and Amazon are expected to join forces to form a lobbying group known as the Internet Association (IA). The IA plans to launch in September and focus on Internet-related legislation. Technology giants – and often arch rivals – Google, Facebook, and Amazon are expected to join forces to form a lobbying group known as the Internet Association (IA). The IA plans to launch in September and focus on Internet-related legislation. 0 Comments

Google I/O: Jelly Bean, Nexus 7, Nexus Q & Skydiving With Project Glass

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Lots of news coming out of Google I/O, the company’s annual developer conference. Android Jelly Bean will feature Google Now, a revamped mobile search experience with improved voice search and increased integration of Google’s Knowledge Graph. Lots of news coming out of Google I/O, the company’s annual developer conference. Android Jelly Bean will feature Google Now, a revamped mobile search experience with improved voice search and increased integration of Google’s Knowledge Graph. 0 Comments

Google Reports $10.65 Billion in Q1 2012 Revenue, Proposes New Class of Stock

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Google’s Q1 2012 earnings call is underway and the search goliath has reported a new record $10.65 billion in revenue. Also, Google plans a stock split, to create new non-voting shares that will be distributed to existing shareholders. Google’s Q1 2012 earnings call is underway and the search goliath has reported a new record $10.65 billion in revenue. Also, Google plans a stock split, to create new non-voting shares that will be distributed to existing shareholders. 0 Comments

Google Driverless Car Chauffeurs Blind Man

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The goal of Google's self-driving car project is to make driving safer, more enjoyable, and efficient. How safe is it? Well, Google recently let one man who lost 95 percent of his vision and doesn't even have a driver’s license behind the wheel. The goal of Google's self-driving car project is to make driving safer, more enjoyable, and efficient. How safe is it? Well, Google recently let one man who lost 95 percent of his vision and doesn't even have a driver’s license behind the wheel. 0 Comments

How Google Names Its Algorithm Updates & Products

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What’s in a name? What’s Google’s strategy for naming its products and updates? We try to hack the mind of the world’s biggest search engine by looking at the most notable and peculiar names given to Google products and updates over the years. What’s in a name? What’s Google’s strategy for naming its products and updates? We try to hack the mind of the world’s biggest search engine by looking at the most notable and peculiar names given to Google products and updates over the years. 0 Comments

Wikipedia Appears on Page 1 of Google for 99% of Searches [Study]

Wikipedia Top Rankings in Google Search Results

Google loves Wikipedia. Everyone knows it, and many aren’t that happy about it, especially when some of their poorly written content outranks actual websites. But did you know Wikipedia pages appear on Page 1 of Google for 99 percent of searches? Google loves Wikipedia. Everyone knows it, and many aren’t that happy about it, especially when some of their poorly written content outranks actual websites. But did you know Wikipedia pages appear on Page 1 of Google for 99 percent of searches? 0 Comments

Craig Silverstein, Larry & Sergey’s First Hire, Quits Google

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Craig Silverstein, the first employee hired by Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin in 1998, is leaving the company. Silverstein, who helped build the Google search engine, met Page and Brin while the three attended Stanford. Craig Silverstein, the first employee hired by Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin in 1998, is leaving the company. Silverstein, who helped build the Google search engine, met Page and Brin while the three attended Stanford. 0 Comments

Google to Protest SOPA on Home Page Tomorrow

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Millions of people visiting Google’s home page tomorrow will be greeted with a link demonstrating the company’s opposition to controversial anti-piracy bill SOPA, the Stop Online Piracy Act, as other sites plan for a complete blackout. Millions of people visiting Google’s home page tomorrow will be greeted with a link demonstrating the company’s opposition to controversial anti-piracy bill SOPA, the Stop Online Piracy Act, as other sites plan for a complete blackout. 0 Comments

Google Founders Offer to Restore NASA Hangar to Park 8 Jets

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Google leaders have offered $33 million to restore historic Hangar One. The funds are being offered through an LLC with no affiliation with Google, but there's one condition: that LLC would get rights to two-thirds of the hangar's floor space. Google leaders have offered $33 million to restore historic Hangar One. The funds are being offered through an LLC with no affiliation with Google, but there's one condition: that LLC would get rights to two-thirds of the hangar's floor space. 0 Comments

Volunia Search Engine: A 'Radical New View' of Search

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Volunia, an Italy-based search engine, is preparing for its early beta stages. It promises to be a "radical new view" of search, and is being spearheaded by famed technology thinker Massimo Marchiori, who helped inspire Google's PageRank algorithm. Volunia, an Italy-based search engine, is preparing for its early beta stages. It promises to be a "radical new view" of search, and is being spearheaded by famed technology thinker Massimo Marchiori, who helped inspire Google's PageRank algorithm. 0 Comments

Google's Brin Donates $500K To Wikipedia

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Google Co-Founder Sergey Brin donated $500,000 to Wikipedia this week during the company's annual fundraiser. If you have been to Wikipedia this week you would have been hard pressed to avoid Founder Jimmy Wales personal plea. Google Co-Founder Sergey Brin donated $500,000 to Wikipedia this week during the company's annual fundraiser. If you have been to Wikipedia this week you would have been hard pressed to avoid Founder Jimmy Wales personal plea. 0 Comments

Google X: A Lab Where the Future Is Made

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A recent report on Google's "secret lab," known as Google X, shows how far beyond their core business Google will explore: space elevators, web-connected appliance, and robotic avatars are among the 100 far-out ideas being researched. A recent report on Google's "secret lab," known as Google X, shows how far beyond their core business Google will explore: space elevators, web-connected appliance, and robotic avatars are among the 100 far-out ideas being researched. 0 Comments

Some Googlers Don't Want Their Kids Using Google Products

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Many Google executives have children enrolled in the Waldorf schools in Los Altos where computers aren't used until the 8th grade and even then only on a limited basis. Seems this double standard is popular among Silicon Valley executives' families. Many Google executives have children enrolled in the Waldorf schools in Los Altos where computers aren't used until the 8th grade and even then only on a limited basis. Seems this double standard is popular among Silicon Valley executives' families. 0 Comments

YouTube Wants to Put You in Space

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YouTube is starting a competition for students to suggest an experiment to be done in outer space and prizes include space training. As part of their newly launched Space Lab channel, YouTube wants to inspire future space travelers and scientists. YouTube is starting a competition for students to suggest an experiment to be done in outer space and prizes include space training. As part of their newly launched Space Lab channel, YouTube wants to inspire future space travelers and scientists. 0 Comments