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Do App Interstitials Create A Bad User Experience?

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Google research says yes, counting the ad format among negative ranking factors. However, Yelp's CEO - and industry experts - remains skeptical of the company's reasoning. They do, according to Google, but Yelp's CEO and industry experts believe the search giant had ulterior motives with its study. 0 Comments

Google Expands Sitelinks on Mobile SERPs

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Links on Google's mobile search results are now expandable. According to the British SEO who pointed this out over the weekend, the change is about device unification and search dominance. Links on Google's mobile search results are now expandable. According to the British SEO who pointed this out over the weekend, the change is about device unification and search dominance. 0 Comments

Alphabet: What's Going to Happen to Google Advertisers?

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Industry experts say Alphabet, which separates the profitable parts of Google's business, highlights the company's weaknesses but may also be good for branding and product development. Industry experts say Alphabet, which separates the profitable parts of Google's business, highlights the company's weakness, but can also be good for branding and product development. 0 Comments

Google: Right to be Forgotten? We're Not Complying

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Google limits forget-me-now service to the European market only. The search behemoth says that widening this on a global scale is 'bad for the internet' and will not win support. Google limits forget-me-now service to the European market only. The search behemoth says that widening this on a global scale is 'bad for the internet' and will not win support. 0 Comments

Google Given Right to Appeal in Safari Cookies Case

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The U.K. Supreme Court has granted permission in part for Google to appeal against a ruling relating to a dispute over the user information through cookies via use of the Apple Safari browser. The U.K. Supreme Court has granted permission in part for Google to appeal against a ruling relating to a dispute over the user information through cookies via use of the Apple Safari browser. 0 Comments

Small and Medium Businesses Hit Hardest By Mobilegeddon

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According to new research from Koozai, Google's algorithm update disproportionately affected SMB,though part of that could be due to a lack of sophisticated regarding SEO and analytics. According to new research from Koozai, Google's algorithm update disproportionately affected SMB,though part of that could be due to a lack of sophisticated regarding SEO and analytics. 0 Comments

Yahoo to Stop Maps and Pipes This Summer

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Yahoo plans to focus more on digital content, and will discontinue products like Maps and Pipes, while also ceasing to support Mail and Contacts on older iOS operating systems. Yahoo plans to focus more on digital content, and will discontinue products like Maps and Pipes, while also ceasing to support Mail and Contacts on older iOS operating systems. 0 Comments

Google Grants 40 Percent of Right to Be Forgotten Requests

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A new transparency report reveals that Google has granted hundreds of thousands of requests to be removed from search results in the first year of Europe's controversial right to be forgotten program. A new transparency report reveals that Google has granted hundreds of thousands of requests to be removed from search results in the first year of Europe's controversial right to be forgotten program. 0 Comments

Spotlight On: Yelp's Rosie Akenhead

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Yelp's manager of local business outreach for the U.K. and Ireland spoke with SEW about recent additions to Yelp, as well as the time she Yelped a taxidermist. Yelp's manager of local business outreach for the U.K. and Ireland spoke with SEW about recent additions to Yelp, as well as the time she Yelped a taxidermist. 0 Comments

5 Mobile Tips to Keep You at the Top of the Rankings

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Many of the search marketers speaking at the recent SES show discussed mobile. Here are five focus areas that came up again and again throughout the conference. Many of the search marketers speaking at the recent SES show discussed mobile. Here are five focus areas that came up again and again throughout the conference. 0 Comments

Google Has Removed 100,000 Links, Approved More Than Half of 'Right to be Forgotten' Requests

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Google has removed "the majority" of "right to be forgotten" requests, a number that could exceed the 100,000 mark. It has rejected just over 30 percent of the requests it has received and approved "more than 50 percent" of the requests. Google has reportedly rejected just over 30 percent of the requests it has received and approved "more than 50 percent" of the requests. 0 Comments

Google Launches Search Removal Request Form

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The form launched Friday and reportedly spurred 12,000 search removal requests. It allows users in all 28 European Union countries, as well as four additional non-EU countries, to request removals, following the "right to be forgotten" ruling. The form launched Friday and reportedly spurred 12,000 search removal requests. It allows users in all 28 European Union countries, as well as four additional non-EU countries, to request removals, following the "right to be forgotten" ruling. 0 Comments

Conquering Content Marketing, Step 5: Measurement

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You have to experiment to find out what works, and it starts with tracking. You can't just generate reports and call it a day. Go the extra step mile, and convert the data into learnings that can be applied to your next content campaign. You have to experiment to find out what works, and it starts with tracking. You can't just generate reports and call it a day. Go the extra step mile, and convert the data into learnings that can be applied to your next content campaign. 0 Comments

Google Blocks 'Racist' Search Suggestions for UK Cities

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Derogatory autocomplete results for cities in the UK have popped up, and Google has taken action to clean them up. After multiple legal battles all over the world, its possible Google is now picking its battles when it comes to autocomplete. Derogatory autocomplete results for cities in the UK have popped up, and Google has taken action to clean them up. After multiple legal battles all over the world, its possible Google is now picking its battles when it comes to autocomplete. 0 Comments

Google on How to Reach Consumers Across Devices at SES London 2014

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The pace of change is only accelerating. Make sure your message is on every device possible. Collect all the data you can so you make make the right decisions at the right time so you can understand the customer behind the keywords. The pace of change is only accelerating. Make sure your message is on every device possible. Collect all the data you can so you make make the right decisions at the right time so you can understand the customer behind the keywords. 0 Comments

7 Ways to Attract Higher Quality Links With Better On-Page Content

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With the nonstop information being published online, people have to pick and choose what they read, share, and link to. Here's how to make sure your content is link-worthy, your site is easily searchable, and you send all the right signals to users. With the nonstop information being published online, people have to pick and choose what they read, share, and link to. Here's how to make sure your content is link-worthy, your site is easily searchable, and you send all the right signals to users. 0 Comments

How Can SEO Stimulate Export Sales?

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Exporting is difficult and expensive, but SEO is a powerful and cost-effective tool with which to approach export markets. Here are three examples of how online and traditional industrial retail companies are using SEO to generate export sales. Exporting is difficult and expensive, but SEO is a powerful and cost-effective tool with which to approach export markets. Here are three examples of how online and traditional industrial retail companies are using SEO to generate export sales. 0 Comments

Content Strategy for an International SEO Campaign

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A content strategy is a critical piece of your marketing efforts. Here's how to take your SEO-friendly content strategy to an international audience by creating a true content resource for visitors in the location you're targeting. A content strategy is a critical piece of your marketing efforts. Here's how to take your SEO-friendly content strategy to an international audience by creating a true content resource for visitors in the location you're targeting. 0 Comments

Twitter Co-Founder Launches Q&A Social Search Jelly App

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Twitter co-founder Biz Stone might have left the world's biggest social network Twitter a while back but he hasn't given up on technology entrepreneurism, having launched a social search app called Jelly on iOS and Android. Twitter co-founder Biz Stone might have left the world's biggest social network Twitter a while back but he hasn't given up on technology entrepreneurism, having launched a social search app called Jelly on iOS and Android. 0 Comments