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Google Now on Tap Shows Advances in Contextual Proactive Features

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At its recent developer conference, Google announced an update, Google Now on Tap, that can help not only revive forgotten apps, but drive their searches back to the search engine itself. At its recent developer conference, Google announced an update, Google Now on Tap, that can help not only revive forgotten apps, but drive their searches back to the search engine itself. 0 Comments

Google Now on Tap Makes App Search Optimization More Critical Than Ever

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Now on tap makes everything from text messages to social media posts searchable, and these new search capabilities could give apps the stickiness and functionality they've been missing. Now on tap makes everything from text messages to social media posts searchable, and these new search capabilities could give apps the stickiness and functionality they've been missing. 0 Comments

Four Mobile Dos and Don'ts for SMBs

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As Google and Bing change their algorithms to favor mobile-friendly sites, it's crucial for small and medium businesses to become more diligent about mobile-optimizing their sites. As Google and Bing change their algorithms to favor mobile-friendly sites, it's crucial for small and medium businesses to become more diligent about mobile-optimizing their sites. 0 Comments

Facebook's "Yelp Alternative" Blurs Lines Between Social and Search

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Facebook has begun testing a feature that offers reviews from publications like Bon Appetit, Conde Nast Traveler, and the San Francisco Chronicle to rival Yelp's crowdsourced reviews. Facebook has begun testing a feature that offers reviews from publications like Bon Appetit, Conde Nast Traveler, and the San Francisco Chronicle to rival Yelp's crowdsourced reviews. 0 Comments

Yelp Adds Restaurant Reservations as New Search Option

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Yelp Now, which launched today, allows users to find restaurant reservations on the platform by searching for dates, times, party sizes, and types of cuisine. Yelp Now, which launched today, allows users to find restaurant reservations on the platform by searching for dates, times, party sizes, and types of cuisine. 0 Comments

Apple Maps Using TripAdvisor Reviews in Some Searches

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Apple Maps has relied solely on Yelp reviews for hotels in the past, but one Apple Insider user has found several instances of Apple relying on other sources for recent hotel searches. Apple Maps has relied solely on Yelp reviews for hotels in the past, but one Apple Insider user has found Apple to be relying on other sources. 0 Comments

Mobile Search Spend Share to Reach 83% by 2018

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Recent eMarketer research found that mobile search spend is growing exponentially with no end in sight, even more so than they previously reported. eMarketer research finds that mobile search spend is growing exponentially, while Google's dominance is threatened by in-app searching. 0 Comments

Does Yelp Really Matter?

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In a search marketing world that is dictated by Google, should businesses care about getting Yelp reviews? In a search marketing world that is dictated by Google, should businesses care about getting Yelp reviews? 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

Enhance Your Local SEO Strategy With Google+ Local

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Using Google+ Local is fundamental for businesses in order to be found on Google in local searches, as the platform drives the results on Google Maps. How can you make the most of Google+ Local? Using Google+ Local is fundamental for businesses in order to be found on Google in local searches, as the platform drives the results on Google Maps. 0 Comments

Social and SEO Work Better Together

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While Facebook likes and Twitter followers don't directly affect search rankings, social and SEO work hand-in-hand. While Facebook likes and Twitter followers don't directly affect search rankings, social and SEO work hand-in-hand. 0 Comments

Expert Tips for Cracking Pigeon and Winning Local

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Ever since Google rolled out its Pigeon algorithm for local search, SMBs have looked for ways to get back on top. Here's some insider advice for getting to the top of the rankings. Ever since Google rolled out its Pigeon algorithm for local search, SMBs have looked for ways to get back on top. 0 Comments

Can Groupon Break Into the Search Market?

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Groupon's new search feature is a Yelp-like directory of business pages with contact info, user reviews, deals, and a goal of engaging you to spend more time on Groupon's website. Groupon's new search feature is a Yelp-like directory of business pages with contact info, user reviews, and deals. 0 Comments