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  1. Google Tests "Listen Now" Ads for Music Searches

    Google is testing "Listen Now" ads with the likes of digital music services Spotify, Rhapsody, and Beats Music, the Wall Street Journal reports. When SEW tested out the function, it appears results are most often displayed for Google Play, followed...

  2. Queen's Freddie Mercury Gets Music Video Google Doodle

    Queen is best known for rock anthems such as "Bohemian Rhapsody," "We Will Rock You," and "We Are the Champions. Google is paying tribute to Queen lead singer Freddie Mercury on his birthday with a special animated music video Doodle.

  3. Bing Adds Tiles to Search Results

    Partner sites include: IMDb, Yahoo Movies, Rotten Tomatoes, OpenTable, Yelp, CitySearch, Urban Spoon, Cheap Flights, YouTube, MTV,, Rhapsody, Pandora, and MSN, ReadWriteWeb reported. Bing is rolling out a new "tiles" feature in its SERPs.

  4. Google Android Music Store Closer to a Reality

    Earlier this week, Billboard reported on a few of Google's Android execs had ties to the music industry, many being former VPs at companies like EMI, Rhapsody and Universal Music Group. A Google music service has been rumored and reported on for a...

  5. Confirmed: Google to Roll Out Music Search

    Google is also partnering with Pandora, imeem and Rhapsody. Last week, rumors swirled that Google would launch a new music search. Earlier today, Greg Jarboe covered Hitwise data examining how important music is to search.

  6. Using Video Spokespeople to Increase Landing Page Conversions

    Other recent successes include Napster, Service Magic, and Rhapsody. When I speak on the topic of landing page optimization I am often asked about embedded video and the use of the walk-on video spokespeople that appear from the lower right corner...

  7. A Closer Look at Yahoo Audio Search

    It's a one-stop, comprehensive service that allows the user to search, find, and access both open web audio files (via a Yahoo crawl) AND audio files from numerous music/audio (fee-based) services from Yahoo's own Music Unlimited, iTunes, Napster...

  8. Yahoo Releases Audio Search Engine

    It's a one-stop, comprehensive service (metasearch, sort of) that allows the user to search, find, and access both "open web" audio files (via a Yahoo crawl) AND audio files from numerous music/audio (fee-based) services from Yahoo's own Music...

  9. Report: Yahoo Developing Music Search Engine

    In addition to iTunes, Napster, Microsoft, and Rhapsody, Yahoo will also be competing with services like SingingFish and GoFish. reports that Yahoo is developing a music search engine that according to the article:

  10. Yahoo Gets Ready to Open Digital Music Store

    It looks like Apple's iTunes, Real's Rhapsody, and other digital music download services will have a new competitor, Yahoo. According to a article: iTunes gets a Yahoo! rival, Yahoo! will to unveil a digital music service and player by...

  11. The Week in Review

    Lycos Music: Rhapsody in Green? Yesterday's SearchDay omitted a link to a longer, more detailed version of "How Search Engines Look at Links," available to members of Search Engine Watch. Members can access this additional information using this link: