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  1. Google '(Not Provided)' Traffic Highest for Tech Industry Brands at 56% [Study]

    Search Engine Watch is certainly experiencing the wrath of "(not provided)" as well. SEOs Strike Out as Google Encrypts Signed-in Search Data Looking at the latest quarter of BrightEdge data on over 8,400 brands, 56 percent of traffic to computer...

  2. Government SEO is Broken

    One problem: there is a missing element that could hinder the effort - consideration for how users search for and find government service online – where's the search engine optimization (SEO)? They use the restricted .gov top-level domain, they...

  3. Search Engine Watch Redesign Breaks Records

    Exactly 6 months ago, we re-designed and re-branded Search Engine Watch to the site you see today. The overall strongest year for Search Engine Watch on our old publishing plaform was 2008. Originally we looked to search platform providers, Ultra...

  4. Top Level Trends of SEM Worldwide in 2010 and 2011

    In my home country, Iceland, a local search engine literally owned the market. Google is the main search engine, with close to 66 percent of the U.S.market; Yahoo is around 16 percent; Microsoft with their flagship Bing has 12%; Ask has 3.5%.

  5. Econsultancy Finds Companies Are Increasing Investment in Site Search to Drive Sales

    A great search engine needs to deliver a fast, accurate result set and then expand on this to allow the user to correct, expand or refine what they're looking for, quickly and easily. Thirty-seven percent of companies use site search technology...

  6. Blog Content Influences Consumer Buying Behavior

    This may come as a surprise to some search engine marketers, but blog readers do not appear to rely as heavily on search as a means to find new blogs as consumers of traditional online media do. New market research has found that blog readers are...

  7. Domain Acquisition -- How Much is Too Much?

    And, based upon some studies, we know that a number one organic search engine ranking could get them up to 56 percent of all of the clicks. With that said, having a domain name with the keywords in it does not guarantee you a top search engine...

  8. comScore Ranks Yahoo! Finance as Top Financial News Site

    Why should search engine marketers pay attention to this trend? The number of visitors to the category age 50 and older grew 46 percent versus year ago, while visitors under 50 grew by 32 percent. Check out your favorite financial news site, search...