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  1. Bing Begins Rollout of Secure Search, Say Goodbye to More Keyword Data

    In November, we reported that Microsoft was looking into switching their search traffic into encrypted SSL search. Currently, the Bing encrypted search seems to be completely optional, and they don't seem to be promoting their encrypted search at...

  2. Organic Search Noticeably Absent From Google Analytics 2013 Summit

    The annual summit came just days after Google moved entirely to secure search, turning Google keyword data into "(not provided)", essentially eliminating access to insights related to organic search engine traffic.

  3. Google '(Not Provided)' Keywords: 10 Ways to Get Organic Search Data

    Now that Google has made the change to secure search, I wouldn't be all that surprised if other search engines, such as Bing, also make a switch to encrypted search as well, meaning that small percentage of keyword data you are still getting from...

  4. 5 New Website Vulnerabilities Straight from Black Hat & DEF CON

    What is the power of a search query without the power to act on it? Well I did a 5 second search on Shodan, a search engine that looks for ports and devices with "opportunities. When you visit the page, in the background unbeknownst to you, you're...

  5. Website Launch Checklist: 25 Things to Test Before Your Site Goes Live

    W3C-valid code is the one thing you can do prior to launch to have some confidence around a search engine spider being able to crawl your site. Most websites have writers, web developers, marketers, search engine optimizers, and network...

  6. Google’s Encrypted Search Data: A Cure for Vision Loss?

    But let’s talk about what we’re not going to see in 2012: the return of user search query data from individuals signed into Google accounts. Back in the fall, Google made a landmark announcement: in an effort to provide greater security to users of...

  7. Biggest Search Events of 2011 & Predictions for 2012

    Users began to see "(not provided)" appearing in their Google Analytics data, indicating that the search had been encrypted and the keyword data was therefore not available. Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) search allows Google users to encrypt their...

  8. Google Encrypted Search: 9 Key Points B2B Marketers Need to Know

    Two weeks removed from Google’s announcement making search secure , B2B marketers are still collecting their thoughts on where SEO strategy goes from here. That said, this search engine change is significant and the news of Google encrypted search...