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  1. 49% of U.K. Consumers Use Organic Search to Find Online Retailers [Study]

    Kaufman says that in separate research for various U.S.clients of BloomReach, they found that up to 50 percent of consumers who were accessing a retailer’s mobile site were in the store (based on data that showed user by the store’s IP address).

  2. Former Google Employees Launch Adult Entertainment Search Engine

    According to research, the search term "porn" has had a rate of interest that has not dipped below 80 percent since 2010. Additionally, Boodigo safeguards the user’s privacy by disabling the use of cookies or other tracking mechanisms that obtain...

  3. Google's New Structured Snippets Pull Facts Into a Page's Search Results

    This week, the Google Research team unveiled "structured snippets," which presents an additional way Google pulls data from a Web page into its search results. Google says structured snippets are the result of a collaboration between Google...

  4. 7 Reasons Your SEO Campaign Will Fail and What You Can Do About It

    Ideally, you've hired an agency or professional to manage your campaign and they've chosen the right keywords after performing extensive keyword research. Analyze keyword data using a reputable keyword research tool and see what keywords your...

  5. Last-Minute SEO - Here Come the Holidays!

    Buyer Beware: Make sure you research the network or individual you will be working with and that the traffic is legit and their tactics cannot harm your site. Though the actual click-through numbers might be smaller in number, the return on...

  6. Navigating Secure Search: From Keywords to Content [BrightEdge Share 14]

    During keyword research, instead of just a long list of individual keywords, they’re putting keywords into intent-based buckets, like transactional or informational. Moving onto the subject of keyword research, Shults said AdWords Keyword Planner...

  7. Yelp Trends Reveals What's Hot or Not Locally, But Beware of Unreliable Data

    In addition to the $5,000 prize, Yelp is offering an additional $1,000 if a student's work is published in academic papers and up to $500 in travel expenses to present that research. The site gives the user a visual line graph with some rough...

  8. Top 10 Skills That Separate Real UX Designers from Wannabes

    A true UX expert demands to conduct real user research prior to creating any designs. If your candidate can't describe how they derive a strategy from user research or even describe what strategies they have identified, previously, you don't want...

  9. How to Detect and Deal With Toxic Content (That Could Poison Your Entire Site)

    It could contain flawed research, or the tone is dull, or it's poorly structured, or maybe it's totally self-promotional. Bounce Rate: Whether a user returns to or "bounces" back to the search results without going deeper into your site may be an...

  10. Yahoo Retires Less Popular Products to Make Room for New Innovation

    Yahoo first announced its upcoming changes earlier this year and eliminated products such as Newlook Service, Research Reports, and Bookmarks.yahoo.com in April and May. People Search: As a user, you want one place to find everything you need.

  11. Mobile Implementation Errors Cost Sites 68% of Organic Smartphone Traffic [Study]

    For more information on the mobile research coming from BrightEdge, including tips on how to choose and implement a mobile solution, the full report can be accessed here. BrightEdge research showed that no HTTP Vary header was a common mistake...

  12. Forget Big Content – Small Content Is Critical to Search Success

    Early research on the sites to have benefitted from Panda 4.0 suggests that those brands investing in creating immersive content experiences won, and won big. And given that user behaviors are also changing with regard to how we use search engines...