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Google Glass gets competition from China's Baidu

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China's biggest search engine, Baidu, is reportedly working on its own computerized eye glasses, going head-to-head with Google's Glass project....
Google Glass gets competition from China's Baidu

On Easter Google Honors The Life Of Cesar Chavez With Logo

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If you visit Google today, on Easter Sunday, you will see a logo for Cesar Chavez. Cesar Chavez who died in 1993 would have been 86 years old today. He is most well known for his work as a Latino American civil rights activist. He was also co-founder of the...
On Easter Google Honors The Life Of Cesar Chavez With Logo

3 Ways To Break The Link Building Block

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We’ve all been there — that moment in any link building campaign where you hit a wall. There are so many things that you want to do, but there is so little time or buy-in to do them that you settle on just doing the things you need to do....
3 Ways To Break The Link Building Block

Social Signals Are So Last Week - Use Infographics to Drive Real Leads

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There is a lot of talk these days about social signals affecting Google Search Results, and many SEOs are feeling the effects for their clients, who are disconnected from the social world. When it comes to infographics, you may find yourself scratching your head at the many conflicting claims out......
Social Signals Are So Last Week - Use Infographics to Drive Real Leads

Webcast: Maximizing the Return From Your Facebook Investment

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Digital Marketing Depot Webcast May 16th 1:00EDT/10:PDT Now that your company is using Facebook for marketing, do you know if your efforts are paying off? This webcast will demonstrate how to measure Facebook ROI and where to find optimization opportunities. The webcast will also cover targeting,... Please visit Search Engine...
Webcast: Maximizing the Return From Your Facebook Investment

Google Removes Links To Documentary In Response To Invalid Takedown Requests By Hollywood Studios

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The recently released TPB AFK: The Pirate Bay – Away from Keyboad, a documentary that sympathizes with the founders of the infamous file sharing website The Pirate Bay, has become the target of fraudulent link takedown requests from major Hollywood Studios, including Viacom, Paramount, Fox... Please visit Search Engine Land...
Google Removes Links To Documentary In Response To Invalid Takedown Requests By Hollywood Studios

5 Keys To Success In Search Retargeting

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When search retargeting was new a few years ago, marketers everywhere were excited about the concept. As a new audience acquisition solution, the ability to tie an advertising campaign back to a specific data set that declared a user’s intent, this was a refreshing breakthrough. At the time, of... Please...
5 Keys To Success In Search Retargeting

The Dark Side Of The Internet: A Search Engine That Finds Unsecured Routers, Servers & A Whole Lot More

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Developed by John Matherly, Shodan is a search engine designed to help users find certain pieces of software, determine which applications are most popular, identify anonymous FTP servers, or investigate new vulnerabilities and what hosts they could infect. It also serves as a window into millions... Please visit Search Engine...
The Dark Side Of The Internet: A Search Engine That Finds Unsecured Routers, Servers & A Whole Lot More

Wolfram Research nearly had a deal to use its tech in Google search, "but it blew up"'

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Stephen Wolfram, the CEO of Wolfram Research, took to the stage at The Next Web Conference Europe 2013 today to discuss the ‘Computational Future’. Afterwards, he met up with TNW’s Paul Sawers to discuss automated medical diagnosis, the incredible potential of natural language processing and more. At the end of the...
Wolfram Research nearly had a deal to use its tech in Google search, "but it blew up"'

What is 'ungoogleable'?

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What can and can't be found with a search engine?...
What is 'ungoogleable'?

How To Snag A Sale From A Simple 'Contact Us' Page

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Getting website sales isn’t all about product pages and shopping carts. Many business owners forget there is a whole conversion funnel every visitor goes through before choosing whether or not to make a purchase on your site. One of the most important aspects of that funnel is the... Please visit...
How To Snag A Sale From A Simple 'Contact Us' Page

SPONSOR MESSAGE: 2013 Digital Marketing Optimization Survey Results

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This survey shows: 45% of marketers don’t have a mobile optimized site Testing is usually only performed on top entry pages 87% of those surveyed say less than half of visitors get targeted content Download now » Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article....
SPONSOR MESSAGE: 2013 Digital Marketing Optimization Survey Results

Microsoft to release 'Switch to Windows Phone' app for Android

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Microsoft is working with a third-party developer to release a new app for Android users designed to make it easier to transition to Windows Phone. The app, dubbed ‘Switch to Windows Phone,’ uses technology from app search engine Quixey to identify and suggest Windows Phone apps that replicate or at...
Microsoft to release 'Switch to Windows Phone' app for Android

Google's Tim Bray on three years at Google and the downside 'if Google becomes evil'

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Tim Bray turns 3 at Google this week. His post on his time is a thoughtful one. On Google turning evil for real: Being Evil · There’s no there there. Near as I can tell three years in, Google really wants you to be online all the time (signed in if...
Google's Tim Bray on three years at Google and the downside 'if Google becomes evil'

Lenovo launches cloud storage service with access to social networks

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Lenovo will enter the cloud storage market with a service that offers a single sign-on ID to access social networks, favorite applications, as well as a file manager with a search engine to help users find files, photos and other digital media....
Lenovo launches cloud storage service with access to social networks

Feedly adds 3M users in 2 weeks, updates mobile apps

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In the aftermath of Google announcing it will shut down RSS content aggregator Google Reader on July 1, alternative RSS services prospered from a huge influx of users searching for a replacement, including Feedly, which today announced that it’s added 3 million new users in two weeks since Google’s announcement and...
Feedly adds 3M users in 2 weeks, updates mobile apps

Tips for Analyzing The Impact Of Your Marketing Activities In Google Analytics

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I work with a wide variety of clients across a wide variety of industries, and one of the most common issues I come across is what I call analytics forgetfulness. What typically happens is that a company will devise a plan to improve their online marketing and will implement various...
Tips for Analyzing The Impact Of Your Marketing Activities In Google Analytics

No SMX Advanced Ticket? Here Are Your Options

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SMX Advanced All Access tickets are no longer available, and we apologize to those of you who didn’t get one. But there are other opportunities to participate: Workshops@SMX Advanced: Choose from any of the six day-long workshops on Thursday, June 13. Each in-depth workshop is led by renowned... Please visit...
No SMX Advanced Ticket? Here Are Your Options
Social | 'Pics of My Homies' Is Changing Facebook's Search Engine

Google Explains Why Your New Page's Number One Ranking May Drop

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Google’s head of search spam, Matt Cutts posted a video explaining why it is not uncommon to see a new page rank very well in Google early on, and then, that ranking declines over time. Matt explains that sometimes, Google has a hard time figuring out the original source of...
Google Explains Why Your New Page's Number One Ranking May Drop

New Upgrade Center For Enhanced Campaigns Lets Advertisers Do Bulk Upgrades & More

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Google Adwords is rolling-out a new upgrade center today for advertisers using Enhanced Campaigns. Accessible from the left-hand nav bar on the Campaigns tab, the upgrade center lets advertisers managing several campaigns perform bulk upgrades to multiple campaigns simultaneously and merge selected... Please visit Search Engine Land for the full...
New Upgrade Center For Enhanced Campaigns Lets Advertisers Do Bulk Upgrades & More

Bing "Re-Imagined" For Windows 8.1, More Comprehensive And Integrated

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Windows 8.1 is intended to “fix” many of the perceived problems of Windows 8. However for the Bing team the release of Windows 8.1 offered a new opportunity to more deeply integrate Bing into the OS. With the new release Bing becomes something more than a “search engine.” It... Please...
Bing "Re-Imagined" For Windows 8.1, More Comprehensive And Integrated

Governments Across The Globe Are Making More Requests To Remove Content From Google Services

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According to a new Transparency Report released today, Google received 4,096 government requests to remove 42,249 pieces of content during 2012. The purpose of Google’s Transparency Reports is to record the number of worldwide government requests to censor content on Google services, and... Please visit Search Engine Land for the...
Governments Across The Globe Are Making More Requests To Remove Content From Google Services

This Year's Doodle 4 Google Winner To Receive $30,000 College Scholarship

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Beginning today and lasting through May 10, Google is asking users to vote for the best Doodle submitted by elementary and secondary school students from across the country. According to Google’s announcement, more than 130,000 submissions were received with fifty state winners selected as... Please visit Search Engine Land for...
This Year's Doodle 4 Google Winner To Receive $30,000 College Scholarship

Google Images Now Let's You Search Your Private Google+ Photos

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Google now lets you search your private photos and the photos your friends on Google+ share with you. All you need to do is go to Google Image Search and search for keywords such as [my photos] or [my photos sunset] to bring up matching photos. You can even search...
Google Images Now Let's You Search Your Private Google+ Photos

Google's New European Antitrust Search Results: Here's What They'll Look Like

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I’ve found documents associated with the Google-EU settlement proposal that offer mock-ups of how the new, regulated SERPs will look. It’s very interesting and greatly clarifies the settlement terms and how they will be implemented practically. These mockups look quite different (and... Please visit Search Engine Land for the full...
Google's New European Antitrust Search Results: Here's What They'll Look Like

Programmatic Attribution Modeling - Don't Just Measure, Execute

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The goal behind an attribution model is to understand how all of your marketing touch-points fit together, showing you which dollars are working the hardest, and subsequently allowing you to make smarter decisions next time around. Sounds simple, right? Actually, it’s very far from simple, and is... Please visit Search...
Programmatic Attribution Modeling - Don't Just Measure, Execute

Google's Hunger For Structured Markup

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Google is keen for structured markup — to put it mildly. In the not-too-distant past, I wrote about Google’s Data Highlighter for event data, a tool which allows webmasters to indicate structured data for events without having to actually mark up the site’s HTML code. It has the... Please visit Search...
Google's Hunger For Structured Markup

AltaVista. What's That?

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AltaVista, once the most advanced and comprehensive search engine on the Web, is about to close its URL forever....
AltaVista. What's That?

Google: We Removed Instant Previews Over Low Usage From Searchers

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Yesterday we reported that Google changed how you access the cached, similar and share links within the search results by adding a new green down arrow next to the search snippet’s URL. We asked, where did the Instant Previews go that launched on November 9, 2010 with a huge amount...
Google: We Removed Instant Previews Over Low Usage From Searchers
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?