All posts by Amy Gesenhues

Yahoo Experimenting With A New User Interface

The website All Google Testing reported today that Yahoo is experimenting with a new user interface. The report claimed Yahoo’s experimental interface mirrors that of Google’s interface for tablets. All Google Testing offered up directions to view the Yahoo test page, but you’ll...

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Google Search Offers Up Multiple Travel Options To Help Users Avoid Traffic Complications

According to a Google+ post, Google Search now displays multiple travel options and estimated route times on a single card when users search for traffic directions. From the post: The aim is to help users determine the fastest way to get to where they’re going, in as few views as...

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Google DMCA Notices Reach Record High With 7.8 Million Link Removal Requests Filed In One Week

Going on Google’s recent takedown notice numbers, it looks as if the site may be spending as much time on link removal requests as it is algorithm updates. According to TorrentFreak, Google is now processing an average of more than a million takedown requests a day, an enormous increase from...

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Google Knowledge Graph Proves To Be (Brief) PR Nightmare For Major UK Brand Greggs Bakery

The UK’s Greggs Bakery took a hit recently when its logo was hi-jacked via Google’s knowledge graph, causing a short-lived PR nightmare for the brand. Anyone searching “Greggs” on Google UK would have seen a knowledge graph box that included what appeared to be the...

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BrightLocal Opens Its 2014 Local SEO Industry Survey

Local SEO firm BrightLocal has posted its third annual local SEO industry survey, asking SEO professionals to answer 20 questions on SEO business related topics like company turnover, services and fees. Anyone interested in taking the survey can do so on BrightLocal’s website up until this...

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Bing Launches Conversational Search

In its continued drive to build a search platform based on entity and conversational understanding, Bing has launched a new feature that enables the site to keep the context of a search from one query to the next. Using presidential searches as an example, Bing explains how a user could search...

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New Bing Ads Opportunities Page Shows How Budget & Keyword Changes Will Impact Campaigns

Bing Ads has launched a newly redesigned Opportunities Page to show the estimated impact of campaign changes for factors like increased bids, as well as budget and keyword suggestions. Now located at the top of the Bing Ads page on the primary toolbar, the new Opportunities Page displays the...

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As PLAs Come To An End, AdWords Rolls Out New Shopping Campaigns Upgrade Tool

With Product Listing Ad campaigns coming to an end this month, Adwords has launched a new tool to help users upgrade their PLA campaigns to Shopping campaigns in what it claims is just a, “…matter of clicks.” According to the announcement: Google offered the following screen shot...

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