All posts by Greg Sterling

Facebook officially rolls out food ordering as part of longer-term commerce evolution

Facebook has been building a range of commerce tools and capabilities, many of which are directed at local and offline transactions. The post Facebook officially rolls out food ordering as part of longer-term commerce evolution appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google now has 50M Local Guides adding content to Google Maps and Search

The number of Guides has grown by 10x in just one year. The post Google now has 50M Local Guides adding content to Google Maps and Search appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Target expands voice-commerce relationship with Google to battle Amazon

Retailer joins Walmart in climbing aboard the Google Express. The post Target expands voice-commerce relationship with Google to battle Amazon appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Yext begins to verticalize local business listings syndication with ‘Yext for Food’

Moves seek to provide enhanced data with more vertically specific attributes to various consumer search and discovery points. The post Yext begins to verticalize local business listings syndication with ‘Yext for Food’ appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Echo and Home will probably have to tell you they’re always listening — in Europe

As smart speakers proliferate around the world, some governments will require strong privacy disclosures and consent to recording. The post Echo and Home will probably have to tell you they’re always listening — in Europe appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Investors anxious about Google traffic acquisition costs, which regulation could further increase

Mobile fees and new regulatory moves could bump Google's revenue costs. The post Investors anxious about Google traffic acquisition costs, which regulation could further increase appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Placed introduces offline attribution for paid search campaigns

An early test delivered 4x return on ad spend when store visits reported. The post Placed introduces offline attribution for paid search campaigns appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Answer engine JustAnswer now uses bots to route questions to human experts

The use of bots to qualify questions or leads, which are then handed off to experts or reps, may be the optimal chatbot use case. The post Answer engine JustAnswer now uses bots to route questions to human experts appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Can Google Express help traditional retail level the playing field with Amazon?

The enemy of my enemy is my friend for Google and major retail partners. The post Can Google Express help traditional retail level the playing field with Amazon? appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google releases a variety of Accelerated Mobile Pages Project (AMP) updates: scrolling animations, video analytics, fluid ad support

The scope and feature list of the open-source project continue to expand. The post Google releases a variety of Accelerated Mobile Pages Project (AMP) updates: scrolling animations, video analytics, fluid ad support appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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