Tag Archives: Search Engine Land

Report: Mobile “Configuration” Errors Cause 68 Pct. Traffic Loss

BrightEdge has released a report that observes, “over one in four mobile sites are misconfigured, leading to a massive loss of potential traffic. Twenty-seven percent of mobile sites are ranked lower than they should be because Google and other search engines do not recognize the mobile site...

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The 10 Worst Link Building Assumptions

Over the past few years, one of the biggest problems I’ve faced is educating clients about search marketing — about what’s reasonable to expect and what isn’t in the world of link building. It can be difficult, especially in the winning-the-business stage, to admit that you...

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The Impact Of Google Display Network Magazine Ads

In May, Google officially launched a new format for text ads on the Google Display Network (GDN) called magazine ads. Have you taken the chance yet to analyse what has happened to your text ads traffic since? Here’s what they look like: I’ve looked into a few accounts to spot what key...

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Google’s Knowledge Graph Is Showing Step By Step Instructions: Here Are Some Examples

Earlier this year, Google began offering much more detailed answers in the top Knowledge Graph box. Shortly after that was introduced, Google also began expanding those answers into a bulleted list format. We’ve been seeing these bulleted lists, especially in “how-to” like queries...

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eBay’s “Paid Search Is Ineffective” Study Gains Buzz And Skeptics, Again

By claiming that paid search is largely ineffective, eBay has attracted a lot of attention and buzz with media outlets repeating the findings. Anyone who isn’t familiar with eBay’s history of throw-it-at-the-wall-and-watch-what-happens paid search advertising strategy may be able to...

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Top 10 Tips For Local Search Success

Many local businesses today are overwhelmed by the variety of local marketing choices available. Unlike the old days when a small handful of advertising outlets would cover the majority of your audience, the sheer volume of marketing options has seemingly flattened the reach of each advertising...

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Invest in You! Attend an Internet Marketing Workshop @ SMX East

Advance your internet marketing skills. Attend one of six comprehensive workshops being held in conjunction with Search Marketing Expo – SMX East. These workshops provide: comprehensive instruction on a search marketing topic critical to business success; an intimate learning experience with...

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Want To Speak At SMX Milan? Here’s How

The agenda is live and we’ve opened up our “speaking pitch” form for SMX Milan, November 13-14, 2014 at the Meliá Milano Hotel. View the agenda here: SMX Milan 2014 Agenda And the speaking pitch instructions and form here: SMX Milan 2014 Agenda Speaking Pitch Form The speaking...

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SearchCap: German Publishers Against Google, iOS City Tours & Google Music Search In Apps

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: Rather Than Opt-Out Of Google, German News Publishers Demand 11% Cut Of Revenue German news publishers are picking up where the Belgians left off, a now...

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Rather Than Opt-Out Of Google, German News Publishers Demand 11% Cut Of Revenue

German news publishers are picking up where the Belgians left off, a now not-so-proud tradition of suing Google for being included in its listings rather than choosing to opt-out. This time, the publishers want an 11% cut of Google’s revenue related to them being listed. The news comes from...

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