Tag Archives: Search Engine Land

5 Bad Link Building Habits To Break Now

For those who have been in the SEO industry for a while, you may remember the glory days of link building — you simply submitted your site/article/address/name, etc., and had 100 links within 24 hours. That sure was awesome. Unfortunately, those days are over — yet for many, bad link...

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SearchCap: Google AdWords Removes Delete, Right To Be Forgotten Confusion & July 4th

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: Semantics: Google AdWords To Replace “Delete” With “Remove” In Most Instances It’s always seemed odd that choosing to “Delete” a campaign, for example, in AdWords...

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Semantics: Google AdWords To Replace “Delete” With “Remove” In Most Instances

It’s always seemed odd that choosing to “Delete” a campaign, for example, in AdWords doesn’t actually mean the campaign will be vaporized as if it never existed. It’s not possible to truly delete a campaign from an account — that historical data remains available...

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88% Of Consumers Trust Online Reviews As Much As Personal Recommendations

We at BrightLocal have released the findings of our annual Local Consumer Review Survey, which reveals the growing importance of online reviews in the purchasing decision. About Local Consumer Review Survey 2014 This is the 4th year we have conducted this study into consumer usage and attitudes...

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SEO Should Not Be Held To An ROI Target — Here’s Why

Anyone who invests dollars into a marketing channel is expecting to see a return on investment (ROI) from that marketing channel. Those who invest in SEO are probably expecting the same. But I challenge this thought and dare to say SEO should not be required to meet an ROI target. Why, you ask?...

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Search In Pics: Google July 4th Cupcakes, Jerry Seinfeld With Google Glass & Class Google Watch

In this week’s Search In Pictures, here are the latest images culled from the web, showing what people eat at the search engine companies, how they play, who they meet, where they speak, what toys they have, and more. Google Zurich July 4th Cupcakes: Source: Google+ Jerry Seinfeld With Google...

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The 4 Truths About Link Building

The world of link building hasn’t just evolved over the last couple of years — it has been completely turned upside down. In essence, what in many ways was once a relatively easy business has become a formidable venture to maintain. Just a few years ago, finding sources to build links...

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Bing Brings The Fireworks To Its July 4th Homepage

To celebrate the July 4th holiday today, Bing’s homepage features an image by Steve Kelly of a fireworks display over the Hudson River. The hidden links within the page offers shortcuts to a selection of American-themed searches, including: “Fourth of July” “Hoboken, New...

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The EU’s Right To Be Forgotten Is A Mess & How Google’s Making It Worse

“The road to hell is paved with good intentions,” the saying goes. There are plenty of good intentions with the EU’s Right To Be Forgotten mandate, as well as Google’s attempt to meet new obligations under it. Things are still going to hell regardless. Thanks to the new...

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