Tag Archives: Search Engine Land

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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DuckDuckGo Revamps Settings Page Design

DuckDuckGo, the privacy search engine, has announced on Twitter that they have launched a new version of the DuckDuckGo settings page. Gabriel Weinberg, the founder of DuckDuckGo, told us they “revamped the look & feel of the settings page to match the entire site.” The new look now...

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SearchCap: Google Weekend Update, Rogue Google Ads Settlement & Our New Site

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: Indian Govt. Rages At Google Maps Outing Of Secret Bases In 2013, Google imitated a “mapathon” project in India, offering prizes to encourage people to help fill...

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Google: No Comment On Possible Google Algorithm Update Over The Weekend

On Friday, August 8th, there appears to have been a Google algorithm update that Google said they will not comment on. It may likely be a monthly Google Panda refresh but we cannot confirm if there was an update and if so, if it was Panda or not. I reported the details at the Search […] The...

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Using Autocomplete To Hijack Local Search Results & Improve Online Reputation

Google is constantly refining its search engine algorithm in an effort to root out spam and improve the search experience for users. Over the years, this refinement process has largely rewarded those employing ethical search engine optimization (SEO) practices, as it is no longer easy to...

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Music Is Google’s Latest Ad Test In The Knowledge Panel

Search Google for bands or musicians from Katy Perry to Cat Stevens, and you’ll now see ads appearing in the Knowledge Panel. The ads are Google’s latest effort to test new ad formats and monetize the prominent real estate of the Knowledge Panel. It should also be noted that the ads...

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Introducing The New Search Engine Land!

Notice anything different today? I sure hope so, because we’ve just launched the new Search Engine Land website! This is Search Engine Land’s first redesign since March, 2011. Our sister site, Marketing Land, has also been relaunched. While both sites obviously look different (more on...

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Google Settles Shareholder Suit, Will Set Aside $250M To Disrupt Rogue Online Drug Ads

Google will create a $250 million internal program to battle rogue online pharmacies as part of a deal to end a shareholder lawsuit, Reuters reported today. The litigation was sparked by Google’s $500 million settlement in 2011 with the U.S. Justice Department, which alleged that the search...

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SearchCap: Mobile Search Ad Spend, Mobile PPC & Fun Search Pictures

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: Mobile Search Spend Share In UK And Australia Outpaces US Mobile spend and click share in three of the most mature paid search markets – the U.S., UK and...

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Why You Can’t Hide From Mobile PPC

“Mobile is coming.” This Game of Thrones-esque quote has been thrown around a lot this past year, serving as an ominous warning of our mobile-dominated future. However, I’d argue that it’s time to stop talking about mobile in the future tense and bring it to the present: for...

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