Category Archives: Search Engines

Google Glass Not Welcome in Seattle Diner

A Seattle diner has banned its customers from wearing Google Glass, as one visitor found out the hard way…. 

 

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Google Whipped by Censorship Ruling in Max Mosley S&M Case

After a lengthy battle in a French court over unwanted SM pictures showing in Google search results, former president of Formula One racing Max Mosley beat Google in a ruling that said the search engine was to “remove and cease, for a period of five years beginning two months after

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The Role of #Hashtags in Social Media and Search

life-of-a-hashtag

By now everyone has seen or heard hashtags used. Yes, I said ‘heard’ because hashtags have now infiltrated contemporary culture and advertising campaigns. One blogger recently ranted in a blog post about how the hashtag is ruining the English Language. Regardless of

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SEMPO Salary Survey 2013: Average Salary Drops Due to Influx of New Search Professionals

salary-sacrificeThe new SEMPO 2013 Salary Survey, in partnership with ClickZ, showed that the average salary for search professionals decreased from $75,543 to $68,600.

This year, there was a marked increase in entry-level SEO professionals, along with a decrease in people with three to

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5 Facebook Ad Features to Use NOW!

5 Facebook Ad Features to Use Now

Facebook HQ has been busy tinkering with the ads platform to make improvements that provide Facebook advertisers more control, more organization, and streamlined ad creation. Read on for five features Facebook advertisers

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Marketers Talk Hummingbird, ‘(Not Provided)’ & More Ahead of SES Chicago 2013

SES ChicagoSeveral Meetup Groups and marketing organizations in the Windy City plan to attend the SES Chicago networking cocktail reception on Tuesday, Nov. 5, for a collaborative get together with SES attendees, speakers and exhibitors.

This will be the first time that this

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Article source: http://searchenginewatch.com/article/2304615/Marketers-Talk-Hummingbird-Not-Provided-More-Ahead-of-SES-Chicago-2013

Google Penguin Got You Down? Work on Customer Service

Customer Support

SEO, pay-per-click, and social media activities are all geared toward driving traffic, with the assumption that higher traffic will generate more new business opportunities.

Many businesses suffered drops in their rankings with the most recent Google update. While some customers still have healthy

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Article source: http://searchenginewatch.com/article/2304611/Google-Penguin-Got-You-Down-Work-on-Customer-Service

Yelp Lawsuit Seeks Wages for Yelpers

YelpA lawsuit filed in California is seeking employment benefits and wages for reviewers (a.k.a. “Yelpers”) that have been posting free reviews on Yelp. The lawsuit claims Yelp has violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and has refused to pay wages to

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In Memoriam: Ren Warmuz of Trellian

Ren WarmuzThe search engine marketing and domain industries lost one of its greatest minds over the weekend. Ren Warmuz, founder and CEO of Trellian, who was battling cancer for about a year, passed away on October 27 at age 45.

Trellian is

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How to Maximize Sales and ROI on Black Friday and Cyber Monday in 7 Steps

Black Friday Cyber Monday

On November 24th, 2011, more than $52 million was spent on Cyber Monday. According to IBM’s Smarter Commerce division, the 2012 Cyber Monday was the largest online shopping day in history, posting a 30.3 percent increase over the

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Article source: http://searchenginewatch.com/article/2303777/How-to-Maximize-Sales-and-ROI-on-Black-Friday-and-Cyber-Monday-in-7-Steps