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Booting the bots: New botnet protections across our ads systems

Keeping fake traffic that originates from infected computers (aka “botnets”) out of our ads systems has been a priority since we launched, and over the years we've worked hard to put in place e...

Bing Ads Experiencing Nearly 2-Day Reporting Outage

Engineers say they are working on a fix and that historical data is not lost. The post Bing Ads Experiencing Nearly 2-Day Reporting Outage appeared first on Search Engine Land. Please visit Sear...

Jump-Start Your SEO With These 6 Surefire Tactics

Every site has different SEO needs, but contributor Stoney deGeyter provides some quick wins to get your SEO program started on the right foot. The post Jump-Start Your SEO With These 6 Surefire T...

SEJ Wrap-Up: Optimize Your Content for Google’s Rich Answer Box & Who’s Using DuckDuckGo? by @megcabrera

This week's SEJ Wrap-Up is all about optimizing your content for Google's Rich Answer Box and who's using DuckDuckGo.The post SEJ Wrap-Up: Optimize Your Content for Google’s Rich Answer Box &...

Data-Led Inbound Marketing, Part 2

Columnist Chris Liversidge shows how a streamlined, data-led process can be used to set clear priorities and objectives that drive both social and SEO performance over time. The post Data-Led Inbo...

AdWords Smart Goals: not a smart move for advertisers

If I told you that your company could automate your paid search advertising bids based on the conversion data of thousands of other businesses, but not your own data, would you tell me to take a hi...

Win Tickets to Napa Summit: Wine Country Networking with Big Brand Marketers [SPONSORED] by @jrdoog

Napa Summit is the only event dedicated to Enterprise SEO where you can spend the entire day learning from industry experts.The post Win Tickets to Napa Summit: Wine Country Networking with Big Bra...

Google Letting Official Representative Of Knowledge Graph Boxes To Suggest Changes In Search Results

You can now quickly make edits to knowledge graph cards that you represent directly in the Google search results. The post Google Letting Official Representative Of Knowledge Graph Boxes To Sugges...

Loan on a Phone: The Super Bowl Ad That Set Off Economic Alarm Bells

Quicken Loans has an app that makes it easier to get a mortgage, but its wider promise to reinvigorate the economy drew criticism.A scene from the commercial (but the economy is not magic).

The Growth of Social Media v 3.0 [Infographic] by @AkiLiboon

Pixel Road Designs released an infographic showing the growth of social media for the last five years.The post The Growth of Social Media v 3.0 [Infographic] by @AkiLiboon appeared first on Search ...

After Deadline Blog: Number Trouble

There are certain constructions that often lead us astray when it comes to subject-verb or pronoun-antecedent agreement. Here are the latest examples.

Viacom, in Midst of Leadership Shake-Up, Reports Drop in Profit

Earnings were hurt by weak results across TV and film groups of the company, whose prominent executive chairman, Sumner Redstone, recently resigned.

Biggest Savings on #SEJSummit Santa Monica Ends This Week by @jrdoog

Get a great deal on your SEJ Summit Santa Monica ticket before Friday to save major $$$.The post Biggest Savings on #SEJSummit Santa Monica Ends This Week by @jrdoog appeared first on Search Engine...

Who really won the Super Bowl? A consumer search investigation

Every year, roughly 110 million households (46% of Americans) tune into the most iconic football game of the year. When consumers have questions or are seeking information related to the Super Bowl...

Is Duplicate Content on Medium and LinkedIn Bad for SEO? by @MaddyOsman

Have you ever asked yourself whether Duplicate Content on Medium and LinkedIn is bad for SEO? The experts weigh in with actual tests they tried!The post Is Duplicate Content on Medium and LinkedIn ...

3 Steps for Adding Video to Your Social Media Marketing

Is video part of your social media marketing mix? Looking for tips to get started with video? Making the right decisions in three key areas will help you create videos that engage people. In this a...

8 Ways to Optimize Facebook Ad Targeting

Could your Facebook ad targeting use some refinement? Looking for new ways to reach your ideal audience with Facebook ads? Facebook’s new targeting options help you improve the conversion rate of...

Google Encouraging Business Owners to Keep Knowledge Graph Info Up-to-Date

When was the last time you checked if the Knowledge Graph information for your business up-to-date? Next time you conduct a Google search you may be reminded to give it a once over.The post Google ...

Instagram Confirms Multiple Account Switching Coming This Week

At long last, Instagrammers will have a way to easily and seamlessly move back and forth between accounts on the native app.The post Instagram Confirms Multiple Account Switching Coming This Week a...

News Conference Is Live, but Not on MSG

After the Knicks fired Coach Derek Fisher, MSG Network, unlike ESPN and NBA TV, chose to record Phil Jackson’s news conference to play it later.

What Really Earns Loyalty in the Local Business World?

Posted by MiriamEllis St. Valentine’s Day is on the way, and I’ve been thinking about love and loyalty as they apply in the local business world. It’s been estimated that it costs 7x more to ...

Despite Diversity Controversy, Oscars Ceremony Remains Intact

At a luncheon for the Oscar nominees, the president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences indicated that the awards ceremony would proceed as planned.

Paul Aiken, Leader of Authors Guild, Dies at 56

Mr. Aiken fought for copyrights and royalties in the early days of the digital age, defending the principle that creators should be rewarded for their work..

Iranian News Channel Suspends 2 Executives in Sexual Harassment Case

A prominent newscaster on Iran’s state-run English-language news channel recorded an explicit conversation in which one of the men asked her for sex.

SearchCap: Google Super Bowl Searches, Yahoo BOSS & SEO Agencies

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. The post SearchCap: Google Super Bowl Searches, Yahoo BOSS & SEO Agencies appear...

Post-Super Bowl ‘Late Show’ Draws 21.1 Million Viewers

It was the biggest audience ever for the show and for its host, Stephen Colbert, and it will be hard for him or any other late-night host to hit viewership numbers like that again.

Google: 82 Percent Of Super Bowl Ad Searches Happened On Mobile, Up From 70 Percent

Ads drove more than 7.5 million incremental searches for Super Bowl advertisers. The post Google: 82 Percent Of Super Bowl Ad Searches Happened On Mobile, Up From 70 Percent appeared first on Sea...

MarTech Rates Increase Saturday. Save $350 – Register Now!

Join innovators and main street brands pioneering marketing technology at MarTech: The Marketing Tech Conference. Save $350 on your ticket by registering this week! Attend for: Sessions, panels and...

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Michael Brick, Former Times Reporter, Dies at 41

Mr. Brick helped cover the collapse of Enron, the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and offbeat sports for The Times.Michael Brick in 2000. He died early Monday of colon cancer.

Yahoo To Close BOSS, Build Your Own Search Service Next Month

Yahoo to close yet another search service. Yahoo BOSS is closing March 31, 2016. The post Yahoo To Close BOSS, Build Your Own Search Service Next Month appeared first on Search Engine Land. Plea...

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Do SEOs At Larger Agencies Earn More Than Those At Smaller Agencies?

Local search practitioners, how do you stack up to your peers in the industry? Columnist Myles Anderson sheds some light on this topic based on data from BrightEdge's recent annual Local SEO Indust...

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The Local Data Ecosystem Just Got A Little More Eco-Friendly

Google recently introduced the Google My Business API, but what does this mean for local business marketers? Columnist Christian Ward of Yext explains. The post The Local Data Ecosystem Just Got A...

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