July 31, 2014

SearchCap: Google My Business Webmaster Tools, Google Pigeon Feedback & Bing Cortana Expands

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: Experts Weigh In On Google’s “Pigeon” Update Aimed At Improving Local Search Results Last week, Google made new search waves when it rolled out updates to its local search algorithm. The […]

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July 31, 2014

Experts Weigh In On Google’s “Pigeon” Update Aimed At Improving Local Search Results

Last week, Google made new search waves when it rolled out updates to its local search algorithm. The “Pigeon” update (the name Search Engine Land gave it in absence of an official name from Google) aims to deliver improved local search results, with enhanced distance and location ranking parameters. According to Google, the new local […]

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July 31, 2014

Google Adds Webmaster Tools Verification For Google My Business

Mike Blumenthal reports that you can now instantly verify your Google Local listings, formerly known as Google Place Listing and now known as Google My Business, through Google Webmaster Tools. Google’s Jade Wang announced this in the Google forums saying, “starting today, if you’re verifying a page for your business, you may be instantly verified […]

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July 31, 2014

SPONSOR MESSAGE: Google Not Provided Insight & Intelligence

With Google’s shift to Secure Search it’s not uncommon for a company’s “Not Provided” keywords to account for more than 70% of all search traffic. Marketers and search marketing professionals lose all insight into the keywords that are performing in organic search. Download this white paper from gShift to learn: what Secure Search is, why […]

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