Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.
Another Google update this weekend has been confirmed, but it is a core update, not Penguin.
Google to close the Google Patent Search API, Google News Search API, Google Blog Search API, Google Video Search API, Google Image Search APIs on February 15.
Check out the new Google Webmaster resource with a new design, better organization and three new features.
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Link building looked different a long time ago (in a galaxy far, far away). Columnist Winston Burton explains how things have changed and what works today.
When expanded, PLAs muscle out other ads and organic listings to take over most of the above-the-fold real estate.
What’s the best way to determine which links to pursue and which to pass up? Columnist Andrew Dennis shares his criteria.
Some Android users can install Android apps from within the mobile search results, bypassing a step to the Google Play store.
What we widely call “local search” is only partly about search engines. Finding local content and making offline purchase decisions is a multifaceted process that involves several categories of information and devices. That’s according a new survey and report from IDC and YP. The report, called “Local Search Unleashing Opportunities for National Advertisers,” is based […]
Columnist Andrew Shotland finds most local ranking solutions to be lacking for a number of reasons. Is there any way to solve this problem?
To honor the Nobel Peace Prize recipient, Google says, “Today we’re inspired to keep working towards a better future with grace and optimism.”
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