Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.
In this week’s Search In Pictures, here are the latest images culled from the web, showing what people eat at the search engine companies, how they play, who they meet, where they speak, what toys they have, and more.
For small businesses wondering how to get into local search engine optimization (SEO), contributor Tamar Weinberg has provided this handy beginner’s guide.
Columnist Nathan Safran shares data and insights from a recent study conducted by Blue Nile Research that may change the way you think about keyword research.
Google’s outreach to publishers and SEOs will continue to be split among a variety of people rather than being tied to the web spam fighting chief.
Google adds two new features for App Indexing in the Search Console; Search Analytics and Fetch as Google support.
Crowdsourcing the entire web goes bad with Google Maps, causing many locations to be relevant for slurs and derogatory words. Google promises a fix is on the way.
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