Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.
From Search Engine Land:
- Google Launches Ability To Track “Website Call Conversions” In AdWords
Today, Google launched a what’s likely to become a popular new feature for many AdWords advertisers. Website call conversions allow advertisers to track calls that occur after a user arrives on a web site from an ad click. A code snippet dynamically inserts a Google forwarding number on the website after a user clicks on […]
- Worried About Pigeon? Just Keep On Truckin’
Pigeon has rocked the local SEO world. How should we respond to Google’s new local search algorithm update?
- Google Targets Two European Link Networks Yesterday Morning
Over the weekend, Google has sent out mass link penalty notifications throughout Europe for those sites partaking in specific link networks with the goal of manipulating their rankings in Google. Google’s Johannes Mehlem posted on Twitter that Google has “taken action on one European and one German linking network.” We have taken action on one […]
- HubPages Acquires Squidoo: Content Migration To Begin Within A Few Weeks
Seth Godin, the founder and owner of Squidoo, announced the social content platform, has been acquired by HubPages. Squidoo was founded back in 2005, where users can create “lenses” of topics and content. Back in 2007, we did a Q&A with the founder and then in 2011 Panda hit, which reportedly had an impact on […]
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- Study: Consumers Increasingly Turn To Mobile & Varied Media Combinations In Last Mile
If you thought people started their shopping on mobile then turned to their laptop or desktop to close the sale, you’re mistaken. How consumers are negotiating the last mile of the purchase process.
- Lessons Learned from the Evolution of Spam – Tips to Staying Ahead of the Email Deliverability Curve – August 21 Webcast
Digital Marketing Depot presents “Lessons Learned from the Evolution of Spam – Tips to Staying Ahead of the Email Deliverability Curve” on Thursday August 21 at 1 PM EDT. Join speakers Autumn Tyr-Salva and Jose Santa Ana of Message Systems, as they illustrate how email marketers must first understand the history of spam along with […]
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