SearchCap: The Day In Search, October 25, 2013

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From Search Engine Land:

  • Microsoft’s FY2014 Q1 Earnings Report Includes 47% Growth In Search Ad Revenue Yesterday’s Microsoft FY2014 Q1 earnings report showed the company generated $18.53 billion in total revenues, with 47 percent growth in search advertising revenue. Executive vice president and CFO Ann Hood said Microsoft experienced broad based revenue growth from a geographic perspective, with better than expected results in a number of areas. “This quarter, revenue growth […]
  • Search In Pics: Google Skeleton, Prescription Google Glass & Google Security Bear 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. Google Skeleton: Source: Google+ Ping Pong At Google Oslo: Source: Google+ Google Play Time Square Billboard: […]
  • How Local Businesses Should Size Up & Tackle Social Media The most frequently asked question posed these days at events, webinars and new client meetings is “What is the best social media platform for my local business?” Research shows social channels are becoming more important signals in major search engine algorithms that affect the entire SEO and local search landscape. However, effective local and social […]
  • SEO & Social Media Alignment I recently presented at SMX East on how SEO and Social teams can no longer operate separately. Why? Because social media is playing an ever-more important role in SEO, and it has the potential to be disruptive to the status quo. Everywhere I turn, I find examples: personalized rank results, results with rel-author that display in […]
  • The Bright Side Of Not Provided It’s been a few weeks since Google rocked our worlds and stripped keyword-level data from the referrer, so it’s time to examine the fallout and see what’s changed in the world of search marketing. Surprisingly, not much. Keywords were beacons of insight – fantastic beacons – but keywords were a double-edged sword leading us to create content […]
  • Facebook Offers A Peek At How Graph Search For Status Updates Works It’s been less than a month since Facebook expanded Graph Search to include status updates and posts, and the feature still isn’t available to all users. Nonetheless, Facebook search engineer Ashoat Tevosyan shared an “under the hood” look at how it works — and why it took so long to become reality. There’s nothing incredibly […]

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