Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.
Two executives refute recent reports that Wikipedia is planning to build its own search engine to compete with Google.
Google has rebuilt and relaunched its MyMaps app. For those unaware. it’s a stand-alone app that allows users to create and share custom maps. The idea is compelling. But it’s less compelling as a user experience. A trip-planning and social-mapping tool, it’s also interesting as a way to save local favorites for repeated use. Google […]
US consumers will make more than 100 billion mobile calls to businesses this year. Nearly two out of three consumers say it’s very — or extremely — important to be able to call a business during their purchase journey. Call tracking and analytics have become a marketing technology “must-have” as a result. Join Mike Boland, […]
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In order to beat the competition in search engine rankings, you must first know what they’re doing. Columnist Brian Harnish shares his tips for putting together a solid competitor analysis.
What are the secret ingredients of an effective link building campaign? Columnist Andrew Dennis believes they are collaboration, great content and a solid product/service.
Knight Foundation money to be used for Knowledge Engine project that aims to discover “reliable and trustworthy public information on the Internet.”
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