Archive | March, 2011

Google +1 Update

Google +1 Update

Posted on Thursday, March 31st, 2011 by

Yesterday Google introduced a new element to its suite of social search services, the +1 button, which enables users to exchange recommendations on Google's SERP within their social graph. [...more]

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Interview with Matt Grebow

Interview with Matt Grebow

Posted on Tuesday, March 29th, 2011 by

This month The Search Agents sat down with Matt Grebow to discuss mobile paid search marketing and a few best practices for optimizing mobile campaigns. [...more]

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Trademark Bidding – EU opinion finds that this can infringe trademarks, but all is not clear

Trademark Bidding – EU opinion finds that this can infringe trademarks, but all is not clear

Posted on Monday, March 28th, 2011 by

An adviser to the European Court of Justice has provided expert opinion on the latest AdWords trademark bidding case. Will this lead to a clear cut ruling on what is considered fair and unfair trademark bidding practices? [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- March 28, 2011

The Week We Searched For- March 28, 2011

Posted on Monday, March 28th, 2011 by

Yahoo introduces its new real-time search feature, Google develops new partnerships in the pursuit of NFC payments, and Sina drops Google. [...more]

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Is Google Exploiting Neuromarketing in Reporting Quality Scores?

Is Google Exploiting Neuromarketing in Reporting Quality Scores?

Posted on Monday, March 21st, 2011 by

I've got a mystery to solve: Quality Scores of 8 and 9 are very rare. But it hasn't always been that way. And that might be because Google is using basic psychology to cause you to focus your time on AdWords. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- March 18, 2011

The Week We Searched For- March 18, 2011

Posted on Friday, March 18th, 2011 by

This week in search Groupon grabs a $25 billion IPO evaluation from banks and investors, Google introduces a new suite of services designed for nonprofit organizations and Facebook expands to daily deals. [...more]

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Search Social Media More Efficiently with Greplin

Search Social Media More Efficiently with Greplin

Posted on Wednesday, March 16th, 2011 by

Efficiently searching through your personal social graph hasn't always been easy. Several services have tried and failed to truly get into more than just the most topical areas. Greplin changes this in a BIG way. [...more]

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Google and NFC- Redefining Self-Checkout

Google and NFC- Redefining Self-Checkout

Posted on Tuesday, March 15th, 2011 by

Bloomberg reported today that Google would start testing its new mobile-payment service in New York and San Francisco over the next few months. The service will allow customers to use their smartphones to purchase products instead of using cash or a credit card [...more]

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Mobile Search Marketing

Mobile Search Marketing

Posted on Monday, March 14th, 2011 by

The Search world is abuzz with talk about Mobile. And it’s no wonder, as people are increasingly shifting away from their PCs and growing more and more attached to their mobile devices. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- March 11, 2011

The Week We Searched For- March 11, 2011

Posted on Friday, March 11th, 2011 by

In this week in search, LinkedIn introduces a new news feature, AOL makes major cuts to its workforce, and Google lets users blacklist sites. [...more]

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Microsoft Announces New Quality Score in AdCenter

Microsoft Announces New Quality Score in AdCenter

Posted on Thursday, March 10th, 2011 by

Microsoft recently announced plans to launch a new adCenter Quality Score for optimizing PPC campaigns on Bing and Yahoo!. The new feature will be available in the Spring and should provide another level of insight for search marketers. [...more]

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Can Facebook Comments Save the Internet from Itself One Blog at a Time?

Can Facebook Comments Save the Internet from Itself One Blog at a Time?

Posted on Tuesday, March 8th, 2011 by

Facebook has rolled out its new and improved commenting platform for blogs. Will it help increase engagement and reduce the number of SPAM comments? [...more]

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Stuff You Can’t Find on Google – Giant Golf Balls

Stuff You Can’t Find on Google – Giant Golf Balls

Posted on Friday, March 4th, 2011 by

One man's search without the aid of laptop, desktop, smartphone, or tablet. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- March 4, 2011

The Week We Searched For- March 4, 2011

Posted on Friday, March 4th, 2011 by

March brings more mobile headlines with Bing’s introduction of local deals to their mobile marketing suite, Android taking lead in the smartphone race, and new mobile revenue predictions from Forrester. [...more]

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Google’s “Farmer” Algorithm Update – The Search Agency POV

Google’s “Farmer” Algorithm Update – The Search Agency POV

Posted on Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011 by

Google recently made one of its most significant updates to its organic search algorithm. What sites have been most affected, and what specific steps should you take if your site has had a significant drop in rankings? [...more]

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Interview with Mike Solomon

Interview with Mike Solomon

Posted on Tuesday, March 1st, 2011 by

This month The Search Agents sat down with Mike Solomon, VP Marketing Strategy at The Search Agency, to discuss mobile search marketing and mud runs. [...more]

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