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The Week We Searched For- December 16, 2011

The Week We Searched For- December 16, 2011

Posted on Friday, December 16th, 2011 by

In this week's news, Google releases two new reports to Google Analytics, YouTube acquires RightsFlow, Facebook launches Timeline and Google releases its annual Zeitgeist video. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- December 9, 2011

The Week We Searched For- December 9, 2011

Posted on Friday, December 9th, 2011 by

In this week's news Twitter gets a major platform makeover, Facebook unveils its Subscriber button and a Federal Court judge orders Google, Facebook and others to de-index counterfeit sites. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- December 5, 2011

The Week We Searched For- December 5, 2011

Posted on Monday, December 5th, 2011 by

It's been an incredibly busy week in online marketing with YouTube's revamped interface, Google's introduction of mobile Indoor Maps, and the FTC settlement on Facebook's privacy issues. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- November 18, 2011

The Week We Searched For- November 18, 2011

Posted on Friday, November 18th, 2011 by

In this week's news, Google introduces new landing page reports and its long anticipated music service, Google Music, and Facebook continues to receive scrutiny from Washington over its use of user data. [...more]

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20 Tweets From Matt Cutts’ PubCon Las Vegas Keynote

20 Tweets From Matt Cutts’ PubCon Las Vegas Keynote

Posted on Thursday, November 10th, 2011 by

Google's Matt Cutts delivered the keynote presentation at PubCon, reiterating some common themes of the past few months and offering a few new ideas for SEOs to chew on. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- November 3, 2011

The Week We Searched For- November 3, 2011

Posted on Friday, November 4th, 2011 by

Very important week in online marketing, as Google announces significant changes to its search algorithm, revamps its AdWords location targeting services and introduces new paid ad placements. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- October 28, 2011

The Week We Searched For- October 28, 2011

Posted on Friday, October 28th, 2011 by

Exciting week in online marketing thanks to Google's expansion of its Offers service, its introduction of "bid for calls" and Facebook's announcement of its new Arctic data center. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- October 21, 2011

The Week We Searched For- October 21, 2011

Posted on Friday, October 21st, 2011 by

In this week's stories, rapper MC Hammer introduces "deep search," Google introduces new data visualizations, and amps up search user security with SSL. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- October 14, 2011

The Week We Searched For- October 14, 2011

Posted on Friday, October 14th, 2011 by

With mobile at the center of CEO Larry Page’s presentation on Thursday, Google delivered a stellar Q3 earning report, exceeding analysts’ expectations. [...more]

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Interview with Aryn Kennedy

Interview with Aryn Kennedy

Posted on Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 by

Aryn Kennedy, SEO Content Manager at The Search Agency, discusses how Google's Panda Update has affected her approach to content creation, and gives us an inside look at her personal finance blog, Sound Money Matters. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- October 7, 2011

The Week We Searched For- October 7, 2011

Posted on Friday, October 7th, 2011 by

In this week's news, Google gives landing pages quality more weight in Quality Score, YouTube launches a political site and Google changes the lookup URL for PageRank. [...more]

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Google Update: Google Panda 2.5

Google Update: Google Panda 2.5

Posted on Monday, October 3rd, 2011 by

Google has confirmed that the latest iteration on its Panda Update, Panda 2.5, is live. It’s not known exactly what type of content or sites this update targets, but SearchMetrics has published its list of biggest winners and losers. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- September 30, 2011

The Week We Searched For- September 30, 2011

Posted on Friday, September 30th, 2011 by

We end September with several big announcements from Google, including Google Analytics Premium, Real Time Analytics reports and Google AdWords for Youtube. [...more]

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Google Flights vs. Bing, Orbitz and Kayak

Google Flights vs. Bing, Orbitz and Kayak

Posted on Thursday, September 29th, 2011 by

Google released its new Flight Search this month that poses a challenge to Bing Travel and discount aggregator sites like Kayak and Orbitz, but how does Google Flight match up to its competitors? [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- September 23, 2011

The Week We Searched For- September 23, 2011

Posted on Friday, September 23rd, 2011 by

It was a jam-packed week with Facebook's introduction of several new services, Google's integration of +1 on display ads and the release of Google Wallet. [...more]

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Google launches mobile payment service Google Wallet

Google launches mobile payment service Google Wallet

Posted on Wednesday, September 21st, 2011 by

Google's new mobile payment enables consumers to use their smartphone to make daily purchases and search marketers to target customers on the go. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- September 9, 2011

The Week We Searched For- September 9, 2011

Posted on Friday, September 9th, 2011 by

Google strengthens its position in local search with its acquisition of Zagat, Yahoo! CEO Carol Bartz is exploring new opportunities, and Twitter renews its search deal with Bing. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- September 2, 2011

The Week We Searched For- September 2, 2011

Posted on Friday, September 2nd, 2011 by

We kick off the month with changes to Google's Webmasters Tools, Facebook's retirement of its daily deals service, and Google's exploration of re-ranking search results using +1 data. [...more]

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Super Cookies Raise Privacy Concerns

Super Cookies Raise Privacy Concerns

Posted on Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 by

Ami investigates a new breed of smarter, stealthier cookies that are capable of recreating user profiles even after regular cookies have been deleted. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- August 26, 2011

The Week We Searched For- August 26, 2011

Posted on Friday, August 26th, 2011 by

In this week's news, Google introduces Multi-Channel Funnels, Facebook "Likes" gets banned in part of Germany, and Google +1 gets fully integrated into Google Plus. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- August 19, 2011

The Week We Searched For- August 19, 2011

Posted on Friday, August 19th, 2011 by

In this week's stories, Google expands Organic Sitelinks and acquires Motorola for $12.5 billion, and Facebook introduces a new feature to its News Feed. [...more]

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Google, Motorola, and the Future of Android

Google, Motorola, and the Future of Android

Posted on Thursday, August 18th, 2011 by

Google announced on Monday its plans to acquire Motorola in an effort to defend itself against recent patent attacks from Apple, Microsoft and others, but how will the deal affect Android? [...more]

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Not so pretty, but pretty useful – Google Expanded Organic Sitelinks

Not so pretty, but pretty useful – Google Expanded Organic Sitelinks

Posted on Tuesday, August 16th, 2011 by

Google's expanded organic sitelinks offer a great opportunity for marketers to dominate the search results page for their top brand terms. [...more]

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Google+ Tips, Tricks and Tidbits – 8/12/2011

Google+ Tips, Tricks and Tidbits – 8/12/2011

Posted on Monday, August 15th, 2011 by

Erik's latest roundup of all things Google+ includes tips on recording hangouts, finding people to follow, and....cooking? [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- August 12, 2011

The Week We Searched For- August 12, 2011

Posted on Friday, August 12th, 2011 by

In this week's stories, Google expands its Panda Update to additional languages, Apple becomes the most valuable publicly traded company in the world and Google visits Burlington, VT to educate local businesses. [...more]

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Google+ Tips, Tricks and Tidbits

Google+ Tips, Tricks and Tidbits

Posted on Monday, August 8th, 2011 by

In this new column, I'll share interesting tips, stories and other tidbits from and about Google Plus. [...more]

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The Week We Searched For- August 5, 2011

The Week We Searched For- August 5, 2011

Posted on Friday, August 5th, 2011 by

In this week's stories, we discuss accusations of Apple, Microsoft and Oracle's "patent war" against Google Android, real time results on Google Plus and Google's acquisition of Dealmap. [...more]

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Google Code Update: Page Speed Service

Google Code Update: Page Speed Service

Posted on Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011 by

Google's new Page Speed Service enables web publishers to improve their webpage’s loading speeds by 25 to 60%. [...more]

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Interview with Matt Kain

Interview with Matt Kain

Posted on Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011 by

In this month’s interview, Matt Kain discusses his new role as The Search Agency’s CEO in Asia Pacific, the region's digital advertising landscape and the opportunity he sees there for The Search Agency and multi-national online marketers. [...more]

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The Search Agency’s POV: Google Plus

The Search Agency’s POV: Google Plus

Posted on Friday, July 29th, 2011 by

In our just-published POV on Google Plus, we detail the various features, explore possible ways Google+ could impact search user behavior and consider ways Google+ may impact SEO and social media. Lastly, we provide a few best practices for marketers to implement before Google launches brand and business pages. [...more]

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