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Grant discusses Google's ongoing attack on manipulative link building and their recent update to their webmaster guidelines. [...more]

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So Long to the Google+ Local App

So Long to the Google+ Local App

Michelle discusses the recent announcement that the Google+ Local App will be retired on August 7 and summarizes the many changes that Google's local display scheme has undergone in recent years. [...more]

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Google to Update the Way Quality Scores Are Displayed in AdWords

Google to Update the Way Quality Scores Are Displayed in AdWords

Keith summarizes the recent announcement that Google will be updating the way 1-10 Quality Scores are displayed in AdWords and covers advertisers' most pressing questions. [...more]

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Google Carousel: What This Means for Brand Bidding

Google Carousel: What This Means for Brand Bidding

Ben explains why Google's carousel will create more competition for brand bidding. [...more]

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Is ‘Google Zebra’ the Next Major Algorithm Update?

Is ‘Google Zebra’ the Next Major Algorithm Update?

Matt discusses a potential Google algorithm update that is black and white and abuzz with speculation all over! [...more]

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Grant’s Rants: Google Product Discontinuations

Grant’s Rants: Google Product Discontinuations

Today is the last day that Google Reader will exist and Grant is ranting about Google's choices to discontinue products that have served consumers and SEOs well. [...more]

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Google’s Local Carousel: What This Means for Local Search

Google’s Local Carousel: What This Means for Local Search

Michelle details the newest feature on the Google SERP and reports on three ways the carousel will affect local search. [...more]

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Google Wants to Collect Our Data to Show Us What We Want. Why Do Our Governments Want It?

Google Wants to Collect Our Data to Show Us What We Want. Why Do Our Governments Want It?

Rohan discusses the impact of data collection on our personal lives. [...more]

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Grant’s Rants: The Ups and Downs of SEO Rankings

Grant’s Rants: The Ups and Downs of SEO Rankings

In today's episode, Grant is ranting about the ups and downs of SEO rankings (notice the clever setting: an elevator). This week, Grant warns marketers to change their focus from rankings to metrics that matter to their bottom line. [...more]

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Google Made Me Do It — Is Interflora vs. M&S Missing the Point?

Google Made Me Do It — Is Interflora vs. M&S Missing the Point?

In the wake of the ruling between Interflora and Marks & Spender in the High Court of England and Wales, Alex explains the complexities of the case and what precedent may have been set for AdWords advertisers bidding on competitors' brand terms. [...more]

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Grant’s Rants – Penguin 2.0

Grant’s Rants – Penguin 2.0

We are debuting our new blog series, Grant's Rants, where Director of SEO Product, Grant Simmons, rants and raves about the current search marketing landscape. Here is episode one! [...more]

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Gmail Money Transfers: One You Won’t Want Going to the Spam Folder

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After moving to the UK from the US four years ago, Nathan has noticed the inconvenient difference between US banking and UK banking. In this post, Nathan discusses how Google Wallet is helping Americans move their money with ease and move past restrictive banking transfer fees and timelines. [...more]

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Google Now, Or Should That Be ‘Google Soon’?

Google Now, Or Should That Be ‘Google Soon’?

Have you used Google Now yet? Ben explains why Google Now still needs some development before it lives up to its true potential. [...more]

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Search Engine Optimism: Breaking Up Is Hard to Do

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While some claim that sites may never, ever recover from Google's Penguin, Holly is optimistic. Here she explains why SEO is not a "never, ever" type of scenario. [...more]

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Are We Ready to Break the (Google) Glass Ceiling?

Are We Ready to Break the (Google) Glass Ceiling?

Surely Google Glass is the most catchy tech gadget as of now, but is it the most innovative? Louise discusses the limitations of the newest tech sensation. [...more]

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Google Changes Its Enhanced Campaign Tune… Slightly

Google Changes Its Enhanced Campaign Tune… Slightly

Taylor and Matt explain what Google's latest change to Enhanced Campaigns means for advertisers. [...more]

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The Search Agency Evaluates Celebrity Reach via “CoolRank”

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After conducting preliminary research on a new engagement rank factor created by The Search Agency, Grant describes how CoolRank is calculated and what Google thinks of it. [...more]

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Are Enhanced Campaigns Keeping You Awake at Night?

Are Enhanced Campaigns Keeping You Awake at Night?

Preparing for the Enhanced Campaigns automatic migration dates is no easy feat, but you don't have to loose sleep over it! Taylor discusses the considerable challenges that advertisers face and provides insight about what strategies will need to be restructured for a seamless migration. [...more]

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Google Sports a New Look: The Integration of the March Madness Answer Card

Google Sports a New Look: The Integration of the March Madness Answer Card

March Madness is getting even more mad with the help of Google's new March Madness Answer Card. Christina explains how this addition affects organic listings, SEOs and, of course, sports fans. [...more]

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A Lesson on Google’s Webspam Guidelines

A Lesson on Google’s Webspam Guidelines

Kirby continues his discussion about Google's quality rating process and dives into the search engines' wespam guidelines! [...more]

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Is Google Becoming More Transparent? Understanding Google Search Quality Rating Guidelines

Is Google Becoming More Transparent? Understanding Google Search Quality Rating Guidelines

Google recently gave the public a look at what factors it consider when assigning quality ratings. In his first Search Agents post, Kirby clarifies and explains the guidelines that Google made available. [...more]

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Do Millennials Need Formal Search Engine Education?

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As a current UCLA undergrad student, Jenna understands firsthand how college students can misuse Google search during research. [...more]

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With the recent acquisition of Frommers, Josh breaks down Google's purchases this year alone. [...more]

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Jessica explains that you don't really need to be spending all that cash to be found online anymore. You just need a more refined strategy. [...more]

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David is pulling his hair out wondering why Bing hasn't capitalized on the Olympics more. [...more]

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Grant takes us through the new roll out of Google + Local Pages and how it will affect marketers. [...more]

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Exciting week in search with Bing's introduction on new social search features and an updated UI and Facebook's announcement of its new app store. [...more]

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Mark provides insights into Google's recent Penguin update: how to determine if you were hit, how to recover if you were, and how to protect your site from future algorithm updates. [...more]

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Ranil takes us through the brand new Google AdWords labels step by step. Time to update those campaigns! [...more]

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In this week's news, Google releases its Q1 2012 report, Facebook acquires Instagram for $1 billion, and Google+ gets a facelift. [...more]

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