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Use “Micro Leads” To Solve Your Mobile SEM Problem

It was forecasted by Marin Software last year that mobile would “account for 50% of Google paid search clicks” by the end of 2015.  With about 12 months to go, a surprising few advertisers have mobile paid search programs that are actually flourishing. The big question is, “why are advertisers doing as well as they could be?”  Most of …

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Yahoo Search Share Goes Up After Firefox Deal, Google Goes Down

StatCounter has come out with some new data that reveals Yahoo has gained almost a 2 point search market share gain in the US in the past month.  This increase in market share can be attributed to the recent Yahoo-Firefox default search deal, and StatCounter reported that Yahoo had a share of 10.4, where they previously …

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GM Turning Its Cars Into Rolling (Local) Search Engines

I will assume at this point that many, if not all of you reading this, will have heard about GM’s OnStar service.  If you haven’t, OnStar is a subscription-based service that provides communications, in-vehicle security, hands-free calling, GPS navigation, as well as remote diagnostics systems.  Basically, it’s a service that’s pretty nice to have these …

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China Cuts Access To Google Search & Other Google Properties

Several days ago, it was reported that China has not only blocked access to Gmail, but to other Google properties as well. It seems that the censorship hammer that China has been swinging around lately has even impacted Google Search in China as well.  By checking out Google’s transparency report for Web search access within China there …

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Panda 4.1 Google Leaked Dos and Don’ts – Whiteboard Friday

In case you were wondering what was boiling under the pot of Panda 4.1, you can look no further than this week’s Whiteboard Friday with Josh Bachynski.  In this episode, Josh will take you inside the craziness that is Panda with a bunch of dos and don’ts for your website.  There’s more than just standard “good …

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Yahoo Sees Big Search Bump From Firefox Deal

It was announced by Yahoo last month that they were going to replace Google as the default search engine in the next/latest version of Firefox: Firefox 34.  According to new data by StatCounter released earlier today, the new position is now paying dividends for Yahoo. This what the analytics firm said:  “Yahoo search was used three times more on Firefox 34 …

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Bing’s Top Searches In 2014: Kim Kardashian No. 1 Most Searched Celebrity

Here’s some internet news that doesn’t come along in anyway as shocking.  As mentioned in an earlier post, there was a top ten list released by Ask.com that included the top ten searches in 2014.  Following suit, Bing has released some of their own top ten lists in search for 2014. If you’re a Bing user, …

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Thanksgiving Recipes On Bing: Everything To Make The “Perfect” Holiday Dish All In One Place

It is the time of year were people are really starting to buckle down with all of their holiday chores and errands before the big holiday days hit us – Thanksgiving and Christmas. But the first thing people will be focusing on will be Thanksgiving.  The biggest concern for many when it comes to Thanksgiving …

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