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Global Issues Shift Global SEO & SEM Budgets Even Faster To Asia

Global events can affect all of us. It’s interesting to look at these effects even your own backyards. The turbulent times we are facing have even impacted online marketing budgets. In over 100 regions around the world, hundreds of clients with online allocation have been analyzed, and it seems that budget allocation reflects the stories …

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Google Dwarfs Bing & Yahoo As Traffic Source For Major News Sites

In the US, it is said that Google has about 65 to 70 percent market share of searches. But, many publishers Google share of incoming search traffic is much higher. To news sites like Reuters Mashable, Dallas Morning News, The Next Web and others who use Parse.ly’s content optimization platform, this is certainly the case. …

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AdWords Policy Violations, That Facebook & Google Shouldn’t Be Happy About

This ad was spotted by Luke Alley from Avalaunch Media.  It would seem that Alley has discovered a deep pit that teems with ad violations.  All you need to do is do a Google search for the term “facebook support” and you’ll see quite a few AdWords policy violations. The ad shown uses “symbols, numbers, …

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Google and Bing are up With Over 19 Billion Searches In July

comScore released the July 2013 US search market share data earlier today.  The figures show that Google has seen some moderate growth, stasis for Bing and contraction for everyone else. Google has gone up from last month from their 67 percent market share, while Bing hangs in there at just under 18 percent.  For Yahoo, …

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Adwords Editor Update Brings Upgraded Sitelink Management Plus More

  update to Google’s AdWords Editor, version 10.2 has been released, which supports upgraded sitelink management and several other smaller feature updates.   Now called upgraded sitelinks, the new sitelinks have rolled out in June prior to the enhanced campaign roll-out.  These updates are giving advertisers the ability to included more additional details for all …

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Yelp Outs More Businesses With Another Batch Of Paid Review Alerts

In order to combat for the reviews and unacceptable tactics to earn reviews, Yelp posted another batch of consumer alert messages on business profile pages. This will not work the second time, because Yelp has announced that some businesses are going to be outed for trying to game its system. Back in October, a message …

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Matt Cutts: I Recommend NoFollowing Links On Widgets

This morning, the head of Google’s search spam, Matt Cutts, posted a video where he strongly recommends that anybody please placing widgets on their sites, or those who distribute widgets, should place a nofollow on the links within the widget code. Matt Cutts said, “I would recommend putting a nofollow, especially on widgets.” The reason …

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Facebook Graph Search Fully Rolled Out To US English Users

If you’re are in the United States, and you are using the English language version of Facebook, you will have access to the Graph Search product. Originally announced in January, Graph Search took some time to fully get rolled out, with a number of changes cropping up along the way.  The biggest improvements according to …

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