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Insights About Google's Penguin Update

Fishing for Insights About Google's Penguin Update
Search Engine Watch
That time arrived last week with the Penguin update, which aimed to knock the web spam out ofGoogle's search results. Those who do SEO are constantly trying to keep ahead of algorithms controlled by data engineers at a search engine.

Google faces further UK probe for Street View Wi-Fi data collection
ZDNet (blog)
By Zack Whittaker | May 2, 2012, 4:25am PDT Summary: The UK's data protection agency ruled in 2010 that Google did not breach UK data laws. But an FCC report may force the UK regulator into reinvestigating the search company.

ZDNet (blog)

Google Street View privacy scandal broadens
Los Angeles Times
Reports cast doubt on Google's assurances that it did not realize its street-mapping cars were snatching personal data from home Wi-Fi networks and that one lone engineer was to blame. Matt Potter pedals Google's Street View Tricycle in a park near ...

Microsoft 'De-Clutters' Bing Search Results
PC Magazine
By Mark Hachman On Wednesday, Microsoft's Bing team launched a new look for the search engine, attempting to "de-cluttter" search results by removing what the company called unnecessary distractions. "Over the past few months, we've run dozens of ...

Hackers pick Google's pocket with Mac virus
Mother Nature Network
By Agence France-PresseTue, May 01 2012 at 4:05 PM EST VIRUS: A component of the widespread Flashback virus targets Google search queries made using Chrome, Safari or Firefox browsers and directs people to pages dictated by the hackers.

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Google's New Over-Optimization Penalty: Is Your Website at Risk?
MarketWatch (press release)
CARLSBAD, Calif., May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- SEO Inc., a industry leading San Diego SEO company with over 14 years of history, is releasing industry insight on the GooglePenguin update, otherwise known as the Webspam Update or ...

DuckDuckGo Search Engine Crowd-Sources Plugins
Wired News
By Scott Gilbertson DuckDuckGo, the privacy-conscious search alternative toGoogle, has introduced a new feature dubbed DuckDuckHack — a developer platform that allows anyone to add new features to the search engine. DuckDuckGo already offers quite a ...

Wired News

Google Penguin Update Recovery: Getting Better At Keywords
By Chris Crum · 4 hours ago · Leave a Comment Last week, Google unleashed its Penguin update upon webmasters. The update, as you may know, was designed to decrease the rankings of sites engaging in black hat SEO tactics and webspam.

Bing fights Google with simplicity, cleans up search results page
Rather than compete with Google in the sheer number of features it can cram onto its results page, Microsoft's search engine is going the opposite direction towards simplification by releasing a clean, more streamlined results page.


Why Google Doesn't “Like” Facebook
Business Insider
With Google, users type their intent in the search box, multiple times daily, all year round. As an example, if I wanted to buy a new TV set, I most likely will go to Google and type in “HD TVs” – I just told Google what I want.

If this is what a Metrofied Bing looks like, more, please
ZDNet (blog)
A couple of months ago, I switched my default search engine in my Chrome browser to Bing. There have been a few times I've been dissatisified with the results of a query, but mostly I've found Bing search on my PC to be solid. (Bing local results on my ...

Google Penguin Update Recovery: Hidden Text And Links
By Chris Crum · 3 hours ago · Leave a Comment There's been a lot of discussion aboutGoogle's Penguin update since it was launched. The update, if you haven't been following, is about decreasing the rankings of sites that are violating Google's quality ...

Google execs highlight speakers at Acceller Summit 2012
MarketWatch (press release)
Conference speakers included Google's Kyle Keogh and Carlos Pedraja, who cited Acceller as the leader is US Hispanic Marketing. MIAMI, May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The Acceller Summit 2012 wrapped up last week, hosting dozens of executives ...

Google Penguin Update: Don't Forget About Duplicate Content
Google always plays its hand close to its chest. “While we can't divulge specific signals because we don't want to give people a way to game our search results and worsen the experience for users, our advice for webmasters is to focus on creating high ...

Doodle 4 Google: Kids draw for Google home page spot; voting open
Los Angeles Times
By Amy Hubbard Doodle 4 Google-- the competition that pits K-12 students across the US to come up with a doodle to replace the Google logo on the search engine homepage -- has announced 50 national finalists. And Google has opened voting to the public ...

After Fight, Google Apps Wins Interior Dept. Cloud Contract
PC Magazine
The Interior Department announced this week that it will migrate to Google Apps for Government. The agency awarded a seven-year contract worth almost $35 million to Google Apps for Government provider Onix Networking, which will shift the Interior ...

Google's must have apps for mother's day
New York Daily News
Google has put together a selection of great mom-worthy Android apps for Relaxnews in time for Mother's Day. Whether your mother is just starting out with her smartphone and needs some tips or she's a powerhouse Android junkie who doesn't take her hand ...

New York Daily News

Bing UI Changes Harken Back to Google of Old
Marketing Pilgrim
Before I go into any discussion here I will admit that I use Google for about 99.9% of the searches that I do. I can't say it's because Google has better results than any other search engine because I honestly don't take the time to compare.

Marketing Pilgrim

On-Target! Marketing & Advertising Helps Small Businesses Increase SEO Ranking ...
Virtual-Strategy Magazine
A year after Google's Panda was launched, Houston-based marketing and advertising firm finding ways to make search engine optimization work for clients. Search engine optimization,SEO, continues to be a core element in small businesses marketing plans ...

Microsoft redesigns Bing search results page
The Seattle Times
Microsoft has redesigned Bing's search-results page to look cleaner, less cluttered. (A screenshot of the redesign is at right.) According to TechCrunch, the redesign -- which includes removing the left rail and creating a cleaner header instead of ...

Bing Gets More Google-Like For A Change
One of the big differentiators of Bing when it was first launched was the left panel of searchoptions, which Google also adopted. Now, the two search engines have essentially reversed in design. Of course some Google results are even more cluttered.

Google fixes five flaws in Chrome 18
ZDNet (blog)
By Emil Protalinski | May 2, 2012, 9:16am PDT Summary: Google Chrome version 18.0.1025.168 is out, fixing five security vulnerabilities in the browser. This is a security update release, meaning no new features have been added. You should still update.

Google Street View cases may be reopened in Europe
Google may have avoided any messy legal trouble with the FCC in the United States over the Street View case, but Europe isn't quite done with the searchcompany just yet. The New York Times reports that privacy groups in the UK, France, and Germany may ...


Over 114000 students doodled for Google, but only one will wind up on the homepage (blog)
By Rosa Golijan Google's annual "Doodle 4 Google" competition encourages students to create redesigned versions of the search engine giant's logo. The motivation? A scholarship, a trip to New York, some gadgets, a shirt and the chance to have a drawing ...

Google SPDY Accelerates Mobile Web
InformationWeek (blog)
Google engineers showed an average 23% improvement in page load time on mobile websites using Google's SPDY protocol. SPDY doesn't replace HTTP, but improves upon aspects of it. By Thomas Claburn InformationWeek In its ongoing quest for ...

Advertising Your Mobile Apps on Google Just Got a Whole Lot Easier
Search Engine Watch
If you are a search marketer, you can't read a blog or check your Twitter feed without seeing another article about the growth of mobile advertising. Google AdWords is helping to continue driving this trend by offering new features that make mobile ...

bing tries to out-Google Google with a simplified search design ...
By Andrew Kameka
bing, Microsoft's search engine that's struggled to attract users, is trying to one-up its rival by adopting one of the hallmarks Google abandoned – simplicity. A recent change on shows simplified search results that focus the user on ...
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Google, Google+ Make Gains In Brand Perception | WebProNews
By Chris Crum
Google gets it from all angles at all times – the criticism, that is. In the search industry, it's an everyday thing. It comes with the territory of search market dominance. Google obviously has a lot more to its brand than search, however, and ...

Bing Search is Looking Like Google Search |
By Zac Johnson
Yet over the years Google has become more greedy and continues to place more sponsored ad spots through out their search pages. The Google results are actually quite crowded now, and compared to the recent changes of at Bing… now ...
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Bing Strips Down Results Page To Make Google Look Like “Search ...
By Josh Constine
While Google keeps cramming its search results pages full of tools and social content, todayBing confirmed with me the full roll out a redesigned search results page that completely clears the left sidebar, and replaces the tabbed header with ...

How Google Search Works, As Explained By Google Itself ...
By Sam Zastrow
Email. Image representing Google as depicted in Crunc... Image via CrunchBase. Improving your company's search engine ranking is the crux to inbound marketing. If your page doesn't rank highly, your chance of getting found and therefore ...
Business 2 Community

What Google Analytics New Social Reports ... - Search Engine Watch
By Marshall Sponder
The new social reporting in Google Analytics provides marketers and site owners a lot of additional information, but these reports – which provide lots of bits and pieces of information, some of it useful, much of it not – fail to tell a full story.
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Try Reason!: How Does Google Search Work?
By John Drake
Google returns searches in a half a second. How do they do it? What can a web developer do about it? First - Before you write a page, think about what search terms people might type to get to your page. Make sure that those terms appear in ...
Try Reason!

Bing Takes on Google With Simple New Design | Soundbeat Media
By medianews
Microsoft's search engine Bing has done some heavy spring cleaning as a part of an effort to de-clutter its search result pages — and the new design looks a lot like Google. Bing rolled out a new look that is designed to help users get results ...
Soundbeat Media

Google Launches Paid Inclusion Search Ads
By Chas
Now Google would like us to consider them a “third kind of thing” — not quite organic results, and not quite ads. From Search Engine Land: Google has had what it has called 'comparison ads' for some time, but these comparison units are ...

Google Penguin Update Recovery: Getting Better At Keywords ...
By erikwestlake
Last week, Google unleashed its Penguin update upon webmasters. The update, as you may know, was designed to decrease the rankings of sites engaging in black hat SEO tactics and webspam. One of the classic black hat tactics is ...

Does Google local search like separate pages for each city? by ...
By Mike Huber
Mike Huber of Vertical Measures answers Does Google local search like separate pages for each city? ... the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site. « How Does the Google Search Engine Actually Work?
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How Can Google Local Maps Achieve A Better ... - Local Map SEO
By 180admin
Although many consumers believe that Google and other major search engines have become the new local directory of business listings, Google Maps has unquestionably benefited many companies by influencing consumers' decisions to ...
Local Map Fusion

Google positions Hotel Finder ahead of organic search results ...
By William
Google is repositioning its Hotel Finder product to a spot just above organic results on searchresults pages for users in the US. Google Hotel Finder, with its “book hotels” button and ability tosearch for two-, three-, four- and five-star hotels with ...
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Here are five ways to get faster, more focused Google Search results.Think you're a Google Search power user? You might not know all the ways to get faster, ...

Google search changes seem to have negatively impacted universe ...
There was a change to google's search ranking algorithm called panda, recently, and it seems to have had a negative impact on the placement of ...

Google Search Education - YouTube
Web search can be a remarkable tool for students, and a bit of instruction in how to search for ...

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