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Google offers search tips to help Chinese avoid disconnection

Google offers search tips to help Chinese avoid disconnection
After analyzing thousands of search terms, Google has determined that some cause frequent problems for Chinese users. Now it will alert users when they are likely to be disconnected. by Daniel Terdiman Google will now offer Chinese users alternatives ...

Google's giving away free Zagat ratings in search results
SAN FRANCISCO — Google is adding a new entree to its menu: Free restaurant ratings from the Zagat review service. Zagat, which Google bought in September, was charging $25 annually or $5 monthly for online access to its survey of diners.

Google adds Zagat reviews to push local search
Mother Nature Network
The integration of Zagat into Google's search results will give users access to the previously subscription-only Zagat reviews. By Agence France-PresseWed, May 30 2012 at 12:32 PM EST Google on May 30 added the Zagat restaurant review content to its ...

Mother Nature Network

Google fills search with Zagat ratings
Apple CEO Tim Cook says changes are coming to Siri, Twitter's dropping the hashbang, and Googleteams up with Zagat to add ratings to local searches. by Bridget Carey Google+ has teamed up with Zagat to add a new feature encouraging users to review ...

Google giving away Zagat ratings in search results
Honolulu Star-Advertiser
By Michael Liedtke AP Technology Writer SAN FRANCISCO » Google is adding a new entree to its menu: free restaurant ratings from the Zagat review service. Zagat, which Google bought in September, was charging $25 annually or $5 monthly for online access ...

Google unveils big changes to shopping business
In the past, product search results were based mainly on relevance and the program was free.Google, the world's most popular Internet search engine, will rename its service Google Shopping from the current Google Product Search.

Google moving to all paid Google Product Search listings
31, 2012, 11:51am PT No Comments Google is transforming its formerly free GoogleProduct Search listings into Google Shopping, a new vertical that will only be stocked with products that companies have paid to place there.


Google integrates Zagat reviews, user recommendations into mobile search
Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) introduced Google+ Local, a recommendation engine enabling consumers to discover and share local information based on social networking insights and Zagat reviews. Google+ Local lets users discover and share information based on ... to Reveal Google Panda Algorithm Hit, Recovery Methods
Virtual-Strategy Magazine
“We have always taken a 'white hat' approach to search engine optimization (SEO), so we were very surprised when our website was penalized by the Panda,” said Julie King, co-founder and editor of CanadaOne®. “Since we already have a very strong ...

Google to Overhaul Shopping Service, Introduce Purely Commercial Model
Google is planning a major overhaul of its shopping feature in which it will shift to a purely commercial model built on Product Listing ads. The shift, to be completed this fall, is designed to “make it easier to research purchases, compare different ...

Google Launches Google Plus Local With Zagat, Not Fully Baked
Google communicated this change to business owners through a post on its “Google and Your Business Blog”: “With one listing, your business can now be found across Google search, maps, mobile and Google+, and your customers can easily recommend your ...

FTC chief backs attorney in Google antitrust case
San Francisco Chronicle
(05-31) 12:24 PDT Rancho Palos Verdes, Los Angeles County -- The chairman of the Federal Trade Commission on Thursday called the Washington attorney hired by the agency to help it decide whether to pursue an antitrust action against search giant Google ...

Google Product Search To Become Google Shopping, Use Pay-To-Play Model
Search Engine Land
Google Product Search is getting a new name, Google Shopping, and a new business model where only merchants that pay will be listed. It's the first time Googlewill decommission a search product that previously listed companies for free.

Search Engine Land

Mercent First Retail Technology Provider to Support the New Google Shopping ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Backed by its strong and tenured history with Google shopping programs, Mercent is the first retail industry technology provider enabling retailers to efficiently drive sales and profits on the new GoogleShopping program powered by Google Product ...

Search giants' new features designed to dazzle new users
But at Google Inc., Microsoft Corp., and Yahoo Inc., there are people who think about it plenty. All three have recently launched major enhancements to their search engines, all designed to keep habitual users coming back to their particular sites ...

Review: Google+ adds Zagat reviews, goes local
New York Daily News
Google has been looking for an answer to Facebook since the ill-fated launch of Buzz in 2010. Google+ generated a lot of hype when it was launched last November, but the excitement quickly vanished and left vast areas of the social network emptier than ...

New York Daily News

In a blog post today
TechCrunch (blog)
Over the past couple years, we've had a lot of feedback that Google Search from mainland China can be inconsistent and unreliable. It depends on the search query and browser, but users are regularly getting error messages like “This webpage is not ...

Google Knowledge Graph Increasing Number Of Searches, Company Says
By Chris Crum · 4 hours ago · Leave a Comment Earlier this month, Google announced Knowledge Graph, which it considers its way of providing results about “things” rather than “strings” or keywords.Google has been speaking very highly of the feature, ...

Summary Box: Google adds free restaurant ratings from Zagat to its online menu ...
Washington Post
FREE INSIGHTS: Google is dropping the online fees charged by Zagat's popular service for rating restaurants in more than 100 cities throughout the world. The changes announced Wednesday came as part an expansion of the local business listings in ...

Google and the Privacy Bargain
By Dana Blankenhorn -- The Street May 31, 2012 12:40 pm That's the bargain Google (GOOG) is making explicit in its search engine, based on the privacy policy changes it made earlier this year. The changes took a disparate group of policies across many ...

Google adds Zagat ratings to search results, Google+ Local tab
Google added free Zagat ratings to its new "Local" tab on Google+ today, allowing users to searchfor specific places or browse for nearby businesses or services. Men stands at the entrance of theGoogle France new offices on December 6, 2011 in Paris.

If Google cozies up to paid search listings, will semantic search suffer?
By Ed Oswald on May 31, 2012 at 12:36 pm Google once led us to believe that paying for search inclusion was a bad thing. Times have changed though, and that could have far reaching implications. As reported by Marketing Land's Danny Sullivan, ...


Google Managers Reject Agent's Claims on Piracy
Wall Street Journal (blog)
By Don Clark Hollywood agent extraordinaire Ari Emanuel on Wednesday night ridiculed the idea thatGoogle couldn't keep purveyors of pirated content out of search results, since it blocks child porn. Two Google senior vice presidents flatly rejected ...

4 Optimization Tips That Will Improve Your Google Shopping Campaigns
Search Engine Journal
While Google Shopping has undergone a number of name changes over the years (Froogle, Google Base, Google Product Search), one thing remains constant – it remains a terrific way for internet marketers to drive free qualified traffic to eCommerce...

Search Engine Journal

Google Shopping Product Search Kills Free Listings (blog)
By Ina Steiner Google will begin limiting its Google Shopping search results to paid ad listings only over a period of some months, according to Sameer Samat, VP of Product Management for Google Shopping. Currently merchants must send feeds to Google ... (blog)

Facebook's traffic from Google and Bing takes a nosedive
New stats show that ever since Google launched "Search Plus Your World," referral traffic to Facebook has been halved. Oddly, though, the same thing has happened with Bing traffic too. by Dara Kerr It seems all of Facebook's fears regarding Google's ...

Global SEO Agency Micrositez Announces Changes to SEO Package Line Up
WebWire (press release)
The SEO Agency Micrositez has announced a powerful new line up of search engine optimizationpackages to satisfy the growing demand for a radical post Google Panda/Google Penguin Update solution. First it was The Panda that devastated many, ...

Google Penguin & Panda Talk Now In Coffee Shops & Elementary School
Search Engine Land
Overheard next table at Starbucks, “With Google Panda and Penguin our tricks don't work.” Glad they didn't recognize me. Search Engine Journal has a story from Glenn Gabe where he shared his experience talking to a classroom of 13 year olds in a local...

Search Engine Land

A Great Firewall? Google Now Warns Chinese Users When Search ...
By Rip Empson
Those who don't live or haven't recently traveled to China may not have experienced this first hand, but Google Search has been known to be “inconsistent and unreliable” in mainland China — to useGoogle's words. ... Now when users type in a term, the search engine will highlight the problematic term and a dropdown menu appears below the search box at which point they can continue theirsearch anyway, choose to edit the search, or redirect to this help center article.

Building a better shopping experience | Google Commerce
By Commerce Blog
Truly great search is all about turning intentions into actions, lightning fast. In the early days of Google, users would type in a query, we'd return ten blue links, and they'd move on happy. Today people want more. When searching for great local ...
Google Commerce

Google now warns Chinese users certain queries may interrupt ...
By Jordan Kahn
In a blog post on the official Google Search blog, Google's Senior Vice President, Knowledge Alan Eustace today provided some insight into ongoing issues Google Search users in mainland China have been experiencing. As highlighted in ...

Google teaching search, lesson plans included « EHSLibrary
By Todd Vandenbark
As noted in the Chronicle of Higher Education blog, Google has replaced its “Search Education Evangelism” site with “Google Search Education,” a site with resources for teaching how to searcheffectively using Google. It offers a matrix of ...

Google Could Make $250 Million A Year By Sneaking More Paid ...
By Julie Bort
Google will soon be slipping more ads into its search results by changing its "shopping results" section to what amounts to paid listingss. Currently, results labeled "shopping results" are genuine or "organic" search results. They come from ...

Google: Knowledge Graph is Making You Search More
By Peter Pachal
Google reps say the recent introduction of the Knowledge Graph to search has stoked the curiosity of users, leading to more activity.
Mashable » Business

3 Google Search Clues for Long Tail Keyword Subjects | Cirrus ABS
By Kevin Mullett
May 31st, 2012 in netcentered marketing, Online Marketing, search engine optimization, SEO, Web Success, Writing | tags: blogging, Google, home, homepage, keywords, over optimization, relatedsearches, search engines, SEO, Writing ...
Cirrus ABS

Google + Local: Q's and some A's | Understanding Google Places ...
By Mike Blumenthal
I was on the road yesterday after the Google + Local roll out so I was unable to answer questions that showed up in the comments on my two posts. Vanessa has been answering a number of questions in the forum so it also makes sense to ...
Understanding Google Places &...

Google Product Search No Longer Free
By Robert Mangiafico
Wow! I was quite shocked to see the Google Blog Post today announcing that Google ProductSearch would be re-branded as Google Shopping *AND* will no longer be.
The Official LexiConn Blog

Google Product Search to become Google Shopping, moving to ...
By Adi Robertson
Google's Product Search, the shopping-based section of the massive search engine once known as Froogle, is getting a makeover that Google hopes will both improve customer experience and bring in a bit more money. Search Engine Land ...
Know All That!

My WSJ Letter to the Editor — Google and Microsoft Antitrust Cases ...
By Scott Cleland
Kudos to the WSJ for publishing my Letter to the Editor challenging the central assumption of the WSJ editorial questioning antitrust action against Google because consumers benefit from Google'sfree search. My letter pointed out a false ...
Google Monitor

Change to Google Scholar Advanced Search - The Distant Librarian
By Paul R. Pival
Thanks to a thread on the Web4Lib list I just learned that Google Scholar has changed the way you get to the Advanced Search options. Instead of looking for a link, you'll now hit the down arrow at the right...
The Distant Librarian

The American Consumer Institute - » Google's “Search” for Personal ...
By Zack Christenson
A regulatory agency in Europe is requesting more information from Google on their privacy policies, saying that the answers that Google has provided to them thus far have been inadequate. SinceGoogle changed their privacy policy earlier this year, European regulators have ... Consumers are right to have concerns over the privacy protection that the world's largest search engine affords its users. Google is often found to be collecting data on people who aren't even users of their ...
The American Consumer Institute

Google Giving Away Zagat Ratings In Search Results « CBS San ...
The reviews will be available for free on as well as several services on Google's website as part of a change announced Wednesday.

How to effectively use Google search
If someone asks you a question that you don't know the answer to, the common reply is, “I don't know, Google it.” Google's search has become our go-to source ...

Forum Chinese Search and google search
1. is there a hack for the Chinese search? where? 2. is there a setting I can change to improve the chinese search? where? 3. can in incorporate google search ...

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What's old is new again. On episode 41 of inThirty we cover Google's addition of The Knowledge Graph to its search results page. Instead of a chart that depicts ...

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