Yandex Reports 62% Share Of Russian Search Market With Q1 2014 Revenue Up 36%

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Yandex 2014 first-quarter earnings release shows the Russian search engine’s revenue was up 36 percent year-over-year since the first quarter of 2013, totaling RUR 10.9 billion ($305 million). The site’s share of the Russian search market averaged 61.9 percent, with search queries growing 21 percent from the first quarter of last year. Yandex net income […]


Google Adds New Features To The Keyword Planner Tool

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Google has added nine new features to the Google Keyword Planner Tool today. Here are the new features in the Keyword Planner tool that you should be able to play with yourself today. The images and descriptions are from Kim Clinkunbroomer’s blog. (1) Nice graphical visualizations and estimates for geographics that breaks out locations with […]


New Google Maps “Digital Timeline” Shows Street View Images Dating Back 7 Years

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Google Maps has launched a cool new feature for its Street View images that lets you see past pictures of various landmarks dating back seven years. From the announcement, “If you see a clock icon in the upper left-hand portion of a Street View image, click on it and move the slider through time and […]



 

This AdWords MCC Script Will Save You An Hour Every Day!

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If you’ve kept count of how many of my posts during the past year have touched on AdWords Scripts (6 out of 16), you’ll know how useful I believe they can be to streamline repetitive tasks in AdWords. I use them all the time for accounts I manage; and without them, I simply couldn’t be […]

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Enterprise SEO Audits – Go Beyond The Desktop Crawl

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Digital technology — and the way consumers are using it — is evolving at a pace never seen before, and the platforms and tools used by digital marketers are trying to keep up with it all. We all know content is still king. In order to win the battle for the consumer’s attention, or Google […]

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How To Get Your Content Linked To From Top-Tier Websites

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Creating great content that other websites will organically and editorially link to is a core part of a modern-day SEO campaign. In premise, it sounds simple: you create a piece of content that is relevant within your niche and holds a certain level of value, then other websites will see the content and mention it […]

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Search Marketers: Keep Calm, Carry On

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Everybody loves progress, but nobody likes change. This adage is particularly true any time Google announces major upgrades to AdWords. If recent comments on Twitter are any indication, Google this morning was gearing up to pull your hair, throw sand in your face and take your lunch money. None of this is true. The Sky Is […]

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Food For Thought About Link Building: Some Tasty Tidbits

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Presented for your consideration, below are a number of linking-related comments, thoughts, ideas and other notes that I believe you’ll find thought-provoking, interesting or, at least, somewhat helpful. Bittersweet Vindication..? On April 30 of 2007, almost exactly seven years ago today, I wrote The Coming Link Apocalypse. This was before Panda, Penguin, Hummingbird, Buffy, Dewey, Vince, […]

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Reigning In Content & SEO — The King & Queen Of Online Marketing

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Years ago, SEOs proclaimed, “Content is king!” Yet the full potential of content as the catalyst for everything we want to accomplish in SEO was not realized. Even back then, SEOs wanted to measure their efforts. Fast-forward to 2014, and we’re facing more choices in our marketing with more ways to measure than ever. We […]

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How To Get Your Content Linked To From Top-Tier Websites

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Creating great content that other websites will organically and editorially link to is a core part of a modern-day SEO campaign. In premise, it sounds simple: you create a piece of content that is relevant within your niche and holds a certain level of value, then other websites will see the content and mention it […]


Got SEO Basics? 5 Tips To Boost Your Organic CTR

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There’s no shortage of new digital marketing channels these days — and while they are innovative, exciting, and fun to experiment with, they can also distract you from SEO basics that can deliver performance gains. Your organic click-through rate (CTR) is a great example. A simple page title tweak could take you from driving 2% of […]

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