Invest in You: Attend a Workshop at SMX Advanced

Successful marketers invest time learning new skills and perspective-changing ideas. That’s why we’re offering six unique workshops and summits featuring leading experts on June 10 at SMX Advanced. Choose from: Search Engine Land Summit: Attend for new perspectives and inspiration on search engine marketing. You’ll hear presentations from nearly a dozen pioneering search marketers, each […]


2014 US Search Awards Now Accepting Entries

The US Search Awards are now accepting entries for this year’s awards ceremony scheduled on October 8 in conjunction with Pubcon in Las Vegas. Recognizing US based organizations, agencies and individuals doing search and digital marketing, this is the second annual US Search Awards ceremony. The event will include 20 different award categories, ranging from […]


Google Schema Adds Support For Business Telephone Numbers & Hours Of Operation

Google announced they now support improved schema markup, rich snippets, for location pages. Business Phone Support Schema Google said they now support showing business telephone numbers for customer service, technical support, billing support, and bill payment. For each phone number you markup, you can specify if it is toll-free, suitable for the hearing-impaired, and whether […]


The Big SMX London Preview – A Virtual Tour Of What To Expect

Search Engine Land’s SMX London search marketing conference is returning to the UK on May 13-14, 2014. We’ve got a revamped, updated agenda, and have already confirmed dozens of world-class speakers. SMX London is a can’t-miss event for all serious marketers, whether you’re the CMO or working to implement your key campaigns on a tactical […]


Google Makes Linking AdWords Accounts Easier With New Bulk Linking Feature

Today Google announced a new bulk linking feature that allows Google AdWords account users to link all of their accounts with a quick click of a button. Google said the new “linking wizard” will be available to anyone who has access to an AdWords MCC (client center) with multiple AdWords Accounts. To use the new […]


SearchCap: Google Updates Its Privacy Policy

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: Google Updates Its Privacy Policy You may have noticed Google’s Privacy Policy has been updated as of March 31, with a red letter “Updated” call-out the site’s home page preceding Google’s […]


SearchCap: The Day In Search, April 4, 2014

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: Bing Testing New Search Results Design Bing is testing a new search results layout that changes the color of the logo from gray to the yellow/orange, changes the color of the […]


SearchCap: The Day In Search, April 3, 2014

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: Google Fixing Reverse DNS GoogleBot Verification Google has confirmed that there are some GoogleBot useragent spiders not properly passing verification protocol. Savvy webmasters noticed that GoogleBot over the .249.70.0 /24 IP […]


Search Marketing Expo (SMX) Advanced Agenda Posted – Register Now & Save!

Fluent in search marketing? SMX Advanced is for you. Join us, June 11-12 in Seattle for two days of expert-only sessions, keynotes and the highest-level networking anywhere. This year’s sessions are loaded with actionable tips to drive traffic, increase conversions and boost ROI. View the agenda. Save with early bird rates – Register now!


Introducing MarTech: The Marketing Tech Conference

Search Engine Land parent company Third Door Media today announced MarTech, a conference for people pioneering the field of technology-powered marketing, will be held in Boston August 19-20, 2014. Senior and mid-level executives in marketing, IT and the digital divisions of companies and agencies will attend MarTech. The goals of this vendor-agnostic conference are to: […]


SearchCap: The Day In Search, April 2, 2014

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: Google’s Matt Cutts: We Can Improve Our Algorithms For Authorities On Topics In an interesting video released by Matt Cutts, Google’s head of webspam, Matt answers the question on how Google […]


SearchCap: The Day In Search, April 1, 2014

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: Bing Ads Releases Targeting Updates For Bing Ads Express Bing Ads today announced several updates for its small business solution, Bing Ads Express. This is the first big series of updates […]


Bing Ads Releases Targeting Updates For Bing Ads Express

Bing Ads today announced several updates for its small business solution, Bing Ads Express. This is the first big series of updates since the Bing Ad Express service launched last October. Here’s the rundown on the new updates. The focus is on improved targeting options: Advertisers now have the ability to target the full breadth […]


Want News About New York In Yahoo News? Too Bad.

If you try to search Yahoo News for [new york], you will be out of luck. Yahoo News is returning an error that reads “we did not find results for: new york.” Here is a screen shot: Other states do work, such as Florida or California, but not New York. Why? We are not sure, […]


SearchCap: The Day In Search, March 31, 2014

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: Marin Launches Context Connect, Says Retailer Impressions Surged During Polar Vortex As the brutal Polar Vortex weather system bore down on much of the U.S. this winter, consumers apparently hunkered down […]


Marin Launches Context Connect, Says Retailer Impressions Surged During Polar Vortex

As the brutal Polar Vortex weather system bore down on much of the U.S. this winter, consumers apparently hunkered down and passed the time by doing more online shopping. According to Marin Software, paid search impressions surged for retailers January 19 to 25, which happened to be the coldest week of the polar vortex. The […]


Google Webmaster Tools Index Status Showing Data For HTTPS Protocol

Google has announced they’ve added “more precise” data for the Index Status reports in Google Webmaster Tools. Specifically, Google is now reporting each indexed URLs for each protocol, specifically both for HTTP and HTTPS, as well as for verified subdirectories. Google said this change “makes it easy for you to monitor different sections of your […]


SearchCap: The Day In Search, March 28, 2014

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: IE8 Users Don’t Get Forwarded To Google Secure Search At the moment, users of IE8, still the most popular version of the Internet Explorer browser worldwide, are being sent to unsecure […]


SearchCap: The Day In Search, March 27, 2014

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: Car Makers Drove 14.4 Million Clicks From Google Ads In 2 Months (And That Doesn’t Include Mobile) A whopping 177 automotive manufacture sites drove 14.4 million paid search clicks from Google […]


Register For SMX Advanced – Rates Increase Tomorrow

Super early bird pricing for Search Engine Land’s SMX Advanced expires end-of-day Friday, March 28. Register now for the lowest possible rate. SMX Advanced is the only conference designed exclusively for experienced paid search advertisers and SEOs. You’ll participate in cutting-edge sessions and network with fellow internet marketing thought leaders. Check out the agenda. Don’t […]


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