SearchCap: The Day In Search, March 4, 2014

scap240pxBelow is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.

From Search Engine Land:

  • New Video Shows Microsoft “Assistant” Cortana In Action Microsoft will be introducing its Siri and Google Now/Voice competitor Cortana with Windows 8.1 in April. The new “intelligent assistant” will eventually be available cross-platform, although launching on Lumia Phones. The name Cortana comes from a character in the game Halo. It was originally thought that Cortana would look like her character in the game […]
  • Search Marketing Expo (SMX) West Begins Next Week – Register Now! SMX West takes place next week, March 11-13 in San Jose, CA. Learn actionable new tactics, discover solutions to your campaign challenges and make invaluable connections. Check out the agenda, featuring 50+ tactic-rich sessions, inspiring keynotes, and more. All Access, Digital Marketing Summit, Workshop and free Expo+ passes available – Register now!
  • Bing Saves, Search Bookmarking Feature, Now Public Beta A month ago, Microsoft started testing a new search feature named Bing Saves. This feature enabled searchers to save URLs and searches to their personal Bing/Microsoft account, in order to build an index of their own saved searches. That feature seems to now be available as public beta for anyone who wants to try it. […]
  • Creating Content For Your Users That Will Also Get You Links When you’re crafting content, you obviously want to create something that your users want to see; but, that’s not always as easy as it sounds. How can you tell what they want? How do you know what they need? Perhaps just as important is this question: how can you craft something that appeals specifically to […]
  • Live @ SMX West: Small Company, Big Results Small businesses have always faced unique challenges when it comes to online success. That’s even truer today, when the marketing landscape often seems to be friendlier to big brands. But creative small enterprises use agility to create opportunities leveraging search marketing, social media, email marketing and other disciplines. At the Small Company, Big Results session […]

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About The Author: is Search Engine Land's News Editor and owns RustyBrick, a NY based web consulting firm. He also runs Search Engine Roundtable, a popular search blog on very advanced SEM topics. Barry's personal blog is named Cartoon Barry and he can be followed on Twitter here. For more background information on Barry, see his full bio over here.

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