SearchCap: The Day In Search, April 12, 2012

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

From Search Engine Land:

  • The 1940 U.S. Census: Soon, A Searcher’s Treasure Trove

    Big news for genealogists, historians and even for people just curious about their own families: the 1940 U.S. Census is now available on the web. Unfortunately, at this point at least, it takes a bit of skill and determination to navigate through the data, though there are many efforts underway to make this incredibly valuable [...]

  • Google Becomes Answer Engine With Semantic Technology − Great News For Retailers

    Google has been displaying more than blue links in search results for a while now. And soon, users will be able to find more facts and direct answers to their queries on top of search results. This comes from the Wall Street Journal, which reported on an interview with Amit Singhal, a top Google search [...]

  • 11 Considerations For International SEO

    When you think about International SEO, it is easy to imagine Global 2000 companies with offices and employees around the globe. It can be equally important to the small business that sells globally from one location. How do you convince the search engines to include you in their international rankings on a country by country [...]

  • Bing Search API No Longer Free

    Microsoft announced on the Bing Developer Blog that they are transitioning the Bing Search API over to the Windows Azure Marketplace over the next few months, leading to no longer offering a free version of the Bing Search API. API usage costs for the Bing Search API will cost $40 for up to 20,000 queries [...]

  • Three Questions To Ask When Selecting An Enterprise SEM Tool Provider

    Having just experienced a round of demos from some of the major enterprise PPC tools, I can’t help but love my job. It’s always fun because I get to peek under the hood of some of the biggest, baddest, most robust search management tools on the market. Within these demos, we talk about thin data, [...]

  • Elevate Your Paid Campaign ROI – Attend SMX Advanced June 5-6

    Recharge your paid search tactics with expert-level PPC sessions at SMX Advanced, June 5-6 in Seattle. These master classes on paid tactics won’t waste your time with basics; SMX Advanced sessions are for experienced search marketers only. Here are the PPC agenda highlights from this year’s agenda. We open with Mad Scientists of Paid Search, [...]

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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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