SearchCap: The Day In Search, April 16, 2013

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

From Search Engine Land:

  • SMX Advanced Agenda Posted – Register Now & Save with Early Bird Rates! Join the most accomplished search marketers in the world at SMX Advanced, June 11-12 in Seattle. Check out the agenda, featuring two days of expert-only sessions, keynotes and the highest-level networking anywhere. Six in-depth workshops offered on June 13. SMX Advanced has sold out since its start in 2007. Secure your spot – register now!
  • Google Quick View Badge Field Trial Google announced a new Google field trial experiment for a feature they’ve been quietly testing named Quick View. The Google Quick View badge is found on a select number of sites when a searcher uses Google Mobile search from their smartphone. The feature is currently working for Wikipedia on searches done in English on Google.com. [...]
  • 9 Netiquette Reminders For Today’s Link Builders For many years, email was one of just a few ways you could share a URL with another person. And, people were far less accepting of link request spam than they are today. So, for today’s column, let’s talk about the ancient concept of net etiquette and link building. In many ways, it’s come full circle and [...]
  • Bing Updates Windows 8 Apps Enhancing News, Finance, Weather, Sports, Maps & Travel Microsoft announced they have made major updates to the Bing Apps for Windows 8 across most of their apps including News, Finance, Weather, Sports, Maps and Travel. The video below walks you through the changes, but here are some highlights of the core changes to each section. News: You can now customize the type of [...]
  • Live @ SMX Advanced: Think You Know Good Content? Fuggedaboutit. Here’s What Really Counts Ever since Google “pandalized” the rankings of many sites, the mantra of many publishers and search marketers has been “content, content, content.” Wise words: the now ongoing Panda updates are designed to reward websites that offer valuable information and penalize sites that are using old-school optimization techniques like keyword stuffing, “pretending” to offer insights about [...]

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