SearchCap: The Day In Search, August 20, 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:

  • What Is In Your Enterprise SEO Toolkit?

    Enterprise SEO ain’t like the others. As I’ve said before, simply saying “I’m an enterprise SEO!!!” doesn’t make you one. You need different tools, and different skills, and a whole different level of diplomatic kung-fu. I lack diplomatic-fu. And skills are always open to debate. But the tools are forever. This is a very incomplete [...]

  • 7 Tips For Crafting Local Business Updates In Facebook

    Do you spit out status updates on Facebook for your local business without much thought? Carefully engineering your status updates can result in more effective targeting, better engagement with your audience, and improved EdgeRank to help more of your followers actually see your status updates. These tips should be considered to be “spice”, rather than [...]

  • 5 Areas Where adCenter Beats AdWords

    To be honest, there isn’t much about adCenter that I like. Their UI is more ‘cool’ than functional. Their editor tool isn’t worth the space on my desktop, and their keyword research tools sometimes seem to be from the Stone Age. If I never had to login to adCenter again, it might be too soon. [...]

  • 16 Differences Between Google Mobile & Desktop Search Results In 2012

    Google continues to differentiate mobile results from desktop search results, having recently announced interactive answers for tablet and mobile and a test for smartphone icons in smartphone search results. Did you even know that Google mobile search results (whether tablet, feature phone or smartphone) can be different from desktop results? In May of last year, [...]

  • 7 Is The New 10? Google Showing Fewer Results & More From Same Domain

    It looks as if Google is testing a move away from showing the traditional 10 listings to only displaying seven, and it also appears that it’s even easier than ever for one site to dominates all those results. 7 Blue Links We started getting reports last week about the 7-results change last week. Here’s an [...]

  • 10 Reasons You Need to Attend SMX East – Early Bird Rates Expire Next Week

    Internet marketing success means knowing what works, testing what’s new and measuring everything. Search Marketing Expo – SMX East is where professional internet marketers like you go for the latest tactics for increasing traffic, conversions and sales. Here are 10 reasons you should join us October 2-4 in New York City: 10) Dive deep. Choose [...]

  • Google Trounces Other Local Search Providers In UK — Study

    Google has the most complete and accurate local search database in the UK, according to data and analytics firm Implied Intelligence. Previously we’ve published comparable US reports by the company: Yellow Pages Sites Beat Google In Local Data Accuracy Test Bing Ties Yellow Pages Sites For Most Accurate Local Data In these earlier US tests, [...]

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