SearchCap: The Day In Search, August 30, 2013

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From Search Engine Land:

  • 10 Features Unique To Bing Ads That You Might Not Know About On the Bing Ads blog this week Marta Turek from Mediative spotlighted several features offered in Bing Ads that are not available in Google AdWords. Most PPC practitioners spend more time in AdWords than Bing Ads, so it can be hard to keep up with the different features offered in Bing Ads. AdWords users will be familiar with the […]
  • Search In Pics: Google Glass Sign, Google Cargo Truck & Yahoo’s 30 Days Of Logos In this week’s Search In Pictures, here are the latest images culled from the Web, showing what people eat at the search engine companies, how they play, who they meet, where they speak, what toys they have, and more. Google Dice: Source: Google+ Google Glass Neon Sign: Source: Flickr Google Cargo Truck: Source: Google+ Shimon […]
  • SEO Ambiguity & Pattern Recognition As search marketers, we constantly have to deal with ambiguity — whether trying to reverse engineer a Google algorithm or simply prioritize and forecast the impact of the SEO recommendations we’re making. In this article, we’re going to explore what drives SEO ambiguity. Spoiler alert: some major survival skills are required. When dealing with SEO […]
  • Is PageRank Finally Dead? It Seems To Be, At Least In The Google Toolbar Want to know what the PageRank of a page is? The ability to easily do this using the Google Toolbar has gotten harder over the years, with the latest blow being no update in values for the past six months. The Google Toolbar is how non-tech-savvy people can discover how much Google trusts a page, […]
  • Bing Ads Sneak Peeks Editor Updates, Acknowledges Burning Mac Version Question Microsoft’s Ping Jen has posted a look at upcoming changes to Bing Ads Editor, the desktop tool for managing Bing Ads campaigns. The changes include an updated user interface (UI) and faster data uploading. The UI updates are designed to make the editor align with “what you’re already familiar with.” In other words, your “muscle […]
  • Twitter Now Shows Protected Tweets In Its Search Results, But Not All Can See Them Twitter has made a small change in how it handles protected tweets in its search results. The company tweeted the news that some protected tweets will now be visible in search results — but they’ll only be visible to the user who has the protected account, and to that user’s followers. Prior to this change, […]

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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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