SearchCap: The Day In Search, August 6, 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:

  • Google Introducing “In-Depth Articles” To Search Results Google is rolling out “in-depth” articles this morning. We previously wrote about the test when it appeared a couple of months ago. In-depth articles exist for a wide range of topics (e.g., censorship, secret societies, e-waste, Legos, Taylor Swift) and call out longer-form content from what appear to be recognized and higher quality sources. Google suggests [...]
  • Bing Brings Faster Search Results, Infinite Image Scrolling, Snapshot & More To Windows Phone 8 Bing announced a number of new upgrades today for the Windows Phone 8, including search feature design updates, infinite scrolling for images and videos, ten new “Instant Answers” topics, and a new mobile version of Bing’s “Snapshot” feature that offers at-a-glance information. With the new updates, tapping the Search feature on a Windows Phone 8 [...]
  • The Impact Of Google’s Quality Score Change To assess the impact of Google’s recently-announced quality score change, I analyzed the pre/post change in Quality Score distribution across data for more than 100 advertisers. Since the exact range of scores differs for every advertiser, we looked at the percentage change in relative impression volume (proportion of total impressions) at each Quality Score level [...]
  • 7 Real Life Ways to Build Links The majority of the time when we’re discussing link building, we focus on things like outreach, content strategy, tools and, in general, ways we can acquire links online. Which makes perfect sense since links are… well, online. But what about the offline, or “in real life” opportunities? According to a recent survey featured on eMarketer, [...]

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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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