SearchCap: The Day In Search, August 9, 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:

  • Bing Reports They Receive Hundreds Of Thousands Of DMCA Complaints Every Month Because of their share of the search market, Google is most frequently targeted by copyright holders filing DMCA complaints, but the search giant is not the only one managing requests to remove unlawful links from search results. TorrentFreak reports Bing not only receives a number takedown notices monthly, but Microsoft submits DMCA complaints to their [...]
  • Search In Pics: DooglePlex, Bing Football & Baby Panda 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’s DooglePlex: Source: Google+ Stick ‘Em Up! Baby Panda! Source: Twitter Bing Football: Source: Twitter Good [...]
  • Google News Showing Web Site Results For Some Navigational Queries Google News is now showing the top web search result listing in the news results when the query has navigational intent. For example, if you search Google News for [] at the top of the search results page, you will see a search snippet and link to their web site. Clicking on the link takes [...]
  • 5 Steps to Implement a Successful Bidding Strategy in Paid Search When you set up bidding in paid search, it’s important you put a strategy in place prior to implementation. The most relevant questions that need to be addressed when developing this strategy are as follows: How many bidding strategies do I need? What cookie window should I use? Should I use a revenue-attribution model and [...]
  • Google’s New Mobile Guidelines Focus On Delivering Content In Less Than A Second One second. That’s about how long it took you to read the two words above, and it’s also the focus of Google’s latest advice for webmasters when it comes to developing mobile websites. The company has published new guidelines that emphasize why sites should deliver above-the-fold content in less than a second. The emphasis there [...]
  • Google Releases Seven Videos On Typical Manual Spam Actions Earlier today, Google launched manual spam actions to Google Webmaster Tools where you can see if your site currently has a manual spam action. To help those who have received some of these manual action notifications, Google created seven videos for the most common manual action notifications. The videos include user-generated spam, hidden text and/or [...]

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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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