SearchCap: The Day In Search, January 14, 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:

  • RIP Aaron Swartz, One Of The Earliest Google Bloggers I was saddened to see the news that Aaron Swartz had committed suicide. Such a tragedy. Swartz is known for a wide-range of things, such as helping create Reddit, RSS and being an internet activist. But I remember him most as one of the earliest Google bloggers. The Google Weblog went up on March 17, [...]
  • 4 Ways To Determine Your Starting Bids While ad testing, proper account setup and conversion tracking are necessary for a successful account, you can’t get any data without a competitive bid. If your bid is too low, then your ad never shows. If your bids are too high, then you can quickly lose a lot of money; and if you are new [...]
  • The Importance Of Big Data, Integrity & Security In Enterprise SEO The phrase Big Data is everywhere. Not a day passes without the release of another report that describes the extent to which Big Data is influencing how we do business. But, what exactly is Big Data? What does Big Data mean in the context of digital marketing? How can we be more effective search marketers [...]
  • Wayback Machine Now Has 240 Billion URLs The Wayback Machine from the Internet Archive, one of the most useful and important Internet research tools, recently reached a major milestone. In a blog post, archive founder Brewster Kahle announced that The Wayback Machine now provides access an index containing more than 240 billion URLs (about five petabytes of data), with archived pages dating [...]
  • Welcome AJ Kohn & Ginny Marvin To Search Engine Land, Marketing Land It’s a pleasure to announce the two newest members of our Third Door Media editorial team: AJ Kohn and Ginny Marvin. Ginny joins us as a Contributing Writer and will focus primarily on covering paid advertising topics — paid search on Search Engine Land and paid social media/display advertising on Marketing Land, for example. When [...]
  • 10 Simple Things SMB Websites Need To Fix Before SEO When speaking with SMBs and companies that sell marketing services to SMBs, I hear over and over again how a business wants to rank #1 for important local keywords. Then, I look at their website and have visions of money being poured down the drain, horses being led to water sans drinking, Sisyphus rolling a [...]
  • What’s New At Search Engine Land’s SMX West 2013 Most experienced online marketers readily acknowledge that change is probably the one constant in their lives. But how much change can you effectively deal with, yet still have time to achieve your goals? How do you keep up with all of the important new developments (products, services, tools, tactics) and then also know when to [...]

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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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