SearchCap: The Day In Search, July 11, 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:

  • Google, Bing Hit All-Time Highs In June Search Market Share [comScore]

    Google and Bing have reached all-time high levels, while Yahoo reached an all-time low in the latest comScore search market share numbers. They’re due to be released publicly later today or tomorrow, but financial analysts have seen and are sharing their copies of the data. According to comScore’s explicit search market share report for June [...]

  • 3 Lead Generation Challenges B2B Search Marketers Must Overcome

    B2B search engine marketing performance is based as much on lead generation as it is on traffic, keyword visibility, and production. As B2B organizations become more competent in digital marketing strategy, lead quality becomes just as important as lead quantity. It should not be a surprise that fewer form field requirements generate a greater volume [...]

  • Have You Adopted Agile Marketing Yet?

    A couple of years ago, I wrote a column that introduced agile marketing — a management approach that adapts agile software development methodologies to marketing projects. I suggested that adopting agile marketing management practices might be the single most important factor in building a successful, ongoing conversion optimization program. Two years later, I believe that’s [...]

  • After A Month, Silence From The FTC On Search Engine Disclosure

    A month ago, I sent a letter to the US Federal Trade Commission asking it to review how search engines are complying with its guidelines on disclosing listings where payment is involved. The silence since then, as the saying goes, has been deafening. That’s a pity given how important that review is to the on-going antitrust [...]

  • Yahoo Answers Hits 300 Million Questions, But Q&A Activity Is Declining

    Against what could be considered great odds, Yahoo Answers has reached a pretty stunning milestone: 300 million questions have been asked since the service launched in 2005. But despite that figure, activity on Yahoo Answers is on the decline. The company’s announcement today includes these additional statistics: On average, 2 questions are being asked and [...]

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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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