SearchCap: The Day In Search, July 27, 2011

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 Search Testing New “Clean” Design: For Tablets Only?

    Google is testing yet another design, this one is the same gray and black bar look but places the search filters and navigation at the top of the page, instead of on the left. Amit Agarwal posted screen shots of the new design, here are two of the many screen shots he has posted: Agarwal [...]

  • Facebook Launches In-Depth Guide For Businesses

    Late yesterday Facebook announced “Facebook for Businesses” providing users clear and concise directions for properly marketing on Facebook. This is very similar to last month’s “Twitter for Newsrooms” as both are official resources for entry level participants. The variety of marketing options on Facebook can be daunting for new marketers, but this guide does a great job explaining [...]

  • 4 Tips To Launch Your B2B Marketing In Social Media

    Savvy business to business marketers realize that social media involves much more than opening corporate accounts on Facebook and Twitter. Today, social media offers B2B marketers significant, quantifiable and predictable results. This column explores the top four reasons B2B marketers should engage in a proactive, social media program, and offers specific tips on getting started. [...]

  • Landing Page Battles Of The Flat Foreheaded

    If you run into a marketer with a flat forehead, odds are that they have been working on landing pages. Landing pages are are a fantastic conversion tool. Because they are so often tested, we know a great deal about what is likely to work on a landing page. Unfortunately, managers and designers prefer their [...]

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    We need a Google update or something to shake things up around here.

    “But…we just HAD a Google update, Michael.”

    Does BING ever do updates?

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