SearchCap: The Day In Search, July 27, 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:

  • A Gold Medal Roundup Of Online Olympics Resources

    The games of the XXX Olympiad begin in a few hours in London. For the next two weeks people around the globe will be viewing the games in person, on television and on the web. There will also likely be record numbers of posts, tweets, pins, etc. from viewers, media and athletes and other participants [...]

  • AdWords Remarketing Gets Tag Makeover, New Features

    Google has made some changes to the way advertisers do remarketing on AdWords, and is expanding an ongoing test. The various moves are aimed at making remarketing on AdWords simpler and more effective. The process of putting tags on websites for creating remarketing lists is undergoing a substantial change. Rather than putting a separate remarketing [...]

  • How Website Structure & Information Architecture Should Mirror Your Business Goals

    Thomas is the CEO of a major corporation. He had supervised a recent website redesign project, loved the snazzy new look with bells and whistles created by a talented graphics designer – but was calling me to help with a problem. His beautiful new website wasn’t getting many visitors! “Why don’t people want to visit [...]

  • Figure Out What Is Important, Then Measure It

    As search marketers, we are constantly digging around in analytics, finding data, thinking it looks neat, then stepping back and saying, “But is this important?” I’ve done this a million times, and recently came across a quote that put some of what I’m always looking for into perspective. Don’t make the measurable things important but [...]

  • Google Updates Earth For iOS With More 3D, Adds Default City Location To PC Maps

    In early June, at its “next dimension” mapping event, Google promised more complete 3D coverage in Google Earth. Yesterday it rolled out new versions of Earth for iOS devices. The list of fully rendered 3D cities includes: “Boulder, Boston, Charlotte, Lawrence (Kan.), Long Beach (Ca.), Los Angeles, Portland (Ore.), San Diego, Santa Cruz, Tampa, Tucson, [...]

  • Search In Pics: Google Ball Pit With Penguins, LEGO Trophies & Yahoo LEGO Signage

    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. Penguins in Google’s Ball Pit: Source: Flickr Google LEGO Trophies: Source: Google+ Google Panda Doodle: Source: [...]

  • Here Come The London Olympics Logos From Google & Others

    The London 2012 Olympics kick off in a few hours and the opening ceremony is just around the corner. To celebrate the special day, Google and other search engines have special logos for the event. Today on Google, you will find the special Google logo for the opening ceremony. You should expect the Google logo [...]

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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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