SearchCap: The Day In Search, July 5, 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:

  • Search In Pics: Xoogley Tesla, Google Lite Brite & Running Of The Non-Newtonian Fluids 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. Xoogley Tesla Roadster: Source: Google+ Google’s Giant Lite Brite: Source: Google+ Drivers License Photo With Glass: [...]
  • You’re Dead… If You Don’t Integrate Social Media & PR Into Your Local SEO Strategy The peppered moth (Biston betularia), once white with black spots, faced a strange challenge in London during the Industrial Revolution. Buildings and trees, stained with soot, turned black. The light colored moths could no longer hide against this backdrop, and were eaten up by birds. But some peppered moths survived – by turning black themselves! To [...]
  • Webcast: Optimize Your Landing Experience for PPC Digital Marketing Depot Webcast July 18th 1:00EDT/10:PDT – This webcast will focus on tactical, how-to advice for creating and optimizing landing pages to increase conversions with guidance specific to PPC. Attend this webcast and learn how to find the right combination of keywords for a quality visitor experience, the importance of creating content specific for [...]
  • Search Engines Keep The Lights Out On Fireworks Ads, Mostly Happy 4th of July! It’s fireworks season here in the US, a time when online searches for “fireworks” skyrocket. Yet, ads for explosives and pyrotechnic devices like “firecrackers,” “bottle rockets,” and “fireworks” are not allowed per the advertising policies of Google and Bing — and their respective search partners like AOL, Ask, Yahoo and DuckDuckGo. Sam [...]
  • Bing Discovers Searches Made During July 4th Holiday Week Same As Any Other Day What were Bing users searching for leading up to this July 4th holiday? It appears the same as any other day. Based on Bing’s search records from earlier this week, celebrities remained more popular than American historical figures and Independence Day topics. After reviewing search logs, Bing found that: More searches were performed for Kanye [...]
  • Google July 4th Logo Answers The Question: When is Independence Day? Today’s Google logo celebrates this year’s Independence Day with an interactive image of an illustrated family of dogs road tripping across the US. Set on the background of a paper map like your dad may have used before Google Maps, stars highlight trip locations across the country to spell out “Google” with an old style [...]

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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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  • Janice S. Roberts

    just as Barry implied I’m taken by surprise that a mom can make $4333 in 4 weeks on the computer. have you read this site w­w­w.K­E­P­2.c­o­m

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