SearchCap: The Day In Search, July 6, 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:

  • Twitter Upgrades Search With Autocomplete & New Filters

    Twitter’s search tool has just undergone a slight makeover with a number of new features that should help get users to the information they’re looking for quicker than before. The most noticeable upgrade is the addition of autocompleted search suggestions that appear below the search box as you type. The dropdown will show terms that [...]

  • Search In Pics: Ask.com Beach Towel, Google Glass Number & Android Kissing

    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. Ask Beach Towel: Source: Flickr Google Glass Number: Source: Flickr Android Kissing: Source: Google+

  • When Keeping Analytics Real Time Goes Wrong

    Virtually every piece of software I get pitched puts near to or real time analytics at my fingertips 24/7/365. It sounds fantastic and in some cases, is true – but the reality of ‘real time’ data is that very few products actually deliver data in real time due to the need to process raw data [...]

  • Keyword Classification: Understanding The “Why” Of SEO

    Keyword classification is often the missing ingredient in SEO plans. Without understanding the reasons why people search, search engine optimizers will often misinterpret or improperly classify keyword phrases. How do we understand the “why” part of the optimization process?

  • What Brick & Mortar Stores Can Do About Showrooming

    You’ve all heard about showrooming, where customers go to a local store to check out products they’d like to buy, then purchase the product for less online. It’s been going on for several years and is becoming more popular as technology enables instant comparison shopping. Millions of consumers do it, scouting out everything from computers [...]

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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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