SearchCap: The Day In Search, July 9, 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:

  • 50 Percent Of Companies Struggling With SEO Aren’t Integrating Social Media [Survey] What’s one key difference between companies that are successful with SEO and those that aren’t? According to a new study from Ascend2, it’s this: Successful companies integrate social media into SEO strategies and tactics more extensively than companies that struggle with SEO. The research agency surveyed almost 600 business and marketing professionals around the world [...]
  • Are Google’s Results Getting Too Ad Heavy? Are Google’s search results getting too ad-heavy? A new blog post suggesting that Google’s non-paid listings make up only a tiny fraction of the entire page has sparked some discussion, though the exact percentage actually varies on how you count what’s on the page and from query-to-query. According to a recent blog post by Aaron [...]
  • 4 Link-Tastic Tips From SMX Advanced As most people know, SMX Advanced took place out in Seattle a couple weeks ago. While there was only one session truly dedicated to link building, link building tips were still flying around the Bell Harbor Conference Center! Thankfully, I was there to catch them. From simple tactics to outreach advice, here are four of [...]
  • Google: Guest Blogging For Links? You Better Nofollow Those Links. Marie Haynes spotted two video responses from Google where Google’s John Mueller, said in general, it is best you nofollow links in stories you write, especially when those stories are guest blog posts for the purpose of link building. In general, that is Google’s advice. If you link to something with the intent that it [...]

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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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