SearchCap: The Day In Search, June 19, 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:

  • Bing Ties Yellow Pages Sites For Most Accurate Local Data

    In April I wrote about a local data accuracy study preformed by a company called Implied Intelligence. The company offers data services to publishers and developers. In April the company found that yellow pages site Superpages bested Google Maps in terms of the accuracy and completeness of the local business/POI database. The following was the [...]

  • Combining Entity Search & Social: A Chat With Bing’s Duane Forrester

    In the past month, Bing has made some significant changes to their layout, integrating with Facebook and other social platforms, drastically adding value to their product. The question I wondered out loud was, how do we as marketers leverage this new social visibility. How do we become one of the influencers that show up in a given [...]

  • Content Ideas For An Ecommerce Site

    In this article, we’ll look at a website that was submitted for review from a “Keywords and Content” focus. The site is an ecommerce site that sells “everything for exotic birds”. (Note that this is not a SEO site review or user experience review.) Windy City Parrot is doing an excellent job with keyword [...]

  • International SEO Strategy: Get Trusted Quickly

    Google rolled out its Trusted Stores program earlier this month, acknowledging the importance of trust to improving online shopping experiences.

  • Google: 12 To 14 Million Searches Per Day Returned Hacked Sites

    Google’s security blog announced today several updates on how they have been addressing malware and hacked sites on the internet. Google said that between 12 and 14 million search queries per day return warnings that at least one of the results listed in the Google search results were compromised. Google has two types of labels [...]

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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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