SearchCap: The Day In Search, June 8, 2010

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.

From Search Engine Land:

  • Local Search Marketers Share Ranking Factors

    Nearly three dozen local search marketers from around the world have shared their opinions on what matters most this year when it comes to ranking well in Google Maps, Yahoo Local, and Bing Local. David Mihm has published the results of the 2010 Local Search Ranking Factors survey. The survey asks local search marketers to estimate [...]

  • SMX Advanced Session: SEO For Bing Vs. Google

    SMX Advanced kicked off this morning in sunny Seattle (yes, seriously) with a packed house for the opening session of the SEO/Social Media track, “SEO for Google vs. Bing: How Different are They?” I won’t be recapping all of the sessions I attend today and tomorrow, but will do my best to share any interesting [...]

  • Replyz: See The Questions People Are Asking On Twitter

    People ask friends and followers lots of questions on Twitter. Now a new service called Replyz is making it easy to find all the questions being asked, answers being given and provides a platform allowing anyone to participate in question-answering on Twitter in an organized manner. It offers much to searchers and search marketers, alike. Replyz [...]

  • Google Analytics Adds More AdWords Reporting

    The Google Analytics Blog announced they have added three new AdWords reports, ten new dimensions and additional AdWords metrics directly in Google Analytics. The three new AdWords reports that can be found within Google Analytics include Day Parts Report, Destination URLs Report and Placements Report. Google made a video summarizing these reports:

    In addition to the [...]

  • Yahoo Cuts Positions, Shifting Search Emphasis

    Yahoo is laying off more people in its seemingly ever-shrinking search group. In addition to previous general Yahoo layoffs, many search executives and employees have left or are being moved to Microsoft as part of the Yahoo-Bing search integration. According to PaidContent and TechCrunch Yahoo is cutting an undisclosed number of search jobs. Yahoo provided the [...]

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