SearchCap: The Day In Search, March 9, 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:

  • Four Seriously Cool Information Resources

    As a librarian, researcher and frequent blogger, I’m constantly coming across incredibly useful online information resources that are most effectively searched using their own site search tools, rather than relying on general-purpose engines to surface their valuable content. I plan to start writing about these on a regular, ongoing basis, using a bullet-point format that [...]

  • Search In Pics: Google Fish, Yahoo 17th Birthday & Googlighting Tie

    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. Google Fish: Source: Google+ Googlighting Tie: Source: Google+ Android Noogler: Source: Flickr Google Purim Costume: Source: [...]

  • Pew Report: 65% View Personalized Search As Bad; 73% See It As Privacy Invasion

    Personalized search? Both Google and Bing will tell you that it provides better results. But two-thirds say they don’t care. They view personalized search as a “bad thing,” a new survey finds. Nearly three-quarters also view gathering data to personalize results to be a privacy invasion. The findings come out of a survey from the Pew Internet & [...]

  • Work Smart, Not Hard – An Introduction To Google Analytics Dashboards

    I love my Google Analytics dashboard and I’m not ashamed to admit it. It saves me time, helps me look like I’m 100% on top of things when a client calls, and helps me add hours back into days that were previously spent hunting and pecking for information. Right now, my client load consists of [...]

  • The Ultimate Secret For Successful Marketing & Web Design

    We’ve just experienced another season of roundups in the sports, music and movie industries and throughout it all, I noted interesting things about marketing and human behavior. Super Bowl It began with the TV commercials during the Super Bowl. Usually my favorite part of this final game of champions is watching the new commercials that [...]

  • Bing And Google Gain Market Share While Yahoo Drops

    The comScore February search market share numbers are being exposed by the various financial and investment firms this evening. Bing continued to gain, while its partner Yahoo lost market share. Google was up compared to January and year over year. Keeping in mind this isn’t yet the official comScore release, the following are the numbers [...]

  • Santorum’s Changing “Google Problem” — & Search Engine Land — Make The Rachel Maddow Show

    As we covered last week, Google’s search results for a search on “santorum” have gotten a lot cleaner recently. The change was featured on The Rachel Maddow Show last night, and Search Engine Land’s coverage got a big shout-out. The clip is below, as well as an update on all things Santorum and Google. Santorum [...]

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