SearchCap: The Day In Search, November 1, 2013

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From Search Engine Land:

  • Don’t Want Your Searches Encrypted? Add ?nord=1 To Your URL Parameters Not interested in having Google encrypt and secure your searches? Well, now there is a way to stop Google from forcing you to search using Google SSL search. All you need to do is add ?nord=1 to the Google URL parameter. For example, searching Google for SSL would bring you to this secure URL. Trying […]
  • Bing, Twitter Renew Deal To Include Tweets In Search Results Bing has announced a renewal of its long-standing deal with Twitter to include tweets in Bing’s search results. The Bing-Twitter partnership began in 2009 and was renewed in 2011. Tweets are primarily available and searchable at Bing’s social search page, bing.com/social, but they’re also showing up in Bing’s main search results. A search for “lax […]
  • Search In Pics: Android Pumpkin, Googleween, LinkedIn Band & A LEGO Yoda 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. Android Halloween Pumpkin Figurine: Source: Google+ Minions, Wild Things, Ghostbusters At Googleween: Source: Google+ NextPlay: The […]
  • Google, Android Makers Sued By Apple “Rockstar” Consortium Over Search, AdWords Roughly two years ago Google and a consortium of companies competitively bid for the vast patent portfolio of bankrupt Canadian Company Nortel Networks. Google initiated the bidding with $900 million but ultimately was outbid by the Rockstar consortium, consisting of Microsoft, Apple, Blackberry, Ericsson and Sony. Google’s final bid was $4.4 billion. Rockstar won the patents for […]
  • Case Study: How Should You Be Using RLSAs? If you were paying attention, you might recall that Google launched Remarketing Lists for Search Ads (RLSAs) at the end of June this year. Now that we’ve had a few months of experimenting with how to best make use of this feature, we’ve managed to come to some interesting preliminary conclusions. First, let’s revisit a couple […]
  • 3 Tips To Fine-Tune Your Paid Search Program For The Holidays With Black Friday and Cyber Monday around the corner, it is high time search marketers got their paid search program ready to scale up efficiently. In this column, I’ll outline and dive into three tips you should consider to get the most from the holidays in paid search. From my experience, most of the success […]
  • Free Tool ‘HowsThisLookin’ Allows Webmasters To Perform Remote Global Searches & View International Results Pages Those Internet marketers who work across multiple countries and languages may struggle with accurately tracking campaign performance in foreign countries. Webmasters can login to Webmaster Tools to filter search queries by country, but this doesn’t provide the full picture of what is happening with competition. Using just the Google + country TLD isn’t an accurate […]

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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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