SearchCap: The Day In Search, November 11, 2013

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From Search Engine Land:

  • Bing Homepage Showcases Art Installment Of 2,000 American Flags To Celebrate Veterans Day Bing is celebrating Veterans Day today by featuring an image on its homepage from the Covina Rotary’s Club Field of Valor, an art installment of 2,000 American flags constructed on the grounds of a Covina, California school. The homepage includes links to: More images of the Covina art installment Bing search results page for Veterans […]
  • Bing’s New Music Video Search Results Page Showcases Popular Videos With Related Artists & Albums Lists Bing has rolled out a new music video search results page today. From now on, when searching for a music video by song title, artist or album, users will see the following box at the top of their search results, showcasing the “most popular” music video related to the search, along with details and a […]
  • Yelp: We’re Second Only To Google In Local Data Quality Yelp has long maintained that the company has one of the best (if not the best) local data sets out there. There are third parties that have come up with findings that don’t agree with that claim. Recently, Yelp decided to take matters into its own hands and benchmark itself and the quality of its local […]
  • Future SEO: Linked Open Data (LOD) As mentioned in my column on string entity optimization, the use of structured data allows search engines like Google to understand your page content so it can display better search results, or answers, to user queries. This month, I’ll focus on Linked Open Data (LOD), which will allow you to publish structured data so it can be interlinked to establish relationships. […]
  • What Everybody Missed About Hummingbird: Social Signals Danny Sullivan joined me for a live broadcast event via a Hangout on Air (HOA) this past Halloween, and this included a major revelation about Hummingbird and Social signals. Scott Scowcroft has done an awesome job of extracting this part of the broadcast into a short, 5-minute HOA Nugget video (aka “The Scott Treatment”) for […]
  • How Local Businesses Can Overcome Obstacles To Mobile Conversion For the growing number of consumers who rely on their mobile devices to search for local business information, their focus is on making a purchase — and fast. The latest Google/Nielsen “Mobile Path to Purchase” study, released last week, shows that consumers who use their mobile devices to find and research local products and services […]
  • Veterans Day Google Logo Commemorates Holiday With A Portrait Of A Veterans Day Parade & Float Today’s Google Logo commemorates Veterans Day with a portrait-styled image featuring soldiers atop a red, white and blue parade float. In the painting, parade onlookers watch a Veterans Day float with a prominently displayed American flag and a collection of men in uniform. Google’s letters have been painted in red, white and blue stripes as […]

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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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