SearchCap: The Day In Search, September 13, 2011

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

From Search Engine Land:

  • Google Travel Search Takes Flight With First ITA Travel Product

    Google has made what amounts to a promising downpayment on more ambitious travel search tools with its new Flight Search, debuting today. Launching initially for a select group of US cities Google users will have access to an expanded range of airline search options and a much more verticalized experience than has been available in [...]

  • Link Building Tool Review: SEOmoz PRO

    Second in our review series are the link building tools from SEOmoz Pro; I was excited to review this tool set since it’s not one I use. Let’s start with a quick overview of what’s in the program and then focus on the link building tools. SEOmoz PRO SEOmoz PRO is a set of ”software, tools and resources to maximize [...]

  • SMX East 2011 Day One Recap

    Day one of the SMX East conference is just about done. Below is some of the live blog coverage I discovered throughout the day. Christine Churchill SMX East Keyword Research and Copywriting, Google Survivor Tips : SMX East 2011 Coverage, Search Engine Roundtable Live Blog: “Which Way Google?” At SMX East, Search Engine Land [...]

  • Blocking Sites Within Google Goes International

    Google announced that the blocking sites feature introduced in the US based results in March this year, is now available internationally. Google’s Johannes Henkel said “starting today, you can now block sites on most Google domains.” Here is a picture of blocking Matt Cutts blog in Google France: As discussed before, there is a dashboard [...]

  • Facebook Lists Get Smart With Automation & Suggestions

    Today Facebook announced enhancements to lists, including the release of “smart lists.” This new functionality helps to auto-generate lists for users, a task that was somewhat arduous in the past. Smart Lists The new smart list feature gives users assistance in list creation. Facebook will actually be auto-generating lists based on user attributes. for example: [...]

  • How To Ensure That Your Content Will Go Viral

    It is every blogger or Internet marketer’s dream that their content will go viral, meaning that it will be shared thousands of times, thus resulting in a massive stampede of traffic to the site, which may even cause servers to crash under the weight of its popularity. However, several things are put into effect in [...]

  • Live Blog: “Which Way Google?” At SMX East

    Welcome! It’s the “Which Way Google?” panel here at SMX East. We’ve got a great panel — Jeff Jarvis, Steven Levy and Marc Rotenberg — set to cover a range of issues. Let’s live blog. This is new for me — I never live blog at my own conferences. But I saw the queen of [...]

Search News From Around The Web:

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Business Issues

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Social Media

Recent Hot Items From Sphinn, Our Social News Sharing Site:

  • 5 Tips To Get More Online Customer Reviews – A basic guideline to pumping up the volume of online reviews for business.
  • Yet More Tips For Diagnosing & Fixing Panda Problems – Here we are, five months after Panda and the only publicly confirmed Panda recovery stories are those that followed the Panda 2.3 update. This is notable because this particular update was one in which Google took actions to help restore some sites that were unfairly hit by the earlier versions of Panda.So what is the formula for Panda success? It starts with understanding what the underlying causes are.

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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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