SearchCap: The Day In Search, September 13, 2013

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From Search Engine Land:

  • Yahoo Updates Answers For Social And SEO Value

    It’s amazing to me that it took Yahoo so long to update its Answers property. Once a thriving Q&A network and social search site, Yahoo really let Answers go to seed. However the company announced yesterday that it was rolling out a new user-experience including mobile optimization. Even in its dilapidated state, Yahoo Answers is […]

  • Search In Pics: Google’s KitKat Bar, Mr. Jingles Pillow & Twitter Cupcakes

    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. Making Of The KitKat Android Statue: Source: Google+ Google Local London Cupcakes: Source: Google+ Google+ Fuβball […]

  • Report: Google Product Listing Ads Drive CSE Channel Growth, Cannibalize Text Ad Clicks

    The August Same Store Sales report from ChannelAdvisor shows that the 7.7 percent growth from Comparison Shopping Engines was driven by the product listing ads (PLAs) that power Google Shopping. Search (traditional AdWords text ads) saw just a slight uptick in growth at 0.2% in August. Both channels grew more slowly than comScore’s overall ecommerce […]

  • Bing Tests Sub Secondary Level Deep Links In Search Listings

    Bing is running an experiment with their deep links in the search results. Now Bing is testing displaying sub or secondary level deep links for some search results. That means that under a search listing that has deep links, you may see additional sub-level deep links beneath the main deep links. Here is a picture […]

  • 4 Ways to Wash Away The Link Building Hate

    This is a post from one link building nut to link building nuts everywhere. You know who you are. Link builders love building links — most of the time. But there are lots of reasons to hate it, too. If you hate link building and you’re a link builder, you’d better take a serious look […]

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  • Graciousstore

    Yahoo should not mess with Answers because a lot of people love it and find it very helpful as means to find answers to some of their questions

  • Graciousstore

    Yahoo should not mess with Answers because a lot of people love it and find it very helpful as means to find answers to some of their questions

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