SearchCap: The Day In Search, September 17, 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:

  • Bing News Expands To Your Facebook Feed With Customizable App

    Bing News wants to be your go-to place for finding out what’s going on in the world today, whether it be the sports world, financial world, or your local world. But social media — and Facebook, especially — is where a lot of us find and share important links and headlines. So how does Bing [...]

  • What The Convergence Of Publishing & Ecommerce Means For Enterprise SEO

    The convergence of publishing and ecommerce has been evolving for some time and is picking up steam. On the one side, publishers who are facing declining advertising revenue are branching out and looking for new income streams. For many, ecommerce is the best opportunity at the moment. Recent articles from The New York Times and [...]

  • Apple, Yandex Partner In Russia: Maps Deal Now, Full Search Later?

    It’s no secret that Apple is ditching Google Maps on iOS6. In Russia, that decision looms large for Russian search engine Yandex, which will provide the backend for the new Apple Maps app, according to Bloomberg. Software developers in Russia that have been using the developer version of iOS6 have reported seeing the Yandex integration [...]

  • What You Need To Know About Smartphone Icons In Google Mobile Search

    Last month, I talked about the 16 differences between smartphone search results and desktop search results, which may have been a surprise to those of you who always assumed they were the same. Today, I’m going to go into detail on number fourteen on that list: Smartphone Icons in Google Smartphone Search. What do they [...]

  • How To Look For Trouble & Find Opportunity In PPC Campaigns

    As I start each day managing our PPC accounts, the same two questions always come to mind: “What problems do we have to address right away?” and “Where can we find more opportunities?” The more quickly I can get a handle on these two questions, the more quickly I can take appropriate actions. That’s why [...]

  • New Google Update “Improves Diversity” Of Domains In Results

    There’s been chatter about Google having done some type of algorithm update this week that’s having an impact on rankings. Now it’s finally confirmed, a new change meant to allow more domains to appear in search results. The head of Google’s spam fighting team Matt Cutts tweeted this about it: Just fyi, we rolled out a [...]

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About The Author: is Editor-In-Chief of Search Engine Land. His news career includes time spent in TV, radio, and print journalism. His web career continues to include a small number of SEO and social media consulting clients, as well as regular speaking engagements at marketing events around the U.S. He recently launched a site dedicated to Google Glass called Glass Almanac and also blogs at Small Business Search Marketing. Matt can be found on Twitter at @MattMcGee and/or on Google Plus. You can read Matt's disclosures on his personal blog.

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