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SearchCap: Google penalties, Google appeals & more

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: Don’t trust Google to structure your local dataApr 11, 2016 by Andrew Shotland As Google increasingly incorporates direct answers and other types of featured snippets into search results pages, columnist Andrew […]

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Is Apple About To Launch A Competitor To Google Street View?

Google Street View is a dramatic and sometimes useful feature of Google Maps that helped set it apart from competitors such as Nokia Maps and Bing Maps a few years ago. Now, there’s evidence that Apple may be seeking to create its own version of Street View. The following posting appears on Apple’s site: It […]

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SearchCap: Google AMP Errors, Nofollow Links & AdWords Health

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 Search Console Adds AMP Error Report Jan 20, 2016 by Barry Schwartz A new report was added to the Google Search Console under the Search Appearance tab for AMP errors. […]

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SearchCap: Google Year End, Bing iOS App & Apple Closes Topsy

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 Provides An Interactive Bubble Level In Their Search Results Dec 16, 2015 by Barry Schwartz Google has a new feature where you can search for bubble level and use the […]

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Foursquare Joins Apple Maps Data Sources As Company Builds Out Ecosystem

Apple continues to improve its mapping product by adding new features and content, albeit often under the radar. Last year, reviews and content from Booking.com and TripAdvisor began to show for locations and travel destinations, especially outside the US. In June of this year, the company introduced public transit routing as part of iOS 9 […]

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SearchCap: Local Marketing, Content Marketing & A Reader Survey

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the Web. From Search Engine Land: Global Content Marketing for Enterprise — September 24 Webcast Sep 14, 2015 by Search Engine Land Technologies, tactics and tricks for gaining market share with exceptional content. 14 Billion Reasons You […]

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Report: Nokia Sells HERE Maps For $2.7B To BMW, Mercedes, Audi Group

According to Bloomberg and CNBC, Nokia has found a buyer for its HERE mapping unit. The company had sought as much as $4 billion for the platform. However, the reported purchase price is roughly $2.7 billion (€2.5 billion). The winning (and perhaps only) bid was made by a German consortium of car manufacturers, which had always […]

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Apple Brings Public Transit, New Search Capabilities To Maps

As anticipated, at its WWDC conference today, Apple introduced public transit routing as part of iOS 9 Apple Maps upgrades. It also introduced new local search capabilities, which are part of a broader search initiative that we discuss separately. The company did not announce anything new regarding indoor mapping however. Enhanced indoor location capabilities and […]

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Report: Apple Using Camera-Equipped Minivans To Capture Map Data

It’s a very safe bet that Google has invested hundreds of millions of dollars into Google Maps and Street View. While many people regard Street View as eye candy, it has actually served a more important function: capturing real-world geo-data for Google Maps. Now Apple appears to following in Google’s tire tracks. According to an article in […]

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Sharpen Your Edge With Workshops At SMX Advanced

Everyone attending SMX Advanced expects (and gets) an intensive two-day experience learning cutting edge tactics and techniques conducted by the foremost experts and thought leaders in the industry. Take the experience to the next level, by attending one of the full-day immersive workshops covering SEO, PPC, local search or international search. Workshops will be held […]

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Apple Moving Closer To Adding Public Transit Routing To Maps

Apple has been talking about adding public transit data to its mapping product for a very long time. My understanding is that the company has had access to the transit data itself for some time, but for reasons that remain obscure has not has not been able to get transit directions into Maps yet. AppleInsider reports that Apple […]

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