It sounds like Google’s algorithm is going to change again, and while I don’t believe in chasing the algorithm, I do find the impacts on our industry interesting, but even more so the impact it has on user behavior.  The Wall Street Journal’s coverage of changes to Google to get people to stay on site […]

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Next week, SES New York will be taking place (March 19th – 23rd), and in the run-up to the event, I was digging around the list of exhibitors, because even though I won’t be able to attend, I like keeping an eye on these things – it can be a great gauge of the direction […]

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This February saw some unique shifts in the search engine market. Chitika Insights reported that Yahoo saw the largest gain in share across all major search engines. This boost caused Yahoo to pull ahead of Bing, establishing itself as the second largest search engine int he market. If this trend continues to hold, Yahoo will […]

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Matt explains this newer feature and tells you about all the options you have with Fetch as Googlebot. Follow SEJ on Twitter @sejournal

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This post is for Google Chrome users only. Apologies if you’re using another browser! A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life. -Charles Darwin Search marketers have a ton of processes to go through each day. From curating content, engaging in social media, tagging and sending […]

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Google’s Matt Cutts answers a question about how SafeSearch works. The link Matt mentions is below the video. If you’re a website owner and you think that your content is mistakenly being filtered by SafeSearch, you can let us know here: http://support.google.com/webmasters/bin/request.py?contact_type=safe_search.   Follow SEJ on Twitter @sejournal

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How many of us have known for how many years that Google cares about user experience (no matter what others might argue the contrary)? Earlier this year, in one of my conference presentations, I put it this way: “SEO is about understanding user experience as seen through search algorithms”. Well today, Google took yet one […]

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Challenging the ranks of Google, as far as its contribution in evolution of search engines in particular and evolution of the internet in general is concerned, is simply not a wise man’s choice. There are so many things that boost Google’s credibility to where it is today. Google is engaged in an ongoing quest to […]

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Censorship is not a new topic; it has been around in many forms for a long, long time and it looks like it is not going anywhere any time soon. Now it seems more than ever before in the (relatively) short history of the internet has there been so much concern for censorship. With Google […]

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