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No Joke: Google Maps Brings Back “Search Nearby” Feature

You’re going to hear a lot of rejoicing when this news spreads: Google has returned the “search nearby” feature to Google Maps. #celebrate!!! Amidst all of today’s Google April Fools’ joke announcements, the company tweeted the feature’s resurrection earlier… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

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When will Google stop updating its search results?

When will you stop changing things? Dave, UK Have a question? Ask it in our Webmaster Help Forum: http://groups.google.com/a/googleproductforums.com/forum/#!forum/webmasters Want your question to be answered on a video like this? Follow us on Twitter and Google+ and look for an announcement when we take new questions: http://twitter.com/googlewmc http://www.google.com/+GoogleWebmasters More videos: http://www.youtube.com/GoogleWebmasterHelp Webmaster Central Blog: http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/ …

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More Google April Fools: Everything From Emoji Translators To Free Nexus Phones

Yesterday, our editor in chief Matt McGee found a number of April Fools jokes already in play, including a Google Maps Pokemon challenge and Google+ David Hasselhoff photobombs. Today’s first batch of April Fools pranks include a few from Google, as well as jokes directed at the search giant…. . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search …

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Google Webmaster Tools Now Tracks Indexed URLs For Specific Sections Of Your Website, Including HTTPS by @mattsouthern

Google announced today on their Webmaster Central blog that Webmaster Tools’ Index Status feature will now offer more precise data for different site variations. Google says over the past few months they have been hearing users say they would like Webmaster Tools to track indexed URLs for sections of their website that use HTTPS. Previously, Google …

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Google’s April Fools’ Day Jokes For 2014: Google Maps Pokémon Challenge, Magic Hand & More

Is it just me, or does it seem like Google starts celebrating April Fools’ Day earlier and earlier every year? No company on the web takes April 1st more seriously than Google, as we’ve been covering for years now: Google’s April Fools’ Day 2013 Joke-A-Thon: YouTube… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search …

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A (Pretend) Open Letter From Google To Local Directory Sites

To:           Local Directories From:     Google Re:            Local Search Rankings Hey guys… You may have noticed that over the past year, a lot of the organic traffic to your sites has been… well, we guess the right word is “tanking.” As you know, it is our …

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Google Webmaster Tools Index Status Showing Data For HTTPS Protocol

Google has announced they’ve added “more precise” data for the Index Status reports in Google Webmaster Tools. Specifically, Google is now reporting each indexed URLs for each protocol, specifically both for HTTP and HTTPS, as well as for verified subdirectories. Google said this… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

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How Google Uses Taxonomic Classifications to Better Understand the Meanings of Words on Pages

Many words found on a web page are much easier to understand given the context of the page itself, as described in a Google patent granted last week. For example, take the word “bank,” which can mean a financial institution, one side of a river, or the turning of an airplane. Without the context of …

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Google Now Allows You To Rearrange The Google Navigation Bar

Google announced last night that you can now, or in the upcoming weeks as Google rolls it out, customize and rearrange the order of the products and apps within the Google navigation bar as you like. Meaning, if you want to move up the Google Maps icon and move down the Google Sites icon in… …

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Google Referrer Data Is Getting Passed On Searches From IE8

IE8, still the most popular version of the Internet Explorer browser worldwide, is now passing referrer data from Google searches. The move to drop SSL is recent, and isn’t carried over to other versions of Internet Explorer. The full set of referrer data is passing through. Here’s a… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines …

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How to Build Your Brand with Google+ Hangouts On Air

How to Build Your Brand with Google+ Hangouts On Air was originally published on BruceClay.com, home of expert search engine optimization tips. If you’re like most businesses today, you have accepted social media as a necessary part of a content-based marketing strategy. On Twitter you can communicate short-and-sweet deals, tips, news headlines, and pictures of …

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Search In Pics: Google Spam Fighting, Venom At The GooglePlex & Sergey Brin Sky Diving Again

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. Google’s Brian White Fighting Spam: Source: Twitter Google’s… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & …

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Car Makers Drove 14.4 Million Clicks From Google Ads In 2 Months (And That Doesn’t Include Mobile)

A whopping 177 automotive manufacture sites drove 14.4 million paid search clicks from Google ads on desktops and tablets this January and February. Of those 177 advertisers, the top 20 advertisers (roughly 11 percent) accounted for 81 percent of the paid search clicks in the two month period,… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & …

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Matt Cutts Explains How To Tell Google Multiple Domains Are Related by @mattsouthern

Matt Cutts, Google’s head of search spam, answers a question about linking domains together in his latest Webmaster Help video where a user writes in to ask: Is there any way Google identifies “sister” websites? For example, relationships between ebay.co.uk and ebay.com? Does linking from one to the other is taken as paid or unnatural? …

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Evolving Google Search Algorithms

When I’m looking for something at a search engine, I will often start out with a particular query and then depending upon the kinds of results I see I often change the query terms I use. It appears that Google has been paying attention to this kind of search behavior from people who search like …

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