Archive for August, 2016

SearchCap: Google real time carousel, In Apps search & AdWords sitelinks

Barry Schwartz Barry Schwartz is Search Engine Land’s News Editor and owns RustyBrick, a NY based web consulting firm. He also runs Search Engine Roundtable, a popular search blog on very advanced SEM topics. Barry can be followed on social media at

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5 Strategies to Entice Consumers to Binge-Watch Your Product Videos

Continue watching. These two words are infamous in the world of video streaming. When consumers are hooked, they want more to watch. “Content marketers should consider the binging trend a sort of case study. All of the elements that make

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Local citations are dead; long live local citations!

In June, we published a large statistical study on how Google’s local algorithm works. The study data suggested that citations did not appear to correlate with good local rankings. Seems like just yesterday local search guru David Mihm called out

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OnHub turns one today

A year ago, we introduced OnHub — a router that’s easy to use, and built to be placed front and center in homes (where Wi-Fi works best). Since then, we’ve been busy delivering on our promise that OnHub keeps getting

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Why it’s time to re-evaluate your AdWords account structure

We’re now seeing many of the changes AdWords announced in May rolling out to all accounts. This is great news in terms of enabling new opportunities, but it’s bad news if you thought your account was perfectly structured. While each

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Account-level sitelink extensions coming to AdWords

Soon, you’ll be able to set sitelink extensions at the account level in AdWords. Google announced the release of account-level sitelinks in a tweet on Tuesday. The feature is still rolling out, so you may not see it in your

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Seven simple rules for effective email communication and outreach

Communication is key to success in life. No matter your industry, field, career, day-to-day responsibilities, or duties, communication is integral to your success.  This is particularly true in SEO and link building, where communication is vital to educating clients, gaining

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5 Rules for Creating Killer Infographics

Visuals play a vital role in how marketing, advertising, and the relay of information work-especially online. Whether it’s a certain color that grabs your attention or hazard symbols that give a warning message, your brain responds. That’s why it should

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Google introduces the ‘search live coverage carousel’ for real-time indexing & search results

Google published on the developer site information about the search live coverage carousel, which lets publishers feed Google breaking content in real time that is related to live sports, elections and breaking news. This does seem directly related to the

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Google’s mobile-friendly label has now been removed from the search results

Kashin / Shutterstock.com This morning, Google has removed the mobile-friendly label from their mobile search results. We knew it was coming; Google announced last week they were dropping the label, but it took some time for the label to go

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