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Daily Search Forum Recap: July 22, 2016

Search Engine Roundtable - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 8:52am

Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today, through the eyes of the Search Engine Roundtable and other search forums on the web...

Search Buzz Video Recap: Google Maps Algorithm Update, AMP Results, AdWords Update & Bing Growth

Search Engine Roundtable - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 8:52am
This week in search I cover an update on the Google Maps algorithm where they show fewer and fewer results. I also show how there was/is a bad searcher experience with Google local knowledge box and SinglePlatform...

Bing Ads With Ad Rejection Exceptions On Ad Group Level

Search Engine Roundtable - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 8:52am
Bing announced you can now request ad exceptions on ad rejections on the whole group level...

Google AMP Ads: A4A

Search Engine Roundtable - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 8:52am
Google announced this week they have published the AMP version of how they should handle ads on AMP, also known as A4A...

Is The New Google Analytics Design Rolling Out Now?

Search Engine Roundtable - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 8:52am
A couple weeks ago, we reported that some users were seeing the new Google Analytics design. It was a cleaner look as we described back then. Well, now not only am I seeing more and more users reporting this...

Google: Your Placement Won't Drop If Your Competitor Keeps Reporting You As Spam

Search Engine Roundtable - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 8:52am
Google's John Mueller answered a question on Twitter on spam report. The question was what happens when a competitor of yours continues to report your site as spam. John Mueller implied you do not have to worry...

Daily Search Forum Recap: July 21, 2016

Search Engine Roundtable - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 8:52am

Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today...

Google AdWords New Imported Call Conversions

Search Engine Roundtable - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 8:52am
Google announced that advertisers can now import their call conversion data into AdWords starting today - well, it is rolling out over the next few weeks...

Twitter Lets Users Apply For Verified Accounts; Mine Took Hours

Search Engine Roundtable - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 8:52am
Twitter announced the other day that they are now allowing anyone to apply to have their accounts verified. Before, there was no way to get request to be verified on Twitter - you just had to wait or know someone. Now...

Google Launching Speed Test In Search Results

Search Engine Roundtable - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 8:52am
Three weeks ago I reported Google was testing a speed test feature in their search results, like Bing launched earlier. But now, it seems I am able to replicate this myself in some browsers...

Bad User Experience: Google Local Box Links To Empty SinglePlatform Page

Search Engine Roundtable - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 8:52am
Eric Wu started noticing many local knowledge box results on Google link to URLs that have little to no information provided by SinglePlatform. He posted a screen shot on Twitter which I can replicate...

Daily Search Forum Recap: July 20, 2016

Search Engine Roundtable - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 8:52am

Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today, through the eyes of the Search Engine Roundtable and other search forums on the web...

Google Releases AMP Case Study But Here Are My Results

Search Engine Roundtable - Sat, 07/23/2016 - 8:52am
So yesterday, Google released a case study for the AMP site based on the Washington Post stats. So I wanted to take a look at traffic using Google Search Console and share my results with you...

Marketing Day: Landing pages, data segmentations & content creation

Sphinn: Hot Topics - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 2:10pm
Here's our recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web.

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SearchCap: Pokemon Go, HTTPS & data experiments

Search Engine Land - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 2:00pm
Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. The post SearchCap: Pokemon Go, HTTPS & data experiments appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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3 signs your landing page copy is leaving your visitors high and dry

Sphinn: Hot Topics - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 1:45pm
Are your PPC landing pages failing to convert, despite getting great traffic? Columnist Khalid Saleh explains why your landing page copy might be to blame — and how you can fix it.

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Three of the most important data segmentations for any Google paid search analysis

Sphinn: Hot Topics - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 1:17pm
Wondering how to make sense of your AdWords accounts? Columnist Andy Taylor discusses how to segment your paid search data for meaningful insights.

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Is your HTTPS setup causing SEO issues?

Search Engine Land - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 1:13pm
Although Google has stated that sites using HTTPS will be given a minor rankings boost, many websites have experienced losses due to improper implementation. Columnist Tony Edward discusses common issues and how to fix them. The post Is your HTTPS setup causing SEO issues? appeared first on Search...

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