Submitted by Larry Kim on Wed, 04/16/2014 - 15:13
It’s no secret that there’s little love lost between Google and Facebook, even to those outside the Valley. Google proved this once again today by announcing it has expanded access to +Post ads to all advertisers and that these ads will support Google Hangouts on Air.
Submitted by Elisa Gabbert on Wed, 04/02/2014 - 14:12
In his latest Webmaster video, Matt Cutts answers the question: “How does Google separate popularity from authority?” (This question came from a “Blind Five Year Old,” by the way! That’s our friend AJ Kohn unless someone stole his alias.)
Submitted by Larry Kim on Mon, 03/17/2014 - 12:50
It's fair to say Google's Amit Singhal shocked the audience at SMX West last week when he told Danny Sullivan a solution to the not-provided keywords issue will be announced "in the coming weeks or months."
Submitted by Elisa Gabbert on Tue, 02/25/2014 - 08:57
In a recent Webmaster video, Matt Cutts confirmed that Google has tried internal versions of its search engine that work entirely without links. The results are low-quality – “for now,” he said. But this suggests that the value of the almighty link has come into question at Google, and they may be working on a version of the PageRank algorithm that doesn't depend so heavily on the link graph – which means PageRank as we know it might be on the chopping block. But when?
Submitted by Larry Kim on Mon, 01/27/2014 - 09:16
Internet marketing legend and conference organizer extraordinaire Brett Tabke took time from his busy schedule recently to discuss a number of issues with me, from the impact of Google search updates and upcoming trends in online marketing to the future of his popular Pubcon conference series.
Submitted by Tony Testaverde on Mon, 01/13/2014 - 11:35
Yes, Google tracks what you do. Yes, Google knows a lot about you. Yes, Google reads your email. Yes, it’s 2014, and no one cares.
Submitted by Larry Kim on Wed, 12/04/2013 - 09:57
A new feature that allows marketers to undo changes in Google AdWords is welcome and probably long overdue, though it begs the question: is the AdWords Editor dead?
Submitted by Elisa Gabbert on Tue, 11/12/2013 - 10:03
With Google constantly rolling out new features and design on the search results page, including personalized and location-based search results, there's no longer such a thing as a standard SERP for everyone. So what’s driving the new Google search results page layout?
Submitted by Larry Kim on Fri, 10/18/2013 - 13:35
The Q3 2013 earnings call revealed that Google shares are at an all-time high – and yet, average cost per click (CPC) continues to fall.
With Google stock up, you’d expect CPC to be up as well. After all, something has to be driving the growth. So what gives?
Submitted by Megan Marrs on Tue, 09/24/2013 - 09:54
Google voice search – because who has time to type these days? We all have better things to do, like binge-watching Breaking Bad or looking at pictures of babies trying to lift weights. Finger exercise was the last remnant of physical activity for office drones, which means this future is only a few decades away: