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    • Inside the world of marketing agencies: interviews with three experts by @johnrampton
      A big thanks to our Pubcon 2014 sponsor, LinkResearchTools, your off-page SEO toolkit. Link Detox: Recover - Protect - Build. At Pubcon 2014 in Las Vegas, I had the opportunity to catch up with three experts on marketing agencies: James Loomstein of Digital Space Consulting, Adam Proehl of NordicClick, and Joelle Blaikie of Chatter Block. These experts provide a rare look inside the world of marketing agencies. What tactics are they focusing on right now?"
    • White exchange 2014 welcomes delegates to the ashmolean museum oxford
      On Monday 24th November, White welcomed over 100 delegates with exclusive access to the prestigious Ashmolean Museum for its annual White Exchange conference. 'Turning Data into Strategy' was the focus of the day and attracted representatives from both client and agency side from a wealth of London and Oxfordshire-based businesses. The day kicked off with Jon Myers, VP and MD EMEA of Marin Software, outlining 5 key trends on the use of data in online advertising."
    • How to structure xml sitemaps
      You may have heard that a website should have two types of sitemaps - a sitemap page and an XML sitemap. The sitemap page is for visitors and the XML sitemap for search engines. The XML sitemap is indeed for search engines however the sitemap page is technically for both. For visitors this page may be useful as it contains links to all important pages on your site formatted into a simple list of links. On the other hand,"
    • Seo 101: the importance of adding structured snippets by @getlinkspro
      A rich snippet, also known as a structured snippet, is the extra text that can be found underneath search results used to provide additional information to users about a link and the content provided therein. For instance, were you to search for a popular film of your choice, you would probably find among the top results IMDB (the Internet Movie Database); and the result would likely show alongside the star rating and possibly the number of votes contributing to said score."
    • Google pirate: what it means for web content by @juliaemccoy
      It's expensive going to the movies these days. With movie tickets costing around $10 per ticket for late night shows, and theaters charging top dollar for popcorn, soda, and candy, you can easily drop nearly $40 on a movie date for two. Sadly, that doesn't even include going out to dinner. As movie expenses continue to climb with the release of 3D technology coming to theaters, people are resorting to downloading movies from torrent sites to save a buck."
    • Happy thanksgiving from the sew team
      On behalf of the entire team at Search Engine Watch, we wanted to wish all of our readers a happy Thanksgiving."
    • Looming decision by apple could have significant impact on search market by @mattsouthern
      It's being speculated that Apple may be trying to distance itself from Google by dropping the company's search engine as the default option within the Safari browser. There has been turmoil between Apple and Google ever since Google entered into the smartphone market and started competing directly with Apple. Steve Jobs has been quoted as saying he wanted to "destroy Android", and one can only assume that this hostility towards Google hasn't waned,"
    • Twitter is now keeping track of what apps you use, but don't worry, you can opt out by @mattsouthern
      A new change to Twitter's mobile app will see it collect information about the other apps installed on your phone for the purposes of delivering "tailored content that you might be interested in." Twitter points out that they're only collecting a list of apps you have installed, it's not collecting any data about what you do within the apps. The company is calling this initiative an "app graph","
    • Thanksgiving roundup: youtube urls, vine gets pushy and more
      Since this Friday is a holiday (Black Friday is a legal holiday, isn't it), I thought I'd do my weekly tidbit roundup a little early. Putting the YOU back in YouTube YouTube is making it possible to change your YouTube user name to something more fitting for your brand. This is huge because so many people didn't give a lot of thought to the name they created when they signed up. My YouTube name, TVCyn, was created when I was working as a TV reporter. Now,"
    • 50 percent of teens said facebook is a snore
      Facebook isn't about to lose its status as the number one social network, but it seems like familiarity has bred a little contempt. 50% of the participants in the new GlobalWebIndex (GWI) Social Summary for Q3 2014 said they were using Facebook less frequently than they did in the past. ( Study involved 170,000 internet users across 32 markets ) The percentage gets even larger when you look at just the teens in the US and the UK."
    • Quality content essential for seo success [study]
      In order to capture as much search share as possible in 2015, SEOs need to be creating engaging, quality content."
    • Doing it dave's way: 6 #marketing lessons from the founder of wendy's #sejbookclub by @dantosz
      For the November edition of #SEJBookClub, we read "Dave's Way", written by Wendy's founder and spokesperson Dave Thomas. The book was originally published in 1991 and chronicles Dave's life through his childhood, military service, and all the way through building his very successful company. Although Dave passed away in 2002, his legacy is still going strong. Here are a few statistics about Wendy's you might not have known: In the first seven years,"
    • Skyscanner boosts mobile, customization capabilities
      With its new DataArt partnership, global travel search engine Skyscanner for Business is focusing on becoming more user-friendly and more mobile-friendly."
    • How to get more publicity for your business: interviews with two experts by @johnrampton
      At Pubcon 2014 in Las Vegas, I had the opportunity to catch up with two experts on PR and getting publicity: John Boitnott of Inc Magazine, and Lisa Buyer of The Buyer Group. One is a reporter and the other is the CEO of a PR agency. If you have been trying to get coverage on major news outlets but haven't seen much success so far, you're going to want to watch the interviews below for the best tips. How to Pitch to Inc, Forbes,"
    • Minnesota teachers give thanks to their teammates
      Posted by Mike Schwab, Minnesotan on the Google for Education team (Cross-posted on the Google for Education blog .) Editor's note: We've recently captured stories from Minnesota educators like those in Bloomington and White Bear Lake . As we spoke with them, we were struck by how they go out of their way to support their colleagues. In the spirit of Thanksgiving,"
    • Where brand journalism and native advertising can fit within content marketing
      Over the past year the discussions about what content marketing is and isn't as well as the role of content within marketing and PR functions of a business have been interesting to watch. Especially the discussions around whether brand journalism and native advertising fits in the content marketing mix. Here's my take on it. Content Marketing is all about customers a nd providing them the information they need to inspire action."
    • In our shrinking world, your business needs to expand
      Each day your business remains local is a day of missed opportunities. In our global economy, it's crucial your company extends the reach of its presence across national borders."
    • Against attention: the pre-thanksgiving manifesto
      Attention is not a fixed resource. Thank goodness. This means the little guy and gal can rise above the crowded skyline. Just because Seth Godin has 400 million eyeballs, it doesn't mean you can't capture some of those eyeballs, too ' Doesn't mean you can't attract some of that interest and loyalty. We all start at the bottom . In obscurity. In the mud. In the dark. But because of the nature of attention, you too can become a skyscraper."
    • 6 tactics to streamline your ppc reporting and optimization
      These tools will help PPC account managers simplify their monitoring processes, allowing them to streamline their campaign reporting and optimization."
    • Press releases are not an seo strategy
      Press releases are meant for journalists, not consumers, and therefore it's time that press release syndication be stopped entirely."