Stay or go? Four scenarios as Merkel partners debate future

Headed by a new leftist leadership duo, Germany’s struggling Social Democrats are gearing up for a crunch congress from Friday that could decide the future of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s fragile coalition government. As SPD members gather to discuss their demands for keeping the coalition afloat, here’s a look at four possible scenarios for the months … Read more Stay or go? Four scenarios as Merkel partners debate future

New Google Search Console Feature – Messages via @martinibuster

ADVERTISEMENT Google announced the addition of a new feature to Google Search Console. The new feature gives publishers access to a panel from which messages from Google can be accessed. The messages panel seeks to improve efficiency for delivering communications from Google to publishers. The messages are accessed through the bell icon located in the … Read more New Google Search Console Feature – Messages via @martinibuster

Search and the ecommerce holiday season: Capturing key moments that matter

Search is not static – people don’t consume media in silos – and those consumers demand answers and content in an instant. Customers want information how they want it, wherever they are, in formats that delight — and they want it immediately. This is especially true during the holiday season where SEO powers insights on … Read more Search and the ecommerce holiday season: Capturing key moments that matter

Daily Search Forum Recap: December 3, 2019

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 Engine Roundtable Stories: Google Confirmed The November 2019 Google Local Update – Here Is What We KnowGoogle, I believe, for the first time ever, has confirmed a … Read more Daily Search Forum Recap: December 3, 2019

ListenFirst provides branded content reporting across multiple social platforms

ListenFirst Social Media Analysis dashboard. ListenFirst announced on Tuesday the launch of its Branded Content Analysis Suite tool. The platform analyzes influencer and branded content partnerships across Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and Tumblr — offering brands performance analytics on owned and competitive content partnership programs, while at the same time, giving media companies metrics to … Read more ListenFirst provides branded content reporting across multiple social platforms

US House passes Uighur bill urging sanctions on Chinese officials

The US House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed legislation Tuesday that would apply sanctions against senior Chinese officials, triggering a furious response from Beijing. The legislation adds to tensions between the two superpowers just as they are locked in negotiations to finalize a “phase one” deal to resolve their protracted trade war. Washington had already angered … Read more US House passes Uighur bill urging sanctions on Chinese officials

Google Co-Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin Resign via @martinibuster

ADVERTISEMENT The founders of Google, Larry Page and Sergey Brin today announced that they were stepping down from their roles as CEO and President of Alphabet, the company structure that Google is a part of. Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google will become CEO of both Alphabet and Google. Sergey Brin and Larry Page will remain … Read more Google Co-Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin Resign via @martinibuster

Voice search ascending: Three areas that require your attention right now

By next year, comScore expects that 50 percent of all searches will be voice searches. And of course, it won’t stop there. A decade from now, it’s not unreasonable to think that nine out of 10 searches will be via voice, and at that point, a lot about what we know about best practices in … Read more Voice search ascending: Three areas that require your attention right now

Daily Search Forum Recap: December 2, 2019

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 Engine Roundtable Stories: December 2019 Google Webmaster ReportThis past month we had a bunch of tremors and somewhat unconfirmed and semi-confirmed Google search algorithmic updates. We also … Read more Daily Search Forum Recap: December 2, 2019

Experian’s new identity resolution service seeks to help marketers improve customer experience

Experian has announced a new solution aimed to help marketers connect online and offline attributes and better understand their target audiences. The solution leverages machine-learning algorithms and probabilistic techniques to connect billions of identity signals and data elements, including Mobile Ad IDs (MAIDs) from a variety of internal and external sources. Why we should care … Read more Experian’s new identity resolution service seeks to help marketers improve customer experience