Here’s all the news I found particularly interesting from the past week:
It stems from not wanting to index email addresses
Twitter believes they can stay ad-free by developing various add-on tools and services for the businesses and professional users of Twitter
Overall, visits to search engines increased 8% on April 2009 as compared to the previous year
This should not be thought of as a drop in paid search traffic. In fact, the opposite is true. But if you’re looking at the pie of what drives traffic to a site, paid search’s slice has become smaller.
Site performance reports enable advertisers to view how their Content Ads are performing on a given website.
Go ahead and use the keyword tool as you normally would, but check it out: the search volumes and cost per click data are associated with mobile and not with standard search.
You can find the download option under select reports in YouTube Insight, within your YouTube account.
Brand channel owners can track metrics such as how long visitors stay, repeat visits, bounce rate, and page views per visitor. For those who want to tailor their videos to a specific audience, Google Analytics also provides data about where viewers are located geographically and what languages they speak.
we’re introducing more features to Google Suggest to help you make your searches even faster. These features are rolling out gradually, so you should be able to see them soon.
Jim Noble, an experienced DMOZ editor, said:
we need to amend almost all suggested titles & descriptions to make them guidelines compliant anyway. Of the tens of thousands of sites I’ve listed in DMOZ over the years, I guess I’ve only accepted around 50 without change.
When faced with a pool of listing suggestions, some spammy and some not, and limited time, guess which ones I process first :).
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