|Forum: General Search Engine Marketing Issues|
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|1:|| US Judge Orders Hundreds of Sites Be Removed From Google, Bing, etc.|
Concerned about counterfeiting, Chanel has filed a joint suit in Nevada against nearly 700 domain names that appear to have nothing in common.[br][br]When Chanel finds more names, it simply uses the same case and files new requests for more seizures.
|Nov 30, 2011|
|2:|| Court Finds SEO Firm Responsible For Online Sales of Counterfeit Goods|
"For Internet Intermediaries like SEOs and web hosts, this should be a cautionary warning," says Christopher Finnerty, one of the lawyers for Cleveland Golf.[br][br]"The jury found that web hosts and SEO's cannot rely solely on third parties to police their web sites and provide actual notice of counterfeit sales from the brand owners.[br][br]Even prior to notification from a third party, Internet intermediaries must be proactive to stop infringing sales when they knew or should have known that these illegal sales were occurring through one of the web sites they host."
|Mar 16, 2011|
|3:|| U.S. Search Share December 2010|
Google accounted for 69.67 percent of all U.S. searches conducted in the four weeks ending Jan. 1, 2011. Bing-powered search received 25.77 percent of searches for the month, with Yahoo! Search and Bing receiving 15.17 percent and 10.60 percent, respectively.
Bing and Yahoo! Search achieved the highest success rates in December 2010, meaning that for both search engines, 81 percent of searches executed resulted in a visit to a Website.
Google achieved a success rate of 65 percent, up 1 percent over the previous month.
|Jan 13, 2011|
|4:|| Report: Google Global Search Share Dips Slightly, Baidu Up|
"Google's search revenue growth continues to slow down as the Western search market reaches maturity and Google struggles to gain share in the fastest-growing Asian markets,"
|July 27, 2010|
|5:|| SEO Linking From My Site To Theirs|
"WebmasterWorld Members discuss the ethics and value of an SEO company adding links from the site they are working on to their own."
|June 7, 2010|
|6:|| March US Search Share Shows Continuing Growth For Bing|
"Microsoft's new Internet search engine Bing increased its share of the US search market in March while market leader Google slipped a bit,..."
|Apr 9, 2010|
|7:|| A Brief History of SEO|
SEO Methodologies : A brief history of our industry. (todays flashback)
|Apr 1, 2010|
|8:|| How Many Search Results Should I Track?|
"...track my site's search engine rankings on various keywords with automated software. The software defaults at checking the top 100 results."
|Sept 15, 2009|
|9:|| U.S. May 2009 Search Share Rankings||June 17, 2009|
|10:|| The Best Corporate Blog Domain Format|
"WebmasterWorld members evaluate SEO options of subdomain or file directory for the blog."
|June 12, 2009|
|11:|| Proposed Utah Law would Ban Trademark-Triggered Competitive Ads|
This bill, sponsored by 1-800-Contacts, prevents search engines from being able to serve competitive ads if someone searches for a branded/trademarked keyword. The bill passed the Utah House today and now goes to the state Senate.
|Mar 7, 2009|
|12:|| Is SEO Dead or just Resting?|
"Have you prepared for the transition?"
|Feb 19, 2009|
|13:|| The Ultimate SEO Guide for 2009||Feb 15, 2009|
|14:|| Nobody Ever Got Fired for Choosing Google|
"Even if a company needs to slash ad spending, its Web site will require support to maintain an online presence...search is an essential tool for driving traffic to the company's site--with showing up in a search query becoming as vital as having the site in the first place."
|Jan 7, 2009|
|15:|| Techniques Web Content Accessibility Guidelines|
W3C Paper on "Techniques and Failures for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0"
|Dec 29, 2008|
|16:|| The Value of Text URL vs A HREF Linked URL||Aug 12, 2008|
|17:|| EU Advisors Say Search Engines Must Cut Data Retention Time|
"The officials decided after a two-day meeting in Brussels that the maximum time for keeping search data is six months."
|Apr 6, 2008|
|18:|| Comscore: Google's February Search Share Down Globally|
"Google Inc's share of the global Web search market dipped in February from January, despite a rise in its U.S. search share, an Internet industry analyst said on Wednesday, citing comScore data."
|Mar 19, 2008|
|19:|| Can You Trust Your Host With Your Site and SEO?||Mar 9, 2008|
|20:|| Nielsen: Google's Share of Search Slips, Microsoft Gains In US, December|
"Microsoft Corp. was the only company among the three largest search providers to see an increase in December, as its share rose to 13.8% of the U.S. market from 12% the previous month, according to Nielsen."
|Jan 20, 2008|
|21:|| No More WWW|
"Okay, so what are the Pros and Cons of my decision moving forward?"
|Jan 7, 2008|
|22:|| The "My Competitors Are Doing It!" Syndrome|
"Why should I be a follower when I can be a leader with a little bit of dedication and hard work?"
|Dec 31, 2007|
|23:|| IAC to Separate into five Publicly Traded Companies|
"...announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a plan to separate IAC into five publicly traded companies:"
|Nov 5, 2007|
|24:|| FTC Seeks Tighter Grip Over Online Advertising|
"In the most significant review of online advertising in eight years, FTC Commissioners express concern over the state of online advertising and indicated they will increase oversight over the industry."
|Nov 5, 2007|
|25:|| Content is King, or Links are King: What's Your Money On|
"As we all know and have been hearing that content is the king and link is the secondary aspect as regards to SEO, what would you guys opine on this subject in the modern SEO era."
|Sept 13, 2007|
|26:|| SOC - Source Ordered Content|
What is it? How does it work? What benefits are there? For many, their designs may not allow them this flexibility. For some, more understanding is needed. And for others, the changeover may seem to be just too much work.
|Sept 4, 2007|
|27:|| Developing Effective META Description Elements|
I'm finding way too many instances of sites experiencing problems which may be due to issues revolving around meta descriptions, duplication, and believe it or not, lack of having one.
|Aug 30, 2007|
|28:|| How do Search Engines Treat Rotating Content|
"Some forums and content management systems have 'newsflash' type content."
|May 10, 2007|
|29:|| Net Stocks Boosted By New Report Of Surging Internet Use|
"Internet stocks were trading sharply higher Tuesday, helped along by a reported 10% increase in worldwide Internet use and positive analyst notes about Amazon.com Inc. and Baidu.com Inc. helping to lift the sector."
|Mar 6, 2007|
|30:|| Ogilvy Buys Global Strategies International|
Congrats to long time members Bill Hunt and crew: "In a move that speaks to the growing importance of search to overall brand marketing strategy, Ogilvy Group's digital and direct media unit Neo@Ogilvy has acquired search marketing consultancy Global Strategies International."
|Mar 6, 2007|
|31:|| Microsoft Says Google Systematically Violates Copyright|
"Google takes the position that everything may be freely copied unless the copyright owner notifies Google and tells it to stop," said Rubin, noting that Microsoft takes the position of seeking the copyright owner's consent before they copy.
|Mar 6, 2007|
|32:|| Search Engines Not Bound by First Amendment To Run Ads as Free Speech|
"...ruled that when it comes to advertising, search engines are not bound by the First Amendment's free-speech guarantees. "
|Feb 27, 2007|
|33:|| New Sempo Board Announced|
An interestings mix - if not corporate dominated - this time.
|Feb 26, 2007|
|34:|| McAfee Updates Google-Yahoo-MSN-ASK Search Safety Study|
"Search engine users continue to be at significant risk of clicking through to web sites that can compromise their online safety, says McAfee"
|Jan 28, 2007|
|35:|| Displaying URI's in the SERPs||Jan 15, 2007|
|36:|| Convera Survey : Only One in Ten Search Engine Biz Users are Satisfied on First Attempt|
"Only 21 percent feel that their search query is always understood. Less than 25 percent of professionals are very confident that when using popular Internet search engines they've looked everywhere to find answers."
|Dec 28, 2006|
|37:|| SiteMaps Protocol Endorsed by Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo|
"Sitemap 0.90 is offered under the terms of the Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons License and has wide adoption, including support from Google, Yahoo!, and Microsoft."
|Nov 16, 2006|
|38:|| SEO Rates - Moving to Pay-For-Performance|
"Most of the seo's have been charging on hourly basis, but I want to know that how can I charge a client on basis of rank achieved on a particular keyword..."
|Sept 5, 2006|
|39:|| Can a small niche site compete against a mega-site|
"What can I do to improve my ranking?"
|June 2, 2006|
|40:|| Links Hijacked in Search Engines|
Strange symptoms are being reported -- some clicks on your search result links get hijacked, but most of the time they work fine. Is this an exploit stealing your traffic?
|Apr 10, 2006|