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1: new post   Facebook and Google in Coalition for Better Ads, Formed To Improve Consumer Experience
Major advertisers and businesses involved in the Internet, including Facebook and Google, IAB and IAB Europe, have formed Coalition for Better Ads to "improve consumers' experience with online advertising."
Sept 16, 2016
2: new post   How do you calculate ROI based on true lead value or quality?
WmW members discuss how to figure out which campaigns bring in the highest real revenue and lead quality
Aug 25, 2016
3: new post   Is the Advertising Bubble ready to Burst?
Are we living in the last days of an internet bubble? What's next on the horizon?
June 9, 2016
4: new post   Facebook, Google Twitter, YouTube and Microsoft agree to hate speech "Code of Conduct" In Europe
By signing this code of conduct, the IT companies commit to continuing their efforts to tackle illegal hate speech online.
May 31, 2016
5: new post   Opinion: How SEO Best Practices Became Irrelevant
This week's opinion piece is on the topic of, "What You Need to Know to Compete Better in the SERPs."
Mar 25, 2016
6: new post   Report: Microsoft's Bing and Yahoo Pitching For Apple's Safari Browser Default Search
Yahoo and Bing vie for Apple's default search, according to reports.
Nov 26, 2014
7: new post   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
8: new post   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
9: new post   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
10: new post   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
11: new post   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
12: new post   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
13: new post   A Brief History of SEO
SEO Methodologies : A brief history of our industry. (todays flashback)
Apr 1, 2010
14: new post   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
15: new post   U.S. May 2009 Search Share Rankings
June 17, 2009
16: new post   The Best Corporate Blog Domain Format
"WebmasterWorld members evaluate SEO options of subdomain or file directory for the blog."
June 12, 2009
17: new post   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
18: new post   Is SEO Dead or just Resting?
"Have you prepared for the transition?"
Feb 19, 2009
19: new post   The Ultimate SEO Guide for 2009
Feb 15, 2009
20: new post   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
21: new post   Techniques Web Content Accessibility Guidelines
W3C Paper on "Techniques and Failures for Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0"
Dec 29, 2008
22: new post   The Value of Text URL vs A HREF Linked URL
Aug 12, 2008
23: new post   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
24: new post   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
25: new post   Can You Trust Your Host With Your Site and SEO?
Mar 9, 2008
26: new post   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
27: new post   No More WWW
"Okay, so what are the Pros and Cons of my decision moving forward?"
Jan 7, 2008
28: new post   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
29: new post   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
30: new post   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
31: new post   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
32: new post   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
33: new post   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
34: new post   How do Search Engines Treat Rotating Content
"Some forums and content management systems have 'newsflash' type content."
May 10, 2007
35: new post   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
36: new post   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
37: new post   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
38: new post   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
39: new post   New Sempo Board Announced
An interestings mix - if not corporate dominated - this time.
Feb 26, 2007
40: new post   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
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