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SearchCap: Ask an SMXpert, Trump tops Google ratings for “idiot”, search in pics & more

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

Ask the SMXpert – Optimizing for voice search & virtual assistants

SMXpert Upasna Gautam continues the Q&A from SMX Advanced and discusses a number of topics including creating the right content, using homonyms, stressed words and quality metrics when optimizing for voice search. Please visit Searc...

Search in Pics: Watermelons, air ducts & new office buildings

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Trolls game Google to get Trump in top results for “idiot”

People upset with Trump’s recent actions and policies have used several techniques to get pictures of the president at the top of image search results for the word “idiot.” Please visit Search Engine Land for the full a...

Trolls game Google to propel Trump to top ratings for “idiot”

People upset with Trump’s recent actions and policies have used several SEO techniques to get pictures of the president at the top of image search results for the word “idiot” Please visit Search Engine Land for the ful...

Trolls propel Trump to top Google ratings for “idiot”

People upset with Trump’s recent actions and policies have used several SEO techniques to get pictures of the president at the top of image search results for the word “idiot” Please visit Search Engine Land for the ful...

Trolls propel Trump to top Google ratings for ‘idiot’

People upset with Trump’s recent actions and policies have used several SEO techniques to get pictures of the president at the top of image search results for the word ‘idiot’ Please visit Search Engine Land for the ful...

SearchCap: Apple loses top management, new SEMPO Board, Apple Maps & more

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

SEMPO announces new board of directors for 2018-2020

Here are the 15 new members of the board of directors for the search marketing organization. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

How to implement an Account-Based Marketing strategy

Instead of focusing on single leads, more and more B2B companies are increasing their ROI by focusing on accounts. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

Apple Maps takes a step in the right direction

Keep your business listings on Google Maps updated, says contributor Adam Dorfman — and don’t overlook doing the same on Apple Maps. Here’s a look at the new and improved Apple Maps and its features. Please visit Search...

The last of Siri’s original bosses leaves Apple, as does ex-Topsy search exec

Departures likely a response to reorganization of Siri and AI units under John Giannandrea. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

SearchCap: Google Assistant ups its game, SMX East, SEO traffic projections & more

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

How to project SEO traffic levels and avoid saying, ‘It depends’

Establishing a baseline and understanding historical trends helps forecast traffic trends and alerts you when traffic changes. Contributor Simon Heseltine lists steps you can take to predict incoming traffic and changes to your site. Ple...

SEO & SEM experts are coming to NYC! Are you?

Meet your first eight search marketing mentors. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

Google may notify you when your local business listing goes live in Google Maps & Search

A new notification from Google My Business will tell businesses when their local listings go live. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

Google tests location tab for hotel knowledge panels

Need help finding a great hotel based on what you can do near that hotel? Google is testing a location tab that shows you just that. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

Kurt Masur, the German conductor, gets a Google doodle

Google logo honors one of the last old-style maestros, Kurt Masur. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

Google Assistant gets more helpful

The Google Assistant app now offers a new visual overview of your day, with proactive suggestions and personalized information. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

SearchCap: Google Image search, Google AMP Stories, picking link partners & more

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

An update to referral source URLs for Google Images

15 checks you should make when choosing a link partner

How can you best evaluate a site to determine whether it’s a good linking partner? Contributor Julie Joyce outlines 15 things you need to check including site hacks, poor quality content, traffic and more. Please visit Search Engine Land...

Google Image search updates referrer URL to help publishers track image search traffic

In coming months, the Google Image search referral URL will be changing. Make sure your software tools are ready. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

Google releases AMP Stories v1.0 with new features, including an ads beta for DFP users

AMP Stories is now available to all developers. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

Google expands job search to the UK

After launching Google job search features a year ago in the US, Google has expanded it to the UK and several other countries. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

Expanding our Custom Search Engine offerings.

SearchCap: Ask an SMXpert, Stone Temple acquired, Google mobile results & more

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

7 ways digital marketers use what happens on calls to optimize ROI

The next marketing revolution is here. It’s voice. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

Ask an SMXpert – Google Tag Manager

SMXperts Stephanie Wallace and Tom Bennet answer questions on how Google Tag Manager works, its key benefits and why you should be using it. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

Report: Google’s mobile search results now show image thumbnails 45% of the time

There was a 183% increase in the chances you’ll see an image thumbnail in the mobile Google Search Results. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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