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The 9 Best Social Media Management Apps in 2019

  Social media is a powerful tool for growing your business, driving traffic to your website, and keeping your followers in the loop. And because a lot of businesses are doing social media well, effective social media management is crucial: You can’t just log into Twitter or Facebook and post a few updates if you […]

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FBI’s ‘art cops’: In hot pursuit of Renoirs, Rembrandts and ruby slippers – Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) – When a 17th century Dutch painting looted by the Nazis turned up for sale in New York in late 2017, the FBI’s Art Crime Team moved in, verified its identity and helped win a court order to return the work to its rightful owners. It was the latest of many high-profile […]

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The anatomy of an SEO robocall scheme – Search Engine Land

On Oct. 11, 2018, I received a phone call and discovered that Classy Brain (my company) was in existential crisis. The end was near – Google was after me. The future looked grim. My clients would leave me one by one. I’d have to lay off employees, close my doors, and “Shutter” my location in […]

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‘Rich Answers’ coming to Google Assistant – Search Engine Land

  Google is putting more graphics, tools and enhanced visual content in Google Assistant search results for Android devices. Calling the range of imagery and new types of content “rich answers,” the company appears to be harmonizing results in the Assistant with mobile search results more generally. Snippets, onebox, knowledge panel, direct answers. The screens […]

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What the numbers tell us about the current voice search opportunity – Search Engine Land

Despite the rapid growth of voice and virtual assistant adoption, platforms like Google and Amazon have yet to provide businesses with the ability to segment voice interactions from typed interactions in performance reports. This makes it difficult to fully assess the role of voice search and virtual assistants at present, but there are some signals […]

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Amazon to introduce video ads in mobile-app search results – report – Search Engine Land

Amazon.com is starting to roll out video advertising on its smartphone apps. Currently, nearly every search result yields a graphical ad unit at the top of the SERP. According to Bloomberg, video ads for relevant products will start to appear in those same positions. The report says that “Amazon has been beta testing the ads […]

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Google on the March 2019 core update: This is not the biggest update we’ve released – Search Engine Land

It’s still a bit early to tell too much about what the March 2019 core update that touched down on March 12th  means for publishers and search marketers, but Search Engine Land was able to get some more questions answered by Google. Read between the lines. When asked if this new core update reverses the previous […]

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Some Of The Best Apps iPhone and iPad of 2019

To do lists help you remember tasks, prioritize them, and generally keep track of your work and life. Whether it’s work assignments, books you want to read, or groceries you need to pick up, you won’t remember them if you don’t write it down. And to organize your life in the digital age, pen and […]

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Google enables ‘join waitlist’ for restaurants – Search Engine Land

  Google has added a “join waitlist” button to selected local restaurant profile pages. Canadian SEO Sergey Alakov spotted the new functionality, which is provided by DineTime. To participate, restaurants must have a DineTime account. Join the waitlist. The placement of the button is in the same location as “reserve a table.” It’s not clear […]

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Get More From Amazon

Bryant Garvin speaking on Amazon advertising at SMX West 2019. Amazon can deliver customers at unmatched scale, but it requires significant seller investment compared to running campaigns on Google, Todd Bowman, senior director of Amazon and eRetail at Merkle, told the audience at SMX West in San Jose, California, last week. In the same session, […]

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