U Mobile hijacks telco search results, takes multiple jabs …

U Mobile is living up to its reputation of being a fun and quirky by “hijacking” telco search results. In its latest search engine marketing campaign, U Mobile poked fun at other telcos in Malaysia including Maxis, Yoodo, Digi, Celcom and Hotlink, redirecting consumers to U Mobile’s plans instead. Upon doing a search of the […]

SEOs noticing ranking volatility in Google’s search results

Over the past several days, the SEO community has taken notice of more-than-normal ranking fluctuations and volatility in the Google search results. While it is not uncommon for Google to have volatility in the search results from day-to-day or hour-to-hour, what is less common is to see an increase in complaints from within the SEO […]

Google backed on limiting search results over right to be f…

A senior adviser to the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has backed Google’s legal bid to limit individuals’ “right to be forgotten” to searches in Europe. Google sought to limit the law’s scope, after France asked for it to be extended globally. The law lets people ask Google to remove information deemed “inaccurate, inadequate, irrelevant […]

Search engine gives users option to conceal website visits

Many readers have written to rave about the search engine DuckDuckGo, because it promises privacy in Web searches. But we’ve learned that it’s only partially private. DuckDuckGo itself doesn’t track your movements, but you can still be “seen” by the websites you visit, for marketing purposes. An alternative is Startpage.com. Search for anything, and when […]

Specific search engines | Komando.com

Google now processes over 1.2 trillion searches per year, equating to over 3.5 billion searches per day, and 40,000 searches per second! There’s no denying it, Google is the go-to search engine for the majority of web denizens. We use it so much that “Google” has become a verb synonymous with searches – “Just Google […]

6 common search engine marketing mistakes—and how to avoid …

Search engine marketing—or pay-per-click efforts—can help increase your organization’s website traffic, boost sales and give you powerful ROI. However, your efforts can be easily undermined by common pitfalls. Avoid the frustration of a digital communications headache by avoiding these search engine marketing mistakes: 1. You don’t choose your keywords carefully. There’s an art in selecting […]