Data.gov shutdown shows limits of open data

During this decade’s big data boom, data has been called the new oil, likened to electricity and generally boosted as something essential for organizational success. But what happens if the oil or electricity is shut off? That is what users of government data may be wondering as they experience the Data.gov shutdown. It’s a […]

Google now shows Seller Ratings by country, changes eligibi…

Google now shows Seller Ratings by country. Google began notifying advertisers in September that it would start counting and displaying Seller Ratings at the country level as of October 1. After some delay, Chee Lo, head of SEO at reviews platform Trustpilot alerted us that the change went into effect early Friday. Seller Ratings are […]

Google local reviews study shows 74% of businesses have at …

BrightLocal released a study on reviews within Google local and Google maps. It looked at over 93,000 business reviews in Google and produced the findings around how many businesses have reviews, the average star ratings across businesses, their rankings in Google local and more. Who gets reviews and what are the types of reviews given? […]

Search Data Shows Political Bias On Google, Bing, Yahoo 10/…

Search bias continues to rack up share of mind for marketers. A new Searchmetrics study suggests Google tends to give greater visibility to a higher proportion of search results critical of President Donald Trump, while Bing and Yahoo tend to be more pro-Trump. The data also shows Google serves us more results from liberal news media than […]

Study Shows Web Security Directly Affects SEO

‘ ); if(“undefined”!=typeof __gaTracker) __gaTracker(‘create’, ‘UA-1465708-12’, ‘auto’, ‘tkTracker’); __gaTracker(‘tkTracker.set’, ‘dimension1’, window.location.href ); __gaTracker(‘tkTracker.set’, ‘dimension2’, ‘web-development’ ); __gaTracker(‘tkTracker.set’, ‘contentGroup1’, ‘web-development’ ); __gaTracker(‘tkTracker.send’, ‘hitType’: ‘pageview’, ‘page’: cat_head_params.logo_url, ‘title’: cat_head_params.sponsor ); slinks = scheader.getElementsByTagName( “a” ); sadd_event( slinks, ‘click’, spons_track ); } // endif cat_head_params.sponsor_logo Nobody forgets to focus on SEO. Until they get hacked and the rankings […]

Google Shows Your Site’s Average Ranking Position for the K…

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