Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.
Bots are created automatically from data in Bing Places and will soon work with Facebook Messenger and Cortana.
In our latest podcast, we recap some of the bigger news and announcements from Google I/O 2017, with audio from the company’s main keynote on Wednesday.
92% of respondents said they made a purchase after visiting the site.
More and more small local businesses are using social media profile pages, rather than websites, as the main face of their operation. Columnist Wesley Young explains why this isn’t the good idea that it may seem to be.
Throughout the 1960s and 1970s, Oakes organized peaceful demonstrations aiming to give American Indians the right to control their lands.
Developing content for your local business website is clearly important for search engine optimization, but that doesn’t mean that more content is always better. Columnist Greg Gifford explains and suggests an alternative strategy.
Pepsi… Fox News… Uber. Look at recent headlines, and you’ll see the impact social media can have on a brand. In today’s 24/7 news cycle, responding quickly and appropriately to customers on social media can be the difference between success and disaster. Why do brands still struggle with social media? It’s complex: new social networks […]
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