Bing Webmaster Tools Support Works

At the beginning of every new engagement we ask clients for access to their Google Analytics, Google Webmaster Tools, Adwords data, Bing Webmaster Tools and any other analytics they have. 95% of the time, the client does not have Bing Webmaster Tools set up and 50% of the time they don’t want to go through […]

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  or at least that’s what the press release says…

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SEM savant Marty Weintraub has an excellent post on the dumbing down of the Google Adwords Keyword Tool. Google owns the largest first-hand sampling of query data in many parts of the world. Now, breaking rank with 15+ years of holistic search engine open-source tradition, Google has decided marketers should no longer have easy access […]

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Since this blog’s readers are mainly from the search marketing & local search industries, I’ve often thought I should add a job board for local search jobs.  I regularly get requests from readers to promote their job openings so maybe one of these days I’ll get around to doing one. As a little test I’ve […]

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Some of the more interesting data that Mehdi mentioned: When looking for a lake tahoe house rental, in a four hour session, the searcher repeats some queries as much as 6 times Mobile search behavior gets users to intent much faster than traditional search 40% of purchases happen two weeks or later after product search […]

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The most interesting info in the Real Time Search panel at SMX is how each of the engines looks at RTS data algorithmically and how it contributes to ranking in Web search results.  Some real-time blogging: From BING: Sean Suchter The major types of data they look at in the real time search stream: Meta […]

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With the launch of Bing I was curious to see how much traffic it would drive to my clients’ sites.  So I dug into Google Analytics and pulled out the following data for ten sites of varying sizes (Note to Google Analytics team: please put Bing.com referrals in the Search Engines report instead of the […]

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At least for one search…

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