Local business study finds 0% of site traffic coming from email, paid media

Are small businesses not using email or digital advertising? The ‘Google Analytics for Local Businesses Study’ looked at 11K local businesses. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & Info About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

Facebook gives new option to remove items from its shortcut bar

Available currently to the iOS app, users will be able to both remove items or remove the red notification dots. Read more… More about Tech, Facebook, Mashable Video, Social Media, and Social Media Features Social Media

Video: Danny Sullivan, Google Public Liaison of Search, on his transition from Search Engine Land to Google

It was an honor and privilege to interview Danny Sullivan, someone I have worked closely with at this site for about 15 years. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & Info About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

Facebook’s first experimental apps from its ‘NPE Team’ division focus on students, chat & music

This July, Facebook announced a new division called NPE Team which would build experimental consumer-facing apps, allowing the company to try out new ideas and features to see how people would react. It soon thereafter tapped former Vine GM Jason Toff to join the team as a product manager. The first apps to emerge from […]

Legislators from ten parliaments put the squeeze on Facebook

The third meeting of the International Grand Committee on Disinformation and ‘Fake News’, a multi-nation body comprised of global legislators with concerns about the societal impacts of social media giants, has been taking place in Dublin this week — once again without any senior Facebook management in attendance. The committee was formed last year after […]

5 tips and trends from Google Webmaster Conference

The Google Webmaster Conference was filled with fun information. Here are the more important topics covered. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & Info About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

This Is What Happens When You Accidentally De-Index Your Site from Google

Posted by Jeff_Baker Does reading that title give you a mini-panic attack? Having gone through exactly as the title suggests, I can guarantee your anxiety is fully warranted. If you care to relive my nightmare with me — perhaps as equal parts catharsis and SEO study — we will walk through the events chronologically. Are […]

TikTok’s new SDK enables video uploads from other apps, services

Users can simply “Share to TikTok” from the editing panel of their favorite apps that adopt the SDK. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

Facebook’s new branding distinguishes app from acquisitions

Facebook wants more people to know it owns Instagram, WhatsApp, and Oculus while still maintaining a distinct identity for its main app. So today Facebook launched a new capitalization and typography format for its company name, using all capital letters and a shifting color scheme that highlights Instagram’s purple gradient and WhatsApp’s green tint. “Over […]

Twitter’s political ads ban is a distraction from the real problem with platforms

Sometimes it feels as if Internet platforms are turning everything upside down, from politics to publishing, culture to commerce, and of course swapping truth for lies. This week’s bizarro reversal was the vista of Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, a tech CEO famed for being entirely behind the moral curve of understanding what his product is platforming […]