Trolls propel Trump to top Google ratings for “idiot”

People upset with Trump’s recent actions and policies have used several SEO techniques to get pictures of the president at the top of image search results for the word “idiot” Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & Info About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

SearchCap: Google Assistant ups its game, SMX East, SEO traffic projections & more

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SearchCap: Google Image search, Google AMP Stories, picking link partners & more

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & Info About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

Google Assistant gets more helpful

The Google Assistant app now offers a new visual overview of your day, with proactive suggestions and personalized information. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & Info About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

Google Image search updates referrer URL to help publishers track image search traffic

In coming months, the Google Image search referral URL will be changing. Make sure your software tools are ready. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & Info About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

House Rep suggests converting Google, Facebook, Twitter into public utilities

Amidst vague and uninformed questions during today’s House Judiciary hearing with Facebook, Google, and Twitter on social media filtering practices, Representative Steve King (R-Iowa) dropped a bombshell. “What about converting the large behemoth organizations that we’re talking about here into public utilities?” King’s suggestion followed his inquiries about right-wing outlet Gateway Pundit losing reach on […]

Google expands job search to the UK

After launching Google job search features a year ago in the US, Google has expanded it to the UK and several other countries. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & Info About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

SearchCap: Ask an SMXpert, Stone Temple acquired, Google mobile results & more

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Grade & Get Paid: Enter to Win the Great Google Getaway!

Imagine, if you will, spending an entire day on Google’s campus with unfettered access to their product and marketing experts. What kinds of questions would you ask them? When can I incorporate YouTube lead ads into my campaigns? Why are my organic rankings in a freefall? How does CEO Sundar Pichai achieve his beard coif? Is […]

Ask an SMXpert – Google Tag Manager

SMXperts Stephanie Wallace and Tom Bennet answer questions on how Google Tag Manager works, its key benefits and why you should be using it. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & Info About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing