Understanding How Google Search Works

Google Search is by far the world’s dominant search engine — with about two-thirds of all searches globally conducted with Google. According to Internet Live Stats: “Google now processes over 40,000 search queries every second on average (visualize them here), which translates to over 3.5 billion searches per day and 1.2 trillion searches per year […]

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Google to Display Its Knowledge Graph Carousel to Global Users

As Drew Olanoff puts it: “Google’s Knowledge Graph has become a handy tool when you’re searching for things that interest you. There are a few reasons why it’s a handy feature, but most of all it provides context to what you’re searching for.”   Here’s how Google describes it: “Last month, we showed how you […]

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How Risky Are Social Media for Marketers?

Since the start of the social media revolution, marketers have been grappling with the best ways to interact; and many of them are doing an excellent job. Yet, one big issue is sometimes beyond the control of marketers, and that is the riskiness of social media. As reported by eMarketer: “In the spring of 2012, […]

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Google Search’s Policy for Copyrighted Material

Just yesterday, we blogged about Google’s having to pay a large fine because of its privacy practices. See that post here. So, it is more than a little interesting that today, Hollywood Reporter and others are writing about Google’s new emphasis on slowing down copyright violations (‘Google Search to Start Targeting Copyright Violators’). As Paul […]

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Going Beyond Search, Into Fetch

According to New York Times tech guru David Pogue, “Until recently, you could look up a Web page using Google and Bing, but you still had to go fetch it. But that’s about to change. In the last couple of weeks, both Google and Microsoft have added new features that try to spare you that […]

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Multilingual SEO, International SEO & Chinese Web Design

    Click on the image to learn more “Metafocus is a global internet marketing, multilingual SEO and Web Design agency based in Nottingham, UK. We specialise in translating and building international websites that are designed for multilingual SEO and international SEO. We have a team of website translators and international SEO experts working alongside multilingual […]

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International SEO – Reaching 1.4 Billion People

   Click on the the image to visit this blog In keeping with the global nature of marketing, this site has some nice articles about online marketing from OBAN Multilingual, an expert in multilingual SEO and international SEM. With teams in 30 countries worldwide, OBAN is unique in being able to offer expert localized search strategies […]

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Online Ad Spending Consolidates Among Search, Banners, Video

  Click the image for the full story Three ad formats will get at least 80% of online dollars through 2015. As US online ad spending closes in this year on $40 billion, the bulk of that spending will go toward just a few formats: search, banners, and video advertising.

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