Is It Time To Give Google Buzz Another Look?

Here at SEO.com headquarters, we live in a world of Twitter users. It is not uncommon to see at least 90% of the employees with Tweetdeck up on their second monitors following what is happening in the twittersphere. Recently, Robert Scoble posed the question, “Should we give Google Buzz another look?” Last week at SMX […]

Google Caffeine Is Live!

According to Matt Cutts during the You&A session at SMX Advanced, Google Caffeine is live! In the official announcement, Google reps have said that they created this new index because “content on the Web is blossoming. It’s growing not just in size and numbers but with the advent of video, images, news and real-time updates; […]

Yahoo Redesigns Image and Video Search Pages to Show Trending Results

Yahoo announced today it redesigned Yahoo! Image and Video search results pages to include the most popular trending topics that people are searching for. These new pages are no longer bland and boring, and now shows up to five pages of topics that are trending in search. One really cool feature it added is the […]

Google Ends Community Editing In Maps

Google announced yesterday it has ended the “community edit” free-for-all in Google Maps. In the announcement Google said, “all community edits will be reviewed before they are shown.” For business owners doing Google Places optimization, this means that competitors and spammers will no longer be able to edit your business listing however they see fit, […]

Google AdWords Adds Ad Extensions Tab

On Friday afternoon, the Google AdWords blog annouced an ad extensions tab as an option for PPC campaign managers to view on those campaigns running ad extensions. For those who don’t know, ad extensions are features that can be added to your AdWords ads. Some of these include Ad Sitelinks, Product Extensions, Video Extensions, Location […]

Google Announces Mobile AdWords Management Now Available to Everyone

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Last Friday afternoon, Google announced that its AdWords for mobile is now fully available. This is big news for those individuals and agencies managing PPC accounts. This brand new mobile interface is only available on Android, iPhone, and Palm Pre devices. For Blackberry users, I guess we will just have to wait. For some reason […]

‘Google Advertising Professionals’ Changed to ‘Google AdWords Certification’

Google announced today that they are making some pretty big changes to the Google Advertising Professionals program. One of the biggest is a change in name. In early 2004, Google launched “Google Advertising Professionals Program.” As of today, it will be known by the “Google AdWords Certification Program.” This change will offer more training materials, […]

Google Local Business Center — Now Google Places

It is official, the Google Local Business Center is now called Google Places. This change comes as Google is shooting to re-brand their product around the Place Pages that they rolled out last fall. For those who don’t know, Place Pages are the business listing pages that are found in Google local searches. These pages […]