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Sunday, June 20, 2010

Search Snippets | Weekly Search Engine Wrap – 21st June 2010

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Google Prepping A Payment System For Newspapers: Report

With the demise of newspapers constantly in the headlines, Google is looking to help them leverage new business models with talk of a new micropayment system.

Edit video online with the YouTube Video Editor

A new video editor has been added to youtube so now you can give your video’s the Spielberg treatment online.

Google Commerce Search grows up

Google has released the second generation of its Commerce search which offers greater merchant customisation, better navigation and improved shopper experience.

Yahoo Closes European Directories, Says US Directory Is Safe

The Yahoo! directory is still considered by many as an important link in SEO circles, but is it still a viable business?Yahoo! has recently closed 4 country specific versions bringing into question, the future of its main directory.

Bing to Power Yahoo Search Results Starting in August

After an eternity of discussion, it seems that D Day is finally approaching for the Bing and Yahoo! search deal, with Bing scheduled to backend Yahoo!’s search in August.

Google AdWords Now Showing Related Ads?

Reports have emerged about a new Google test where “related” ads are being displayed in the AdWords area of the Google SERPs.

Google Search Funnels Give Search Marketing Brand Value

The introduction of AdWords search funnel reports a few months ago is giving marketers greater insight into the value of AdWords for their branding efforts.

Let us suggest … Google Maps’ suggestions

Google Australia is debuting suggestions on Google Maps to help users find places quicker, even with sketchy details.

Is Google Indexing Your Content Faster with Caffeine?

A video interview with Bruce Clay, discussing the new Google Caffeine update and its impact on the search landscape.

Nielsen Puts Both Yahoo, Bing Up In May

Nielsen’s latest search data saw no changes at the top with Google continuing its dominance, but Yahoo! and Microsoft made up some ground.

Microsoft Tests New Local Mobile Ad Product

Microsoft has started piloting a new local ad product to assess end user behaviour and engagement in local mobile advertising.


The Right Brain Of Paid Search Ads: Tips & Tricks For Creative Ad Copywriting

Standing out from the pack in AdWords is a skill, and here’s some handy hints to help you craft creative copy.

Is your site ranking rank? Do a site review – Part 4

Bing’s series of SEO tips covers off on HTTP redirects, canonicalization, code validation, customer 404 pages and more.

13 Online PPC Marketing Courses

If you’re looking to polish up your PPC skils, this list of PPC courses will point you in the right direction.

8 Canonicalization Best Practices In Plain English

Canonicalization is one of the most overlooked parts of SEO. This post provides easy to understand steps on managing canonicalization better.

Rene LeMerle Rene is the marketing manager of - a global search engine marketing company. He also leads the marketing for - a web 2.0 style community for online and digital marketers. Rene has been in the industry since 1997 with much of that time spent helping businesses embrace the best of the internet and digital world.

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