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The launch of iPhone 5 was perhaps the most awaited electronics launch ever. In connection with it there was a rampant speculation on the influence it will have on the mobile market.
But as for mobile search perspective, iPhone 5 is pretty much more of the same.
New Players Could Change the Game
Earlier this month took place a launch of Nokia’s new smartphones, but not as many people looked forward for it.
The leader on the Russian search market – Yandex – has announced about the renovation of their homepage. The goal of this change is to highlight the most relevant information and make it more visible and accessible for users.
The home page now hosts less text and is less cluttered. The images were replaces by text blocks that are grouped together by relevancy. For example, the news from the biggest Russian informational agency are now placed near the blog with blogs updates.
Google announced the launch of two new features to its Google Drive on April 4, 2013.
The search giant understands that it’s very important to have its own online file storage service nowadays, in the era of technological progress. To make its Drive service more useful for developers, Google has added custom properties and app data folders to it.
Do you use video marking as a part of your overall content marketing strategy? If you still have not experience this promotional methods, we will try to highlight its effectiveness and provide you with some proofs and ideas.
If your web-site and social media platforms are closely connected and contribute to the mutual successful development, you should take care about the harmony of their coexistence.
The regular revision of your site’s social attributes and the condition of your social channels that lead to your site is essential to reach this goal. Let’s follow these steps.
The launch of Google Keep caused discussions whether the new Google’s note-taking and syncing service would be able to meet the competition with widely-recognized Evernote.
At the first blush Google Keep looks like an absolute copy of Evernote. However, the functional analysis of both services showed that there are some differences that make Evernote a superior service.
Let’s compare functional features of Evernote Google apps.
Bing search engine has enabled users to sort the search results according to the needed time period. If you want to receive the freshest publications that have been appearing during last 24 hours, you may choose an appropriate filter. Plus, you may chose “Past week” or “Past Month” determiners to look through older publication crawled by Bing.
Dr. Walter Sun, Bing Principal Development Manager claims that Bing developers tends to provide you with the most comprehensive and trustworthy set of search results. This will improve your searching experience and results a lot. “Behind the scenes, we spend a lot of time and computational horsepower to ensure that you are getting fresh and topical search results as they happen,” Dr. Walter Sun says.
Barry Schwartz has published on his blog the new research devoted the Google's crawling speed of recently added sites to Google search engine. Several months ago, the visitors of Search Round Table were invited to take part in the survey. The problematic question the visitors were asked concerned the new sites and the time period needed for their first indexing in Google.
The question of speed indexing is of high priority for both sides of the process – web-masters who start to promote their sources in the web and Google crawlers. The last ones are highly interested in getting new, quality and relevant content and including it into the search results as soon as possible.
LinkedIn professional social network continues to improve its search functionality following the popular trend among social networks.
The most crucial change is the unification of the search. Now it is not obligatory for searchers to determine the desired Category: People, Companies, or Jobs. You will receive non sorted results.
The option was not completely removed: you still can limit your search with these categories choosing the right ones in the search sidebar.
Google has proposed to its users a new functionality focusing on the content opt-out from the relative Google services like Google Shopping, Advisor, Flights, Hotels, and Google+ Local data aggregators.
The information was announced by Matt Cutts, the head of web-fighting team at Google, on Google Webmaster Central Blog. Mr.Cutts said that webmasters are allowed to choose this particular option via Webmaster Tools dashboard. All content samples from their web-sited that were crawled and displayed in such Google services like Shopping, Advisor, Flights, Hotels, or Google+ Local will be removed within 30 days.
Google presents a new tool called Full Value of Mobile that was designed to help marketers to measure the impact of mobile on the overall picture of their online and offline businesses.
This option has received a special dedicated page on Google’s GoMo site. It has a calculator that counts offline and online conversion. You enter the data manually and then upload the Google Click Type report.