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Paid Search Pops Up in More Places

We keep talking about different ways that paid search results (aka pay-per-click or PPC) keep taking up more and more real estate on Google’s search engine results pages. Now we’re seeing the trend expand beyond regular web searches. Google’s latest updates have made paid results more prominent on image search and maps. What’s this all…

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Search Engines Have (Some) Scruples

The web can be a pretty scary place, and in some cases, you don’t even have to go to its darkest corners to find unsavory content. This is actually something that search engines try to police a bit, not just through offering safety settings (which most users likely never adjust) on search results, but also…

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Google Shopping 101

Last month when we discussed the latest changes to Google SERPs, one item we highlighted was the increasing prominence of Google Shopping. If that left you wondering “Wait, what’s Google Shopping?” or “How do I get my products listed there?”—this month we’re going to answer those questions (and more). Online retail is big, and only…