• Laurie Sullivan, Apr 29, 2010, 2:10 PM
  • Ask.com Gains In PopularityReuters

    Search queries rose sequentially during the past six quarters for Ask.com, and in the latest quarter search advertising revenue rose 20% compared with the year-ago quarter. Paul Thomasch cites IAC execs as admitting the 20% revenue gains are "not the new normal" and would not be repeated in the second quarter.Read the whole story...

  • 16 SEO Problems And Tools To Fix ThemSEOmozBlog

    It took him about five months to finish the list, but Rand Fishkin finally did it, adding 16 more SEO problems and tools to fix them to the 30-point list he began last year. Some of them are obvious and well known, while others are more obscure.

    Fishkin covers everything from generating XML sitemap files to comparing relative traffic levels of multiple sites.Read the whole story...

  • How To Use Google Webmaster ToolsSearch Engine Guide

    Although not a big fan of the methods Google uses to collect data, Stoney deGeyter points to Google Webmaster Tools as being helpful to fix any Web site problem. So DeGeyter put together a series of articles that explains how to use Google's tools, beginning with setting up a Web site. In this post he covers verifying Web site ownership and how to use the dashboard.Read the whole story...

  • When Should Marketers Bid On Branded Keywords?Search Engine Watch

    It's not uncommon for marketers to ask themselves why they should bid on their company's branded terms. So Jason Tabeling gives us three reasons why. For starters, many studies have demonstrated an increase in brand awareness when both paid and organic search listings appear together in top spots. Tabeling explains why.Read the whole story...