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Amazon More Popular Than Google As Shopping Start Point

Amazon beats Google as starting point for product search A survey of 1,000 U.S. consumers has found that Amazon just edges Google as the first place people search when they’re looking to shop. 38% of shoppers started with Amazon, compared … Continue reading

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Google’s RankBrain A.I. ‘Involved in Every Query’

Google uses RankBrain for ‘every query’   The last we heard about Google’s ranking A.I. RankBrain, in October, the company said that it was used for “a very large fraction” of searches. Since then the search giant must have gotten … Continue reading

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Google Denies TLD Keyword Ranking Effect

Top-level domain keywords don’t affect Google rankings   Google has categorically denied that it takes into account keywords in the top-level domain after a recent article claimed that a lawyer had seen an organic traffic boost after switching from a … Continue reading

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Bing to Introduce Expanded Text Ad Support

Bing supports Expanded Text Ads   The natural SEO cycle of either Google or Bing adopting a new feature and the other mimicking it within months continues anew, this time as Bing follows Google in adding Expanded Text Ads. The … Continue reading

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Apple Working on Amazon Echo Competitor

Apple to open up Siri to third-party apps   The battle to be smartphone users’ virtual assistants is stepping up a notch. In the wake of Amazon Echo and Google Home, Apple is reportedly working on its own physical Siri … Continue reading

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