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Jill Kocher on September 17th, 2012

Comscore’s latest figures showed 110 million Americans with smartphones between April & June 2012. Google’s report on “Our Mobile Planet: Understanding the Mobile Consumer” (PDF file) showed that 57% of smartphone users search from the phones daily. That’s 62.7 million people in the U.S. searching on their smartphones daily.

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Jill Kocher on July 6th, 2012

Over the next several months, Google’s free Product Search feature will start costing ecommerce sites a lot more. Since the launch of Google’s Froogle in 2002, Google has provided a free product search service. The newly launched Google Shopping ma…

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Jill Kocher on June 8th, 2012

Yahoo! entered the modern search app age recently with its visually engaging new Yahoo! Axis app for iPhone, iPad and the desktop. Instead of the search industry’s tried-and-true page of 10 blue links with some maps and images scattered around, Yahoo! Axis has gone completely visual and removed all traditional links in favor of site thumbnails.

Much like Google’s Instant Search feature, Yahoo! Axis displays changing search results with every letter you add to the search box. As the searcher types “top surfers,” Yahoo! Axis offers a list of potential searches that the user might be working toward, such as “top surfers of all time.” In addition, though, the search results shown change to show different website thumbnails or images and videos shown based on each new character the searcher enters. […]

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Google’s head spam cop Matt Cutts announced the impending launch of a new over-optimization penalty to “level the playing ground.” The disclosure came earlier this month at the South By Southwest (SXSW) conference in Austin, Texas during an op…

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Jill Kocher on February 24th, 2012

Search engine optimization, boiled down, is the process of making sure a web page ends up highly ranked on organic search results for searches relevant to that page. A merchant selling “Columbia Traverse Men’s Hiking Shoes,” for example, will want to o…

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