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31 03, 2021

Why Spelling Mistakes In Google Searches Are Actually A Good Thing

2021-03-31T04:32:39+11:00March 31st, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

How Google Categorizes Spelling MistakesGoogle’s Previous Approach To Misspelled Search QueriesHow Deep Learning Has Changed Google’s Approach To Misspelled WordsHave you ever wondered how Google magically knows what you are looking for, even when your search query has typos?With one in ten search queries misspelled and new words being constantly flagged, Google has an entire algorithm dedicated to navigating spelling [...]

30 03, 2021

Has COVID-19 Made Marketers More Creative?

2021-03-30T01:55:00+11:00March 30th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

The State Of In-Housing Survey MethodologyCOVID-19 And In-House TeamsIncreased CuriosityThe ‘Age’ Of The In-House TeamThe In-House ModelA Heavier Reliance On TechnologyBarriers To CreativityLack of FundingCommunication ProblemsLack of KnowledgeThe Bottom LineCOVID-19 has had us all taking on new projects and hobbies while being locked away in our homes. Some of us have become expert knitters, bakers, and photographers.According to a recent [...]

6 03, 2021

A Social Platform Built For Good?

2021-03-06T04:41:02+11:00March 6th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

What is ChekMarc?What Are Explorers?What Are Catalysts?I Signed UpIs ChekMarc safe?Offputting VerificationLimitationsFinal ThoughtsWill ChekMarc make social media giants quake in their boots?LinkedIn dominates the job-seeking side of social, Twitter the more casual business aspects, and Facebook seeks to connect friends and family.Enter ChekMarc, which targets individuals looking to upskill and progress in their careers or learn more about personal hobbies.The [...]

25 02, 2021

Firefox Launches Total Cookie Protection

2021-02-25T00:18:26+11:00February 25th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

Ranking number three with 3.65% browser market share, compared to Safari’s 19.37% and Chrome’s 63.63%, will Firefox’s latest cookie blocker entice more users to its service?Total Cookie Protection has been built into the platform’s Strict Enhanced Tracking Protection (ETP) and was announced on Tuesday 23rd February with the release of Firefox 86.Mozilla refers to the Total Cookie Protection as a [...]

19 02, 2021

Google Battles Fraudsters as Maps Hits 970 Million Submissions

2021-02-19T22:04:11+11:00February 19th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

Blocking racist reviews and limiting options to change site information to combat election-related misinformation are just two ways Google is battling against what they call content fraudsters and vandals on Google Maps.But what else are they doing?Google rarely provides information regarding inside-processes so as not ‘to tip off scammers.’However, the tech giant published information explaining how they identify and remove [...]

13 02, 2021

GMB Messaging for Desktop Now Rolling Out

2021-02-13T04:57:29+11:00February 13th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

With the rise of zero-click search and heightened consumer expectations around brand responsiveness, it’s no surprise that the Business Messaging function is coming to the desktop.If you are not seeing Messages in your GMB desktop dashboard, you will be soon. GMB’s resource on desktop Messaging has been updated to include:Important: By early March 2021, all businesses will have access to messaging [...]

13 02, 2021

Pinterest Closes In On TikTok & Snapchat with +37% Monthly Users

2021-02-13T01:53:37+11:00February 13th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

Not sure whether your brand will find an audience on Pinterest?New figures from the visual social network suggest it’s easier than ever before, as monthly average users (MAUs) have increased 37% globally.Although U.S. Pinterest users have grown slower than its international audience, Americans remain the primary source of Pinterest’s revenue and a goldmine of opportunity for marketers to reach and [...]

4 02, 2021

Bing Steps Up to Replace Google in Australian Search Showdown

2021-02-04T08:00:37+11:00February 4th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

Microsoft Bing is offering to replace Google should the Code dispute continue to the point where Google revokes services in Australia.The News Media Bargaining Code, whereby Google and Facebook will be legally obligated to pay news publishers to display their content, resulted in Google Australia’s Managing Director, Mel Silva, threatening to pull services from the country in a Senate hearing [...]

2 02, 2021

Popular Google COVID-19 Searches, One Year into the Pandemic

2021-02-02T22:45:03+11:00February 2nd, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

In 2020, queries starting with the word ‘why’ was searched more than ever before.Our job as marketers is to understand what our audience is searching for, the intent behind that search and how we can provide the answer.Here is a snapshot of the most popular U.S.-based coronavirus-related search terms between January 2020 and June 2020:One year into the pandemic, what [...]

23 01, 2021

Will Australia have to live without Google?

2021-01-23T08:00:45+11:00January 23rd, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

Many were, let’s say, displeased with Google when they admitted to blocking most Australian news websites from the SERPs last week.However, the country may face even more heartbreak as the tech giant threatens to pull Australia from the search engine entirely.The Story so FarLast week, Matt Southern reported that Google is running an experiment that essentially only shows 1% of [...]

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