Search marketing friends — welcome, welcome! It’s time for another installment of our Search Engine Land Year In Review series. We’ve toured through the top news stories and those that were most tweeted — now it’s time to scope out the articles, tutorials, resources, and surveys that were most shared on the world’s largest social network, Facebook. … [Read more...] about How To Survive Google, Plus A Joke Here & There
…you’ll get something a little more bland. We decided to go back to basics, to the dawn of the Internet, to reimagine Bing with more of a 1997, dial-up sensibility in mind. We may see some uptick in our numbers based on this test, but the main goal here is just to learn more about how our world would look if we hadn’t evolved. … [Read more...] about Bing’s April Fools’ Jokes Include A Slam On Google & A New SEO Tag
No, that’s not an official Family Guy account. It’s not even the @LordStewie parody account with 54,000 followers. In fact, it’s an account that Twitter apparently suspended and then blocked from having new followers. But it still made it into search results as a top tweet. … [Read more...] about Who Started The “Dear Yahoo, I’ve Never Heard Anyone Say ‘Let’s Yahoo It’ Sincerely Google” Twitter Joke?
Don’t like Google Street View taking pictures of your house? “Just move,” joked Google CEO Eric Schmidt, in a CNN interview on Friday. A controversial joke, no doubt — one made even more controversial for later seeming to disappear from the interview. Don’t blame Google, the company says. It didn’t ask for the quote to be pulled. And by the way, anyone can remove pictures of their home from Google, no need to move required. More below. … [Read more...] about Schmidt’s “Just Move” Joke About Google Street View & How It Went Missing
Matt McGee is the Editor-In-Chief of Marketing Land and Search Engine Land. His news career includes time spent in TV, radio, and print journalism. After leaving traditional media in the mid-1990s, he began developing and marketing websites and continued to provide consulting services for more than 15 years. His SEO and social media clients ranged from mom-and-pop small businesses to one of the Top 5 online retailers. Matt is a longtime speaker at marketing events around the U.S., including keynote and panelist roles. He can be found on Twitter at @MattMcGee. You can read Matt's disclosures on his personal blog. You can reach Matt via email using our Contact page. … [Read more...] about Twitters April Fools Joke: Consonants-Only In Basic Service, Vowels Cost $5/Month