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Google Help Desk Hangout On Air This Week: AdWords for Video

Google Help Desk Hangout On Air This Week: AdWords for Video

If you are trying to get the most out of your online video marketing and advertising campaigns and are using Google Adwords then you need to set some time aside later today for the Google Hangout On Air which is set to be all about ...

Video Has Changed The Search Results Forever: Bruce Clay

Video Has Changed The Search Results Forever: Bruce Clay

We had the privilege of speaking with Bruce Clay at SMX, and he spoke at length about how video has impacted the search results in dramatic and permanent ways. Bruce is one of the most-trusted voices in the search engine marketing space--he founded his SEO ...

Google Might Value Brand Over Keyword-Rich Domain Names

Google Might Value Brand Over Keyword Rich Domain Names

Google is always changing the various signals they look at to determine a site's relevance. This is typically done in reaction to the world of SEO (particularly the black-hat variety) attempting to game one or more signals. For instance, the meta-description and meta-keyword tags don't ...

YouTube Acquires Fflick To Help Connect Users With Videos Across The Web

YouTube Acquires Fflick To Help Connect Users With Videos Across The Web

After a day or two filled with rumors, YouTube has finally made an official announcement on their acquisition of Fflick, a service that analyzes social media conversations to help discover great new video content. The terms of the deal have not been disclosed, though it ...

Google Boost Local Search Ads Could Help Boost Video Traffic

Google Boost Local Search Ads Could Help Boost Video Traffic

Last week, Google quietly rolled out a new kind of search ad—called Google Boost.  Boost is intended to be used for locally-focused businesses that want an easy, pain-free way to get some added exposure when local searches are performed.

How To Add Videos To Your Google Places Local Business Listing

How To Add Videos To Your Google Places Local Business Listing

A few weeks ago I wrote about some odd Google search results being spotted in the wild, which seemed to place even more of a premium on local results pulled from Google Places information.  And I took the opportunity to remind you that you can ...

Strange Google Search Results Spotted - Reminder To Add Video To Google Places

Strange Google Search Results Spotted   Reminder To Add Video To Google Places

Some well-known SEO folks are seeing some drastic changes to local-result queries on Google, including Frank Reed over at Marketing Pilgrim.  The results are clearly part of a testing phase, as not all users are seeing the same thing.  But the changes are huge and ...

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