For Apple Maps: Trip Advisor & Booking.com in, Yelp out

Apple Maps has come a long way since that time it didn't know the difference between an airport and farm.

When it comes to grammar, only 31% of companies are up to snuff

In 2013, a study showed that 59% of UK residents would not use a company with a website that has poor g

Bing and Yahoo Still Trying To Acquire Market Share With Lawyers, Not Earning it With High Quality SERPs

Via SEL, Yahoo and Bing will be extending a deadline to renegotiate their current partnership in the search space.

Google Found to Manipulate Its Own SERPs by the FTC

Over at Slate, there's a good recap of the FTC "secret" document that was leaked to the Wall Street Journal regarding Google's manual promotion of its own services and assets that was discovered du

Facebook Messenger its own platform, Twitter + Foursquare join forces, and more

With all the talk of Mobilegeddon and the doorway page update, not a lot of people have their ear to wall of the social media office. There is actually a lot happening.

'Mobilegeddon' is Coming on April 21: Are Your Ready?

In the past it hasn’t been clear what factors Google considers in their algorithm for mobile rankings.

How to find out if you're good to go for the mobile update

Google has said that the upcoming mobile update is an "on or off" thing, where you either do well or you don't, with no grey areas.

Let The Default Search Engines Battle Begin

Recently Google started displaying default search engine property switching messages within their search results trying to gain back some of the lost users after Firefox’s new update defaulted to Y

Shocking? Google Ranks Number 1 for "Domains"

Only a few months after Google launched their Google Domains product, they are ranking number one on Google for "domains".

honest talk about what to do when a campaign fails spectatcularly on you

Heres' a quotable: "For every 10 clients we take on, 1 or 2 just shits the bed. It’s how we handle THOSE  sticky situations that keeps our clients coming back."

The Dynamics of Screen Size and Resolution for Conversion

The Dynamics of Screen Size and Resolution for Conversion

Google takes another step in favor of mobile usability w/ Chrome autocomplete ehancement

Google's impending doom on us all for mobile unfriendly websites is not its only effor toward making the Internet one big mobile experience.

Will "auto complete" form markup be a ranking factor?

Yesterday Google posted a blog post strongly encouraging webmasters to implement the "auto complete" markup on their forms to improve form conversions, especially on mobile devices.

The Evolution and Future of Panda

Over at Search Engine Watch, Glenn Gabe has a great read on the history of Panda updates, how they have changed over time - particularly the way they roll out and are messaged by Google  - and

'I think my dad is Dracula': Test yourself playing Google Feud

One of Google’s handy features is its ability to autocomplete a search queries. But do you think that you could guess the Google autocomplete results?

On-topic vs Off-topic links, which is better?

Rand Fishkin recently did a Whiteboard Friday video diving in to the subject of on-topic vs off-topic links, some

Will googles mobile friendly update be bigger than Panda & Penguin?

As quoted in this search engine land article :

Google announces a doorway page algorithm update

In their blog post, they include 5 key points to consider:

Unindexed -- the website built for Google to destroy

The website called Unidexed was created by Matthew Rothenberg in early Feburary. This strange website was coded to erase itself once Google indexed it, which happened about 3 weeks.

Google WMT Fetch and Render tool displays Side by Side comparisons of User vs Bot Views

From SEL: