Google announces its own rival against the Facebook Like buttons, the +1 button. It launches as part of the Google search engine, allowing you to â€œ+1â€³ the search results and ads that you like. And in a few months, itâ€™ll be arriving at a web site near you.
Jim and Dave welcome David Harry aka the Gypsy from SEODojo to get his take on how SEO is not dead following the JCPenney SEO aftermath and the Google Farmer Panda Update.
Jim and Dave discuss a new report saying that 44 percent of Google users fail to click from Google News to newspaper web sites got some buzz this week. Plus they give their commentary on the possibility of Apple replacing Google as the default search engine on its iPhone with Microsoft Bing.
Ask.com announces its latest offering which is tied-up with its search engine called Ask Deals. Jim and Dave comment on a newly released commercial.
Plus, a Major Mea Culpa Manifested in Yahoo Class Action Settlement, and a SEOMoz post on the Most Linked to Pages on the Internet.
Jim is joined by Shannon Poole of ConferenceCalendar.com to discuss news that included Google AdWords Requirements for third-party ad serving, the Lochness Monster on Google Maps , and SEOMoz’s annual survey of Search Engine Ranking Factors.
Yesterdayâ€™s announcement of a 10-year pact between Microsoft and Yahoo! changed the trajectory of the search engine industry. Where there was no apparent in the business of search last week, the alliance between the second and third place search engines has at least laid the foundation for a credible though not necessarily dangerous competitor.
Jim and Dave take a look at the various sectors immediately (or very soon to be) affected by the new-born beast known as BingYa!
Bing’s Senior Program Manager Lead Nathan Buggia and Principal Group Program Manager Rajesh Srivastava profiles the new search engine.