Ever since America at large discovered the convenience of the Internet, people have been using it to research everything from recipes to real estate listings. Add to that, we’re a society that leans a bit paranoid when it comes to our aches and pains–and it certainly comes as no surprise that health concerns are one of the more popular search topics on the Web.
American Dialect Society members voted ‘google’ to be the most useful word of the year in 2012. And Google is probably still one of the most useful and influential companies in the world. Let’s learn something about this fantastic phenomenon of our modern world in this infographic.
Google’s hummingbird update is exposed in the following infographic from Syndacast where they showcase how you and your business can adapt to this new change by providing nifty tips and tricks on how to take advantage of hummingbird.
Search is undergoing constant change. How does it affect you and your business? Did you know that 40% of people search for eCommerce? This and more great facts were compiled by iAcquire and SurveyMonkey in the following infographic.
While Google has become a world standard when searching for just about anything, it was created and exists to make money. One way they do this is by selling all of the information they collect on us to advertisers to help them market better to us as consumers. Keep in mind that everything you do on Google and its other sites is tracked and logged. Some might view this as an invasion of privacy but Google collecting and using this type of information is able to provide customized results, advertisements, and services.
The mobile wars are heating up again with Google and Apple going head to head in what many believe to be one of the most important technology battles yet: Apple’s Siri vs. Google Voice Search. Think you know everything about this battling duo? Check out this infographic from IntelliResponse Systems to find out how it all began, the incredible amount of money spent on mobile patents, and some of the key differences in their approach to delivering mobile solutions.
Every year Google makes more than 500 changes to their algorithm. E2M Solutions has gathered most important 27 updates in entire 2012 and put them all together in the following infographic.
How do you reach a target audience that’s always on the go and ready to act? With mobile advertising of course. Even though smartphones have been around for a few years, brands are still having trouble catching up with how fast mobile search and commerce is growing.
Google rich snippets can be used in a variety of ways to mark up your web pages and enhance search results for your website. SearchMojo points out 10 types of Google rich snippets and shows how they may be used in various ways.
Google search is not just about the search box that you see on its homepage. There are many search tools which you can use to narrow down the search results and find what exactly you are searching for. However, there are quite a few search techniques (called Google search modifiers) which can be very handy when you search for something more specific.
Gaining knowledge about each candidate is very important to Americans with election day approaching. It was the mission at Rise Interactive to uncover how Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are investing in internet marketing. Included ia brief analysis on their clicks, keyword bidding strategies, online spending and more in the following infographic. Lets see how this debate ends!
RDFa or Resource Description Framework – in – attributes is basically a way to code your website content in order to have it make sense to the search engines. When a bot crawls your page, it doesn’t really know what the content means. With RDFa, your content can now make sense to the bots which will make your site more searchable.The following infographic by MIND Development and Design shows why incorporating RDFa into your web site is becoming more important.
This infographic suggests seven reasons why search engine optimization and social media marketing is a much better way to build an engaging audience and promote your business than using ye olde static paper directories. A city at best got to see your listing in an old fashioned paper directory, however if your site and hosting are set up correctly the world will now be able to find you on search engines like Bing and Google.
The constant evolution toward a more personalized search experience is being met with major opposition from Internet users who are concerned about their privacy. Pew Research’s Internet and American Life Project conducted a study to reveal what users perceive and believe about the impact of personalized search in which MDG Advertising compiled the surprising results into an informative infographic