Below is what happened in search today, as reported onSearch Engine Land and from other places across the web.
From Search Engine Land:
After 4 months & 125M+ pages indexed, where are we with AMP?
Oct 6, 2016 by Kristi Kellogg Contributor Kristi Kellogg recaps a session from SMX East 2016 in which Google, Condé Nast and Vox Media share successes and challenges with Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP).
Report: Number of Google organic blue links results drops from 10 to 8.5
Oct 6, 2016 by Barry Schwartz Searchmetrics released their 2016 study on universal and extended search results showing some surprising changes in the Google user interface and results.
Why are payday loan ads still showing on Google after the ban?
Oct 6, 2016 by Ginny Marvin A deep look at how the payday loan industry is able to keep advertising despite Google’s policy changes.
The 7 best ad and landing page elements to boost online conversions
Oct 6, 2016 by Mona Elesseily How can you modify your ads and landing pages to boost conversions? Columnist Mona Elesseily has some advice.
PPC + SEO = match made in marketing heaven
Oct 6, 2016 by Julian Connors Are your SEO and PPC teams working in silos? Columnist Julian Connors discusses several ways SEO and PPC can combine efforts to improve their strategies and drive more conversions.
Dynamic Ad Extensions: don’t let your sitelinks and callouts get out of date
Oct 6, 2016 by Daniel Gilbert Keep your ad extensions up-to-date and applied everywhere with the latest AdWords script from columnist Daniel Gilbert at Brainlabs.
Buying Viv, Samsung makes its “me too” virtual assistant play
Oct 6, 2016 by Greg Sterling Like Siri, Viv sells itself before its ambitious product vision is realized.
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