By Matt Southern Google has replaced its arrow-style navigation in Street View with a more continuous scroll style of navigation. Previously, when using Street View, you had to place a white arrow where you wanted to go, and tap again each time you wanted to move ahead, backward, or to the side. Now you can continuously scroll through street view by swiping on a blue line which indicates where you’re able to move. The new design for Street View, first spotted by Android Police, is as easy as scrolling along the blue line in the direction you want to go….
By Matt Southern How useful is an app if you don’t know it exists in the first place? App stores are great so long as you know what you’re searching for, but they have long been criticized for their ability to discover new apps. A feature announced today for the Google Play Store called Nearby aims to improve that experience. Nearby can help you find the right apps at the right time depending on your location. If an app relevant to your location is available you’ll be prompted with a pop-up which you can tap to either use or download…
By Kelsey Jones Danny will be joining our lead news writer, Matt Southern, to cover breaking news in our industry. The post Danny Goodwin Joins Search Engine Journal to Cover Breaking News by @wonderwall7 appeared first on Search Engine Journal. Source:: SEO News
By Aki Libo-on Not everyone got the big bucks when it comes to marketing. Learn the best practices when using social media for nonprofits and small businesses. The post How Nonprofits and Small Businesses Can Leverage Social Media by @AkiLiboon appeared first on Search Engine Journal. Source:: SEO News
By Anna Crowe Google announced new local search ads would incorporate “promoted pins.” Find out more on how to succeed with local Adwords on SEJ. The post How to Succeed With AdWords New Local Search Ads by @annaleacrowe appeared first on Search Engine Journal. Source:: SEO News
By Matt Southern The Google Contacts web app, first introduced over a year ago, is rolling out new a feature despite still being in preview mode. The new feature will list verified business information from Google Maps directly in a contact. If you have previously added information about a business to the Google Contacts web app, such as a phone number, the contact will be populated with verified information about that businesses from its listing in Google Maps. In addition, Contacts will pull in the the business’s profile information as well as link to open the listing directly in Maps….
By Matt Southern The New York Times reports that Microsoft researchers have been able to identify internet users suffering from pancreatic cancer, according to the analysis of large sample of search queries. The study, published in the Journal of Oncology Practice, says the scientists had hoped the work they’ve done can lead to early detection of cancer. Researchers at Microsoft concur that search engines have the potential to observe its searchers and their search history, and warm them of diseases or physical illnesses before they are ever diagnosed. This is accomplished through parsing anonymous data to find clear search patterns…
By Dev Sharma WordPress is by far one of the most preferred CMS platforms on the web. Today we are going to take a look at some of the Best WordPress themes available. The post 11 of the Best Responsive WordPress Themes by @devesh appeared first on Search Engine Journal. Source:: SEO News
By Julia McCoy What made print so attractive back in the day, and how can you apply what worked in that era to your content marketing today? Julia McCoy has a guide. The post 10 Valuable Content Marketing Lessons From Print by @JuliaEMcCoy appeared first on Search Engine Journal. Source:: SEO News
By Matt Southern This week Bing released a new tool for content publishers to get their work discovered by more readers. Bing News PubHub allows publishers to submit their news sites for distribution to Bing users. The company claims that publishers of all sizes will be able to use this tool to reach more of the Bing audience with new and interesting content. As an argument to consider Bing News PubHub as news portal to share your content on, the company makes the following claims: More than 20% of the US desktop search market uses Bing (this can be proven…