China's Baidu has long dominated the country's search market. But a local rival to the company is bolstering its own search services with the help of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group. On Wednesday, Qihoo 360 appeared to debut a new shopping search service in partnership with Alibaba's advertising platform. Show More Summary
China's e-commerce giant Alibaba and search company Qihoo 360 have teamed up to launch 360.etao.com, an online shopping search engine that rivals similar products by Baidu, the search giant known as "China's Google."
Credit Shutterstock As we all know, content is king and it plays an important role in search engine optimization (SEO). Having good content on each of your pages is also will make your website stand out among the others. It is also what searchengines like and always recommend keeping in practice to provide a reliable [...]Show More Summary
Two days before the release of the new Star Trek movie and we just translated our website into Klingon. Now this is good marketing. Starting today Microsoft’s search engine Bing will let you translate from 40 common languages into the...Show More Summary
"Search Engine Optimization: The One Visual SEO Book You'll Really Ever Need" (Third Edition) by Kristopher Jones is out now and covers everything from SEO basics to technical, social, and local search. Learn how you can win your own signed copy.
When starting a new website, one of the first and most important decisions you have to make is choosing a domain name. That choice will impact the website’s success in nearly every area, included search engine optimization (SEO) and social media marketing (SMM). Let’s examine how a domain name impacts SEO and SMM and then [...]Show More Summary
ByElisa Lemmola: With its entry into peer-to-peer lending, Google (GOOG) is solidifying its position as a technology powerhouse that has already dominated search engines and, mostly, mobile phones. This new development has helped push...Show More Summary
Hi. My name is Jason and I’m a bit of a mental case. My wife likes to send me links to products she’d like to purchase and instead of looking at the new ottoman, I explore the website’s backlink portfolio or rip apart their URL structure. I just can’t contain myself sometimes; everything I come across is an opportunity [...]Show More Summary
By The Value Investor: Shares of Trulia (TRLA) have already more than doubled in 2013 as the real estate search engine company is benefiting from the recovery in the U.S. housing market. On Wednesday before the market open, the company...Show More Summary
Although Google dominates many of the local markets around the world, and is commonly known as the global search engine leader, there are places where it struggles to gain any form of traction. In South Korea, the biggest player in this space is Naver, and it hogs around 70% of the market, which is a larger share than [...]Show More Summary
Panels are always among the most exciting and informative events at the Semantic Technology and Business Conference, and the panels at next month’s conference in San Francisco will be no exception. One of the most anticipated panelsShow More Summary
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In the five years that I have worked within the world of search engine optimization and social development, I have had the opportunity to work with businesses and clients that run the gamut in size and access to resources. From couples running an e-commerce website in their basement to Fortune 50 brands, both types of [...]Show More Summary
What's a $36 Million-Dollar lady to do after bailing from the world's largest search engine only to join the ranks of a bit player the likes of Yahoo? A player that was losing so much market share, it needed to enter a 10-year partnership agreement with Microsoft's Bing to stop the bleeding.
Last week, I wrote about an Australian entrepreneur who sold an ad-serving company to 25/7 Media for $75 million only to see its value evaporate in the dotcom crash. He then built up a search engine marketing company that he eventually also sold to 24/7, this time for $30 million when the Internet industry was in recovery. In that post,...
By Sneha Shah: Baidu (BIDU) is the world's second largest search engine company with most of its revenues coming from one single market. Baidu has copied world's leading search engine company, Google (GOOG) in almost every aspect of its business model. Show More Summary
In this article, local search engine optimization will be studied in detail to provide a better understanding of this valuable marketing method to local businesses. If there is no location specified, but the business has a local presence on the internet, then Google will limit listings displayed to those within the proximity of the person searching.
In the world of internet marketing, making sure your website is both visible and relevant amongst millions of others is key, and SEO (search engine optimisation) plays an important part in making sure this is the case. MySEOTool is one...Show More Summary
You can't access Facebook in China. Twitter is unheard of. And Google … well, Google has left China, and China isn't exactly writing a Taylor Swift ex-boyfriend song about the world's largest search engine.
I have always wanted to build a website so that I could earn money online just like everyone else seems to be doing these days. I started off by purchasing a domain, finding a suitable place to host my website and then building a website. Show More Summary