Local Search

Optimal noise in a stochastic model for local search

Author(s): J. Noetel, V. L. S. Freitas, E. E. N. Macau, and L. Schimansky-GeierWe develop a prototypical stochastic model for local search around a …

Deep Learning

Better SEO: Finding Keywords for Your Photography Website

If you know anything about SEO (search engine optimization), then you know that finding good keywords is, well, key. Here are a few ways to find new …

Local Search

Roll of honor: what makes a winner at The Drum Search Awards USA

With The Drum Search Awards USA back for another year of awarding the best in search, these awards recognize and award the most innovative, creative …

Wall Street

How Does Digital Knowledge Management Benefit Your Businesses? This Webinar Offers Answers

<b>Sponsored Post</b>There are tons of information about your small business available online. But how accurate is this data? And how is it working for your …

Small Business

Apply These 3 Techniques to Take Advantage of Your Brick and Mortar Store’s Secret Edge

Do you own a brick-and-mortar store? If it sells apparel, you’re in luck: According to a recent report in Chain Store Edge, apparel is the one retail …

eCommerce

Google's Eight Years of Antitrust Battles at the EU

Google was slapped with a European Union antitrust penalty for the second time in just over a year -- this time after being accused of leveraging its …

Antitrust Laws

Why the local search marketplace would benefit from a super-app

Contributor Wesley Young looks at how WeChat works, what the chances are of a similar app development here in the US and what integrated interfaces …

Marketing

$5 Billion EU Fine Against Google Brings Travel Back Into the Spotlight

Ever since the European Commission slapped Google with a $2.7 billion (€2.42 billion) fine a year ago for breaching antitrust rules with its shopping …

Google Search

Can a ‘Green Alert System’ help veterans in crisis?

The first time I met Don Bolduc was in his office in Kabul, where he served as commander of the Combined Forces Special Operations Component Command, …

Military

How To Optimize Your Social Media Accounts For Local Search

Knowing how to optimize your social sites for local searches isn’t just important for your business — it’s becoming critical for survival.<p>Consumers …

Social Media

Spotlight: Overtok Communication Platform Multiplies Your Customer Service Channels - Small Business Trends

For small businesses, staying constantly connected with customers requires offering multiple customer service channels. Some customers prefer to …

Small Business

Google's Top Ranking Factors For Local SEO

According to Google, nearly two-thirds of smartphone users are likely to purchase from companies that customize online information to a user’s location.<p>In today’s high-tech society, it’s not enough to have a tastefully designed sign outside of your office or to hand out business cards at every …

Local Search

Google Shows Which Search Queries are Used to Find a Google My Business Listing by @MattGSouthern

An update to Google My Business will now show which search queries are used to find a business listing.The post Google Shows Which Search Queries are …

AdWords

5 Voice Engine Optimization Strategies to Get Ahead by @lorenbaker

Learn what you need to know in order to create a successful voice search strategy.The post 5 Voice Engine Optimization Strategies to Get Ahead by …

SEO

Beginner’s Guide to THUNDER

Xueming Li's Lab, Tsinghua University<p>Abstract<p>Electron cryo-microscopy (cryoEM) is now a powerful tool in determining atomic structures of biological …

Open Source Software

How to find affordable hotel rooms

Outside of trying to find affordable flights, the next biggest expense in travel is finding affordable hotel rooms.<p>While you may not find a luxury …

Hospitality

These Three Common Online Mistakes Are Easy To Fix

As a small business owner, you wear a lot of hats. In addition to running business operations, those hats may include accounting, marketing and more. There isn’t a lot of time to oversee the marketing efforts of your team – or, if you’re doing it all, not a lot of time to dedicate to marketing. …

Small Business

Alibaba: A Brilliant Opportunity

Alibaba (BABA) is spoken of as the main contender in the purchase of Groupon (GRPN). Although Groupon has not seen much growth in the last few …

Business

6 Ways Email Marketing Can Boost SEO Results

As a marketer, you likely associate SEO with things like site links, SERPs, and keyword research. But have you considered how email can help you …

Marketing

Mind Your Data, and Voice-Activated Search Could Bolster Your Brand

Four years ago, a voice-activated robot seemed a far-fetched idea straight out of a sci-fi novel or Jetsons episode. Then Amazon’s Echo made its debut, and that all changed.<p>Since then, voice search has made its way into the feature set of everything from mobile phones to in-home voice activated …

Credit Cards

3 Ways To Rank Higher in Google

This article shows you the 3 sections of the Google search results, and what that means for your business.<p>It’s 2018, and even though the Internet is …

AdWords

Small Business SEO Checklist: 11 Ways to Improve Rankings Today by @mindyweinstein

Ready to improve your rankings? Focus on these 11 things to start moving the needle for your small business.The post Small Business SEO Checklist: 11 …

SEO

Want to build a strong online financial brand? Focus offline

Large financial brands have poured billions of dollars into boosting their online presences. From building online and mobile websites to promoting …

Business

See first video of soccer boys’ rescue from Thailand cave

THAILAND — The first video has been released by the Thai Navy SEALs capturing the rescue operation conducted to bring the Wild Boar soccer team out …

Thai Navy

Top Marketing and Branding Agencies Across Select U.S. Cities Announced by Research Firm Clutch

WASHINGTON, July 11, 2018 <b></b> /PRNewswire/ -- Clutch released its inaugural report on leading digital and traditional agencies in cities across the U.S.: Nashville, New Orleans, Pittsburgh, Jacksonville, San Antonio, Milwaukee, Des Moines, Charleston, Tucson, Rochester, Tulsa, Louisville, Buffalo, …

San Antonio

Google Shopping Now Solves 4 Critical Problems Retailers Face

More than 60 percent of a typical U.S. retailer’s paid clicks on Google now come through Shopping ads.<p>So it’s a no-brainer that retailers want to use …

AdWords

In pictures: How the Thailand cave rescue unfolded

<b>The desperate effort to find and rescue a team of young footballers in Thailand from a flooded cave has gripped the world. After the last boys and their coach were rescued on Tuesday, we look back at how the story unfolded.</b><p>On Saturday 23 June, 12 members of the Wild Boar soccer team, aged 11-16, …

Thai Navy

All 12 boys, football coach rescued from flooded Thailand cave

Bangkok, July 10 (IANS) All 12 boys and their football coach have been rescued from a flooded cave in northern Thailand after being trapped for 18 …

Thai Navy

Delighted father of rescued Thai soccer player can't wait to hug his son

<b>Tham Luang caves, Thailand (CNN) —</b> For 17 days, Adisak Wongsukchan kept vigil on the mountainous terrain surrounding the Tham Luang caves.<p>Inside, his 14-year-old son, Akarat Wongsukchan, was trapped with his 11 team mates and soccer coach.<p>As each excruciating day passed, he worried about how Akarat …

World News

Colin Hovde To Step Down as Artistic Director of Theater Alliance

After eight years of leadership, Colin Hovde will step down as the artistic director of Theater Alliance in June 2019, at the conclusion of the 18/19 …

Black Lives Matter