Amazon Touts Best Two-Day Prime Day Sales Period for Third-Parties

Amazon is touting its most recent Prime Day as the “two biggest days ever for small & medium-sized businesses.”

Google Unveils Tool to Help Employees Decide Where to Work From

Google has unveiled a new tool designed to help employees decide where to work from and how it will affect their pay.

FTC Scrutinizing Amazon’s MGM Acquisition

The Federal Trade Commission is planning to review Amazon’s acquisition of MGM at a time when Big Tech is facing increased scrutiny.

Microsoft Joins Exclusive $2 Trillion Club

Microsoft has become just the third company in the world to cross $2 trillion valuation.

Google Ditches Local Listings for SEOs and Designers

As 2009 came to a close, Google managed to get SEOs riled up for one last controversial topic. For some time, SEOs and web designers have been noticing that Google has not been showing local listings in search results for queries related to their businesses – even location-specific ones.

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Succeeding In SEO Requires Change

As you know full well, the search industry is constantly changing, and that means SEOs and businesses must adapt. This is always made abundantly clear at the change of each year as the previous year is reflected upon, and predictions about trends in the upcoming year are discussed. SEOs know that adaptation and ongoing education are crucial. The problem is that businesses don’t always understand just how much the search landscape actually does change. This can present a whole different set of challenges for both the small business and the professional SEO.

Google PPC Click Fraud Getting Harder to Detect

Perpetrators of click fraud are getting sneakier and sneakier. Harvard Business School professor Ben Edelman has uncovered one of the more diabolical click fraud schemes known to be hatched. As he summarizes it:

Yahoo Possibly Interested In Yelp

Fair warning: this is not a report upon which you should rearrange your stock portfolio.  Please don’t even bet anyone a significant amount of money.  Just the same, Carol Bartz appears to have given a hint that she’s interested in acquiring Yelp.

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