Bing Redesign Provides “De-Cluttered” Search Results

Tweet Bing is rolling out a new look (which went live for most people on May 2nd). The change to the SERP is based on experimentation results from internal flights over the past few months. According to Bing, the experiments proved unnecessary distractions should be removed in order to make the page easier to scan […]

Google and Bing Search Operators

Tweet This post will be short and sweet – while working on some specific search queries, I stumbled across this list of search operators. Hopefully you’ll find it useful as well! Bing search operators and their intended use: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff795620.aspx Google search operators and their intended use: http://www.googleguide.com/advanced_operators.html Enjoy brushing up your search engine operators 🙂

Official: Yahoo Site Explorer to Be Discontinued

Tweet Well, this post will be short and sweet – I’m not sure if you’ve heard but Yahoo! Site Explorer will officially be sent to the dumpster later this year. The exact date has yet to be determined, however, the APIs are set to expire on September 15th. Due to the Bing and Yahoo merger […]

Bing Webmaster Tools Releases Updated SEO Content

Tweet Bing recently provided webmasters with an overhaul of Bing Webmaster Tools. Below you’ll find a comprehensive breakdown of the new features and updates that I’m sure you’ll find useful. Before we get into the details, you can view the official blog post for yourself here. At a high level, here are is a quick […]

Yahoo Site Explorer vs. Bing Webmaster Tools

Tweet I was just doing some research around site submission and came across some interesting information about the fate of Yahoo! Site Explorer. There is conflicting information from Yahoo itself stating that you should both continue to use Site Explorer because it isn’t going away and that you should stop using it because it’s being […]

Yahoo! Rich Ads in Search (RAIS) Will Also Serve on Bing

Tweet Search engines are continuing to push the limits when it comes to innovating new ad formats. Starting in mid Q4 ‘09, Yahoo! first implemented Rich Ads in Search (RAIS)  as one of the first programs leading the charge – the came the Search Alliance which put a quick end to RAIS. That is, until now. We […]

Bing Maps and Bing.com Get an Upgrade

Tweet So I blogged yesterday about all of the new Bing mobile releases for iPhone and Android and wanted to make sure I covered off on the updates to Bing Maps and Bing.com – which has perhaps the most interesting update around Bing + Facebook integration. I think 2011 will bring lots of conversation and […]

Bing Mobile Gets an Upgrade – iPhone and Android

Tweet So, I’m very clearly get caught up on my blogging as we inch ever closer to the New Year. With that in mind, I wanted to pass along some pretty cool iPhone and Android mobile updates that were sent over by our Bing rep. With mobile exploding and likely to grow even more in […]

Bing Maps Goes Shopping in Time for Christmas

Tweet Just in time for the holidays, and tracking down that perfect gift, Bing Maps is giving you a peek inside the mall.  That’s right, Bing now shows you the store directory for malls when you zoom in close enough and click a “mall maps” link. The idea behind this is to help plan your […]