Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.

From Search Engine Land:

  • Google’s mobile-first index likely not coming until 2018 at earliest
    Jun 13, 2017 by Matt McGee

    At SMX Advanced, Gary Illyes says Google will “communicate a lot” before rolling out the mobile-first index.

  • Bing Ads piloting in-market & custom audience targeting
    Jun 14, 2017 by Ginny Marvin

    Bing Ads is actively working on building out its audience targeting capabilities.

  • How Pinterest has developed computer-vision technology to power visual search for users and brands
    Jun 14, 2017 by Tim Peterson

    Pinterest has been developing computer vision technology since 2014 and is now applying it to visual search queries and ad targeting.

  • 2017 growth hacks: Optimizing organic market share
    Jun 14, 2017 by Lori Weiman

    Columnist Lori Weiman continues her series on search marketing growth hacks with an installment on improving organic search performance.

  • Why ‘good’ isn’t good enough in Google Shopping
    Jun 14, 2017 by Andreas Reiffen

    Have you experienced high growth from your Google Shopping ads? You’re not the only one. Columnist Andreas Reiffen looks at growth data for product listing ads and explains why even an 89% growth in revenue year over year may not be enough to outpace your competitors.

  • Baby Come Back! How to Grow Customer Revenue with People-Based Search Marketing
    Jun 13, 2017 by Digital Marketing Depot

    It’s time to think beyond the keyword, and tailor your PPC campaigns based on who is actually viewing or clicking your ad. With a people-based approach to your search marketing, you can improve the cross-channel customer experience, optimize PPC campaign performance, and ultimately re-acquire customers and grow CLTV. Join our paid search experts to understand […]

Recent Headlines From Marketing Land, Our Sister Site Dedicated To Internet Marketing:

  • Survey: Amazon Echo, Google Home owners are ‘very interested’ in Apple HomePod
  • IAB: 2017 Q1 is 7th straight with double-digit growth in US digital ad revenues
  • 37% of consumers say ads placed next to offensive content impact brand perception
  • Why content matters (no matter what type of marketer you are)
  • Facebook addresses Audience Network, mid-roll ad transparency problem with publisher lists
  • PowerInbox launches premium email ad network
  • LinkedIn partners with Acxiom for brand targeting
  • Instagram debuts tool for celebrities, publishers to label sponsored posts, Stories
  • Google rolling out GMB simple website creator

Search News From Around The Web:


  • SEO News You Can Use,
  • EN021 Barry Schwartz on Cemper’s Link Building & SEO Podcast, Cemper’s Link Building and SEO Podcast
  • French court advisor says Google not liable for back taxes, Reuters

Link Building

  • How to Promote a Small Website: Content, Social & Link Building, Search Engine Journal
  • What is Your Biggest Frustration with Link Building? The Experts Tell All, SEM Rush


  • SearchResearch Challenge (6/14/17): What’s difficult for YOU to find?, SearchReSearch


  • Learning SEO through Books, SEO By The Sea
  • 12 Important Google Ranking Factors: Data-Driven Study 2017 by SEMrush, SEM Rush
  • Google May Smear Desktop Signals Into Mobile First Index, Search Engine Roundtable
  • Google Rewriting Page Speed Algorithm For Mobile Page Speed, Search Engine Roundtable
  • Google: If You Were Hit By Fred, Read Our Quality Guidelines, Search Engine Roundtable
  • How to Build SEO Strategies Effectively (and Make Them Last), Moz
  • Hummingbird, Pigeon, Panda, Penguin, and Fred: A Layman’s Guide to Google Algorithm Updates, Portent
  • The Complete Guide to Featured Snippets – Insights & Tips, RankRanger
  • The Story of shows us why SEO is so important, SISTRIX

SEM / Paid Search

  • 7 Data-Backed Tips for AdWords Ads that Work Right Now, WordStream
  • Marketing Master Class, Episode 4: The evolution of paid media, Bing Ads Blog

Search Marketing

  • How To Target Keywords In Content Marketing (Like A Pro),

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