Daiwa Securities Group Inc. increased its position in FMC Corp (NYSE:FMC) by 4.1% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 5,056 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after
Google Analytics provides powerful but under-advertised features for grouping your visitors into buckets based on features of their visit. If you don’t know much about these yet or how to use them, read on.
What are Advanced Segments?
Google Analytics provides some very intuitive default reports. From simple things like being able to see your total number of monthly visits,....More>>>
The big news in search this week was the announcement of Facebook’s Graph Search. But today, Microsoft is making enhancements to its own “social search” capability. Specifically, Bing is adding more content to its Social Sidebar feature.
In a way, this is a reintroduction of Social Sidebar following the news of Facebook’s Graph Search.
Google added two features to Google Webmaster Tools this week; a structured data dashboard and CNAME record verification.
Structured Data Dashboard
Structured data is a big part of Google’s search results and discovery process and to make it easier for webmasters to understand what structured data Google has indexed from your web site, Google introduced a new section under the....More>>>
Bryson Meunier spotted new mobile icons in his mobile search experience on Google.
He was searching Google on his Galaxy Nexus running Jelly Bean and noticed a new smartphone icon labeled on some of the search results. The icon symbolizes if the web site you are about to click on is smartphone-optimized or not.
Google told us this is a test they are experimenting with to try to....More>>>
Demonstrating the ROI of link building is a tricky, tricky thing. There are cases where you can tell that a link gave you a conversion, or multiple conversions, but many times, links strengthen the whole site or play a starring role in helping out a great SEO campaign.
Tying conversions to any effort that may bear fruit way down the road though? That’s tough. Selling such a service,....More>>>
The Google Webmaster Central blog announced that they have just released a new Sitemap generator that works on both Linux/Apache and Microsoft IIS Windows-based servers. The Sitemap generator is different and possibly smarter than other Sitemap tools because it uses web traffic, log files and other methods to find new or modified URLs. You can download the new tool over here.
One of Google’s oldest features is Google Alerts, where you can enter keywords you want to monitor and get an email report each day about any new search results that match those terms. It was awesome; but for several weeks, it’s become nearly useless.
My long-standing settings have been for Google to check each day against “Everything” and bring back any new listings....More>>>
Core search activity was up pretty substantially in January, and Google’s US market share returned to the 67 percent level that it was at in November — all according to the latest comScore search engine rankings for January 2013.
Google’s market share rose from 66.7 percent in December to 67 percent in January. Bing’s market share was also up, from 16.3 percent in....More>>>
Marin Software has released a report on paid click, CPC and conversion trends across the globe, with a focus on mobile. Called “The State of Mobile Search Advertising in the World,” the 2012 data are drawn from search campaigns conducted in 13 geographies including the US, UK, China, Europe and Australia.
Some of the findings, however, will effectively be rendered moot by Google’s....More>>>
Advertisers have reported that they are taking an integrated approach to social media advertising, according to a new Vizu survey.
About 66 percent of advertisers say they integrate paid social ads into their online campaigns. While another 51 percent say they integrate social ads into their offline marketing efforts.
According to Vizu, a Nielsen company, advertisers run paid social....More>>>
Signature Financial Management Inc. lowered its stake in Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF (NYSEARCA:VTI) by 1.7% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 56,347 shares of the company
Deutsche Telekom forecast that its earnings would continue to grow in 2019 but by less than expected as Chief Executive Tim Hoettges looks to close a key U.S. merger, acquire spectrum and roll out 5G services.
Consumers have more choices about nearly every purchase than they've ever had before. It's no longer necessary to visit a physical store to buy most things, and for the vast majority of products, shoppers can pick from multiple retailers on their phone or computer.