SearchCap: The Day In Search, August 8, 2008

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

From Search Engine Land:

  • Search In Pictures: Yahoo Indoor Golf, Los Lonely Boys Perform & Google Banner Vandalism
    In this week’s Search In Pictures, here are the latest images culled from the web, showing what people eat at the search engine companies, how they play, who they meet, where they speak, what toys they have, and more….
  • Yahoo To Enable Opt Out Feature For Customized Ads
    Yahoo has announced that they will begin giving their users the ability to opt-out of customized advertising on Yahoo.com. The feature will be added to Yahoo privacy center by the end of August. This is an expansion of Yahoo’s opt-out program for third-party networks. This was done in response to…
  • Google 10-Q Filing: AOL Investment “Impaired” And Other Tidbits
    Gary Price alerted us yesterday to Google’s 10-Q filing. There’s lots of stuff in there worth drilling into. The headlines this morning, however, concern Google’s statement that it thinks it’s not going to get full value from its previous $1 billion, 5 percent AOL investment several years ago….
  • Olympics Logos From Google, Yahoo & Ask.com
    Today is the day that the 2008 Summer Olympics kick off in Beijing. Here are the logos from Google, Yahoo and Ask.com for the special day:…
  • The Ultimate Guide to Search Marketing Optimization Part 4: Ten Vital Tech Resources and Compete.com
    In The Trenches is a weekly spotlight of tips, tricks, and news about the tools search engine marketing professionals use to give them a leg up on the competition. Today: News from the search engines, today’s in-depth look, The Ultimate Guide to Search Marketing Optimization Part 4: Ten Vital…
  • A Roundup Of SMX Local & Mobile Coverage
    Mike Blumenthal, who pens the estimable Understanding Google Maps & Yahoo Local Search blog, has compiled a comprehensive list of coverage for the SMX Local & Mobile show that’s the best roundup of coverage I’ve seen for the show, despite its witty, self-deprecating title: The Lazy Son of The Mother…

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Business Issues

Local, Maps & Mobile

Link Building

Paid Search & Contextual

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SEM Industry

SEO & SEM

Social Media

Video, Music & Image Search

Web Analytics

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