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Rand Fishkin On Google’s Anti-Competitive Practices And More

In the first video by Barry Schwartz where he interviewed Rand Fishkin on the early days of SEO and his journey and departure from Moz, the two continue the interview in the next video where they discuss his thoughts on Google's anti-competitive practices. During this video, the two spend time talking about how Google has [...]

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Reports: Google, Amazon Facing New Antitrust Inquiries In Changed Political Climate

The FTC, after almost two years of investigation and intense lobbying, closed its antitrust investigation of Google in January 2013. Google was able to make some concessions, and even escaped significant penalties. At the time, FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz said, "The law protects competition, not competitors." But from the moment the decision was made, critics [...]

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Account-Based Marketing Tools: What You Need To Know

Any account-based marketing (ABM) strategy recognizes that B2B purchases that are made are usually made by a group of individuals from within the company.  ABM tools can automate a number of the data and workflow processes that enable this approach. There is a 60-page guide from MarTech Today that brings together all of the things [...]

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Moz Acquires STAT Search Analytics

Moz, who is based in Seattle, has acquired STAT Search Analytics for an undisclosed sum.  This acquisition is the most recent in a year that has several boutique firms sell to larger search marketing industry players. For almost a decade, Moz has been a leader in the SEO tools space, with its business model based largely on inbound marketing and [...]

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New Report From MarTech Today: Enterprise Customer Data Platforms: A Marketer’s Guide

According to the CDP Institute, the customer data platform (CDP) market, by 2019, is expected to generate $1 billion in revenue.  The increasing complexity in the customer journey, martech stack and data governance is the driving growth of this increasing revenue. In the first publication of MarTech Today's “Enterprise Customer Data Platforms: A Marketer’s Guide,” it [...]

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BrightEdge And Searchmetrics Settle Patent Infringement Lawsuit

Search engine optimization platforms BrightEdge and Searchmetrics, after four years in courts, have finally settle their patent infringement lawsuit.  The two companies “dismissed all legal claims between them as a result of a settlement which became effective on July 9th, 2018,” the press release notes. The terms of the settlement haven't been disclosed, but the settlement “resolves legal claims brought [...]

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SEMPO Announces New Board Of Directors For 2018-2020

SEMPO, a professional organization for the search marketing industry, announced its new 2018-2020 board of directors. The board consists of 15 members who will be in office from June 26, 2018, through June 2020. Here is the list of the new members of the board of directors: Stephan Bajaio, Vice President of Professional Services, Conductor Chris Boggs, [...]

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Trolls Propel Trump To Top Google Ratings For ‘Idiot’

The latest stunt in a game between Google and activists, known as "Googlebombing," has been going on, with tech savvy individuals gaming Google to influence the search rankings. The most current exploit, there are a number of posts on Reddit that associate Trump's name, photo and the word "idiot."  These posts are receiving tens of [...]

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Stone Temple Consulting Has Been Acquired By Perficient

The Boston-based SEM firm, Stone Temple Consulting, which is managed by Eric Enge, has agreed to be acquired by St. Louis-based Perficient, a digital consulting firm with revenues of upwards of &480 million based on data from 2016.  According to the press release that was released at the time of this announcement, Stone Temple Consulting is [...]

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