Concerning Bing's More-Accurate-Than-Google Search Results

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It’s pretty clear that Experian Hitwise has a comfortable familiarity with Tom Smykowski’s “Jump to Conclusions” mat, at least in regards to comparing search result accuracy with Google and Bing.  It’s either that or perhaps the “online competitive intelligence service” needs another lesson in correlation and causation. In a recent report discussing Bing’s improved market share — something the tech …

Email Drives More Traffic To Retailer Websites Than Social Media

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Traditional marketing provides a better return on investment (ROI) for retailers than social media, according to a new report from ForeSee Results.  Do you find email to be more effective than social media? Let us know in the comments. The report found that social media interactions are a main influence for only 5 percent of visitors to retail websites. The …

DuckDuckGo Follows Content Farm Banning With Promoting wikiHow Content

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Today, DuckDuckGo has started "hard wiring" wikiHow as the first result on its search engine results pages for how-to queries.  wikiHow founder Jack Herrick (who also ran eHow before selling to Demand Media) tells WebProNews, "As you know, there is tons of buzz on the web about what Google’s next step will be with tackling low quality content from content farms." …

Google Search Gets a Major Overhaul [PICS]

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After months of testing and speculation, Google is finally releasing the next edition of Google search to the public, complete with a left-hand menu bar and even an update to the well-known Google logo. The new version of Google has some major differences, but the changes can be broken down into three groups: design changes, the addition of a left-hand …