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Time To Start Doing SEO For Bing? Don’t Miss The Opportunity

Posted by on Dec 10, 2014 in Search Engine Optimisation, SEO, Yahoo | 0 comments

Time To Start Doing SEO For Bing? Don’t Miss The Opportunity

Updated 10th of December 2014: Mozilla updated Firefox for UK users and changed default search engine to Yahoo. I was not expecting to see in the near future that the Bing search engine would become a real competitor to Google search. However, last week a situation came about that completely changed the SEO world. Maybe it is too soon to make a true proclamation, but it is only the beginning of showing us that Google is not the only option in the search world. Not many people actually took into account Bing when it came to SEO. I’m sure that the majority of webmasters are already aware of the recent change in the search market. On December 1st Mozilla officially released Firefox 34 where they changed the default search engine from Google to Bing. Here is the quote from the official 34 version: Default search engine changed to Yahoo! For North America. Bing powers Yahoo search engine. Default search engine changed to Yandex for Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia. For now,this only applies to the U.S. users and some Russian speaking users, but we’ve already seen a significant change in the search market share. Following is the US search share for December 2 2014 What we see: Google’s search share in U.S. dropped from 82.14% to 63.46% Yahoo! search share in U.S. increased from 9.64% to 29.40%. Yahoo increased its search presence in North America 3 times in just one day. Sounds fantastic! Aodhan Cullen, CEO, StatCounter said “Firefox 34 is still being rolled out so its usage is currently quite low. It will be interesting to see how this develops. At the moment the change is having a negligible impact on overall search share in the US, but if this early usage trend on Firefox 34 continues then Yahoo could be on course to gain a number of percentage points.” I’m sure that a lot of webmasters think that, in the next few weeks, those people who must use Yahoo will now switch back to Google. But I’m not sure that many of the new Yahoo users even think about the difference in search results. The person just types a search query into the search bar and receive a list of search results. Is Bing traffic valuable? The only way to check this is to review your site statistics. Personally, I can say that Bing traffic is the same quality as Google traffic. At the same time, my friend Matthew Woodward showed his statistics based on how many of his visitors from Bing subscribed to the email list.   Source Bounce Rate Pages/Sessions Avg. Session Duration Subscribe to Email List Affiliate Click Google 5.13% 3.67 00:03:13 1.64% 7.79% Bing 4.05% 3.79 00:04:05 2.79% 10.70%   As you may see, Bing traffic was even more valuable than traffic from Google. What we know? Google and Mozilla did not reach any agreement and theyprobably have a current deal saying that Google is the default search engine in Europe. However, since some moves were made in the U.S. and Russia, it means that very soon Google could possibly be replaced in Europe, too. The difference in search results: I did not monitor different search queries in Google and Bing to see what is the difference, but I took my name query “Evgeniy Garkaviy” and typed it into Google and Bing search bar and following are the results. 1. In Google, the first search result is temi.co.uk. Then Twitter Google+ Travel Friendz Matthew Woodward 2. In Bing the first search result is Twitter. Then temi.co.uk Again temi.co.uk Matthew Woodward Again Matthew Woodward Conclusion:...

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Affordable Search Engine Optimisation Services

Posted by on Feb 2, 2012 in Google, Search Engine Marketing, Search Engine Optimisation, Search Engines, SEO, Webmaster Resources, Website Marketing, Yahoo | 0 comments

Arjen Bootsma is a Marketing & SEO Consultant and Advisor with many years experience. He  works with many Clients both in the UK and worldwide. He provides a fast, reliable and professional service. There are various back link services available which you may be interested in to help you boost the rankings of your website(s).   BUY Links On AGED Quality High PR Sites …Including .co.uk Sites Home Page Links Site-Wide Links Various niches… FINANCE  3 sites DATING  3 sites GAMBLING  1 site HEALTH  2 sites COMPUTERS  1 site COMPUTER GAMES  2 sites CAMPING EQUIPMENT / OUTDOOR 1 site NOTE! There are a limited number of links available on the homepages or for a site-wide link… Cost = £25 per per month or £250 for full year paid upfront (save £50) Please email me at arjen234@yahoo.co.uk for the URLs and Availability! WEB DIRECTORIES We have aged quality high PR web directories available to submit your site too, including .co.uk directories… They are 5 sites from PR2 – PR4 NOTE! Please email ‘web directory fee’ to arjen234@yahoo.co.uk to get a £10 discount (£39 instead of £49)! Buy BlogPost Links On Aged High PR Quality Sites How Does It Work? 1) We write quality blog posts We can write a blog posts on the topic either you choose or we choose for you whichever you prefer, with anchor text that you can decide on. 2 anchor text links per post 400 words link for 6 months COST = £40 (per blog post) 2) Provide your own blog post You can provide me with an existing quality blog post you may have. Again you decide on the anchor text used in the post. 2 anchor text links per post maximum 500-600 words link for 6 months COST = £20 (per blog post) Tailored SEO Services  Please email me for more info on any SEO service needs you have…or any other questions! You can do so by emailing me at arjen234@yahoo.co.uk   Thank you for your interest! Arjen Bootsma SEO Consultant                      ...

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Yahoo profit up, revenue down and lanches new homepage

Posted by on Jul 22, 2009 in Search Engines, Yahoo | 0 comments

Internet search engine and portal Yahoo Inc released a result that did not cause much surprise in the city, Yahoo’s profit fall by 13%, the current economic downturn was blamed for the fall. Revenues into Yahoo’s coffers for the quart dropped to £953m, and reduction of roughly 13% when compared with profile with the same quarter last year. Cost cutting and efficient management of resources mean that despite the drop in revenue, Yahoo’s profit rose by about $10 million. Shares in Yahoo fell on the back of the result and the forecast that income in the current quarter will be between between $55m to $65m. New Homepage Launched Just before the business side of Yahoo released revenue results yesterday, they were unveiling Yahoo’s new homepage to the US users. Yahoo’s portal is the most visited website on the internet, to keep that position the new Yahoo homepage come in customisable format that make integrating other popular sites Yahoo users visit such as Twitter and Facebook into their Yahoo homepage. A Yahoo spokes person was quoted as saying: “There is a destination for everything you are about in just a click or two. Now we are looking at Yahoo holistically, all centred around the user,” Mr Bhat told reporters in a conference call. Yahoo’s new homepage comes with over 60 applications, users and developers are being encouraged to develop and plug in their own application to enhance their user experience. Users can add their own apps at the moment in the form of a web address they want Yahoo homepage to load, with developers, its more technical and that aspect of Yahoo’s new homepage is now live...

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Yahoo winning searched on mobile

Posted by on Dec 2, 2008 in Yahoo | Comments Off on Yahoo winning searched on mobile

Yahoo has not had much good new to announce recently with its stock trading below $10, its CEO announcing that he is stepping down and not making any profess in reducing Google desktop search dominance. Well, there is some good new for Yahoo on other front, it recently signed and exclusive deal with Virgin Mobile to power searches on the mobile phone of Virgin’s four million users.  This brings Yahoo’s share of mobile search engine users in the UK to 80% and 850 million world wide. BBC quoted Graeme Oxby, managing director of Virgin Mobile,  as says the deal with Yahoo”ensures our customers have all the information they need at their...

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Yahoo and Icahn reach agreement

Posted by on Jul 21, 2008 in Yahoo | 0 comments

Yahoo management and Carl Icahn, the share holder who seeks to replace the entire Yahoo board because of the way Yahoo handled Microsoft bid for Yahoo has reached and agreement. The agreement expands Yahoo board from eight members to eleven members. The new board comprise of the existing eight Yahoo board members,  Mr Icahn and two of his nominees. The agreement meant Mr Icahn will not seek to replace the entire Yahoo board as he threatens to do at next board meeting.

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Yahoo agrees ad deal with Google

Posted by on Jun 13, 2008 in Yahoo | 0 comments

The death of Microsoft interest in taking over Yahoo has lead to Yahoo to tie up a deal it has been negotiating with Google. The agreement will see Google’s advertising technology. Google ads will appear alongside some Yahoo search results in the US and Canada.Recent talks concluded after Yahoo rejected a Microsoft proposal to buy just its online search business. Up to £400 additional revenue Yahoo said the agreement with Google could be worth up to £410m) in additional revenue annually for Yahoo. chairman and chief executive of Google, Eric Schmidt said”This commercial agreement provides Yahoo with the opportunity to deliver more relevant ads to users and provide advertisers and publishers with better advertising...

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