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Google Changes Date-Based Searching to Make It Easier

Google date-based searching

Have you ever felt like it was too hard to really run Google searches based on the date? A lot of your automatic results come up with the most recent articles. That's fine if you're looking for breaking news or something else of that nature, but what if you're doing research and you need something older? Maybe you remember bits and pieces from an article you read years ago, but not enough to bring it up again. How do you search for that and filter out all of the more recent -- and, to you, irrelevant -- results? How can you start looking for content from a certain date to wade through instead of all of the new content that comes out every day?

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After Abandoning News, Facebook Considers Bringing It Back

Facebook news

Facebook got out of the news game over a year ago. They did not abandon it altogether, but they cut out the trending topics on the sidebar and limited the amount of news they put in front of users. Now, founder Mark Zuckerberg appears to be thinking about changing course and adding news into the equation again. In fact, Facebook is even open to breaking out their rather large checkbook to pay to get this off the ground. They may pick publishers to pay for what they deem "high-quality news." That could show that what Facebook was really against a year ago wasn't news, but low-quality sources that spread misinformation on their platform.

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Crafting a Reliable Content Development Strategy for Your Startup

Reliable content development

Each day, businesses generate and host massive volumes of new content designed to attract the interest of new clients. As a startup, carving your space in this saturated digital marketplace can appear intimidating on the surface. How can you best reach your intended audience?

Although many online marketers devote time to the latest tricks to boost SEO, there is no substitute for a time-honored, common senses content development strategy. Ultimately, effectively reaching your target audience requires the development of meaningful, actionable and valuable content which accurately highlights your products and services.

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Google to Start Transcribing Podcasts

Google transcribing podcasts

You listen to a great podcast at work, but it's on someone else's phone. It really sticks with you, and you want to tell other people about it later. The only problem is that you have no idea how to find it. You don't know the name of the host, the show or the episode. You do not know when it was recorded or when it aired. For all you know, it could be from last Tuesday or from five years ago. What you do remember is what the podcast was about, the questions it raised or the ideas you want to revisit. You know how the content impacted you, and you have a fundamental understanding of the topics it covered.

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How to Tailor Site Content to Capitalize on Google’s New Search Journeys Concept

Google Search Journeys

Traditional question-and-answer-based searching is rapidly giving way to more advanced models incorporating machine learning and intuition. This artificial intelligence-fueled searching, termed "Search Journeys" by Google, not only delivers answers to queries but tailors results based on the specific preferences and needs of users.

Understanding this radical shift in the search engine landscape is critical for startups looking to keep pace with potential customers. Grasping the path consumers take on a search journey is essential to align your marketing and advertising strategies with users’ needs.

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