Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.
From Search Engine Land:
Pinterest's Lens update adds a Snapchat-style look and a fashion sense
Jun 21, 2017 by Tim Peterson
Pinterest is making its image-scanning visual search tool easier to use and more useful for outfit ideas.
How SEO can create budget efficiencies in paid search campaigns
Jun 21, 2017 by Thomas Stern
Columnist Thomas Stern provides data showing that when used together, SEO and PPC can better achieve desired marketing outcomes such as more qualified traffic and budgetary efficiency.
Summer solstice 2017 Google doodle marks the longest day of the year
Jun 21, 2017 by Amy Gesenhues
To celebrate today's summer solstice, Google has brought back the animated mouse featured in its spring solstice doodle in March.
Reviews & other UGC more influential for consumers than search engines & ads [Study]
Jun 21, 2017 by Greg Sterling
After ratings and reviews, search engines had the greatest influence on buying behavior.
Recent Headlines From Marketing Land, Our Sister Site Dedicated To Internet Marketing:
What link builders really want you to know
Snapchat’s Snap Map plots Stories by location but not ads (yet)
Advanced testing: What 4,000 A/B tests can teach you
The new marketing mandate: Learn fast
Report: 14 marketing automation vendors profiled — updated for 2017
Everyone says they offer AI. Here's how to assess those claims.
Amazon's new Prime Wardrobe program is another swing at traditional retailers
Stackla adds a Co-Pilot to recommend which user content should be published
D’oh! Three common content promotion mistakes
With brand safety in mind, YouTube steps up efforts to ‘fight online terror'
Google's job listings search is now open to all job search sites & developers
Tobii Pro now invisibly tracks users’ eyes in VR
Markerly offers white-labeled influencer network
Search News From Around The Web:
Google downtown village plan gets its first OK from San Jose City Council, Mercury News
Hearsay and Moz Rank SEO Winners in Wealth Management, globenewswire.com
Local & Maps
Moz Local Report: Who's Winning Wealth Management?, Moz
Video Deep Dive: Consumer willingness to leave reviews, Local University
10 Highly Effective B2B Link Building Tactics, WordStream
How to Explain Quirky Search Results, martinibuster.com
SearchResearch Challenge (6/21/17): Seeing things?, SearchReSearch
Bad Boy’s SEO: Whatcha Gonna Do When They Come For You?, SEM Rush
Google Content Stitching Or Quilting Is Not Near Duplicate Content, Search Engine Roundtable
How To Get Your Featured Snippet, Search Engine People
Semantic Search and SEO: Everything You Need to Know, Stone Temple
SEM / Paid Search
The Ultimate Guide to Improving Your Quality Score for PPC, Ignite Visibility
Unlocking the power of search for CMOs – my Cannes Conversation, Bing Ads Blog
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