Rob D Young

Rob D Young

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Rob has been insatiably obsessed with Google, search engine technology, and the trends of the web-based world since he began life as a webmaster in 2002. His work as an SEO consultant since 2006, and subsequently to content writing for technology and internet-focused publications, has done nothing but fuel this passion.

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Visual elements are becoming more and more important for search. These days, it even extends beyond image snippets on the SERP. As one recent example,...

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In the post-Panda world, Google is the search engine most commonly associated with automated evaluation of quality. Bing has made it clear that they’re also...

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Google Chrome is continuing with its rapid six-week development cycle. The most recent iteration introduces an advanced print preview, an improved omnibox, and Instant Pages.

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Google seems committed to making local deals work. Their recent acquisition of The Dealmap, a local deal mapping company, has the potential to expand both...

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Google and Microsoft are continuing their war for user loyalty on the email front. Both companies are extending past their normal pitch, with Google releasing...

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Yahoo has shifted from the world’s largest search engine (of ages past) to a major content hub. In recent months, Yahoo has worked hard to...

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Bing is continuing its heavy investment in travel features. Their most recent round of extras includes a revamp of how their “attractions” are displayed in...

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It seems that Google is re-committing to travel search features. The search giant released an experimental hotel finder that gives advanced hotel search options for...

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A recent article at the New York sparked a heated debate about the role of Bing in Microsoft’s overall game plan. While some have stated...

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One of the features from Bing that I praise most often is its intuitive, mobile-optimized apps for Android, iOS, and (of course)WP7. But for those who...

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Alexander Calder was a man of artistic spirit and unrestrained creativity, and those characteristics led to his most-know invention: the mobile. Now a common contraption placed...

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