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Google Home vs. Amazon Echo #1: When does Costco open?

Google’s been the No. 1 search engine in the world for more than a decade because no other search engine can answer as many questions. You type something into its search box, and chances are pretty darn high that you’re going to find what you want pretty quickly. That should extend to voice search, too, […]

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Google+: A Ghost Town in Our Mid-Sized Town

I’ll believe that Google+ is catching on when I can look at the “Nearby” circle and see content that’s newer than a day old. I took the screenshot below a couple nights ago. It’s not like the Tri-Cities is the middle of nowhere. We have 253,000 people in the metropolitan area (2010 census). We have […]

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More Google Shopping Madness

Remember when I showed how Google was pushing Shopping ads/results when I did a site:marketingland.com search? Now there’s this, on a search when I was trying to find out the name of the drummer from Men At Work: Absolute madness. I clicked through to see the jacket, and the color is called “drummer blue.” And […]

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Google: Any Excuse to Show an Ad

In what world is it relevant to show a bunch of ads when someone does a site: search looking for an article from a specific publisher? In Google’s world!!! I was searching for a specific article about Pinwheel that we previoiusly published on Marketing Land, but Google ignored the site:marketingland.com part and crammed a bunch […]

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