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I am seeing significant recovery after the Google Panda 4.2 update and daily improvements.  But still have room to go to be fully back to pre-Panda 4.1 days. 
I initially shared some statistics on my Google Panda 4.2 recovery. As you know, this site was hit by the Panda 4.1. But there is clear evidence things are improving since 4.2.Here are some charts,
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Well I am glad to hear you are improving, you deserve it far more than most. 
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So cool, Bing is testing a virtual Emoji keyboard in their search results.
We know Bing is into their emojis by being one of the first to support Emoji search. But to take that one step further, it seems Bing is testing adding a virtual keyboard to their search bar for Emoj
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Google confirms the Panda 4.2 refresh is a global roll out, not just impacting US or English results. 
As many of you know, Google confirmed the Google Panda 4.2 refresh last week.But one question we did not have answered from Google directly in the public was is this refresh impacting just English res
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Another WOW feature from Google. They now when stores and places are super busy and warn you about it.
The other day, Google announced on Google+ another one of those
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Genius! (Quick spelling error "now")
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A heck of a lot more detail on that Google Search Console notification for blocked CSS & JavaScript assets.  More details from Google's +John Mueller and +Gary Illyes 
Yesterday, Google sent mass notifications for blocked JavaScript and CSS. I recommend you read that story if you haven't yet. Since then, there have been many questions about what to do. I recommen
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Thank You +Barry Schwartz for the Info... 
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Don't panic if your Google AdWords Quality Score changes, Google said they changed the calculations on the reporting end and it does not impact ad ranking or CPCs.
Google quietly announced on Google+ that they've updated how the Google AdWords reporting shows the Quality Score for your keywords.Google made it clear that this does not and will not directly impact
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but if they lowered your QSs do you have to pay more for that click today than you did yesterday? Taking someone from a 7 to a 6 I'd imagine would make for a more expensive click. 
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Google Play AdWords ads go live.
Google announced the introduction of Search Ads via AdWords on the Google Play Store.Google said,
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See screen shots of Google's lead generation play named Google Home Services.  Via +Ginny Marvin  & +Peter Meyers 
Dr. Pete Meyers spotted another Google test yesterday and posted it on Twitter it is a preview of what is to come for the new Google Home Services ads.In short, this is an ad unit that connects home-s
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Log tables at Google...
Steve Grove from the Google News Lab team shared a picture of log tables at Google. Yes, tables made out of logs of trees. Very rustic and appears to be very green. Steve Grove said
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Two important add ons to the Google Merchant Center data feeds.
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Crazy Bing, your HTTPS migration not just blocking keywords in analytics but blocking that it came from organic search too! Crazy Bing! 
Nine days ago, we reported that Bing started shifting their organic traffic to referral traffic. At first we said it looked like Bing updated their search algorithms but after careful review, the anal
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Google's birthplace at The Gates Building in Stanford. Photo via  +Danny Sullivan 
Danny Sullivan visited Stanford University the other day and posted a picture of the Gates Computer Science Building. As Danny said in his Google+ post,
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  • Search Engine Roundtable
    Executive Editor, 2003 - present
  • Search Engine Land
    News Editor, 2009 - present
  • RustyBrick
    CEO, 1994 - present
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Introduction

Barry Schwartz is Search Engine Land's News Editor and has covered search news for over five years. Barry also maintains the Search Engine Roundtable, his own search blog that tracks discussions at the most active search engine forums. As the host of Search Marketing Expo Israel and a speaker at many search marketing conferences, Barry is always on top of the most important topics in search. He also was the former News Editor at Search Engine Watch, hosts a weekly video cast named Search Buzz Recap and is a moderator at several popular search marketing forums.

Barry is often quoted in publications such as Forbes, Reuters, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Bloomberg, News.com, Publish and more. With five years of writing about search marketing tips and how search engines work, Barry has been called the hardest working blogger in search. Barry maintains a personal blog named Cartoon Barry and can be followed on Twitter here.

Mr. Schwartz is the CEO of RustyBrick, a New York Web service firm specializing in customized online technology that helps companies decrease costs and increase sales. RustyBrick sells custom web software including advanced e-commerce, custom content management systems, social networking sites, CRM applications, custom web-based business software, iPhone applications and much more.

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  • Baruch College
    Marketing Research, 1999 - 2002
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