What’s Top of Mind This Labor Day – Yahoo! Search Trends

From hurricane Irene and the recent east coast earthquake, to kids heading back to school and the upcoming 10-year anniversary of Sept. 11, it’s clear that Americans have a lot on their minds, and it appears that according to Yahoo! searches the upcoming Labor Day holiday is not nearly as front and center as it […]

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Yahoo! Search Trends: Natural Disasters

Between yesterday’s east coast earthquake and hurricane Irene, it should come as no surprise that Yahoo! searches for “end of the world 2012″ are up 183% today. One thing is for sure, if the end of the world is creeping up on us, men and women want to have as much information as possible when […]

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Search Alliance Continues Global Transition

We are excited to announce that the Yahoo! and Microsoft Search Alliance continues its strong global momentum today with the algorithmic transition to Microsoft in seven additional countries plus Yahoo! Maktoob MENA (Middle East and North Africa).  Now consumers in Austria, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Russia, the Netherlands, Sweden, plus several countries in MENA (in Arabic […]

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Yahoo! Search Trends: Kim Kardashian Wedding

Kim Kardashian is set to tie the knot with her NBA player fiancé Kris Humphries on August 20th so it comes as no surprise that searches for Kim Kardashian are spiking 681% this month on Yahoo! and are nearly 8 times higher than those for either of her sister’s Kourtney or Khloe.  According to Yahoo!, […]

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Yahoo! Image Search Boasts New Design, Galleries and Facebook Tab

Today, we are unveiling a brand new design for the Yahoo! Image Search results page – one that provides you with a completely immersive and engaging image browsing experience.  The new search results page sports a neatly tiled look, with each image equally sized, then becoming larger when you hover over one.  In addition to […]

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Yahoo! Search BOSS Adds Blog Search

Yahoo! Search BOSS continues to thrive with today’s introduction of our fifth service, Blog Search (Beta). A custom blog index Developers looking for a blog search API often find the APIs that do exist are providing a variation of a web index. We decided to take a different approach. Yahoo! developed a custom blog index […]

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Search Alliance Transitions in France, Germany, India, Italy, Spain and UK

We’re pleased to announce additional progress of our Search Alliance with Microsoft. This week we have transitioned algorithmic results to Microsoft in France, Germany, India, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom. Just last week we announced Yahoo! transitioned certain back-end functions for Yahoo! Search over to Microsoft’s search platform in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, New Zealand, […]

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Getting it Right with Enterprise SEO

  • Posted August 1st, 2011 at 2:29 pm by Yahoo! Search
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Yahoo!’s David Roth recently sat down with Markus Renström, our head of SEO, and discussed the recent significant success SEO has been enjoying at Yahoo!. He detailed this information in the Industrial Strength column in Search Engine Land. Here’s an excerpt from the article:  At many large companies, SEO is an uphill battle, so any […]

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