April 16, 2024

Glad New 12 months!

Welcome to the primary installment of what is going to be a every day, ongoing characteristic right here on Search Engine Land in 2023 – This present day in search advertising historical past.

Search Engine Land has been the publication of file for all issues search and search advertising since launching in 2006. And the founders of that 2006 group had been reporting on and educating the trade for a couple of decade previous to that (at Search Engine Watch).

So be part of us on daily basis, as we rediscover the headlines and historical past of website positioning, PPC and digital advertising from years passed by.


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Glad New 12 months Google Doodles!

On Jan. 1, yearly since 2000, Google has constantly given us Doodles, in lieu of any vital information of notice to report on. Hey, it’s a vacation in any case. The editorial group is getting some much-deserved relaxation (not counting Barry, who is nearly at all times working) and visitors is fairly dismal on New 12 months’s Day.

It’s been years since we coated Google’s particular logos. However as soon as upon a time, Search Engine Land was competing with numerous different publishers within the hopes of driving some insanely big search visitors by overlaying these celebratory Google Doodles:


14 “Is Google Evil?” Tipping Factors Since 2001

2007: A specific unhealthy week for Google resulted on this look again at plenty of “tipping factors” that Google had survived in prior years, together with the notorious Florida Replace of 2003.


Greatest | high | hottest Search Engine Land tales of the yr

Jan. 1 is usually a good day to take a closing look again at the preferred tales from the previous yr. Take a look at what tales earned essentially the most pageviews in prior years:



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Report: Microsoft To Lay Off 15,000 Staff

2009: There have been experiences that Microsoft was on the point of lay off 17% of their workforce, on or round Jan. 15.


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Danny Goodwin

Danny Goodwin is Managing Editor of Search Engine Land & SMX. Along with writing every day about website positioning, PPC, and extra for Search Engine Land, Goodwin additionally manages Search Engine Land’s roster of subject-matter consultants. He additionally helps program our convention collection, SMX – Search Advertising Expo.

Previous to becoming a member of Search Engine Land, Goodwin was Govt Editor at Search Engine Journal, the place he led editorial initiatives for the model. He additionally was an editor at Search Engine Watch. He has spoken at many main search conferences and digital occasions, and has been sourced for his experience by a variety of publications and podcasts.