Bing Local Basics

You run a local business, and you claimed your Google Local listing so searchers would see your website. That’s a start, but with Bing and Yahoo together holding more than a quarter of the search market in the US, you’re still leaving money on the table. Fortunately, you can easily get onto Bing Local by following a few simple steps.
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Personalized Social Search Still Years Away

Ever since their inception, search engines have sought to deliver better and better results to their users. Just a few years ago, they started defining “better” as “more personalized.” With social sites gaining prominence, how long will it be before search engines incorporate your specific social profile into your search results?
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Bing Turns Grinch for Cyber Monday

If you were searching for holiday shopping deals this Monday, I hope you weren’t using Bing. As it turns out, Microsoft’s search engine removed many sites specifically focused on publicizing Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals from its results. Did Bing become a Grinch, or is something more sinister going on?
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