Newsletter: January 2013

A copy of our subscriber newsletter from January 2013.

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Updates & Search News This Month

Google Search Data in Chrome is Going to SSL of users who are not signed in.

On the face of it, this may not seem like big news but it is! Google will start sending omnibox traffic through a Secure Sockets Layer (SSL). This will mean even let referrer data from organic Google search.

Google Updates

A instance of the Panda Update rolled out on January 17.

Also, there seems to be chatter about another potential Google Update on Webmaster World. Check out the details here.

Facebook Graph Search

Facebook Graph search is here. The following Webmaster World discussion covers if likes will become the new links for facebook graph search.

Bing Webinars

Bing is doing a webinar Series, which I think is awesome. Here is what they have coming up and how you can join.

Search / Social Overlap - February 7 @ 12 Noon EST - In our Search and Social overlap webinar we'll examine how and why Social impacts search results. Discover why Social is a leading factor in Search and how to leverage it for your business.

Tomorrow's SEO - February 21 @ 12 Noon EST - In our Tomorrow's SEO webinar we'll review critical skills an SEO will need to work as the space evolves. We'll also examine how search itself is changing and what you need to know to align with those changes.

Sign Up for Webinar.

Ninjas 'Round the Web

SEO Salvage Operation: Saving Websites Hurt by Google Updates - Jen Van Iderstyne for Search Engine Watch

3 Great Methods for Reclaiming Lost Backlinks - Bonnie Stefanick for Search Engine Watch

Heatmaps to Help Your Google+ Profile Image Appear in Search Results - Ann Smarty for Small Business Trends

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