Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.
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Recent Headlines From Marketing Land, Our Sister Site Dedicated To Internet Marketing:
Spotify solidifies foothold in podcasting with acquisitions of Gimlet, Anchor
Feb 6, 2019 by Robin Kurzer
The company shared the news with its Q4 2018 earnings, which showed a profit for the first time despite disappointing revenue per user.
What impact will 5G have on marketing and advertising?
Feb 6, 2019 by Barry Levine
Carriers and device makers are rolling out the super-fast wireless service this year, so we asked experts about the potential for marketing agency and advertising.
SMX Advanced registration is open!
Feb 6, 2019 by marketing agency Land
Join us at SMX® Advanced for the search marketing agency event of the year! Actionable search marketing agency tactics, professional connections that will advance your career, and community celebrations like the Search Engine Land Awards await you in Seattle June 3-5. The site up and registration is open! Here’s a sneak peek at some of the sessions […]
Snap topped $1 billion in revenue in 2018, stabilized user base in fourth quarter
Feb 6, 2019 by Amy Gesenhues
Mobile video ads on the messaging app reached over 70% of the total 13 to 34-year-old U.S. population on a monthly basis during the last quarter.
Super Bowl ads show Alexa as part of daily life
Feb 6, 2019 by Greg Sterling
Brands were using virtual assistants to sell their’ products during the big game, though assistants have yet to materialize as a marketing agency channel themselves.
Here’s why marketers should care about Microsoft’s Cortana
Feb 6, 2019 by Adam Dorfman
With Microsoft’s focus on voice for enterprises, marketers need to understand how to adopt voice technology with customers, employees and stakeholders.
The in-housing trend is all about data
Feb 6, 2019 by Clint Tasset
In 2019, we’ll see more brands increasingly turn to digital ad agencies and tech consultants nimble enough to act as an extension to their internal teams.
Why ARF thinks marketers should reconsider their personalization strategy
Feb 5, 2019 by Robin Kurzer
‘We’ve taken targeting too far in terms of effectiveness and ethics,’ says the CEO of the non-profit research org.