SearchCap: Google mobile friendly, Search Console update & Bing Ads bans

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.

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Marin Software & SMX Launch 8th Annual Biggest Search Geek Contest

Enter the 8th Annual SMX Biggest Search Geek Contest! The challenging quiz-based contest is where the world’s brightest search marketers compete to outsmart fellow search geeks from across the globe. The contestant who answers the most questions correctly in the shortest amount of time will…

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Google’s ban on payday loans estimated to cost millions in lost ad revenue

Still, the estimated losses account for just .05 percent of Google’s annual ad revenue last year.

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SEM ad copy tips that you may find scary

Trying new things can sometimes be frightening for paid search marketers, but columnist Brett Middleton argues that leaving your comfort zone is the key to differentiating your brand and obtaining qualified traffic.

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Google Search Console metrics now deeply integrated into Google Analytics

Google Analytics is replacing the Search Engine Optimization report with the Search Console report and adds behavior and conversion metrics into the mix.

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Pull Google Maps traffic data into AdWords with this script library

Columnist Russell Savage shows how you can use the Google Maps Distance Matrix API to get traffic data and use this information to customize your paid search ads.

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The true value of technical SEOs

While many view technical SEO as a simple matter of implementing best practices on a website, columnist Patrick Stox argues that the best practitioners are doing cutting-edge work that will shape the industry’s future.

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