Conductor New Feature Roundup | Summer 2020

One of the biggest challenges in Organic Marketing is taking action on your strategy. The average piece of content takes more than nine business days from ideation to publish, and for many organizations, simple site optimizations can take weeks to implement. As the Forester recognized top rated Enterprise Organic Marketing platform for current offering, our…

Antisemitic memes in image results highlight vulnerabilities in search

Antisemitic memes appearing in Google Image search results caught the attention of search professionals last week — and broader media this week. Many are urging the company to make tangible moves towards removing such content. Google isn’t the only search engine surfacing these hateful memes — Search Engine Land’s Editor-in-Chief, Ginny Marvin, pointed out that…

Marketers hopeful for late 2021 in-person conferences

Marketers’ already low expectations that they could safely attend in-person events this year have bottomed out, according to our latest Events Participation Index, which isn’t surprising as the planet passed a grim milestone of 1 million deaths tied to COVID-19 this week.  But despite concerns over second and, in some cases, third waves of the…

Programming Note: Offline Monday For Yom Kippur 5781

This is just a programming note that I will be 100% offline starting Sunday night (September 27th) through Monday night (September 28th) for Yom Kippur. I am not scheduling any stories on Yom Kippur, everything here will be paused until Tuesday morning (or if something is urgent…

How to audit sites inside corporate networks

There is a common problem when auditing staging enterprise sites inside corporate networks.  If you work in-house, you first connect to the corporate network using a VPN client. Then, you need to run auditing tools to review the pages.  The only tools that work are the ones that you can run directly from your computer. For…

Were There Google Search Canonical URL Issues Around September 23rd?

Remember that possible Google search ranking algorithm update from September 23rd? As I mentioned in my weekly video this Friday, some felt it may have been caused by a canonical bug with Google search. I wanted to share more around that topic before I go offline tonight for Yom Kippur, since I am not posting…