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Bing Testing New Search Results Design, Moves Top Navigation Below the Search Box!

Aug 27, 2014 | 995 views | by Ritu Sharma
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If you are a Bing user and haven’t noticed yet, the search engine is testing a number of new interfaces for displaying search results. We find the new interface similar to Google though.

Currently, the design has a solid black top bar with the navigation tucked away there, it is then followed by the search box and finally search results are displayed. With various interfaces being tested the new design moves the navigation bar down.

Bing Launches Big Site Safety Page for Safe Searching Experience!

Jul 30, 2014 | 1,190 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Bing has recently launched the Bing Site Safety Page to protect users against malware infected sites. The page allows all Bing users to understand why a certain site is being flagged, for how long has the warning been there, and when did the last scan take place. The announcement was made by the Principal Development Lead at Bing, David Felstead.

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Online Insertion Orders now Available on Bing!

Jul 23, 2014 | 1,067 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Bing has recently announced to make the Insertion Order management available online. You can now use Bing Ads Insertion Orders as well as create and manage them online. There is no need to rely on email or fax any more. The new online work flow makes the billing process way easier and faster than before.

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How does it Work?

After Google, Bing Releases its Right to be Forgotten Form!

Jul 18, 2014 | 1,063 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Bing has released its Right to be Forgotten form for European users, six weeks after Google. Bing has asked users to fill an online form in four parts for blocking search results on Bing in response to their name search.

You have to fill in your name, place of residence as well as the details of the pages to be blocked. The form also asks you whether you are a public figure or a role involving safety, trust or leadership.

Bing’s Fireworks Index Shows which US State is Searching the Most for Fireworks on 4th of July!

Jul 4, 2014 | 1,039 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Its the fourth of July, the American Independence Day, and like every year there is a spike in the number of people across the US who search for “fireworks” on Bing. Bing has created a fireworks index, to give more insight on how Americans are using Bing to purchase and search for fireworks.

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Now Add Bing Knowledge Widget Feature Directly into your Site through Bing Webmaster Tools

Jun 30, 2014 | 964 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Bing announced, it has added Bing Knowledge Widget feature directly into Bing Webmaster Tools. Also, a new type called "Interactive only" has been added which will only work when a user highlights content on the page. The Knowledge Widget is a JavaScript-based widget for webmasters that helps in detecting and visualizing entities on the webpage. It also displays rich information about the entity.

How Bing Chooses your Title Tag for Search Results?

Jun 27, 2014 | 1,008 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Inspite of all your efforts, Bing may choose to serve a title tag in its SERP, different to the title of your website. In a blog post published this week, Bing has explained the entire process of choosing title tags. Just about two months ago Google's Matt Cutts explained how Google chooses title tags.

Bing Expands the Bid Landscape Tool to Support Both Keywords and Ad Groups!

Jun 21, 2014 | 1,121 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Earlier in March, Bing launched the Bid Landscape tool to allow advertisers to understand the changes that come up as a result of changing keyword bids. Now, the search engine has announced it is expanding the tool to support ad group level too. Currently the new feature is available only in the US but will soon be available to countries worldwide.

What is Ad Group Level Bid Landscape?

Bing Highlights Sitemaps Best Practices With Tips for Larger Sites!

Jun 12, 2014 | 1,011 views | by Ritu Sharma
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In a recent post on the Bing Webmaster Blog, the Principal Program Manager at Bing, Fabrice Canel has highlighted some of the best practices for sitemaps and few tips on scaling up sitemaps to large websites.

Here’s a rundown of the best practices:

  • Bing asks webmasters to follow the sitemaps reference at www.sitemaps.org.  According to Bing, some of the common mistakes are malformed XML Sitemaps, large XML Sitemaps with 50,000 links and up to 10 megabytes uncompressed and links in sitemaps incorrectly encoded.

Improve Your Ad Campaign with a New Version of the Bing Geo Location Report!

May 22, 2014 | 1,413 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Bing has announced the introduction of a new Geographical Location report to the Bing Ads Report suite and API. By redesigning how location information is displayed in the report, Bing aims to show you which targeting method was used to serve your ad.

The report is available under the list of Targeting reports as “Geo Location (New Version)”while the previous report has been renamed to “Geo Location (Old version).”