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Newport Beach, Orange County
Founding Editor, SearchEngineLand.com
As seen in:  CNET

Founding Editor, @MarketingLand & @SEngineLand, covering Google, Facebook, Twitter, SEO, SEM & all things digital marketing, search marketing and search.

Danny Sullivan's Biography

Widely considered a leading "search engine guru," Danny Sullivan has been helping webmasters, marketers and everyday web users understand how search engines work for nearly two decades.

Danny's expertise about search engines is often sought by the media, and he has been quoted in places like The Wall St. Journal, USA Today, The Los Angeles Times, Forbes, The New Yorker and Newsweek and ABC's Nightline.

Danny began covering ...

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Cub reporter on my campus paper.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Oh, yes!

How is social media changing news?

It's providing even faster access to the news and sources, with pros and cons for accuracy, along the way.

Duane Forrester, Bing's Long-Time Webmaster Outreach Manager, Loses Job In Microsoft Layoffs

searchengineland.com — Duane Forrester, the senior product manager in charge of webmaster outreach for Bing, has lost his job as part of the recently announced layoffs at Microsoft. The move leaves Bing without one of its longest-serving and recognizable faces to the publisher community.

Taco Bell's New Mobile App Breaks Into Top 25 Chart, After Social Media "Blackout" Stunt

marketingland.com — Taco Bell's unusual move to go "dark" on its various social media accounts in order to push people to its new mobile app for order food appears to have been a big success. The app has skyrocketed to be the 22nd most downloaded app for iOS users, according to the App Annie app intelligence site.

Imagine A Twitter Where You Followed Interests Rather Than Users

marketingland.com — If you've ever signed someone up for a new Twitter account, one of the challenges a new person faces - and Twitter as a company faces - is how to start. Twitter does offers suggested accounts to follow. However, a change to suggesting interests to follow rather than accounts could be a game-changer.

Bing Now Lets You Search By Emoji

searchengineland.com — Want to search for something using popular emoji characters? Microsoft's Bing search engine now supports this. Bing announced the news in a post today, sharing some examples of why you might want to do this. For one, perhaps you want to know what exactly a particular emoji means.

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo's Keynote At Twitter's @Flight Developers Conference

marketingland.com — Hello from San Francisco, where Twitter is holding its Flight conference for mobile developers. It kicks off with a keynote by Twitter CEO Dick Costolo at 10am PT. We'll be live blogging his talk. What to expect?

What CMOs Need To Know About Google's New Structured Snippets

marketingland.com — Have you heard some rumblings about "Structured Snippets" in Google's search results and are wondering what's up with that? Don't worry. We've got a short, high-level overview to get you up to speed.

After More Than Two Years, Google Finally Releasing New "Pirate Update" To Fight Piracy

searchengineland.com — In August 2012, to stem accusations that it doesn't do enough to fight piracy, Google released what's known as the Pirate Update, a system that penalized sites deemed to be violating copyright laws. Next week, Google is finally going to refresh that system to catch new offenders and release others that may have cleaned up their acts.

Like Google, Apple's Siri Also Gets Stephen Colbert's Height Wrong

searchengineland.com — Google came under fire last night from Stephen Colbert, over a direct answer that got the comedian's height wrong. But Apple's Siri makes the same mistake - something Colbert didn't raise during his video appearance at the Apple's iPad event today.

Stephen Colbert Demands Google Apology For Getting His Height Wrong

marketingland.com — Increasingly, Google has been trying to provide people with direct answers to questions rather than sending them to web sites. That got Google into trouble yesterday with comedian Stephen Colbert, because it lopped an inch off his height.

Infographic: Google Study Finds Voice Search Most Used To Ask For Directions

marketingland.com — We've had the ability to speak a search query to smartphones for some time now, but there hasn't been a lot of data on what types of searches are most done this way. A new study commissioned by Google reveals that getting directions is the most popular query type among adults.
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