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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.

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.

AAA Study Finds Siri -- And Potentially Any Smartphone Assistant -- Hugely Distracting To Driving

marketingland.com — Bad news for the folks who think using Siri can make you more productive while driving. A new study by the AAA automobile association has found Siri to be incredibly distracting while behind the wheel. The AAA worked with Apple to develop a completely hands-free version of Siri.

To me, Google saying in a long interview about Google+ that everything is just…

plus.google.com — To me, Google saying in a long interview about Google+ that everything is just fine falls apart when it says it doesn't want to talk about users. Why?... - Danny Sullivan - Google+

Bing Shows What's Playing At The Movies, In Remake Of Google's Own Film Carousel

searchengineland.com — Bing has a new way of showing you what's playing in your local theater, a "carousel" format that lets you browse what's playing. And if you think you've seen this before - you have. It's how Google already does it, in some instances.

Google's "In The News" Box Now Lists More Than Traditional News Sites

searchengineland.com — Google has confirmed that new "In The News" areas of its search results are now listing content from more than news sites that have traditionally been shown there. Discussions at Reddit, blog posts, videos and more from non-news sites may turn up.
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Oct 22, 2014

First fast impression of Google Inbox is that it's freaky weird different & will take some getting used to. Maybe good, maybe bad, we'll see

Oct 22, 2014

Shouldn't Apple Pay be able to prove I'm old enough to drink without needing to get a wristband?

Oct 22, 2014

Twitter's audacious plan to infiltrate all of your apps wrd.cm/1sPH7xW the must-read from @mat at @WIRED

Oct 22, 2014

Spider-Man just ran past me in the street, too fast to get a picture. Sure hope everything's OK. Go Spidey!

Oct 22, 2014

"That user is a marketer for you" @theSeanCook to developers on allowing people to tweet from apps to spread the word pic.twitter.com/iF0ZhJuw52

Oct 22, 2014

Factors Affecting Google's Pigeon Update — A 5,000 Page Case Study Of Local Search Changes searchengineland.com/factors-affect…

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