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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.

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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.

Bing Pushes Microsoft's Edge Browser When People Search For "Chrome" Or "Firefox"

marketingland.com — Searching on Microsoft's Bing search engine for the Firefox or Chrome browsers? Microsoft thinks you be better off using its own Edge browser and is altering its search results to say so. VentureBeat spotted one aspect of this aimed at Windows 10 users who already use Edge but try to search on Bing for rival browsers.
Sep 04, 2015

RT @Marketingland: Microsoft Pushes Its Edge Browser When People Search On Bing For “Chrome” Or “Firefox” by @dannysullivan mklnd.com/1N8hh2P

Sep 04, 2015

RT @Marketingland: Microsoft Pushes Its Edge Browser When People Search On Bing For “Chrome” Or “Firefox” by @dannysullivan mklnd.com/1N8hh2P

Google Declares War On App Install Problem It Helped Create

marketingland.com — Today, Google announced a change where publishers who aggressively promote their apps to mobile visitors might face a ranking penalty. It's all about keeping the users happy, Google says. But it's also a mess that Google has helped cause.

Mount McKinley Becomes Mt. Denali On Google Maps; Bing Stays With Old Name

searchengineland.com — North America's highest mountain has been restored to its native name of Denali by US President Barack Obama. The peak had been known as Mount McKinley since 1917. The move has sparked some political debate, especially among Ohioan politicians who view it as a slight against Ohio native William McKinley, who was the 25th president of the United States.
Aug 31, 2015

And I remember when names would never change, because you only ever bought one set if encyclopedias lnkd.in/dEy3Sk6

Here's Why Those Snapchat Snapcode "Ghosts" Are Invading Twitter Profiles

marketingland.com — Snapchat Snapcode "ghosts" are popping up all over Twitter profiles, and it's likely to get worse in the coming days. Don't know what a Snapchat ghost is or why someone does this? Come along, and I'll explain all.

Snapchat Mobile Chat & Messaging App

Aug 25, 2015

Here's Why Those Snapchat Snapcode "Ghosts" Are Invading Twitter Profiles marketingland.com/library/snapch… — Seeing ghosts? My explainer.

Trust, Authority & Search Rankings

searchengineland.com — If search engines can decide to trust links or social accounts, can they learn to trust websites? Absolutely. Many SEOs believe that site trust plays a big role in whether a site will succeed or fail from a search perspective. Is your site an authority?

Why I'm Wrong About These Things That Are Wrong With @Instagram

marketingland.com — This year marked a return for me to Instagram, where my account had largely been dormant. I've greatly enjoyed my time on the service, but I find several things maddening. Here's what I see wrong with the Instagram, despite it's great success.
Aug 18, 2015

Must read, constructive rant by @dannysullivan: Why I'm Wrong About These Things That Are Wrong With Instagram mklnd.com/1URDox9

Aug 19, 2015

7 Things I Wish Instagram Would Fix, From Regramming To Allowing Links marketingland.com/instagram-wron… -- got more things to add to my list?

Aug 19, 2015

RT @getmwi: Allowing links would be a game changer for @Instagram! What features do you wish IG would add? mklnd.com/1hpwmSf via @Marketingland

Is Google Experimenting With Bringing Twitter Into Desktop Search Results?

searchengineland.com — In May, Google began showing Twitter listings within its mobile search results within the US. Now it looks like those might be coming to desktop and beyond the US. The folks at Conductor tipped Search Engine Land to Twitter integration showing up in Google's desktop results in the UK.

The Alphabet of Google+ Direct Connect

searchengineland.com — A new feature of Google+ is Google+ Direct Connect, where typing the name of a company preceded by a + symbol will make that company's Google+ Page appear as a suggestion in the search box, in the right circumstances. Who are the lucky few, so far?

“Yes, We Still Love Google+” Says Outgoing Google CEO Larry Page

marketingland.com — CEO Larry Page may be soon leaving the Google building, but even as he dreams of running Alphabet, Page still found time to express some love for the oft-maligned Google+. In comments on Page's Google+ post about the forthcoming Alphabet, he was asked if he and cofounder Sergey Brin still loved Google+.
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Sep 04, 2015

RT @Marketingland: Microsoft Pushes Its Edge Browser When People Search On Bing For “Chrome” Or “Firefox” by @dannysullivan mklnd.com/1N8hh2P

Sep 04, 2015

RT @delwilliams: Microsoft is using Bing to discourage Windows 10 users from downloading Chrome and Firefox shrd.by/HWOzmv

Sep 04, 2015

Google plans return to China with mobile services, reports @amir go.theinformation.com/93b970 — search, not so much

Sep 04, 2015

RT @Marketingland: 59 Percent Of Retailers Have Already Started Their Holiday Promotions [Survey] by @ginnymarvin mklnd.com/1PPVGvh

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