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Newport Beach, Orange County
Founding Editor, SearchEngineLand.com
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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.

Google Has New Head Of Web Spam But Won't Be The "New Matt Cutts"

searchengineland.com — Matt Cutts remains on leave, but Search Engine Land can report that Google does have someone new in his position of head of web spam fighting. This person is unlikely, however, to become the all-around spokesperson on publisher and webmaster issues that Cutts had been.

Google To Implement Googlebomb Fix To Prevent Racist Listings In Google Maps

searchengineland.com — Google has reacted to how racist searches can bring up the White House and other locations by promising to extend its "Googlebomb" protection to Google Maps searches. Google has apologized for the situation and promised a fix is on the way.

Racist Listings In Google Maps That Will Shock You & Why They May Be Happening

marketingland.com — Search for some slurs against Blacks, and Google Maps is returning The White House and Howard University right now. Another example of the map hacking that's plagued the service recently? Maybe. But it might also be a symptom of a broader problem with how Google is using web-wide data as part of its mapping product.

The Google-Twitter Deal Goes Live, Bringing More Tweets Into Google Results

searchengineland.com — The deal between Google and Twitter to bring more tweets into Google's search results announced earlier this year is finally delivering on its promise. Google will be showing tweets in a new and more graphical way on mobile devices, with desktop promised soon.

How Google Could Offer "All Access" News Subscriptions & Help Journalism

marketingland.com — People pay for services that provide access to a wide range of music, TV shows, movies and even books for a low monthly fee. Why not the same for news content?

Is It Time For Google To Rank Paid News Content Better?

searchengineland.com — For years, Google has suppressed the ability for paid news content to rank well in its search engine. It's time for that to change, given how Google doesn't suppress other types of paid content. Many news publications have "paywalls," where people can't read content unless they have a paid subscription.

Search Engine Land

searchengineland.com — Every two years, Search Engine Land updates our Periodic Table Of SEO Success Factors. It's that time again, and we're inviting our readers to help us with the process. The goal of the table is to cover the broad factors of search engine optimization that people should focus on.

Facebook Instant Articles: A Slippery Slope For Google To Do The Same, Hurting The Web?

marketingland.com — Today, Facebook announced Instant Answers, a way for publishers to post stories directly on Facebook. We've known this would be coming, and there's been some debate over whether it's good or bad. But I'd say none of that has been as strong as if Google had done the same.

Google Releases First Apple Watch App: Google News & Weather

marketingland.com — Google has finally released an app for the Apple Watch - one for the Google News & Weather app. The company made no official announcement about this. Rather, it was a quiet update of the existing Google News & Weather app for iOS, which may have been spotted first by ZDnet.

Powering A MacBook Through USB-C & An External Battery

medium.com — The attractiveness of USB-C is that any external battery with a standard USB "out" port can be used to power a USB-C laptop of which there are currently two, the new Chromebook Pixel and the new MacBook. I've been testing how this works for the new MacBook.
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May 24, 2015

And the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor goes to... that guitarist in @MadMaxMovie OMG #MadMax #MadMaxFuryRoad

May 23, 2015

My son believes wearing his glasses means he sees in 1080p rather than 480p.

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