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15 August, 2011 by screamingfrog

Screaming Frog SEO Spider Update – Version 1.70

I am excited to announce another update to the Screaming Frog SEO spider, to version 1.70. So lets get straight to it, what new features are there in version 1.70 of the tool? Include (REGEX Crawling) - This new feature allows you to control URLs the spider crawls using REGEX....

30 June, 2011 by screamingfrog

Yahoo Organic Results Now Powered By Bing?

Just a quick post, we have just spotted that Yahoo organic results (in the UK) are now being powered by Bing. This happened sometime ago over in the US & Canada. Check the results below for a search for 'home insurance' for example. Is this just a test or is...

24 June, 2011 by Matt Hopson

Spotted: AdWords Ads With 6 Sitelinks

Earlier this morning I spotted that one of my clients ads was running what I believe is a(nother) new format of sitelinks. Instead of seeing the usual 4 sitelinks split across 1 or 2 lines or even the new embedded versions I saw 6 active sitelinks below my ad. After...

14 June, 2011 by Matt Hopson

AdWords Showing Extended Display URLs

Yesterday @RichardFergie asked on Twitter if anyone had seen 36 character display URLs as he had accidentally added a new ad that he thought would be disapproved, however, it had received impressions and was running (which is a bonus)… Usually when you upload an ad with a display URL of...

13 June, 2011 by screamingfrog

Screaming Frog SEO Spider Update – Version 1.60

I am really excited about the latest release of the Screaming Frog SEO spider, version 1.60. It's without a doubt our biggest update since we launched the tool about 6-months ago and a number of the new features have come from feedback and suggestions from users. So thanks to everyone...

20 April, 2011 by Matt Hopson

Screaming Frog SEO Spider User Guide

Since launching the Screaming Frog SEO Spider we've been overwhelmed with all the great feedback received and we're all really pleased that people use and love the tool. Since this is the first piece of software that we have released into the wild we're also aware that there have been...

I have had a couple of cases (and queries) involving secure pages (https://) and duplicate content recently, so thought it would be a useful area to discuss. Hypertext transfer protocol secure (https) pages are often used for payment transactions, logins and shopping baskets to provide an encrypted and secure connection....

With all the various ad extensions available to AdWords advertisers nowadays it can be a bit of a struggle of keep on top of everything and make sure that they are all working as well as they should. I think by now everyone is pretty familiar with Sitelinks and how...

3 March, 2011 by Matt Hopson

Yahoo! and Microsoft Search Alliance Webinar

So this morning I, along with I would imagine quite a few other advertisers logged into the Yahoo & Microsoft Search Alliance webinar; if I’m honest after listening and watching a few of these in the past I wasn’t expecting to hear anything ground breaking but as the migration will...

Since we released the Screaming Frog SEO Spider we have received a lot of enquiries about the possibility of developing a Mac version and if you follow us on twitter (@screamingfrog) you might of heard we have been working on it behind the scenes. Well, we can confirm that the...

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