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This day in search marketing history: January 1

Cosy New Year!

Welcome to the first installment of what goes on to be a day-to-day, ongoing characteristic right here on Search Engine Land in 2023 – Within the period in-between in search advertising historic previous.

Search Engine Land has been the publication of document for all issues search and search advertising since launching in 2006. And the founders of that 2006 workforce had been reporting on and educating the industry for roughly a decade ahead of that (at Search Engine Detect).

So join us on day by day basis, as we rediscover the headlines and historic previous of SEO, PPC and digital advertising from years long previous by.

Moreover on in the in the period in-between 

Cosy New Year Google Doodles!

On Jan. 1, yearly since 2000, Google has constantly given us Doodles, in lieu of any predominant news of shriek to document on. Hiya, it is a vacation finally. The editorial workforce is getting some great-deserved relaxation (not counting Barry, who’s nearly constantly working) and traffic is rather grievous on New Year’s Day.

It’s been years since we lined Google’s particular emblems. But as soon as upon a time, Search Engine Land became competing with infinite other publishers in the hopes of utilizing some insanely big search traffic by covering these celebratory Google Doodles:

14 “Is Google Unhealthy?” Tipping Aspects Since 2001

2007: A explicit imperfect week for Google resulted on this peek reduction at a desire of “tipping functions” that Google had survived in prior years, together with the unhealthy Florida Change of 2003.

Best | top | most fashionable Search Engine Land stories of the year

Jan. 1 in general is a honest day to steal a final peek reduction at essentially the most fashionable stories from the previous year. Strive what stories earned essentially the most pageviews in prior years:

Catch the day-to-day e-newsletter search marketers rely on.

Picture: Microsoft To Lay Off 15,000 Workers

2009: There were reviews that Microsoft became on the level of lay off 17% of their workforce, on or spherical Jan. 15.

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About the author

Danny Goodwin

Danny Goodwin is Managing Editor of Search Engine Land & SMX. Moreover to writing day-to-day about SEO, PPC, and more for Search Engine Land, Goodwin also manages Search Engine Land’s roster of arena-topic consultants. He also helps program our conference series, SMX – Search Marketing Expo.

Before joining Search Engine Land, Goodwin became Executive Editor at Search Engine Journal, where he led editorial initiatives for the stamp. He also became an editor at Search Engine Detect. He has spoken at many predominant search conferences and virtual events, and has been sourced for his experience by a supreme different of publications and podcasts.