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Google offers enhanced conversions consultations

Google is rolling out a new notification in select Google Ads accounts, offering personalized support for implementing enhanced conversions. Why we care. Despite Google’s decision to stall removing cookies from Chrome, advertisers still need new ways to measure and optimize their campaigns. Enhanced conversions provide a privacy-focused solution to maintain accurate conversion tracking. Details. The…

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2024 organic website traffic benchmarks

Comparing your website’s organic search performance to the latest industry benchmarks is the best way to contextualize YTD organic search traffic data, adapt SEO and content strategies to maximize results, and set more informed KPIs. Join Steven van Vessum, Director of Organic Marketing at Conductor, and Shannon Vize, Sr. Content Marketing Manager at Conductor, as…

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Could AI eventually make SEO obsolete?

The short answer is, “no.” Perhaps a more relevant question is: Could AI render human SEO analysis and actions redundant? In other words, will AI eventually replace your job? Early analysis suggests that AI still falls short, particularly in technical SEO analysis. While this study primarily used basic prompts, some users report better results with…

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Daily Search Forum Recap: July 22, 2024

Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today, through the eyes of the Search Engine Roundtable and other search forums on the web. Google is testing new link citations in the AI Overviews. Google is also testing saving AI Overviews for later. Google is showing some AI-generated images in some…

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Top SEO and PPC tips for a short shopping season

This year’s shopping season is unusually short. Instead of the normal four and a half to five weeks, we have just 27 days between Thanksgiving and Christmas. On top of that:  Hanukkah starts on Christmas, and Kwanzaa is on the day after.  Christmas and Hannukah are on Wednesdays, eliminating the ease of shopping retail over…

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Stability AI Open-Sources Stable Audio Open: An Audio Generation Model with Variable-Length (up to 47s) Stereo Audio at 44.1kHz from Text Prompts

  In the field of Artificial Intelligence, open, generative models stand out as a cornerstone for progress. These models are vital for advancing research and fostering creativity by allowing fine-tuning and serving as benchmarks for new innovations. However, a significant challenge persists as many state-of-the-art text-to-audio models remain proprietary, limiting their accessibility for researchers. Recently,…

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Open Artificial Knowledge (OAK) Dataset: A Large-Scale Resource for AI Research Derived from Wikipedia’s Main Categories

  The rapid advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) has highlighted the critical need for large, diverse, and high-quality datasets to train and evaluate foundation models. However, acquiring such datasets presents significant challenges, including data scarcity, privacy concerns, and high data collection and annotation costs. Artificial (synthetic) data has emerged as a…

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