TI Quick Hits: December 5th

Webmaster Tools enhances crawl diagnostic capabilities

Within Google webmaster tools, users will now be able to segment crawling errors specific to smartphones. This will provide webmasters with an additional layer of intelligence when diagnosing existing spider traps and dead zones within a mobile site.

http://searchengineland.com/google-webmaster-tools-adds-smartphone-specific-crawl-errors-178867

Interesting data comparing November to December YOY in online retail

November 30th-December 1st led the way with a 34% increase over 2012.

http://www.ecommercebytes.com/cab/abn/y13/m12/i04/s03

Mobile search revenue surges with no end in sight

A new report by Forrester reports that mobile paid search will hit 4 billion by the end of 2013. How is your business executing PPC on mobile devices?

http://searchengineland.com/us-mobile-search-revs-to-hit-nearly-4-billion-this-year-178941

Mobile coupons and text messaging flourish, daily deals lessened by retailers this holiday season

Omni-channel behavior and purchase patterns leads retailers to put a greater emphasis in mobile engagement.

http://www.emarketer.com/Article/Text-Coupons-Replace-Flash-Deals-Mobile-Holiday-Focus/1010431