Google has updated their documentation on Local Ranking
① Page Quality & E-A-T ( expertise, authoritativeness and trustworthiness ) ② Main content quality and amount ③ Information about who is responsible for the website ④ Website reputation.
Movie times can be clicked to open Fandango ( not in AU yet )
Now you can bulk upload location using latitude and longitude columns in your spreadsheet. No longer restricted to Brazil, India, Indonesia, Mexico, and Russia.
All new product status and effective max CPC reporting
If you still havenât updated your site to be mobile friendly yet, Google has added yet another level of alerts to site owners whose sites are not mobile friendly.
Google's new format for the mobile local ads looks a lot like organic map listing
by John Mueller
In May, Google will start rolling out an update to mobile search results that increases the effect of the ranking signal
The sites may not have seen ranking drops but Google is not trusting these sites for passing any PageRank or value to other sites until the manual action is lifted. Related to free product review.
Google keeps adding more and more ways to add special hours to your business information.
Sites getting these warnings seems to get de-indexed from Google.
data might be coming from Waze
* User Explorer Reporting ( Anonymous Client ID and User ID ) * Google Analytics Reporting API V4 * Flexible Auto-tagging Override for GA-AdWords Linking and more
View user access information for Manager accounts from a single location
“@rustybrick I ran a test to see if Googlebot can see / uses img="title" after @johnmu suggested it, and it does ;)”
Google seems to be broadly testing changing the yellow ad label to a green / Purple colored ad label.
Search filters in the local pack when searching for local queries that might have more than one match.
# Pagination in Search Analytics. # Crawl errors now include "linked from" information # Higher & clearer quotas.
On both the desktop and mobile versions of Google Maps. ** Also, Google Maps is now a part of Core Google Search and is no longer a Google search partner. ** Bing does it too.
looks like it might be on mobile only
If your AMP pages are having issues with New Relic try this fix.
Google seems to be using SC for Featured Snippets. Bug / Feature ? Query : https://t.co/tZCiBHNvev
Check with SC fetch and render to see if things look normal for your site.
Add an order ID to your conversion tracking tag to help avoid counting duplicate conversions. eg: bookmarked link for reservation.
using server side ad insertion, makes ads hyper relevant for viewers across any screen that they watch.
New look, love it or hate it?
not in AU SERPs yet but news.google.com.au does show AMP articles.
Looked like In-depth Articles were removed from SERPs for a few days BUG?
Closed beta now in testing.text ads will feature a double (extended) headline and the full 70-character count of description copy. display URL formatting. Two paths or directories to the domain name.
When you receive a message you’d like to disable, click “Unsubscribe from this type of message” in the footer of the email. It will still be in SC preferences page.
My new Fiverr Gig is up /s LOL
Feed rules work by allowing you to map fields and values in your products data feed to defined Merchant Center attributes and values.
Anchor Ads & Vignette Ads
This used be available for US presidential candidates now expanding to include brands. Join waiting list https://posts.withgoogle.com/#/waitlist
Bing seems to be testing a new way to make sure that you notice the search query keywords when they appear on the search results page.
Google started displaying the neighborhood a business is in beside their primary category on Google in the knowledge panel.
Time Spent Viewing , Diversity of Page Posts are now factors FB will consider for News Feeds.
Bing is now adding coupon codes directly to the knowledge panel for various businesses and brands in their search results.