John Mueller recently talked about page speed, and it negatively impacts sites that are slower, rather than giving boosts to sites that manage to incrementally improve their page speed.
John Mueller : Google updates structured markup changes immediately after re-crawl.
eg: you can search for info:supplesolutions.com.au on Google
Google seems to be testing or launching a new look for the "People Also Search For" feature
only through select partners
US English only. For mobile visitors. Guessing WebMD won't be too thrilled about this
1) Follow Bing Webmaster Guidelines. 2) Verify site on Bing WMT. 3) Submit to Bing News PubHub
If you block US visitors, GoogleBot wouldn't be able to access the site and it probably will cause major indexing issues.
According to Google fancy domain extensions won't help in your SEO efforts
Google adds compare queries in Google Search Console >> Search Analytics.
It will work on desktops, still up in AU on mobile. You can still use the URL modifier ( &tbs=qdr:h ) on mobile : https://supple.com.au/tools/google-advanced-search-operators/
Google is testing a new tool in Search Console.
They have a chrome plugin and a standalone web validator. https://validator.ampproject.org
Google is testing a few different Search Analytics features that allows Webmasters to slice and dice the data using Rich Result / Featured Snippet filters.
you don't even need to have the site in SC for these.
“from @methode “we are not using authorship at all anymore…we are smarter than that.” but thanks for giving them all that data, SEOs. #smx”
Google will show identical estimates for similar keywords or keyword phrases. plurals, acronyms, stemming variants, with spaces, with punctuation, etc
“HTTPS: @methode say 30% of search results are https now. Google doesn't want to sacrifice relevancy for rankings boost. #smx”
Initially in Japan in 19 different languages.
The search giant has inked a deal with Toronto-based LyricFind to source and show lyrics right in search results. US only for now
“Looks like Google is testing their own internet speed test (query = "check internet speed") - not seeing it live --”
have only seen these for hotel local results. Not sure if DEALS are Ads.
An interactive list of over 150 commands and 1000 variations that you can ask Google's voice assistant.
Google teamed up with the Nine Network and Endemol Shine Australia so that fans of The Voice Australia can vote for their favorite artist directly from Google Search.
Google claims this is a bug and you don't need an active campaign to run Keyword Planner.
New Partner badges for advertisers : Partners can earn specializations in 5 areas of expertise: Search, Mobile, Video, Display, Shopping . New Premium Partner.
Yellow is out, green is in for text ads in Google search results.
If you'd like to request an invitation before it becomes available to all advertisers, please contact your Google Sales rep or http://bit.ly/1tnJYCG
When you click the icon, it opens your default messaging app. It prefills the text message with the advertiser’s information.
At Bing Ads we understand that a significant percentage of our advertisers also manage paid search campaigns in Google AdWords.
Google just announced at SMX that the 3-pack is going to start containing an ad soon. So instead of the 3-pack it's going to be 1-ad + 2 organic listings.
Bing Ads Editor for Mac is only localized in US-English at the moment, but we are accepting sign-ups for beta from all customers (English speaking first)
In February, we announced that the Google Display Network and DoubleClick Digital Marketing are now going 100% HTML5.
Apple is bringing search ads to its US App store. Apply for the beta : https://searchads.apple.com/beta-opt-in/
Enables people to raise money for U.S.-based 501(c)3 nonprofits directly on Facebook. Only for US but donations can be accepted from more than 20 countries
In select US cities for now.
Shopping Bags for buyable pins , Pinterest Shop - partnered with 20,000 merchants, Visual Search, new filtering options to find popular products via Brand pages.
what’s being said about your businesses, schedule Tweets, and offers insights about Tweet performance. US businesses. On Web and iPhone.
Coming soon: add accessories, props, and emojis to your photos on Twitter, and see how stickers are being used by people around the world.
iPhone App in US/ Canada. YouTube Director onsite, a service that sends a pro filmmaker to shoot & edit a video ad for free whenever a business spends $150 on YT
Facebook has redesigned its buttons, which are found in and on countless websites and apps. The new look is meant to suit the modern mobile era.
Vine now hosts videos up to 10 minutes long. You’ll notice that the actual Vine is still six seconds long, but now includes a “watch more” button that will launch the longer video, all within the app.
We are updating News Feed so that the things posted by the friends you care about are higher up in your News Feed.
You can now easily share 360 photos on Facebook.
This feature will go live later this summer, starting with Verified Pages, then roll out to other users.
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