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    Daily Search Forum Recap: January 17, 2017

    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. Search Engine Roundtable Stories: Google Algorithm Update On January 16th, MLK Day? Yesterday was a US holiday, so overall there was less people working, searching and buying online. […]

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    Google’s New Calvin & Hobbes Post It Wall Art

    Daniel Waisberg from Google posted a picture of the new post it wall art at the Google London office. It is Calvin and Hobbes, the famous daily comic strip by American cartoonist Bill Watterson. The comic strip ran for about ten years, ending on December 31, 1995. I wonder who makes the decision on what […]

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    New: Google Local Pack Showing Google Shopping Ads

    Mike Blumenthal posted a screen shot on Twitter showing Google shopping ads in the local pack results for a query on [engagement rings buffalo] on mobile. I was able to replicate it and basically, it is not showing engagement ring stores, but rather engagement ring products directly in the local pack results. These are clearly […]

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    Google Testing Google My Business Web Site Builder Tool

    Mike Blumenthal reported on the Google My Business web site builder tool, to enable businesses to create a quick and dirty web site for their business. This is not the first time Google launched a web site builder or landing page tool for Google Maps, plus they have blogger and had Google Sites and other […]

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    Google AdSense Launches Ad Balance Slider To Show Less Ads

    Google launched a new feature in the new Google AdSense user interface named “Ad balance.” Ad balance lets publishers use a slider to show less ads on their sites with the drag and click of a button. Google explained that “ad balance controls help you reduce the number of ads you show to users, specifically […]

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    Google Has An Indoor Tractor

    Olya L. shared a picture on Instagram of her at the Google Tel Aviv office sitting somewhere upwards of the 20th floor of one of the more famous buildings in the city. But she is sitting on a tractor, one you’d see on an old farm. This one was transported to the Google Tel Aviv […]

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    Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day – a very important day in the U.S. It commemorates the birthday of Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. which was on January 15, 1929. But the day is observed on the following Monday, which is January 16th this year. The search engines have logos and themes for […]

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    Google On Negative SEO: Keeps Competitors Busy While You Get To Move Forward

    We’ve covered the topic of negative SEO to exhaustion but hey, Google’s John Mueller had a nice line about it this morning. Someone asked him what they should do now that their competitor started a negative SEO attack against them. John basically said, that is good – while they are busy doing that, you can […]

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    Google Structured Data Testing Tool Validates Multi-Typed Entities MTE

    Brad Brewer posted on Twitter that the Google Structured Data Testing Tool now supports MTE, multi-typed entities. This can be used for the hotel schema markup said Brad. Here is a screen shot of the tool showing the support for the MTE. Here is a live test result, so you can see it yourself over […]

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    Google Has Search Quality Raters In Tons Of Countries

    The Google quality raters are contractors who work to test and judge experiments in the Google search results. They do not influence the rankings but rather give Google’s engineers more data points to judge how well the algorithms are working. Gary Illyes from Google said that these quality raters are all over the globe. He […]