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…
CDP links up with consumer data partner. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article.
Google has said it doesn’t use these signals to inform where your site ranks in organic search results. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.
There are more contact fields, questions by vertical and new ways to automate customer data imports into Google Ads. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.
Last month was not that slow of a month, while we didn’t have any confirmed Google search algorithm updates, we had several unconfirmed ones and some felt pretty big. Google also said it will weight business names less
I had a few reports yesterday of Google displaying featured snippets but without borders. It seems like a bug to me but who knows, maybe Google is testing borderless featured snippets and search results?
Decision makers in their respective silos are generally unaware of the value in the data Google shares so it’s your job to disperse this knowledge across your organization. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.
The other day I reported that Google said negative reviews on the web about your brand or business won’t hurt your rankings in Google search. Yesterday, I was on the video call with John Mueller and I asked him this question and brought up the Decor My Eyes case from […]
I have covered Google saying that its quality raters, which are third-party consultants who are not even employed by Google directly, do not have any direct influence in Google search rankings. I reported Googlers saying this countless times and I didn’t report Googlers saying it as well because I covered […]
Google’s John Mueller said that many of those manual actions are probably not used anymore. Why? He said because many may have been automated and done algorithmically. I did ask John for a list but he refused, go figure.