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Apple and Google are Reuniting and It Feels So Good!

A few years ago, Apple dropped Google and replaced them with Bing results on iOS and Mac. Well now, Apple is switching back to Google for the core web results and some other results both on iOS Siri and Mac Spotlight results. The news came from TechCrunch which both Google and Apple representations confirmed for […]

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Several Changes are Coming to Google Finance

Google has quietly posted in the Google Web Search Help forums that they are deprecating the portfolios section in Google Finance. It is going away next month, as part of a redesign of Google Finance. Andy from the Google Finance team wrote: Thank you for using Google Finance. We’re writing to let you […]

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Simple Solutions for Higher SEO Rankings

The digital marketing landscape has evolved significantly over the last two decades. And between Google’s ever-changing algorithm and the deluge of misinformation floating through the digital marketing sphere, it’s easy to lose sight of basic practices we should be employing in our own SEO and content marketing strategies. With every […]

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Google Ad Balance Tool is Back!

Google posted on the AdSense Google+ channel that the ad balancer tool which is a tool that can be used to show less lower paying ads on your site, is not back up and running. Google wrote: We are happy to inform you that the Ad balance tool is back and you can now […]

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Google Clarifies SEO Ranking Factors

A year and a half ago, Google’s Andrey Lipattsev who has not been in the public eye since, listed off Google’s top three ranking factors as content, links and RankBrain. It was a fun time for us search reporters, as you can imagine. Well now, Google’s John Mueller and Gary Illyes are […]

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Google Local Guides Offering Video on Android Devices

Google Local Guides and others can now add videos to local results if they use an Android device. Google announced in the Local Guides Forum that they now are rolling out support to upload videos to Google Maps local listings on Android devices. The help document explains the feature is currently only available to […]

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Impact Your Rankings by Changing Your HTML

  Sometimes you see the most obvious questions posted to Googlers and you think, hmm, I wonder how many others don’t think this is obvious. In any event, when you change your content and HTML on a page, it can and often does, impact your rankings for better or worse. […]

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Simple Rules for Choosing a Domain Name

Getting a domain name doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive. The internet is generally the first place people look for information on just about everything. That’s why when you register a domain name, or several, it’s an important step for making sure businesses can be found — even without […]

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Finally Google Fixed Google Reminders Feature

Google has finally fixed the set a reminder feature in Google search. We first reported the issue a few weeks ago and I’ve been tracking it since and as of yesterday, last night specifically, the feature started working again. In short, you can go to Google and search for [set a reminder] […]

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The Different Content Strategies for Mobile & Desktop SEO

You can’t simply make your site responsive and truly call it mobile-ready, argues contributor Jim Yu. To really adjust to the dramatic rise of mobile search, you need to understand how people are using these devices for finding things. Late in 2015, Google confirmed what many of us had already […]

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Google Adds Introduced Instant Answers to iOS App

With a new search app update for iOS, Google has added trending searches and instant answers. (TechCrunch noticed it earlier today.) It replicates a previously introduced Android feature which reportedly resulted in an outcry, causing Google to enable an opt-out. In the “what’s new” discussion in the iOS App Store, Google says: See searches […]

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Google Confirms SEO & Ranking Not Affected by Noreferrel/Noopener

Dawn Anderson asked Google’s John Mueller if using the noreferrer or noopener attributes can hurt your Google rankings and SEO. The answer John responded with was “nope.” So there you have it, feel free to use those attributes without worry. nope. — John ☆.o(≧▽≦)o.☆ (@JohnMu) September 1, 2017 A Noreferrer […]

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Protect your Google Analytics Data

The digital space has given marketers massive reach and capability. But with that power comes responsibility, along with an obligation to protect data that can be recognized as personally identifiable information (PII). Recurring audits and safeguards built into your technical layer are critical to ensuring that PII doesn’t pass into […]

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Update Coming in September from Google Adwords

  Google announced they are “simplifying ad rotation to two settings.” Specifically they are only going to offer “optimize” and “rotate indefinitely” options starting in late September. Optimize Ad Rotation: The “optimize” ad rotation setting prioritizes ads that are expected to perform better than other ads within an ad group. Google said […]

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