Local search sucks. Who says that? Well – anyone trying to get into local search says it. They may not say it out-loud, but believe me – they’re saying it, Why? Because too much of it is about SEO – about playing to the rules – about ensuring you’re doing everything right as a business. … Read moreAnd? Yes – it’s insanity. Because Local Search sucks.
Welcome to our weekly round-up of all the latest news and research from around the world of search marketing and beyond. This week we might as well rename the weekly round-up ‘a ton of new stuff from Google’, as there’s nothing but new products and announcements from the big G for as far as the … Read moreSix most interesting search marketing news stories of the week
Also from Google’s Richard Gingras talk at Google I/O named Search and the mobile content ecosystem, Google revealed some new things about AMP, accelerated mobile pages. AMP’s growth rate: Richard Gingras announced Google has indexed AMP pages on over 125 million documents from more than 640,000 different domains across the web. Here is a photo … Read moreGoogle AMP has reached 125 million documents & is expanding to apps & recipe pages
Richard Gingras from Google in a talk he just gave at Google I/O named Search and the mobile content ecosystem said that Google is testing a real-time indexing API. The purpose is to give trusted publishers a way to send Google their content immediately, without Google having any delay in discovering that content. Google can … Read moreGoogle beta testing a real-time indexing API
Google is appealing the French data protection regulator’s (CNIL’s) decision that Google must remove/censor “right to be forgotten” (RTBF) URLs on a global basis. Previously, Google had sought to find a compromise and enforce RTBF in Europe but preserve the content in other markets with different rules and privacy standards. CNIL did not accept that … Read moreGoogle appeals French order to censor Right-to-Be-Forgotten links globally