Google has started showing new results including Places red pins directly in the SERPS. This shows that is critical that businesses make sure they are setup in Google Places / Maps correctly. Things to consider are; reviews and citations, optimising your google places listings and your website. If you need help with your Google Place […]
Danny Sullivan tweeting from SMX; @barisg of @google 55% of queries 3+ words, 70% have no exact match, 20% never seen before in past 90 days #smx #1d2 This is mind boggling when you think about it, of the billions of searches 70% have no exact match! WOW
Google instant is supposed to make search faster for the user by providing results as you type. Does this mean that seo is dead? of course not! Here is some trivia from Google i thought interesting; “If everyone uses Google Instant globally, we estimate this will save more than 3.5 billion seconds a day. That’s […]
Matt Cutts has posted a video answering a question on Youtube about how often Google updates its search algorithm. He has said they roll out 350-400 updates a year, which ends up being like one per day! Now the changes generally come out in batches and are not always about factors that will effect the […]
Yes they have changed the name, you now have a ‘Place Page’ for Google maps. This is a major development in Local Search and we will have to wait and see how this pans out.
Google has updated page rank if you have been building links, you should have benefited. Page Rank is a bit of red herring and should not be focussed on too much, however link building is a key part of achieving top rankings in the search engines. Quite a few of my clients PR has moved […]
Had a drive around Google Squared to see what i could find. It leads you of in new ways when you are researching a topic or even doing keyword research. http://www.google.com/squared.
Amit Singhal, a Google Fellow, who led development of real-time search has come out with some points re how Google rank Tweets. Google rolled out a real time search update in Dec 09 to better incorporate breaking news. Twitter is a small part of this world and it seems Google is ranking Tweets in a […]
Note to self to write a post about this topic; Where Google veers away from showing the top 10 on algorithmic strength alone, but shows up diverse results especially where all the top sites are very similar.
Just been watching a video on the new Google Wave technology, it really looks awesome. I love the feature where you share pics, also jumping into and sharing chats or conversations rocks. Check it out when you get the chance. Brought to us all by the same guys who developed Google Maps go the Sydney […]