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Google’s Mobile Search Results Now Show Image Thumbnails 45% Of The Time

RankRanger's Mord Oberstein has reported that the Google mobile search results interface has had a dramatic increase of image thumbnails that were displayed in mobile search results. According to the data from RankRanger, there is 183 percent increase on July 13, 208, which is up from 15.7 of mobile page one search results that contain image thumbnails [...]

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Google Posts Adds ‘Call Now’ Button

Google My Business recently added the ability for businesses to add a "call now" button to their Google Posts.  Previously, the call-to-action options on the Google Posts for the "What's New" box included “book,” “order online,” “buy,” “learn more,” “sign up” and “get offer.”  Google now has a new option that lists the business's phone number. [...]

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YouTube Aims To Display More Authoritative Search Results Around News Topics

  According to an announcement by Google, the company is getting serious about combating fake news and promoting news sources on YouTube, and specifically, YouTube search.  The company said it is “committing $25M to a YouTube-specific investment” to target and work on these challenges. Not only that, Google is investing in both YouTube search results and its algorithm. [...]

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Bing Ads Recommends Updating Final Ad URLs To HTTPS If Supported

With Google beginning to mark HTTP URLs as “not secure” in its Chrome browser this month, Bing Ads is recommending advertisers update their final ad URLs to HTTPS. If you have a site that support HTTPS, Bing Ads is suggesting three options for bulk updating HTTP URLs. The bulk uploads feature in the Bing Ads web interface. Bing Ads Editor. Bing [...]

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Google’s URL Inspection Tool Now Available For All Users

It has confirmed on Twitter by Google that two weeks are releasing the URL inspection tool in the new Google Search Console, it is now available to all users. Since the new tool's release, it was only available to a limited number of users.  Google started rolling out slowly to more and more users.  As of July 10, 15 [...]

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Google My Business Listings: 5 Frequently Asked Questions

One of the greatest ways to get your local rankings is to claim and optimize your Google My Business (GMB) listing. Your Google My Business listing can not only increase your chance of showing up in the Google Local 3-pack, but when a Google user searches your business by name, Google will often show a Knowledge [...]

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Google Speed Update Is Now Being Released To All Users

Google has updated the original blog post around the Speed Update saying this is now “rolling out for all users.”  On the morning of July 9, Google began to incorporate the new Speed Update algorithm in the mobile search results as a search ranking factor. FAQs on new Google Speed Update was posted by Search Engine Land a while back [...]

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Google expanding Local Conversion Reporting And Per-Shop Visitation

Google's expanded rollout of store visits reporting for AdWords (which will soon become Google Ads) Customers of all sizes has begun.  This reporting provides performance breakouts by individual store locations. Marketers are going to be able to see in-person visits to their physical stores, as well as other types of "offline" conversions that are associated with [...]

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