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Google Tests ‘Notable Moments’ Carousel In Knowledge Graph Cards

A new feature is being tested by Google for some of its knowledge graph cards, which shows a section for "notable moments" in a carousel format in the knowledge card. Sergey Alakov shared a screen shot of it on Twitter: These "notable moments" shows webpages that have a timeline-based information about the individual.  As shown in the [...]

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Google Showing Knowledge Graph Data In Local Panels

Google has begun sowing more information about local businesses in some local knowledge panel results.  This is being implemented by showing additional tabs of information above the local panel for (a) locations (b) about, and sometimes (c) Google Posts. The following screen shot shows a search for [kfc] which brings up locations for KFCs that [...]

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Google Is Testing Ads In Local Business Knowledge Panels

Google is currently testing more ad opportunities in knowledge panels  In this particular case, the company is testing ads on panels for local businesses. The test was spotted by Dr. Pete Meyers of Moz.  Below, you'll see an example of how an ad from Groupon for the featured club.  A call to action to "View [...]

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Google Adds Booking For Spa And Salon Appointments From Search & Maps

Consumers in the US are now able to book appointments with salons and spas through Google. Beauty is now the second category of appointment bookings available through Google in the US.  Back in December 2016, consumers in select cities were able to book fitness classes through the Reserve with Google site, as well as Google Search and Maps.  Then [...]

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Google Adds Menu Tab To Restaurants’ Local Panel

A new tab has been added by Google to its local panel for many restaurants.  The new tab is for accessing the restaurant's menu, and if Google can pic out the menu items from the restaurant's menu, Google may show the tab in the search results. This was first noticed Sergey Alakov, and I was able to [...]

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New Study On Featured Snippets Within Google Reveals Growth & Optimization Techniques

A new study has been published by Stone Temple Consulting on the Google search results around featured snippets.  Featured snippets are Google's answers that show up at the top of the search results, which can sometimes be referred to as position zero.  Featured snippets are used quite often for Google Voice search results in Google Assistant or Google [...]

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How to Use the Knowledge Graph to Boost Your SEO Performance

Introduced in 2012, Google’s Knowledge Graph is a database that collects bits of data about keywords people search for, and their intent. It is Google’s way of creating interconnected search results that are relevant to the user. With Universal search and the improvements of the Knowledge graph, SEO is facing a major challenge. In this [...]

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