Video Recap of Weekly Search Buzz :: April 11, 2014

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itunes-subscribe-video.pngThe big news this week was that Google announced AdWords would go not provided, i.e. not pass query via the referer data. There are some parts of the implementation that are hypocritical. Google’s Matt Cutts said they penalized seven Japanese link networks over the past few months. Google does have mild and more severe cases of Penguin. Google’s Matt Cutts knows the answers to 90% of your questions. Also, he said, not all manual actions lead to ranking demotions. Bing is testing a nice new clean search results design. Google is testing not showing video thumbnails in the search results. Google business schema added customer support phone numbers, hours of operations and menus. Google AdWords added conversion tracking for call tracking by call length. Google Analytics now lets you bulk link your AdWords accounts. Google Glass lets anyone in the US buy Google Glass on Tax Day and Passover. Google has a special Google logo, Doodle, for Percy Lavon Julian today. That was this past week in search at the Search Engine Roundtable.

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The big news this week was that Google announced AdWords would go not provided, i.e. not pass query via the referer data. There are some parts of the implementation that are hypocritical. Google’s Matt Cutts...
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