Daily Search Forum Recap: October 17, 2018

Oct 17, 2018 • 4:00 pm | Comments (0) by twitter Google+

Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today, through the eyes of the Search Engine Roundtable and other search forums on the web...

Google Local Panel Shows Products & Services Section

Oct 17, 2018 • 7:58 am | Comments (0) by twitter Google+

Andy Simpson posted on Twitter and in the Local Search Forums a screen shot of Google showing a products and services section in the local panel result for a business. In Google My Business you have the option to fill in your products and services but it has not shown directly in the local panel in web search before now.

Google People Also Search For Changing Things Up

Oct 17, 2018 • 7:48 am | Comments (0) by twitter Google+

Over the past week or so, Google has been testing different ways to show the people also search for feature in search and mobile search. We covered them showing up in the local results but look at these screen shots shared by Brodie Clark and Valentin Pletzer. You can see mini results, reference lists, and so much is going on here.

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John Mueller Speaking vs Persian Cat Speaking
Source: Flickr by Twitter October 17, 2018 • 6:50 am | Comments (1)
Google Halloween Zombie Makeup Class
Source: Flickr by Twitter October 16, 2018 • 6:51 am | Comments (1)
Google Ice Cream Brain Freeze Machine
Source: Flickr by Twitter October 15, 2018 • 6:55 am | Comments (0)
Mural Painting At GooglePlex
Source: Flickr by Twitter October 12, 2018 • 6:53 am | Comments (0)
Google Overalls
Source: Flickr by Twitter October 11, 2018 • 6:41 am | Comments (0)

Google Has Fully Deprecated AJAX Crawling Scheme

Oct 17, 2018 • 7:26 am | Comments (0) by twitter Google+

Google has been deprecating, killing off support for, their old AJAX crawling scheme since 2015. It has been dying a slow death but now Google's John Mueller has said on Twitter is has been fully deprecated.

Did Google Say 46% Of Searches Have Local Intent?

Oct 17, 2018 • 7:14 am | Comments (3) by twitter Google+

Supposedly there was a local event at the main Google headquarters in Mountain View, California the other day and at that event a Googler said that 46% of all queries have local intent. I do trust the source but all I have is a tweet from this SEO on this stat.