Daily Search Forum Recap: January 23, 2019

Jan 23, 2019 • 4:00 pm | Comments (0) by twitter Google+

Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today...

Searchers Seeing Mixed Up Languages In Google Search

Jan 23, 2019 • 7:38 am | Comments (1) by twitter Google+

There are some reports in the Google Web Search Help forums of searchers seeing mixed languages in the search results. If they search for one query, they may see English but if they search for a different query, they may see a completely different language.

Google's John Mueller: You Focus Too Much On Links

Jan 23, 2019 • 7:21 am | Comments (14) by twitter Google+

Google's John Mueller has been telling some SEOs over the past day or so that they are focusing too much on links. He said it twice within a few hours of each other to different SEOs on Twitter.

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Google Food Ordering
Source: Flickr by Twitter January 23, 2019 • 6:30 am | Comments (0)
Google's Sundar Pichai At Fancy European Roundtable
Source: Flickr by Twitter January 22, 2019 • 7:00 am | Comments (1)
Google: Learning On The Loo
Source: Flickr by Twitter January 21, 2019 • 6:51 am | Comments (2)
Yoda At Google
Source: Flickr by Twitter January 18, 2019 • 7:19 am | Comments (1)
Google Goose
Source: Flickr by Twitter January 17, 2019 • 7:31 am | Comments (0)

Google Knowledge Panel With Video As Top Featured Image

Jan 23, 2019 • 7:11 am | Comments (0) by twitter Google+

I am not sure if I've seen a video in the top featured slot of the knowledge panel in Google before. If you search for [oscar nominations] in Google on desktop or mobile, you will see a video thumbnail at the top. Click on it and it will play a video.

Google My Business Helps Businesses Without Offices With New Sign Up Process

Jan 23, 2019 • 6:59 am | Comments (1) by twitter Google+

We saw this coming and now Google officially released a new sign up process for service area businesses, businesses that don't operate out of a specific location(s). Google now lets them specify the locations they service, instead of being stuck without any options.