Daily Search Forum Recap: August 17, 2018

Aug 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...

Search Buzz Video Recap: Google Medic Update Advice, SEO Tips, Featured Snippets, Search Console, Manual Actions & More

Aug 17, 2018 • 9:07 am | Comments (1) by twitter Google+

This week in search, I covered what SEOs are doing about the Google Medic update, and how you can report issues to Google around it. Google said taking old content and relabeling it as new is not a good SEO hack...

Google Crawls Pages More Often If They Are More Important & Popular

Aug 17, 2018 • 8:05 am | Comments (32) by twitter Google+

Google's John Mueller confirmed that Google crawls pages more often if they are more important and popular. So if a page is not crawled so often, that can be a sign that the page is not that important to Google.

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The Google Beach Party
Source: Flickr by Twitter August 17, 2018 • 6:50 am | Comments (0)
Google's Blue Pool Table Room
Source: Flickr by Twitter August 16, 2018 • 7:03 am | Comments (0)
Google India Toy Basketball Hoop
Source: Flickr by Twitter August 15, 2018 • 6:58 am | Comments (0)
Google Beer Pong
Source: Flickr by Twitter August 14, 2018 • 6:48 am | Comments (0)
Matt Cutts & Danny Sullivan At Foo Camp Together
Source: Flickr by Twitter August 13, 2018 • 7:00 am | Comments (0)

Did The Google Medic Update Make Search Worse? Show Google Examples.

Aug 17, 2018 • 7:49 am | Comments (20) by twitter Google+

Google is asking you to provide examples of how the search results are now worse off since after the Google Medic update which was released on August 1st as a core broad Google algorithm update. Gary Illyes said let him know examples on Twitter and do not just say that a competitor now outranks you.

Google Launches Expandable Featured Snippets

Aug 17, 2018 • 7:34 am | Comments (0) by twitter Google+

Google announced they have launched a new form of featured snippets that offer expandable snippets to help a searcher dive deeper into the aspects of a specific query. We actually saw Google testing this this past April and now it is officially live.