Limited Time Google Ads Black Friday & Cyber Monday Ad Units

Nov 20, 2018 • 8:39 am | Comments (0) by twitter Google+

Google has a new special ad unit for a limited time for the Black Friday and Cyber Monday holiday shopping season. Ginny Marvin at Search Engine Land said this limited time ad unit is running for some advertisers now through November 27th.

Google Does Not Index Redirected Pages

Nov 20, 2018 • 7:37 am | Comments (19) by twitter Google+

This is probably obvious to most of you but Google's John Mueller said on Twitter that Google does not index redirects. Meaning, if you redirect page A to page B, any content that might be on page A is not indexed, instead GoogleBot just does a hop, skip and a jump over from page A to page B.

Google Showing Fewer Videos In Their Search Results

Nov 20, 2018 • 7:24 am | Comments (2) by twitter Google+

According to STAT Search Analytics and RankRanger, Google is showing significantly fewer video boxes or carousels in the search results then it did just a week or so ago. It seems Google is showing about 30% fewer videos or so.

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Gooogle Cars Shop Rebranded A Bit
Source: Flickr by Twitter November 20, 2018 • 6:56 am | Comments (0)
Face Mask On Pumpkin At Google Office
Source: Flickr by Twitter November 19, 2018 • 6:55 am | Comments (0)
Robot Building Kids At Google Zurich
Source: Flickr by Twitter November 16, 2018 • 6:58 am | Comments (0)
New Google Headquarters Under Construction
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A Smoking Google Pumpkin
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Google Search Adds Hijri & Hebrew Date Conversions

Nov 20, 2018 • 7:10 am | Comments (0) by twitter Google+

You can now go to Google and ask it to tell you the current Hijri and/or Hebrew date, as well as ask it to convert the dates for you. I tested some examples and for the most part is works pretty well.

Daily Search Forum Recap: November 19, 2018

Nov 19, 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...