Daily Search Forum Recap: September 23, 2021

Sep 23, 2021 • 4:00 pm | Comments (0) by twitter

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 had this long delay with Google Search Console but no need to worry...

Google Now Allows Sale Of At-Home COVID-19 Test Kits

Sep 23, 2021 • 7:51 am | Comments (0) by twitter

Google has updated its coronavirus disease (COVID-19) policy to now allow the sale both in paid ads (Google Ads & Shopping) and free listings (on Merchant Center) of at-home COVID-19 test kits. Google said only "test kits that are authorized by the FDA or your local governing body will be allowed."

Google Ads Advertiser Pages

Sep 23, 2021 • 7:41 am | Comments (0) by twitter

Google announced new advertiser pages that can be accessed under the about this ad button in the Google Ads. This works with the advertiser verification program we have been covering for a while and it is now something Google is able to fully showcase.

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GooglePlex Churros
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Street Mural Painting Near The Google Chicago Office
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SEO Work Colleagues Birthday Balloons Written With "JohnMu Loves You"
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Yoshka & Stan At the GooglePlex
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Acrobats At Google Kirkland, Seattle
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SMX To Stay Virtual Through 2022

Sep 23, 2021 • 7:31 am | Comments (0) by twitter

Chris Elwell has announced that the SMX conferences and events run by the parent company, Third Door Media, will remain virtual through 2022. "Unfortunately, crystal balls and intuition are notoriously unreliable. Predicting market movements has been compared to catching a falling knife... without being cut. That's the analogy we're using to guide a return to in-person events," Elwell said.

Google: We Licensed The Automobile Data In Search, It Does Not Come From The Web

Sep 23, 2021 • 7:21 am | Comments (2) by twitter

Earlier this week, we reported that the automobile industry is upset that Google is showing richer data, without crediting the source, for the automobile retail industry. I asked Danny Sullivan of Google where Google gets this data and he said the company licenses the data.