Daily Search Forum Recap: October 19, 2018

Oct 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...

Search Buzz Video Recap: Google Search Update Impacts, Reporting Delays, JavaScript SEO, Local, & Tiaras

Oct 19, 2018 • 9:06 am | Comments (0) by twitter Google+

This week we had another big Google algorithm update, Google did not yet confirm it. Google said all sites are impacted by algorithm updates, even ones that didn’t see changes...

Google Listens & Responds To A Site That Lost 60% Of Their Traffic After An Algorithm Update

Oct 19, 2018 • 7:56 am | Comments (44) by twitter Google+

In this mornings hangout with Google's John Mueller, one web site owner who lost 60% of his traffic over a Google search algorithm update several months ago asked John what he should do. The interesting thing, John did bring his detailed examples to the search engineers and had to tell this guy that after reviewing the examples, the engineers felt things were working as normal.

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Chrometoberfest Cake
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John Mueller Speaking vs Persian Cat Speaking
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Google Halloween Zombie Makeup Class
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Google Ice Cream Brain Freeze Machine
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Google: We Not Use isRelatedTo & isSimilarTo Product Schema

Oct 19, 2018 • 7:47 am | Comments (0) by twitter Google+

Google's John Mueller said on Twitter that Google does not currently use isRelatedTo or isSimilarTo schema for product schema in web search. He said as far as he knows, they do not use it.

Google My Business Insights Shows Branded Searches Now

Oct 19, 2018 • 7:21 am | Comments (1) by twitter Google+

As I covered yesterday at Search Engine Land, Google has added a new slice in the pie within the Google My Business Insights section to segment out branded searches from direct or discovery related searches. Here is a screen shot from my business in Google My Business showing the new yellow slice for branded searches.