Daily Search Forum Recap: January 25, 2021

Jan 25, 2021 • 4:00 pm | comments (0) by | Filed Under Search Forum Recap

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 Engine Roundtable Stories:

  • Google New Mobile Search Design Side By Side Comparison
    On Friday afternoon, Google announced the beginning of the rollout of its new mobile search results design. I now see this new design and I wanted to share some side by side comparisons of the old versus the new design for queries.
  • Google Adds Price Drop Enhancement Documentation
    Google has added updated its product structured data documentation document to include details around price drop enhancements. There is a new section named "price drop" that explains that Google "automatically calculates the price drop."
  • Google: Digital Public Relations Is Not Spammy Link Building
    Google's John Mueller has said something positive about one strategy SEOs use to attract attention and thus, hopefully, natural links. He said on Twitter "I love some of the things I see from digital pr, it's a shame it often gets bucketed with the spammy kind of link building. It's just as critical as tech SEO, probably more so in many cases."
  • Google: Paying For Content Review Or Time With Links Is Paid Links
    What if you do not charge for do-follow links but you do charge for the time for link outreach or the time to review and publish that piece of content, that happens to have a do-follow link. Is that type of link an unnatural link and against Google's webmaster guidelines? Google's John Mueller says yes it is.
  • Vlog #104: Dawn Beobide On Educating Your Developers On SEO (Part One)
    I met up with Dawn Beobide, the Director of Marketing at Consumer Labs and she started doing SEO and marketing back in 1999 - Dawn goes way back to the super early days of the SEO industry. She calls herself an SEO Geek and she is, to the core...
  • Annoying Call To Action Overlays Can Hurt Your Google Rankings
    John Mueller of Google was asked by Michael Lewittes if those news websites you see overlay those call to actions asking you to sign up for their newsletter before seeing the content see harm in their Google rankings because of those actions. And yes, John Mueller said they would see the wrath of the mobile interstitial penalty.
  • Google Office In Slums
    Okay, so this is not a real Google office but I am going through the archives to find interesting photos of Google and with COVID and no one being in the office, it is hard to find. Here is an old pho

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