Daily Search Forum Recap: April 18, 2018

Apr 18, 2018 • 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 Tests Showing From The Businesses Section Higher
    A month ago, Google began allowing businesses to once again edit their business description. Now, people are noticing the box that shows this business description...
  • Google Only Can Judge Site Quality Based On Pages They Index
    Google's John Mueller addressed the topic of page pruning again, but this time explains that Google can only judge the overall site quality based on the pages they have of that site that is in their index...
  • Google Expands Funding Choices To More
    Google announced they are now going to expand Google Funding Choices (link my not work for you so go here instead) to more countries. Google Funding Choices is a program to help publishers recover lost revenue due to ad blockers by having the users pay to not show ads on your site...
  • Google: Keeping Your Mobile Site Not Mobile-Friendly Is A Bad Strategy
    I spotted a conversation on Twitter around how some webmasters and SEOs are so afraid of losing their rankings when being switched over to mobile-first indexing that they are intentionally making sure their web sites are not fully mobile-friendly...
  • Tansy O'Bryant - The Search Community Honors You
    This is part of the say something nice about an SEO/SEM series - feel free to nominate someone over here. Tansy O'Bryant is 48 years old and lives in Raleigh, North Carolina with her family. She is a true family woman, telling me she has only one regret in life...
  • Google BYOB: Bring Your Own BBQ
    Here is a photo I spotted on Instagram from a Googler at the main GooglePlex who said it was "bring your grill to work day." So BYOB, not bring your own beer but bring your own BBQ. I wonder how oft

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