Daily Search Forum Recap: July 24, 2018

Jul 24, 2018 - 4:00 pm 0 by

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: Word Count Isn't Indicative Of Quality
    One of the things I see so often in the SEO space is that SEOs say you need your pages to have a word count of X for Google to want to index and rank it well. The truth is, that is not true - if it was...
  • Google Image Search Tests White Tiled Design & Layout
    I am seeing reports of Google testing a new look for their image search results. This one looks more white and tiled format then the other. A Google Web Search Help thread that started back on May 29th was the first to spot this and now more and more are seeing this new layout...
  • Google My Business Showing Competitors Google Posts
    As a way to encourage businesses to use Google Posts more, Google is now showing some businesses the Google Posts from their competitors in the Google My Business dashboard. Google is playing on the fear of missing out, FOMO, emotion...
  • Google Shows Their Dictionary Widget For Branded Free Dictionary Query
    If you do a search for the popular [free dictionary] in Google, first Google will show you their dictionary box and then Google will show you the result for The Free Dictionary search result...
  • Search Community Heart Broken Over Loss Of Jordan Kasteler
    Yesterday the search community got the gut wrenching news that Jordan Kasteler has passed away. Everyone was floored, shocked, saddened, and deeply upset by the news. Jordan Kasteler has been part of our industry since he was a kid...
  • Noogler Cake Pops
    How cute and awesome do these cake pops look? They are in the shape of the Noogler, new Googler, hats and I suspect they were given out at an orientation of Nooglers? Merrin Collins shared this photo

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