Daily Search Forum Recap: October 16, 2018

Oct 16, 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 My Business Dashboard Adds Map To Address
    The Google My Business dashboard typically by default only shows the address without a map on the info tab when you are looking to edit your address. But it seems Google is changing that to show a visual map even before you edit your location.
  • Google Search Algorithm Updates Impact Sites That Didn't Have Ranking Changes
    Google's John Mueller said that most Google Search algorithm updates will have an impact on every site, even if the site did not see any ranking changes. John said on Twitter "our algorithms generally affect all sites in the search results, though not all of them might see changes in how they're shown in search."
  • GoogleBot Favicon: Google Has A New Favicon Crawler
    Google may have a new web crawler that specifically looks for Favicons, the little icons you see in your browser bar next to the URL. Favicons are associated with a particular website or web page and can be customized by the site owner.
  • Google My Business Insights Queries Report One Quarter Date Range Available
    Google My Business Insights which gives you analytics around how well your Google local listings are doing, added a quarter filter date range to the new queries report. Google added a queries report back a few months ago, it only offered a week and month for date filters, now it offers a quarter as well.
  • Google Halloween Zombie Makeup Class
    Looks like a bunch of Googlers are getting ready and preparing for Halloween. This photo from Instagram shows a workshop at the Google office aimed at teaching Googlers how to do makeup that looks a

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