Search News Buzz Video Recap: Google Ranking Volatility, Coupon Sites Abuse, Mobile Indexing Change, AI Overviews Decline & Ad News

Jun 7, 2024 - 8:01 am 0 by

Google had some more intense search ranking volatility this week, both on June 1st and also around June 5th. Google said white-labeled coupon sites would be penalized by its site reputation abuse policy. Google warns that it won’t index sites that absolutely won’t load on mobile devices, but it will index sites that are not mobile-friendly. Google AI Overviews now only show for 15% of queries, down from 84%. SEOs are SEOing into AI Overviews. Google fixed the issue with site names not appearing for some internal pages, Google fixed the Search Console links report. Google said it does not take direct action on spam reports. Google Search is testing a new shopping filter bar at the top. Google Merchant Center is testing new analytics. Google Business Profiles tests SMS and WhatsApp messaging. Google Business Profiles has a bug that hides questions and answers. Google will replace the old ads design with the new one starting on August 30. Google Ads API version 17 is out. Microsoft Advertising will import Google Ads conversion data automatically. Microsoft Advertising to move smart shopping campaigns to Performance Max. I also posted the monthly Google webmaster report - check it out. That was the search news this week at the Search Engine Roundtable.

Sponsored by BruceClay, who has been doing search marketing optimization since 1996 and also has an amazing SEO training platform.

Make sure to subscribe to our video feed or subscribe directly on iTunes, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts or your favorite podcast player to be notified of these updates and download the video in the background. Here is the YouTube version of the feed. For the original iTunes version, click here

Search Topics of Discussion:

Please do subscribe on YouTube or subscribe via iTunes or on your favorite RSS reader. Don't forget to comment below with the right answer and good luck!


Popular Categories

The Pulse of the search community


Search Video Recaps

Google Core Update Coming, Ranking Volatility, Bye Search Notes, AI Overviews, Ads & More - YouTube
Video Details More Videos Subscribe to Videos

Most Recent Articles

Search Forum Recap

Daily Search Forum Recap: July 24, 2024

Jul 24, 2024 - 10:00 am
Google Updates

Google Search Ranking Algorithm Volatility - July 23rd

Jul 24, 2024 - 7:51 am
Google Search Engine Optimization

SEO Poll: 54% Of SEOs Saw Positive Effects From Google Updates

Jul 24, 2024 - 7:41 am
Google Ads

New Google Local Service Ads Budget Options

Jul 24, 2024 - 7:31 am
Google News

Google Ad Revenue Up 11% - $64.62 Billion In Ad Revenue

Jul 24, 2024 - 7:21 am

Google Outlines Videos In Search Results

Jul 24, 2024 - 7:11 am
Previous Story: Google Search Console Removal Tool Drops Cache Updates