Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.
After much anticipation, Google Posts is finally available to all small businesses. The content will appear in both Google search and maps results.
Google’s content removal policy has been updated to include medical records. This goes on a very short list of content that Google will remove from search.
How can websites prepare for the mobile-first index? Columnist Greg Gifford recaps a session from SMX Advanced dealing with the impending rollout of Google’s new index, which prioritizes mobile content over desktop.
In this week’s Search In Pictures, here are the latest images culled from the web, showing what people eat at the search engine companies, how they play, who they meet, where they speak, what toys they have and more. Google bathtub table: Source: Instagram YouTube stair case with a strong message: Source: Instagram Google padded […]
Mark your calendars for SMX East: October 24-26! Don’t miss your only chance this year to attend the largest search marketing conference on the East Coast. An agenda obsessed with SEO & SEM! SMX is the only conference series dedicated to search marketing. There are tactic-rich keynotes, sessions and clinics programmed just for you, whether you’re […]
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