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Facebook Business Suite

Facebook is launching “Facebook Business Suite,” a new mobile app and desktop interface that brings together Facebook and Instagram publishing, messaging and analytics in a single dashboard intended to simplify management of content across both platforms. It is being rolled out today globally. Seeking simplicity and time savings. Created for …

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GoogleBot Crawl

Google announced it will soon begin crawling some sites over HTTP/2. HTTP/2 is the next generation of HTTP, the protocol the internet primarily uses for transferring data. It requires less open connections and thus can be more efficient on your server when crawling your web pages. Google said there is …

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Google Boosting Shopping Features

According to Adobe’s Digital Economy Index data, “buy online, pickup in store” (BOPIS) grew more than 250% year over year in August. The company also said that 30% percent of online buyers prefer BOPIS/curbside pickup over home delivery (read: traditional e-commerce). Google has said something similar. The company reported Wednesday …

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Google’s Search Term Filtering

Google announced at the start of September it would reduce the visibility of search terms shown in reports for advertisers. Privacy was the reason cited by Google but advertisers quickly called the motives into question and complained about the loss of transparency into a large amount of ad spend. A …

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Keywords In Generic

“No, you don’t get a special bonus from having a keyword like that in your top-level domain,” John Mueller, webmaster trends analyst at Google, said about generic top-level domains such “.jobs” on an episode of AskGoogleWebmasters. Mueller’s explanation harkens back to guidance that was first published in 2015, in which …

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Google Custom Audiences

Last year at Google Marketing Live, Google said it would be unifying custom affinity and custom intent audiences under a custom audience option. Custom audiences are available now in Google Ads for Display, Discovery, Gmail and YouTube campaigns. How custom audiences work. You no longer create custom affinity or intent …

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5 Holiday Ad Strategies

  There’s no doubt about it: this year you need to add Connected TV to your holiday ad strategy. With total viewing time on Connected TV devices jumping 81% year-over-year, millions of shoppers will be spending more time streaming television than ever before. And while you may initially think that …

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Google Search Bugs

Late Friday, Google confirmed it had an indexing issue that specifically impacted what content was shown in the Top Stories section in Google Search. In addition, the Google Search Console coverage report has not been updated in about two-weeks, which is unusually delayed. Indexing issue. Google said there was an …

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Boost Your Rankings

If your brand has been creating content for some time, you’ll likely reach a point where some of your newer content overlaps with existing content. Or you may have several related, but relatively thin pieces you’ve published. Since many people have been sold on the idea that more content is …

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Google BERT Fact Checks

Google announced and summarized a lot of the changes and updates the company made to Google Search over the past year. This announcement covers changes to Google Search, Google News, autocomplete, fact checking, through BERT and language processing. At a high level, Google is aiming to provide search results that …

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