SEO

Is Google caching getting even more confusing?

    Last October Maria Cieslak wrote about Google caching dates being outdated. The response we’ve got from John Mueller on that was that “the date on the cached page doesn’t really mean much.” This begs a few questions for me. Firstly, if it doesn’t mean much – why is …

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Google search bug has search suggestions crawling off the page

An apparent bug is currently affecting Google’s search suggestions and auto-complete function. If you try to search Google.com and begin typing, Google will show auto-complete search suggestions on the right side of the search box, instead of showing them underneath the search box. Here is a screen shot: Complaints. Tons …

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Google Assistant moves from the cloud to the phone, now 10X faster

Google’s Assistant is on a billion devices. Google sees it as a kind of connective tissue in its growing device ecosystem, from smartphones to the web and to Google Home/Nest smart speakers and displays. This morning as expected, Google made several Assistant-related announcements. The most significant of them was relatively technical: …

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Should we be paying for Google My Business features?

It’s probably no exaggeration to say that the recent discovery of a survey sent to Google My Business managers including pay-to-play GMB features sent a shockwave through the local SEO industry. It’s probably equally fair to say that, should even a few of these paid-for features (such as Google search …

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