Recent Industry News

Google has come out with a new look and design to their desktop search results page. This has been confirmed to Search Engine Land by Google.

The new interface has various boxes resembling a mobile interface.

Have a look:

Google Starts Rolling Out Updated Desktop Search User Interface Google Starts Rolling Out Updated Desktop Search User Interface!

Must Know Facts About Social Media Weekly Infographic: 115 Must Know Facts About Social Media!

Social Media has taken an important place in the marketing strategy of the brands. In this insightful infographic Skilled.co has shared fun facts about social media statistics. You may learn quite a few things about how this platform can help you.

Here we come again with our list of this week's best articles on digital marketing that we found across the Internet. These have been categorized into content marketing, social media, search engine optimization, email marketing and link building. Take a look at them and we are sure you will love going through them.

top ten digital marketing articles Top 10 Digital Marketing Articles of this Week: 2nd December, 2016!

A rotating showcase will welcome your customers on your Pinterest page. “You can greet them with a hand-picked showcase of the best ideas you have to offer. The new rotating showcase sits right at the top of your profile, so it’s the first thing people see. You get to decide how you introduce yourself, and how you shape the story of your business.”

Pinterest Introduces Rotating Showcase For Business Pages Pinterest Introduces Rotating Showcase For Business Pages!

Google and Bing have jointly announced abut increasing the file size limit of Sitemap files to 50MB from 10 MB.

“we are happy to announce that we are increasing sitemaps file and index size from 10 MB to 50MB (52,428,800 bytes).  Webmasters can still compress their Sitemap files using gzip to reduce file size based on the bandwidth requirement; however, each sitemap file once uncompressed must still be no larger than 50MB. The update file size change is now reflected in the sitemap protocols on www.sitemaps.org.”

Google has announced tat they have removed feature-phone user-agents for crawling for search and crawl error reports from Search Console. “Most websites don't provide feature-phone-compatible content in WAP/WML any more. Given these developments, we've made changes in how we crawl feature-phone content (note: these changes don't affect smartphone content).”

Google has added new features to Google My Business Settings, where you can set how would you like to receive notifications about any changes or additions to your Google Business Listings.

You can specify how you want to receive notifications, through mail or mobile or both. Not just this, you can also set the types of alerts you want to receive:

Google ha announced that it’s saying goodbye to Content Keywords in Google Search Console. When Search Console was still Webmaster Tools, content keywords could show what Googlebot found when it crawled a website. It could show that Google was able to crawl your pages at all, or your site was hacked.

Search engine optimization is powered by links, but not all links are the same. Greg Boser coined the phrase “link juice” to refer to the amount of credibility your site gains by being linked to from another site. This credibility is not necessarily acknowledged and evaluated by end users, but rather by Google’s search engine algorithm, which determines which pages to display first in search results.

As businesses start adjusting their business hours for holiday season, you can now search Bing to get accurate holiday hours in real time. This announcement was made on official Bing blog.

Search Bing to Find Holiday Hours for Local Businesses
Many businesses change their hours of operation during the holiday season. Some stores close on Thanksgiving, some restaurants shorten their service hours, and some national retailers even open the evening of Thanksgiving so people can start Black Friday shopping festivities early. These fluctuating hours of operation make it difficult to plan shopping and dining outings.