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Google Now Alerts Android Users on Nearby Stores Selling Products They Have Been Searching Online!

May 7, 2014 | 906 views | by Ritu Sharma
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After the Parking Location Cards and the Searchable Mall Directories, Google has once again updated the Google Search for Android, this time with a new shopping feature. The shopping card allows users to know about nearby stores selling products they have been recently searching for online.

Google Now Shopping Cards Google Now Alerts Android Users on Nearby Stores Selling Products They Have Been Searching Online!

Will back links lose value over time? Matt Cutts says: Yes!

May 6, 2014 | 858 views | by Ritu Sharma
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In the latest Webmaster video, Matt Cutts answers the question about the future of backlinks.

“Google changed the search engine market in the '90s by evaluating a website's backlinks instead of just the content … Updates like Panda and Penguin show a shift in importance towards content. Will backlinks lose their importance?”

Google Introduces Parking Detector in Google Now for Quick Location of Your Car!

May 2, 2014 | 949 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Google has made it easier for you to find your car in a crowded parking lot. Google said in its Help section that you can use Google Now to find the approximate location of your car. If your main mode of transportation in Google Now is driving you can see the saved parking location cards on your application to quickly find where you parked your car.

Matt Cutts Crops His Body to Emphasize Importance of Body Content in a Document!

May 1, 2014 | 894 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Google's Head of Search Spam, Matt Cutts posted a funny video in which his body was cropped out to emphasize on the crux of the video. Matt said that although it is important to pay attention to the head of the document, it is also important to pay equal attention to the body of the document.

Google Updates Quality Guidelines for Sneaky Redirects and Hacked Content!

May 1, 2014 | 1,040 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Google has made some serious updates to the quality guidelines for sneaky redirects by including examples to illustrate redirect related violations. It has also updated the hacked content guidelines to include redirects on compromised websites.

In Google's own words, redirecting is the act of sending a visitor to a different URL than the one they initially requested and hacking is placing content on your site without your permission as a result of vulnerabilities in your site’s security.

Google Clears the Confusion on the Limit to the Number of Links You Can Have on a Page!

Apr 29, 2014 | 929 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Webmaster Trends Analyst, John Mueller, confirmed in a Google Webmaster Help thread that there is no limit to the number of links you can have on a page. Mueller said, “There's no limit to the number of links on your pages, so that wouldn't be affecting how your site shows up in search results.”

John Muellers Response Google Clears the Confusion on the Limit to the Number of Links You Can Have on a Page!

Matt Cutts on How Google Chooses Page Title Tags for Search Results!

Apr 29, 2014 | 970 views | by Ritu Sharma
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In the recent Webmaster Help video, Google's Head of Search Spam, Matt Cutts, explains when does Google reject your title tag and use something else for the snippet title. Cutts also throws light on what are the factors that Google takes into consideration when choosing titles for search results.

In the video Matt answers two related questions posted by two different users. The first question was:

Google Now Lets You Filter Restaurant Search Results by Price, Cuisine and Opening Hours!

Apr 29, 2014 | 863 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Google announced on Google+, you can now search restaurants in your area and filter them by price, ratings, cuisine and hours of operation. What you have to do is search for “show me some restaurants in” followed by the name of the city and Google will let you filter the search results based on these factors.

Google Search Lets You Filter Results Google Now Lets You Filter Restaurant Search Results by Price, Cuisine and Opening Hours!

Study Says, More Than One Third of Google Search Results Incorporate Schema Rich Snippets But Only 0.3% Use It!

Apr 23, 2014 | 886 views | by Ritu Sharma
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According to a new research conducted by searchmetrics.com, more than one-third of Google search results integrate Schema.org rich snippets, but only 0.3% are actually using the Google approved Schema.org tools.

Matt Cutts on How to Check Whether the Domain Name You Are Planning to Buy Had Some Bad History?

Apr 22, 2014 | 916 views | by Ritu Sharma
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In the latest Webmaster Help Video, Google's Head of Search Spam, Matt Cutts, offers quick tips on how to research a domain name that you want to purchase. The question posed was:

“How can we check to see if a domain (bought from a registrar) was previously in trouble with Google? I recently bought, and unbeknownst to me the domain isn’t being indexed and I’ve had to do a reconsideration request. How could I have prevented?”