Google Places Gets Review Tab Making It Easier for Businesses to See All Reviews at One Place

Nov 26, 2013 | 855 views | by Navneet Kaushal
VN:F [1.9.20_1166]
Rating: 3.5/5 (2 votes cast)

In the latest announcement, Google has revealed that it will be adding Reviews tab into Google Places, which will let business owners see all their customer reviews at one place. Along with this, business owners will be able to respond to all the reviews directly from the new Reviews tab.

Here's an excerpt from Google's announcement:

Matt Cutts Invites Suggestions to Improve Google Webmaster Tools in 2014!

Nov 22, 2013 | 968 views | by Navneet Kaushal
VN:F [1.9.20_1166]
Rating: 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Matt Cutts has published a post on his personal blog, asking for feedback on how Google can improve the Webmaster Tools in the coming year i.e. 2014.

Matt Cutts Recommends Using Disavow Tool Even if there is no Manual Action!

Nov 21, 2013 | 717 views | by Navneet Kaushal
VN:F [1.9.20_1166]
Rating: 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Head of Google Search Spam, Matt Cutts in his latest video answer has recommended the use of disavow tool, even if Google hasn't taken a manual action against you.

The question asked was:

“Should webmasters use the disavow tool, even if it is believed that no penalty has been applied? For example, if we believe 'Negative SEO' has been attempted, or spammy sites we have contacted have not removed links.”

Matt Cutts on Unique Metatags & If They are Necessary for Each Page!

Nov 19, 2013 | 758 views | by Navneet Kaushal
VN:F [1.9.20_1166]
Rating: 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Matt Cutts has released a new Webmaster video determining the importance of Metatags & how they should be created.

Here’s the question Cutts is answering to in the video:

Is it necessary for each single page within my website to have a unique metatag description?

Google Integrates News, Waze, Website Update, and What to Watch to Google Now Android!

Nov 15, 2013 | 1,118 views | by Navneet Kaushal
VN:F [1.9.20_1166]
Rating: 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Google has announced a series of integration into Google Now, the voice controlled digital assistance. Waze-powered traffic reports is the major addition that will let Google tell you the best route and also warn you of the delays in between. The update is available for Android app.

Google Introduces New Opportunities Tab to Improve AdWords Performance!

Nov 15, 2013 | 967 views | by Navneet Kaushal
VN:F [1.9.20_1166]
Rating: 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Google has announced the up gradation of Google AdWords opportunities section. Speaking more about the update, Google said "upgrade will bring several new opportunity types and made each easier to understand".

Here are the changes you would notice on visiting the new opportunities tab:

Save your Flights on Google Flight Search & Find Them on All Devices!

Nov 15, 2013 | 1,103 views | by Navneet Kaushal
VN:F [1.9.20_1166]
Rating: 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Google Flight Search feature is considered useful by several frequent flyers. The latest Google Inside Search blog explains benefits of the feature.

The Google Flight Search assists in finding a flight that best suits you. In case you are not ready to book immediately, the "Saved Flights" feature will allow you to save the information and retrieve it once you are ready to book a flight.

Matt Cutts Recommends Using Real Name, When Posting Blog Comments!

Nov 14, 2013 | 1,185 views | by Navneet Kaushal
VN:F [1.9.20_1166]
Rating: 3.7/5 (3 votes cast)

In his recent video, Matt Cutts has offered tips on how to ensure that your blog comments are not considered spam by Google.

Cutts said that most of the times, leaving links to your website or commenting is not a direct spam but it can be abused. The tips offered by Cutts to escape the situation are:

Let Google Review your Website This Monday, November 18!

Nov 14, 2013 | 810 views | by Navneet Kaushal
VN:F [1.9.20_1166]
Rating: 5.0/5 (2 votes cast)

John Mueller has made an announcement that Google will be offering like, online reviews of websites during office hours on 18 November. The team will be providing feedback during a Google+ hangout, which means somebody from Google will be reviewing the websites and you will have the opportunity to watch it live.

Creating an SEO Strategy with Webmaster Tools: A Google Webmaster Help Video!

Nov 13, 2013 | 1,093 views | by Navneet Kaushal
VN:F [1.9.20_1166]
Rating: 5.0/5 (1 vote cast)

Creating an SEO & online strategy that works right for your company involves a lot of planning & integration of various online components such as your company's website, blog, or YouTube channel.

Maile Ohye, Developer Programs Tech Lead in Google has come up with an interesting and helpful video to help you create SEO Strategy with Webmaster Tools. In the video, Maile had pretended to be the SEO manager the Webmaster Central Blog.