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More than Half Of The UK Searches Take Place On Mobile, Says Google!

Jun 16, 2015 | 1,484 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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During the London Tech Week event in UK-Ireland, the managing director and VP for sales and operations of Google, Eileen Naughton announced that more than half of all the UK searches are done on mobile phones.

Attendee Dan Cobley shared the stat on his Google+ profile.

Google Announces Updates To Specs For Google Shopping Feeds!

Jun 10, 2015 | 1,578 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google rolled out several updates to the specifications for Google Shopping Feeds and Product Taxonomy. Most of the updates will be witnessed in September 15.

Listed below are the changes brought to the Shopping Feed specs:

  • Units and Quantity attributes are now available for products sold in bulk or high volume in United States.

Google To Unverify Inactive Google My Business Accounts!

Jun 6, 2015 | 1,714 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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On the Google Business Help forums, Jade Wang from the Google My Business Maps team announced that if the business owners fail to login to their Google My Business account and do not revert the requests from Google they will unverify the accounts. So ensure that you login to your Google My Business account frequently enough in order to prevent your verified Google business listing removed.

Google To Bring Brand Lift Measurement For YouTube Ads To Mobile!

Jun 6, 2015 | 1,587 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google is initiating to roll out its brand lift measurement solution for YouTube ads to mobile. They are also going to expand metrics it measures to include lift in consideration, favorability and purchase intent. With more than half of the YouTube’s traffic coming from mobile, Brand Lift measurement is now made available for ads served on YouTube’s mobile app.

Google Launches Campaigns Tab To The Manager Accounts In AdWords!

Jun 6, 2015 | 1,713 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google has added a Campaigns tab to the manager accounts (MCCs) in AdWords in the latest update. Now you can review and make certain edits to the campaigns across accounts at the manager account level, instead of having to navigate in and out of separate accounts.

Adwords image 1 Google Launches Campaigns Tab To The Manager Accounts In AdWords!

Change campaign status, edit the budgets and review performance (with segments, filtering and columns all available) across any number of accounts. You can now create new campaigns from this level as well.

Google Translates 5 Steps To Mobile Friendly Sites In 12 Languages!

Jun 3, 2015 | 1,671 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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The search engine giant announced on Google+ that from the original English language, they have converted and translated their 5 steps to the mobile friendly sites into 5 different languages. The PDF of the English version can be accessed here.

Google Drops The Link To Google+ From Gmail And Other Google Services!

Jun 2, 2015 | 1,731 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google has dropped the overt link to Google+. Back in time, Google was on a spree of promoting Google+ and for that added a link to the social sharing service from many of its other properties, including Gmail, YouTube, and the main search page for logged-in users. But that train has come to a halt now.

Google AdWords Announces New Ad Group Details Reports!

May 29, 2015 | 1,479 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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The addition of a new report type named ad group details reports was announced on Google+ .

This has been done to expand on the campaign details reports they introduced last month but now they have done this on the ad group level.

According to Google, this will help people find more granular information about the features and settings enabled in each of their ad groups.

Google: “Near Me” Searches Have Doubled This Year!

May 29, 2015 | 1,358 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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According to the Google Trends data from March, search queries that contain a location “query” such as nearby or near me have doubled in the past year. It has also been traced that 80% of these searches come from mobile devices.

Google Rolls Out App Indexing Support to iOS Apps!

May 28, 2015 | 1,463 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google will now be supporting iOS apps with the App Indexing protocol. The search engine giant has been supporting App Indexing for Android Apps for almost two years now. Google announced support for iOS apps with a subset of apps, as Google describes it, “an initial group of apps” will be testing iOS app indexing with Google.