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HTTPS Support Has Grown 300% in Past Two Years, Reveals Google!

Nov 13, 2014 | 875 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Ilya Grigorik, the Google man obsessed with speed, mobile, and SSL has shared interesting stats about the adoption of HTTPS across top 300k websites.

He has revealed that the adoption of HTTPS for top 300k sites has increased by 300% (from 4% to 13%) in the past two years. In Chrome, the number of HTTPS navigations has also grown from 27% to 57% in the same period.

Google Trends Now Shows What's Trending on YouTube!

Nov 13, 2014 | 996 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Google has introduced a new feature on Google Trends at google.com/trends that shows you the top 200 trending videos on YouTube. The announcement was made on Google+.

 

YouTube Google Trends Now Shows Whats Trending on YouTube!

 

At present, the feature is working only in the US. Google says that the feature shows what current "Internet watercooler buzzing" is taking place. We believe it might be useful to get keyword ideas.

Google Maps for Mobile Gets a Redesign, New Local Search Features, and More!

Nov 6, 2014 | 932 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Post release of Android 5.0 Lollipop, Google has been focusing on redesigning its app with regard to the material design. Maps is the latest to get a redesign by the team and new version will be coming to iPhone & Android in the next few days.

Apart from the new look & feel, Google Maps has been designed to make life easier with new local search features.

Monetize Site Content with the New Embedded Consumer Surveys by Google!

Nov 6, 2014 | 943 views | by Ritu Sharma
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The Google Consumer Surveys publisher network – a new way for website owners to monetize the content on their site is now open for sign ups. While your visitors will have to answer a few survey questions to access your content, you will earn money for each question answered.

Matt Cutts Not Returning to Google in 2014: Extends His Leave Into 2015!

Nov 4, 2014 | 882 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Matt Cutts stunned the SEO space when he announced that he would be taking a few months off to spend time with his wife. It seems he has been enjoying the time and doesn't want the break to get over.

Matt Cutts Matt Cutts Not Returning to Google in 2014: Extends His Leave Into 2015!

The head of search spam made yet another announcement on Twitter that he is extending his leave into 2015. In his blog post Cutts said:

Now, Login to Multiple Google Accounts at the Same Time!

Nov 1, 2014 | 3,825 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Small changes announced by Google can be as significant as the larger ones. Search engine giant Google recently made an announcement that will impact the users considerably. In the Google Ads G+ account, it has been recently announced that users can be logged onto numerous accounts at the same time without opening multiple browsers. This has simplified the work flow as users can now move between multiple Google accounts without logging in and out again and again.

Google Adds Review Alerts & Review Respond Ability to My Business App, Upgrades AdWords Express App!

Oct 30, 2014 | 1,343 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Smartphones play an important role in determining the way to the budget of a small business. Marketing budgets are undoubtedly influenced through mobile devices and the exposure they give. In fact, as far as vendors of local marketing services are concerned, the most efficient way for reaching as well as retaining interested small businesses is the mobile device.

Google Adds Mobile Usability Reports as a New Feature to Webmaster Tools!

Oct 30, 2014 | 1,374 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Mobile is expanding at a fast pace in terms of usage as well as screen size. Keeping this in mind, Google has added the Mobile Usability feature to Google’s Webmaster Tools.

This new feature enables identification of issues pertaining to mobile usability with graphs so that progress can be tracked. Mobile friendly sites can be easily accessed via smartphones. Google’s Mobile Usability reports display issues such as flash content, fixed-width viewports, missing viewport (important meta-tag for mobile pages), tiny fonts, content not sized to viewport, as well as clickable links/buttons too close against each other.

Google Goes Global About the Flash Warnings Issued to Mobile Users!

Oct 30, 2014 | 1,297 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Google recently began displaying flash warnings to mobile users within the search results in US English. This was supposedly expanded on a global scale earlier in October, when Pierre Far from Google made the announcement regarding the flash warnings on his personal page in Google+.

Google Releases New Meta Tag to Disable the Sitelinks Search Box!

Oct 29, 2014 | 1,341 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Last month, Google introduced a new and improved sitelinks search box within search results that made it easier for users to access content on the website directly through site-search page. It has now announced that the feature can be disabled completely by the Webmaster, following Google’s latest move.