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Google Rolling Out Fast Mobile Pages to Google Search!

Dec 11, 2015 | 1,793 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Google has talked about rolling out the Accelerated Mobile Pages project to search for everyone by February, 2016.

John Mueller said, " 

If you want to prepare for next year's hottest new website technology, dig into Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) when you have a moment. These videos are perfect for an insightful lunch at your laptop or phone .. and you can even accelerate them on YouTube to watch them faster"

Three New Bidding Report in Google AdWords For Deeper Insight!

Dec 11, 2015 | 1,351 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Google announced three new reports for deeper insights in automated bid strategies performance. These reports will give transparency into bidding and save time spent in troubleshooting the performance issues.

New status annotations will help advertisers enhance bid strategy statuses with more insight to help decide the course of action.

Google AdSense Mobile Text Ads Get A New LOOK!

Dec 9, 2015 | 1,334 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Google has given a makeover to the text ads on mobile sites.

The new format is for higher performance along with a more beautiful and user friendly appearance. Google said: “The text ads feature elements such as a shaded background and a centered button which bring together the parts of the ad into a cohesive whole. The look and feel is inspired by material design, like the richer text ads that we launched earlier this year.”

Google To Change Shopping Policies in Feb. 2016!

Dec 4, 2015 | 1,344 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Google shared a help document about new and improved Shopping Policy Center and the upcoming changes to the shopping policies.

Expected changes are:

  • Fewer and simpler Shopping policies
  • More transparency into why we have each policy
  • More insight into how a policy can affect your ads
  • Aligned across our advertising products

Google lets You Star Your Favorite Images For Later View!

Dec 1, 2015 | 1,426 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Google announced about starring images to easily get back to them for a future view.

The feature is currently available only in the US across all browsers on Android and iOS. Log into your browser with your Google account to save the images.

Image 1 Google lets You Star Your Favorite Images For Later View!

These saved images can be organized in collections later.

Image 2 Google lets You Star Your Favorite Images For Later View!

Google Shares Details on New Google+ Local Pages!

Nov 26, 2015 | 1,564 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Google has officially provided details on the changes that have taken place with the new Google+ Local pages.

Mamta B. Said reviews, categories, direction, stars, photo uploads, maps, hours, interior photos, opentable/apps integration. New Google+ is redesigned for simpler and faster use. New features include the ability to create and edit communities on Android, multi-login on iOS, new notifications as well as the ability to share public posts on other networks.

Google Updates Their Search Quality Rating Guidelines!

Nov 20, 2015 | 1,603 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Google yesterday released the updated version of their Search Quality Rating Guidelines. It’s 160 page PDF document which aims to provide transparency on how Google works.

Mimi Underwood from Google said, “In 2013, we published our human rating guidelines to provide transparency on how Google works and to help webmasters understand what Google looks for in web pages. Since that time, a lot has changed: notably, more people have smartphones than ever before and more searches are done on mobile devices today than on computers.”

Google’s Live Label In Carousels For Live Blogs Launched!

Nov 19, 2015 | 1,470 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Google made an official announcement about the red Live Label that was being tested has gone public as live blog schema.

Google worked with The Guardian, Washington Post, The Telegraph and ScribbleLive to test this over last couple months.

Image 1 Google’s Live Label In Carousels For Live Blogs Launched!

Google Search Console Shows Severity Of Blocked Resources!

Nov 13, 2015 | 1,878 views | by Ritu Sharma
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John Mueller announced that the Search Console will now give the estimation of the severity of blocked resources with the Fetch & Render Tool.

The Blocked Resources report shows a bigger picture of the blocked embedded content. An individual page can be checked using the Fetch & Render tool which shows how Googlebot vies the page, and compare it to how a user sees it.

Google Makes App Interstitial Penalty Live!

Nov 4, 2015 | 1,471 views | by Ritu Sharma
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In September Google announced that from November 1st the web pages that show an app install interstitial hiding a significant amount of content will not considered mobile friendly.

The update went live on 2nd November. Google announced on Google+: “Starting today, pages with an app install interstitial that hide a significant amount of content on the transition from the search result page won’t be considered mobile-friendly.”