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It’s your problem If Your Sites Are Being Outranked By A Scraper Site, Says Google!

Oct 6, 2015 | 1,541 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Google’s Webmaster Trends Analyst Gary Illyes, addressing a panel at SMX East last Thursday, stated that, if your sites are being outranked by others copying their content, it means there is some problem with your sites.

He further said Google knows how to figure out the original source of the content. So, if a scrapper is outranking you, then the original source might be having some search quality issues.

Google Updates First Click Free Policy!

Oct 1, 2015 | 1,655 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Google has announced an update to First Click Free

Google is dropping its limit of 5 free articles to only 3 articles now. It seems some publishers have suggested this change now because users are accessing the content on multiple devices like smart phones, tabs etc, other than just the desktop earlier.

Google Announces Better Targeting Options With AdWords Customer Match!

Sep 30, 2015 | 1,649 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Using Times Center Stage on Monday afternoon, Google, through one of its blog posts on AdWords, announced that it would be rolling out its two new much anticipated and much demanded features, dubbed as Customer Match and Universal App Campaigns.

Google Puts In Site URL In Knowledge Graph Box!

Sep 28, 2015 | 1,749 views | by Ritu Sharma
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The latest update from Google is the addition of a hyperlink to the main brand’s site when the Search Engine giant displays the knowledge graph in the search results as reported by Search Engine Land

google knowledge graph url 800x315 Google Puts In Site URL In Knowledge Graph Box!

This means, users looking for brands, like [pbs], [bbc], [fox news], [yahoo] and so on, will now be finding a clickable URL (hyperlink), just beside the site name, and near the company description.

Google To Punish Webmasters For Abusing Its Webmaster Guidelines!

Sep 19, 2015 | 1,800 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Do you keep spamming Google repeatedly? Beware now! Google will now take manual and automated actions against sites who continuously violate its webmaster guidelines.

Shedding lights on its Webmaster Guidelines, Google, through one of its posts at Webmaster Central blog, revealed how website owners go through the process of:

  • Doing submission of a reconsideration request
  • Rectifying what caused to the penalties

Google Revamps My Business App!

Sep 14, 2015 | 2,396 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Google has launched a new version of the Google My Business App. It will be rolled out with the Android version first and then to the iOS version in the near future.

The app is completely redesigned, with the goal of making the app "simpler, quicker, and a whole lot prettier," says Google.

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AdWords To Report Only Optimized Conversions For Reporting & Columns!

Sep 11, 2015 | 1,383 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Starting mid-October 2015, you may see a significant drop in “conversions”. With the new change from, Google, the conversion column will only display the conversions that have “Optimization” selected. This supplemental customization will let you prioritize the conversion actions that are most significant for your business.

Google Merges Search And Dictation Inside Docs!

Sep 3, 2015 | 1,367 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Google’s productivity suit updated few enhancements to Docs including search and voice typing. The update to Docs is Android-only integrated search. This feature is not new to desktop users, but it is now making its way to mobile. If you want to save some information, you can tap a new "insert" button and add it to their Google document.

Google Eliminates Interstitials in Mobile Apps!

Sep 3, 2015 | 1,410 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Google announced that after November 1, mobile web pages that show an app install interstitials will no longer be considered mobile-friendly. This will not have any affect on the other types of interstitials. As an alternative Google will offer a different form of app install banners.

image 1 Google Eliminates Interstitials in Mobile Apps!

Google Takes TrueView Campaigns To AdWords!

Sep 3, 2015 | 1,382 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Google announced that TrueView is uniting Search, Display, and Shopping campaigns within the gist AdWords interface. TrueView video campaigns are getting cloaked into the main AdWords interface. You can now take advantage of powerful management tools to save time and effort when working on multiple Youtube TrueView campaigns.