Five of the most interesting search stories from this week

Five of the most interesting search stories from this week

July 15, 2016 4:11 pm

It’s time for our weekly replace from the world of search marketing and past.

This week we now have new antitrust measures towards Google from Europe, new cellular purchasing codecs, and Google testing retailer stock searches in GMB.

New cellular codecs from Google

Google introduced this week that it'll quickly start rolling out new cellular options for PLAs, vacation reserving filters, its YouTube’s TrueView purchasing function and a brand new Showcase Shopping advert format.

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No search engine optimization benefit to eradicating older content material

In a query to Google’s John Mueller (as reported by SEMpost), he gave some helpful recommendation on whether or not or to not take away older content material.

In a nutshell, there’s no profit available when it comes to search engine optimization. As John says, ‘simply eradicating previous content material doesn’t routinely trigger a rating benefit.’

There is a top quality query although, and websites with older content material that doesn’t match the standard of the brand new might want to enhance or take away.

Then there’s the query of creating content material straightforward to crawl. John Mueller:

“…if there's plenty of content material that you've like this, then it might be affecting your crawl price, in that if we waste a variety of time crawling content material in your website and we miss the brand new content material, then that’s in all probability not that nice for you. “

Google in hassle with Europe (once more)

The European Commission has despatched two ‘Statements of Objections’ to Google, on the next points:

  • Google abusing its dominant place ‘by systematically favouring its comparability buying service in its search end result pages.’
  • Abusing its place by ‘artificially proscribing the potential of third get together web sites to show search ads from Google’s rivals.’

Here’s the complete assertion.

Google displaying retailer stock in GMB outcomes

As noticed by Nicolai Helling on M+, Google appears to be testing a brand new function which permits buyers to look retailer stock from Google My Business outcomes.

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Did a June Google replace profit publishers?

According to SimilarWeb, Google might have launched an replace in June. Roy Hinkis at SimilarWeb has appeared into this, and it recommend that publishers will be the beneficiaries.

He has seen that information websites have elevated their natural search visitors. New York Post, for instance, has seen it natural search visitors improve by one hundred fifty five% between May and June this yr.



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