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  • Man In Red Suit Is Not Mikkel deMib Svendsen

    For all you old timers in the SEO industry, the man in the red suit at the SEO conference is Mikkel deMib Svendsen from Denmark. Just like the man in the yellow shoes was Rand Fishkin (although the red suit came way earlier). Well, I spotted a picture posted by Google’s Mariya Moeva on Google+ […]

  • Google Lists Sites Most Impacted By URL Removals, Google+ Included

    Google released an update to their transparency report and with that, listed the top ten sites most impacted by URL removals based on requests for content to be removed from Google. Shockingly, Google+ is in the top ten, I mean, who goes there right? Well, I go there a lot but most people do not. […]

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  • Google Search Code Error Hurts Rankings For Yelp & TripAdvisor

    Recode reported Tuesday that an error in Google’s search code that was pushed to production in error caused Google competitors in the local space, such as Yelp and TripAdvisor to see their traffic plummet. The reason? Google’s own local box showed up way on top above the links to TripAdvisor or Yelp for searches that […]

  • Google: Only A Very Small Group Has Access To The Google Search Algorithms

    Google has about 60,000 employees, well 59,976 according to Google search. And of those people, very few have access to see and touch the Google search algorithm. I always wondered who had access. Meaning, does John Mueller have access. We know Gary Illyes has access but doesn’t work with Penguin but can he see and […]

  • Google’s Universal Assistant & Ambient Computing To Change Search As We Know It

    TIME has this great piece on Google Now and a prototype of the communicator that Captain Picard and company use to interact with the Enterprise on Google’s search czar Amit Singhal. It is basically something you tap, ask a question, get an answer. What I found more interesting was a post on Google+ by Google’s […]

  • Video Recap of Weekly Search Buzz :: November 27, 2015

    Happy Black Friday everyone, this week in search, we covered some important topics. First, Google had a nice story in TIME about their StarTrek communicator device, but I found one of the top engineers working on that and shared what he had to say about it – including the universal assistant and ambient computing. Google […]

  • Happy Thanksgiving Day Logos From Google & Others

    Today is Thanksgiving in the United States and to celebrate, like every year, the search engines put together fun and exciting logos and themes. Here are the logos but for the past years Thanksgiving Day logos see 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005 and 2004 logos. Google’s Logo: Bing’s Logo: Ask.com’s […]

  • So Cool: Google Warped Their Search Results For Star Wars

    Go ahead, search Google using Chrome for [a long time ago in a galaxy far far away] and you will get one of their coolest search user interface easter eggs. Google will change the search results page from it’s white background with blue links to a black background, with yellow font, that scrolls like a […]

  • GoogleBots Playing In The Snow

    John Mueller likes to hang out with GoogleBot(s) as we have seen in the past. Well, John and his GoogleBot friends played outside in the first snow of the season. Did you know that GoogleBots turns neon green when they get cold? Here is proof. John shared this picture on Google+ for all to see. […]

  • Google Place Actions: New Rich Snippet Markup Coming Soon?

    Google help document sleuth, Menashe Avramov, posted on Google+ that he spotted a new link in the Google Rich Snippets documentation for “Place Actions.” The new link for “Place Actions” is under the “describe your local business” section with and overview link. Both the links lead to 404ed pages that load no more details. Here […]