My posts about: google
Guardian journalists get author profile pictures in search results without applying the markup. I doubt Google will do that for your site ...
Google+ links are also much more visible
This may just be an experiment but Google appears to have reduced the size of the publication name in its news search results.
Google's new analytics benchmarking newsletter has some global stats about bounce rates.
The mobile version of Google seems to have a fancy new layout. It's all go today what with Google Plus and web fonts v2 and a funny black bar across the top ... Here's how the new mobile layout looks.
It's a simple question. What's the answer?
Two examples of searches for a location with no results. Maybe a very high proportion of people who search this generically go on to refine their search?
Google has launched its +1 button and thrown its grammar book out the window.
When I search for Flickr, I see the Flickr user profiles of people I'm apparently connected to in my Google social circle (well, I recognise 3 of the 4, anyway).
The Express newspaper has cocked up its implementation of the rel=canonical command SO BADLY that it has created an infinite number of duplicate webpages ... many of which now have links from elsewhere on the internet.
Searches for "Pippa Middleton arse" running at 72% of the level of those for "Pippa Middleton dress"
In a new low for google autosuggest, it's suggesting "arse" as the top suggested search term when you type in Pippa Middleton's name.
Google has launched +1 - a sort of facebook like button for its search results. If you see a result you like, you can hit the +1 button and then Google will reflect that information ...
I confess to not having read it. But because they've decided to offer the primary desktop version of it as page-turning online magazine, here are 6 things I already hate about it.
I think Google has got quicker and quicker at including search spikes in its web autocomplete (rather than the separate list in Google News which updates much quicker).
Google's anti content farm algorithm doesn't seem to be doing Mashable any favours ...
Google was rumoured to be launching a new social media network called Google Circles today. But they've now come out on their (verified) GoogleSXSW account and said they are doing no such thing.
Update: Tim O'Reilly, CEO ...
Not because I'm an ego maniac - I was trying to find something, honest - I Googled my name. And Google Autocomplete offered me the option to remove suggestions from the list. Here's a screenshot.
There were a couple of posts today based on the idea that Google Autocomplete (where it makes suggestions based on what you've typed so far) is a good test of whether a brand is a ...
I'm giving a talk at News:ReWired today about how specialist publishers can compete with large news organisations when it comes to SEO. One of the things I'm talking about is how to work out what people are searching for right now, so you can create content accordingly. There are some paid-for services that can tell you this. But here are some free ones.