Google AdWords Introduces Ad Unit for In-Store Products by @MattGSouthern

Google has announced plans to introduce local display ads for highlighting in-store products and sales.Unlike other Google ads, which typically spotlight products and services that can be ordered online, local display ads promote goods that can be acquired at brick and mortar locations.Rather than driving online traffic, the goal of local display ads is to drive more foot traffic.In order to run local display ads you must first have a local inventory feed set up for shopping ads.From there, you’ll

Read more

Google Search Will No Longer Use Domains to Indicate Country Service by @MattGSouthern

Google search across desktop, mobile web, mobile apps, and Maps will no longer use country code top level domains (ccTLDs) to indicate where a user is searching from.Historically, Google has indicated the country service being access through the use of domains such as Google.ca, Google.nz, Google.com.br, and so on.Going forward the country service will automatically change based on location, without directing users to a different domain.Manually typing in a ccTLD will no longer bring users to the corresponding country service.

Read more

Google: We Won’t Tell You When the Mobile-First Index Has Fully Rolled Out by @MattGSouthern

Google’s Gary Illyes stated at SMX East that the company will not announce when the mobile-first index is done rolling out.In fact, it may never be fully rolled out, as Illyes says there will always be some anomalies.This information comes from those in attendance at SMX East who were tweeting highlights from the conference.We aren’t going to tell you when we finish rolling out the mobile first index. Will always be some outliers.–@methode #SMX— Dan Leibson (@DanLeibson) October 25, 2017Plans

Read more

Google Pixel 2 launch live stream: how to watch it online

Set your calendars for October 4 at 9AM PST/12PM EST/5PM BST, as Google is pinned to announce a serious load of products, including the Google Pixel 2, Google Pixel 2 XL, Google Pixelbook, Google Home Mini and the Google Daydream View 2 headset. Whew.We’ll be reporting live from the San Francisco and London events to keep you up to date as things happen, and of course, be sure to check out our hands-on reviews shortly after the event concludes. Some events

Read more

Google Gives Up the Fight Against Paywalls

Google will no longer force publishers using paywalls to offer free content. Instead, publishers using paywalls to fund themselves will enjoy equality with other publishers. Google is also working towards helping those publishers “reach new audiences, drive subscriptions and grow revenue”.Paywalls are annoying. You’ll see a headline you want to click on, but because the story is hidden behind a paywall you have to find another source. This can be very frustrating, especially when you hit your limit of free

Read more

How to Add Google Analytics to WordPress

How to Add Google Analytics to WordPress? Adding Google Analytics to WordPress is a painless process. There are numerous ways to do it. Today, we will follow some simple steps to get it added. There is a plugin in the WordPress Plugin Repository that allows us to not only add the Google Analytics code, but load it in such a way that passes the Google PageSpeed Insights test. By default, the Google Analytic’s script has a low 2 hour cache

Read more

How to Get Your WordPress Site on Google

How to Get Your WordPress Site on Google If you’re just launching a new WordPress site, and want Google to start crawling it, there are generally only a couple things that need to be done. First, make sure that you aren’t preventing Google from crawling and indexing your site. The robots.txt file can set a command to prevent indexing. Check out the robots.txt file in the root of your site. Another place to check is in the Reading Settings in

Read more

How to Add Your Site to Google Search Console

How to Add Your Site to Google Search Console Adding your web site to the Google Search Console, formerly called Google Webmaster Tools, will allow you to monitor your site’s performance in Google Search results. You can also see how Google sees your site, including your site’s relevance for Rich Cards and Accelerated Mobile Pages. In this tutorial, you will see: How to setup JetPack and connect it to your WordPress.com account. [Video Only]How to activate the XML Sitemap feature

Read more

Google Assistant Is Coming to More Smartphones

Google is beginning to roll Google Assistant out to more smartphones. Unfortunately, the majority of Android handsets are not included in this initial rollout. However, seeing as Google Assistant was previously only available on the Google Pixel Google Pixel XL Review and Giveaway Google Pixel XL Review and Giveaway Google’s first branded device delivers one of the best devices in the Android ecosystem: the $770 Pixel XL. The XL launched with similar specs as the $500 Nexus 6P, but is

Read more

How to Auto-Update Android Apps That Aren’t From Google Play

How to Auto-Update Android Apps That Aren’t From Google Play The Google Play Store is home to most apps you could ever need on Android The Best Android Apps The Best Android Apps Looking for the best apps for your Android phone or tablet? This is our comprehensive, hand-picked list of the best apps for Android. Read More . Whether you want to get the latest games, productivity-enhancing apps, or just download a social network’s app, Google Play has it.

Read more
1 2 3