Google Analytics Introduces New ‘Audiences’ Report by @MattGSouthern

Google is rolling out a new report in Analytics which analyzes a website’s custom audiences.This appears to be a quiet rollout with no official announcement, though Google is notifying users upon logging into Analytics.Here is the notification that comes up for those who have access to the new report:Clicking on “see report” will, of course, bring you to the report. It also triggers another notification with links to learn more about it. The report can be accessed manually by opening

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Google My Business Lets Restaurants Add Menus to Listings by @MattGSouthern

Google My Business is giving restaurants the ability to add and edit menus directly in their GMB listing.To be clear, this is different than the feature that existed previously where restaurants could add links to their menus. A feature also existed where restaurants could create and edit menus via the GMB API or third-party menu services.Instead of going through the GMB API or a third-party service, restaurants can now add a structured menu right in their own GMB page.Menus can

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7 Insights Into How Google Ranks Websites by @martinibuster

Google’s algorithm is built around solving problems for users. That’s why there are featured snippets, carousels and local search specific results.   The implications of how Google understands user intent and how it uses that information to rank sites is very useful for developing a winning content strategy. The following are insights developed by studying patents and research papers published by Google itself.One of issues with identifying user intent is that almost every query contains multiple user intents. Google solves this

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How to Watch Plex Using Google Daydream VR

Massively popular media server software Plex Your Guide To Plex – The Awesome Media Center Your Guide To Plex – The Awesome Media Center If you have a lot of locally-saved movies and TV shows, you need to install Plex. And this is the only guide to getting started with Plex you’ll ever need to read. Read More offers a sort of do-it-yourself Netflix or Spotify experience. While it’s excellent at serving media to client devices, there’s loads of additional

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Here’s why you might get Google Duo calls on your Android phone without the app

Google Duo is Android’s official answer to FaceTime, allowing you to make simple and stable video calls to friends and family. Thanks to a new update just pushed out by Google, you’ll be able to receive calls made by the Duo app on some Android phones, even if you don’t actually have the app yourself.Android Police spotted the update, which means audio and video calls will pop up on some Android phones even without the app – it’s not clear

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Google My Business Now Lets Users Upload Videos by @MattGSouthern

Google My Business is bringing videos to the photos dashboard, allowing business owners to upload videos, and view videos uploaded by customers.The ability for businesses to upload videos to their own listing is a brand new feature, and could prove to be an effective marketing tool. The ability for customers to upload videos to another business’s listing is something that was introduced last year.Videos can be up to 30 seconds in length and will appear in the overview tab of

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New Google Search Console Reports Have More Filtering Options by @MattGSouthern

Google’s new Search Console experience has some advanced filtering options that weren’t previously available when the public beta launched earlier this week.One of the most notable changes to the new Search Console is that reports now contain 16 months of data. Along with access to all this new data there are now new ways to filter it.Those who have access to the new Google Search Console can find the filters within the Search Performance report. Glenn Gabe of G-Squared Interactive

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5 Actionable Reports from the New Google Search Console by @5le

After a long wait, Google is starting to roll out their new search console with a significantly updated UI and up to 16 months of data.The Google Search Console has always been one of my favorite SEO tools.Having had one of my sites in the beta the last few months, I found myself relying on it even more.It will be great to have this much data available for all websites in my Google Search Console account.Even with the extended data

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