Google Instant Content
May02

Google Instant Content

Google has released a new search feature that officially has no name. Search marketers are calling it “Instant Content” because Google is actually hosting the content and publishing it directly within their search results. Could this allow media companies and marketers to publish directly to the Search Results? How it functions? Each post is hosted by Google itself on a dedicated page, and appears in a carousel in results...

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Google Accelerated Mobile Pages
Oct19

Google Accelerated Mobile Pages

On October 7, 2015 Google officially announced a new open source initiative called Accelerated Mobile Pages, which aims to dramatically improve the performance of the mobile web. Google AMP = Accelerated Mobile Pages Project = AMP HTML = Amplified Pages How do Google Accelerated Mobile Pages work? The Google AMP Project relies on AMP HTML, a new open framework built entirely out of existing web technologies, which allows websites to...

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What Does Google Know About You?
Oct18

What Does Google Know About You?

Fun Fact: Everything You’ve Ever Searched on Google is stored by Google. Export Google Search History If you don’t known JSON: STEP 1: Go to https://history.google.com/ STEP 2: Download search history (click gear icon > download) STEP 3: Open in notepad, search for “query_text” Author: brad...

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Apple Search and iOS 9
Aug13

Apple Search and iOS 9

Search Improvements iOS 9 now makes it easy for users to discover information in apps by surfacing the content of the apps and websites in Search on iOS 9. (with seamless universal linking, this takes users to the best place to view the results.) App history Deep links make it easy for users to get back to where they were in your app—just indicate that your app is eligible for Search and iOS 9 will create them for you. Content...

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When Does Google Trends Update?
Jun19

When Does Google Trends Update?

Google Trends has now been updated to include real-time data and a redesigned homepage. The biggest change appears to be the integration of YouTube and Google News data to help determine trending topics. “We now look at trends from YouTube and Google News and combine them to better understand what topics and stories are trending across the web right now. ” – Google The redesigned homepage increases the breadth and...

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What does the Google and Twitter partnership deal mean?
Jun17

What does the Google and Twitter partnership deal mean?

Tweets are officially back in Google’s mobile search results. The new partnership deal between Google and Twitter will allow Google to display tweets in search results in real time. When tapping on a Tweet in Google search, you’ll be taken directly to Twitter where you can view the Tweet and discover additional content. Keen observers may remember Google and Twitter used to have a similar partnership but this ended in 2011 and I...

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