January 16, 2020

Google finally launches the redesigned search experience for desktop

Back in May 2019, Google rolled out an update to the search experience on mobile which made significant layout changes – especially regarding organic results. As is so often the case with Google’s product updates, this was originally a mobile-only change which has now made its way to the desktop experience. On January 13th 2020, Google’s SearchLiaison alias on Twitter […]
January 15, 2020

Google rolls out 2020’s first Core update for January

On 13th January 2020, Google announced via its Search Liaison Twitter account (@searchliaison) that the first Core Update for 2020 has now gone live. Let’s look at what this update means and how it might affect SEO performance.   What exactly are Google Core updates? As Google explains on its Webmasters blog, Google Core updates are essentially more significant versions […]
January 7, 2020

SEO is getting more specific: Here’s what you need to know

While it’s common knowledge that Google frequently updates that requirements, specifications, and updates for websites, these new guidelines often come by surprise to many businesses. As such, each update leads to frantic shuffling and strategy changing, to get ahead of the bots and stick to that coveted top spot. But with the recent BERT update, Google has given us a […]
December 19, 2019

What alternative search engines might your customers be using?

When most people think about search engines, it’s Google that comes instantly to mind. In fact, so much so that ‘Google’ has become an oft-used verb. “Let me Google that for you” or “I’m going to Google it”, are phrases that you might expect to hear. However, are people always talking about using Google’s search engine? Though we use Google […]
December 11, 2019

Google targets diversity in latest update

The latest updates that Google has made to the guidelines it issues to Search Quality Evaluators has been changed to emphasise diversity of opinion, in a move that has been interpreted as a reaction to claims of bias by the search engine giant.   What’s changed? When assessing the quality of the search results that Google returns, evaluators are now […]
December 6, 2019

Google and Facebook take more EU antitrust heat over data collection policies

Google is on the receiving end of another wave of antitrust scrutiny in Europe. A report in Reuters claims that Google must face a detailed examination of the way it collects and uses data, and its shopping comparison engine rivals have submitted a formal complaint to the European Commission (EC) that business practices at Google are in violation of a […]
August 15, 2019

The Importance of Optimising Your Google Shopping Feed

Shopping feeds can be very confusing at times so it is no surprise that the majority of advertisers choose not to optimise their product feed. However, if you’re having trouble with your Google Shopping campaign, your shopping feed may be the part that is letting your entire campaign down.
June 7, 2019

Google Adds New Features to Keyword Planner

Recently, Google has rolled out some changes to the Keyword Planner tool in Google Ads. This is a great tool for every digital marketer and it allows you to search for keywords to review specific data in regards to competitions and trends. When working on Google Ads accounts, tools that provide you with an insight into trends, audiences and forecasts […]
May 17, 2019

An SEO Recap from Google’s 2019 State of the Union Address

The State of the Union address is a yearly event where representatives from Google announce new features alongside important hints. This year’s speakers were John Mueller and Martin Splitt. It’s definitely worth a watch. There were many Search Engine Optimisation tips and hints provided by Google’s speakers and you can find some of these below. Google is focusing on images […]