Truth is for years Google has been saying you don't need this setting - you can just use redirects or other methods to communicate the preferred domain to Google. Now Google is saying the same thing "You can find detailed explanations on how to tell us your preference in the Consolidate duplicate URLs help center article. Here are some of the options available to you:" … [Read more...] about Google Removes Preferred Domain Setting From Search Console
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You’ve probably seen many different share buttons on sites across the Web. One of the things that makes this share button different is that instead of being configured by the owner of the site, the person using the share button can set it up so that it only provides choices that they select. So, if you decide to use this share button, you can set it up so that your choices of sharing are through Gmail, Twitter, Delicious, or add it to your calendar, for example. … [Read more...] about Will Google +1 Web Page Buttons also be Share Buttons?
So far, everyone from President Obama to Corey Fisk (might not have that spelled right), who had MS in 1992, met a photographer who did a photo walk for her, after they met in a Hangout. He did a mobile hangout to help her see what it was like to go outside, as she hadn’t done for years. … [Read more...] about Google+ Doesn’t Intrude On Social With Ads, Piss Off Developers By Changing APIs
Bottom line. Google has long had a “trust us” type of attitude, in my view, because the company has internally viewed itself as fighting to do the best for its users. It has defined itself as not being “evil” in the way it has viewed other companies acting, Microsoft in particular during Google’s first decade, Facebook and Apple for being “closed” more lately. … [Read more...] about Microsoft Slams Google Privacy Changes With “Putting People First” Ad Campaign
Danny Sullivan is a Founding Editor of Marketing Land. He’s a widely cited authority on search engines and search marketing issues who has covered the space since 1996. Danny also serves as Chief Content Officer for Third Door Media, which publishes Marketing Land and produces the SMX: Search Marketing Expo conference series. He has a personal blog called Daggle (and keeps his disclosures page there). He can be found on Facebook, Google + and microblogs on Twitter as @dannysullivan. … [Read more...] about Move Over Search Box, Google’s Home Page Gets A Share Box