Google is a search engine that millions of people around the world use day in day out for various reasons, such as research for business people and students, entertainment amongst other reasons. To fully utilize Google searches, different essential tips ought to be at your fingertips. Outlined below are a few tips by Redshed. Tabs: The first and the foremost tip is regarding the tabs that are usually displayed in every search which are currently; Image, Web, News, and More. These tabs are meant to aid you in deciding what kind of search you require; whether its Images, Web sites, or even News. News will be displayed when you select the News tab; websites will be represented on the selection of Web tab and images on the Image tab. These tabs are there to help you save time during your exploration, and they may be beneficial if fully utilized. Quotation marks: Sometimes, you may want to search for a specific item. To improve the search results, you may try using quotation marks when … [Read more...] about Useful Tips for Better Google Searches in 2018
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I am not sure if this is a new snippet, but I don't think I've seen it before where Google shows how many years ago the question was specifically asked in this format. Bhumika Kateliya shared on Twitter an example of this and I was able to replicate a similar one in Google's search results.Here is a screen shot where it shows this question that shows up in the Google search results, was asked 3 years, 11 months ago.This looks like it might come from the Q&A markup that Google recently began supporting.Forum discussion at Twitter. … [Read more...] about Google Search Results Rich Snippet With Asked X Years/Months Ago
Danny Sullivan put it well in his Yahoo & Google Together Again In New Search Deal. This month, Yahoo said they reached an agreement with Google to have Yahoo Search powered, in part, by Google search and Google ads. You can read it in their investor report: In October, the Company reached an agreement with Google that provides Yahoo with additional flexibility to choose among suppliers of search results and ads. Google's offerings complement the search services provided by Microsoft, which remains a strong partner, as well as Yahoo's own search technologies and ad products. Didn't we see signs of this in July? We did, Yahoo confirmed they were testing Google search results over Bing powered search results. In Danny's article, he goes through many of the facts, what ifs and so on. In the transcript of the earnings call, Marissa Mayer added: In addition, today I'm pleased to announce that we have signed a three-year partnership with Google to bolster our search capabilities. … [Read more...] about Yahoo’s New Agreement With Google To Show Google Search Results & Ads
Aleyda Solis posted on Twitter a tip that SEOs and search marketers will love, to test regional based search results using Chrome developer tools "sensors" feature. In short, you can easily emulate being in any region and location by turning on the Sensors tool and telling it the latitude and longitude you want to test.Here are the help documents on using this tool. Here is how you get to it within Chrome:Once there, you can enable the geolocation emulation by selecting the Emulate geolocation coordinates checkbox in the sensors pane of the emulation drawer:Here is a screen shot from Aleyda showing the use case:Super useful tip!Forum discussion at Twitter. … [Read more...] about Chrome DevTools Sensors To Check Regional Google Search Results
Since Google starting showing video carousels in the desktop results again, Google seems to have been showing way more videos in search than in the past. So much so, I've been seeing SEOs asking about how they can stop Google from showing these video carousels and video thumbnails in the search results for their brands.Here is what a video carousel may look like:They are now showing up for a lot more queries.That being said, one webmaster said a video is showing up in search based on the web site having a video in their background. He asked how can he get Google to stop showing the video in the search results. John Mueller of Google responded on Twitter saying he should disallow crawling of the video and it wil eventually go away. You can also submit a video sitemap for it and specify an expiration date in the past, he said. Here are those tweets: Are you liking the video carousels in the search results?Forum discussion at Twitter. … [Read more...] about Unwanted Video Showing In Google Search Results?