Visiting the Google homepage today may make you go “wow.” It has one of the most wild and explosive special Google logos I have ever seen. There are dozens of balls that make up the Google logo, and they bounce around the screen all to come together to form “Google.” The balls in the logo will bounce off your cursor, so if you move your cursor off the browser window, the logo will come together. … [Read more...] about What’s Up With The Google Balls Logo On The Google Homepage Today?
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How To View The Text-Only Version Of A URL In Google’s Cache Replace the text string at the end of the Full Version of the cache URL with &num=1&strip=1&vwsrc=0. For example, here’s the Full Version cache URL for our homepage using a Safari browser with the text string to be replaced bolded. http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:uEClgfqmc7cJ:www.localseoguide.com/+&cd=1&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us&client=safari To see the Text-Only version, replace the bolded string with &num=1&strip=1&vwsrc=0, so http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:uEClgfqmc7cJ:www.localseoguide.com/&num=1&strip=1&vwsrc=0. If you want to see what it looks like in different languages, countries or browsers you can add the following parameters to the string:&client=safari (or whichever browser you want) &hl=en (or whichever language you want) &gl=us (or whichever country you want)So it would look … [Read more...] about The Ultimate Guide to Google Cache Text Strings
Google is back at it, testing large images in their search ads. Glenn Gabe posted about this on Twitter on Friday and Search Engine Land received a comment from Google on it. Google has done this for automative ads starting in 2016 but they started testing large images for search ads back in 2013. … [Read more...] about Google Ads Tests Large Image In Search Ads
There’s a feeling in the air of change — from one era to another and, more precisely, from one type of media culture to another. The hearings on Capitol Hill yesterday on the “future of journalism” reflect this transition in which traditional media are under intense pressure and fighting for their lives in some cases. These changes are not simply being brought on by the recession but by the pace of technology development and the corresponding tectonic shifts in the consumption of media. … [Read more...] about Can Google Stay On Top?
JC Penney Showing that a penalty isn’t necessarily the fault of the company, but rather an errant SEO using black hat tactics, JC Penney suffered a huge drop from the first SERP for multiple search terms thanks to ‘copious paid links’ found on unrelated sites. This lasted two months. … [Read more...] about 12 companies hit with a Google manual penalty