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Matt Cutts Talks Responsive Design Impact On SEO Matt Cutts Talks Responsive Design Impact On SEO
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Google has put out a new Wembaster Help video. In this one, Matt Cutts discusses responsive design and its impact (or lack thereof) on SEO. He takes on the question: Does a site leveraging responsive design “lose” any SEO benefit …

Here’s What’s New With Google Maps Here’s What’s New With Google Maps

Google announced the launch of a new round of features for the new Google Maps. Now, when you click on “Pegman,” which appears in the lower right corner, roads with Street View imagery will light up in blue, and when …

Google Hotel Finder Finally Gets Ability To Book Reservations From Your Phone Google Hotel Finder Finally Gets Ability To Book Reservations From Your Phone
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Google launched Hotel Finder back in 2011, and now, they’ve finally added the ability to book hotels from your mobile device. This seems like a pretty key feature to have in such an offering, but better late than never, right? …

Google Adds Improved Voice Search, Reminders, Etc. To iOS Search App Google Adds Improved Voice Search, Reminders, Etc. To iOS Search App

Google has launched an update to the Google Search app for iPhone and iPad bringing it more up to par with the Android experience. The new version will send users notifications when there’s stuff Google deems important for them to …

Google Helpouts Offer A New Way To Make Money Online Google Helpouts Offer A New Way To Make Money Online
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Google has officially announced the launch of Google Helpouts after several months of teasing us about what we’d be in for. Essentially, it’s a new offering that people and businesses can use to make money via live social video. Do …

Raymond Loewy, Famous Industrial Designer, Honored with Google Doodle Raymond Loewy, Famous Industrial Designer, Honored with Google Doodle
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Today’s Google Doodle honors a man who’s responsible for dozens upon dozens of classic product designs from the early 1930s to the late 1970s. You’ve probably seen his work over an dover again but didn’t know whom to attribute. On …

Cutts: Use Schema Video Markup For Pages With Embedded YouTube Videos Cutts: Use Schema Video Markup For Pages With Embedded YouTube Videos

There is a lot of webmaster interest these days in the impact schema markup has on content in search results. Today’s Webmaster Help video from Google addresses video markup. Matt Cutts takes on the following submitted question: Rich snippets are …

Shakuntala Devi, The Human Computer, Receives Google Doodle Honor Shakuntala Devi, The Human Computer, Receives Google Doodle Honor
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Shakuntala Devi, otherwise known as the “human computer,” is the subject of Google’s homepage doodle today, as the search giant celebrates her 84th birthday. Devi traveled with her father’s circus in India as a child, wowing people with her ability …

Now Webmasters Have Google App Indexing To Think About Now Webmasters Have Google App Indexing To Think About
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Google announced on Thursday that it is testing app indexing with Android apps. This, the company says, will create a seamless user experience across mobile apps and websites, when it comes to search results pages. With more and more searches …

Twitter And Bing Renew Search Deal Twitter And Bing Renew Search Deal
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Bing announced today that it has renewed its search deal with Twitter, which provides tweets in search results for a “near real-time” experience. Bing had this to say in a blog post: At Bing, we believe that for every search …

iGoogle Is Now Officially Dead (Redirecting To Regular Homepage) iGoogle Is Now Officially Dead (Redirecting To Regular Homepage)
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We’ve known for about a year and a half that iGoogle was going to be shut down, but the day has finally come. If you try to access it, you’ll now be redirected to the Google homepage. Google announced the …

Google App Indexing Will List Deep Links From Android Apps In Search Results Google App Indexing Will List Deep Links From Android Apps In Search Results
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Google announced today that it is testing app indexing, which it says is aimed at creating a “seamless” user experience across sites and mobile apps from search results pages. Googlebot will now index content in Android apps, and webmasters will …

Bing Has An Amazing Halloween Homepage Bing Has An Amazing Halloween Homepage

For major holidays, the Google Doodle usually outshines whatever Bing does it for its homepage. For Halloween this year, Google certainly impressed with a witchy doodle, but Bing is the definitive winner this year. For this year, Bing outfitted its …

Halloween Witch Casts A Variety Of Spells Over Google Doodle Halloween Witch Casts A Variety Of Spells Over Google Doodle

Google has tapped a “Halloween witch” for some fun with today’s homepage doodle. It’s an interactive one, which lets you choose different combinations of ingredients to drop into the witch’s brew for a variety of different spells, which let you …

Bing Hero Ads: Microsoft’s Answer To Those New Google Branded Search Ads? Bing Hero Ads: Microsoft’s Answer To Those New Google Branded Search Ads?

Last week, there was a lot of talk about a new ad format Google is testing that essentially places a banner-like graphic near the top of a search results page when the user searches for that brand. While Google indicated …

iGoogle Will Officially Be Dead In 3 More Days iGoogle Will Officially Be Dead In 3 More Days
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Google announced in July of last year that it would be shutting down iGoogle, its personalized homepage product. The announcement came in one of the company’s semi-regular “spring cleaning” announcements, despite being in the summer. Google is able to shut …

Google’s ‘Misinformation Graph’ Strikes Again Google’s ‘Misinformation Graph’ Strikes Again
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Users have encountered another blunder from the Google Knowledge Graph with Google showing some quite questionable content, and presenting it as “knowledge” on a very high-traffic search term. This is only the latest in a series of misfires from the …

European Commission Asks Google Competitors To Review Antitrust Proposals European Commission Asks Google Competitors To Review Antitrust Proposals
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At the beginning of the month, European Commission antitrust chief Joaquin Almunia gave a speech providing an update on where the lengthy Google antitrust probe stood. He said the Commission had been negotiating with the company, and Google had offered …

USC Study Finds Major Expansion Of Locations Google Uses To Serve Search Results USC Study Finds Major Expansion Of Locations Google Uses To Serve Search Results

Researchers at USC have put together a new study looking at how Google serves information to its users, finding that the company has dramatically increased the number of locations it utilizes to do so over the past year. And I …

Google Takes An Hour To Explain How To Use Remarketing Lists For Search Ads Google Takes An Hour To Explain How To Use Remarketing Lists For Search Ads
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Google hase released the recording of a new webinar about remarketing lists for search ads (RLSA). “Remarketing lists for search ads (RLSA) is a powerful new feature that brings together intent, context and audience to help you get more sales …

Matt Cutts On Creating More Content For Better Google Rankings Matt Cutts On Creating More Content For Better Google Rankings
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You may think that having more webpages increases your chances of getting better Google rankings. Well, you might be right. Kind of. This is the topic of the latest Google Webmaster Help video from Matt Cutts. “I wouldn’t assume that …