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Google – In-depth articles update and how to be included

TweetOver the next few days google are rolling out a UI update to include “in-depth” articles. Pandu Nayak of google who worked/designed the panda update is working on this project and posted over at insidesearch here http://insidesearch.blogspot.co.uk/2013/08/discover-great-in-depth-articles-on.html It’s all about … Continue reading

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UK payday loans serps update?

TweetMatt Cutts of google in his video last week announced how the next update would be big and one area it would target/look into was the uk payday loans. See the post here Well today the search result have been updated (yes … Continue reading

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Google to target Payday Loans in the UK

TweetThe new penguin update 2.0 OR #4 is coming in the next few weeks and Matt Cutts of google’s spam team (search quality) have realised a video yesterday about up and coming updates including the awaited penguin 2.0 or #4 … Continue reading

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Goodbye google shopping

TweetAll good things have to come to end 🙁 Google shopping will no longer be free in the UK and other countries just like in the USA last year… We all knew this was coming but was hoping the free listing … Continue reading

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Google shopping is down in the UK

TweetJust had an email from a client asking if google shopping is down? And yes it’s currently down in the uk showing: Some of the search options are temporarily unavailable. You can repeat the search with standard options, or try again … Continue reading

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Google Adsense shows a negative current balance

TweetAs always each day I log into my adsense to check out what’s going on across all my sites. I got paid on the 26th as you can see so normally the balance on the account goes to £0.00 in … Continue reading

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New Digg 404’s old digg

TweetWow.. digg has 404’d the old site for the new design.. Wow.. who has done that? Digg ranks (ranked) for so many search terms which it no longer will.. All of those outbound links are gone now too.. Here is … Continue reading

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By default enabling My Product Listing Ads doesn’t work in the UK

TweetI’ve been running and playing with google’s adwords product listings for a while now and forever and a day I’ve been working on the google merchant shopping feed (froogle/base). Back in 2006 I got invited into to google to work with them … Continue reading

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Google adds google plus to search results

TweetShowing both if I’m logged in or not google are showing what it labels as the “latest posts” on the keyword I’d type in. The image below is a screen shot of when I’m signed in but I also looks … Continue reading

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Google Analytics adds Social referral

Tweet Google does keep giving but it seems only when it comes to the social world and not the search engine world. This is the only real update from google since taking away(most) our keywords from analytic reports. So now you … Continue reading

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