Google to Offer Combined Content (Paid and Organic) Search Results – Max Grid News Feed

Google Introduces Combined Content Results This new patent is about “Combined content. What does that mean exactly? When Google patents talk about paid search, they refer to those paid results as “content” rather than as advertisements. This patent is about how Google might combine paid search results with organic results in certain instances. The recent […]

Continue Reading

How to Pitch to Journalists – the do's and don'ts – Max Grid News Feed

If you’ve ever pitched anything to a journalist, you’re probably familiar with the sinking feeling that comes with a failed or unanswered email pitch. In my time working in PR, I’ve written countless emails to journalists. From the good (instant, enthusiastic responses), the bad (no replies after hammering away at my keyboard for hours on […]

Continue Reading

Google releases improved GMB app: Now much more than a local listings management tool – Max Grid News Feed

GMB is becoming a customer relationship management and “engagement” platform. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. This is a news feed, by author Greg Sterling, the original post can be found here Google releases improved GMB app: Now much more than a local listings management tool.

Continue Reading

How to Ensure Search Engines and Consumers Trust a Local Business Website – Max Grid News Feed

Search is complicated. Trust is complicated. Both of these are absolutely necessary for a local business or brand to place on the first page of search results. A business can’t just build a website, optimize it for search and wait for consumers to find it. The good ‘ol days are long gone. Webmasters, SEOs and […]

Continue Reading

Amazon Advertising Features You Already Know and Love – Max Grid News Feed

Everybody got that?? As Amazon continues its steady ascent towards world domination, Amazon Advertising (the newly unified name of Amazon’s ad offerings) is playing an increasingly significant role in that growth. Recently, Amazon overtook Bing to become the 3rd largest digital ads platform by market share. So, if you’re a digital marketer anywhere near ecommerce, […]

Continue Reading

Daily Search Forum Recap: November 13, 2018 – Max Grid News Feed

Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today, through the eyes of the Search Engine Roundtable and other search forums on the web. Search Engine Roundtable Stories: Google Local Panel Adds See Other Locations Link Google has added a link in some of the local knowledge panels, including the hotel ones, […]

Continue Reading

PageSpeed Insights, now powered by Lighthouse – Max Grid News Feed

At Google, we know that speed matters and we provide a variety of tools to help everyone understand the performance of a page or site. Historically, these tools have used different analysis engines. Unfortunately, this caused some confusion because the recommendations from each tool were different. Today, we’re happy to announce that Pagespeed Insights (PSI) […]

Continue Reading

The Future of Content Marketing: It’s Not What You Think – Max Grid News Feed

Have you heard the saying, “content is king?” Well, of course, you have. But creating more content won’t necessarily get you more search traffic. You’ve heard people like me mention stats like the average piece of content that ranks on page one of Google contains 1,890 words. But that doesn’t mean writing in-depth content that is […]

Continue Reading

How to Use Social Media to Sell a Product Without Turning People Off by @JuliaEMcCoy – Max Grid News Feed

Here’s a guide on how to sell products or services on a budget using social media, without turning buyers off. The post How to Use Social Media to Sell a Product Without Turning People Off by @JuliaEMcCoy appeared first on Search Engine Journal. This is a news feed, by author Julia McCoy, the original post […]

Continue Reading

Amazon emerges as search advertising powerhouse – Max Grid News Feed

Amazon is already well-known for its rising dominance of the ecommerce market and other fast-growing segments like AWS, its leading cloud computing platform — now, their search advertising business is booming as well. In fact, it’s on track to generate more than $10 billion in advertising revenues over the next year, a nugget found within […]

Continue Reading