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Google local results for hotels gets some nifty UI changes.
Sergey Alakov posted a couple new search features by Google in the local results on Twitter. The first is Google showing pricing trends by day, week, etc for booking hotels. The second is Google shows
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Yes, Google is testing the box or card layout once again. A test they tried in 2013 and a lot in 2016.
Google has been testing since 2013 but has done so more often in 2016.Now, in 2017, it looks like Google is pushing the box/card layout design for search again. I have had close to 20 people email,
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Amazing Doodle from Google to remember Ed Roberts.
Today on the Google home page in the United States is a special Google Doodle, logo, for Ed Roberts. He was an American activists who fought for the right for those who were disabled. He was born on
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After not having a voice for two weeks, I am back with the Search Video recap with Google updates, mobile interstitial penalties, Matt Cutts leaving and much more https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3W5JEmo6CXs & text version at https://www.seroundtable.com/video-01-20-2017-23288.html
I am back after skipping two shows due to sickness but I try to catch you up in this one video. We may have had a Google algorithm update on Monday...
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Google's Gary Illyes said using international targeting in Search Console won't hurt your visibility elsewhere https://www.seroundtable.com/google-international-targeting-reduce-visibility-23283.html
Back in 2014, Google came out with a feature in Google Search Console named international targeting a way to monitor your href lang settings or set your web site's desired country. The desired coun
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Uber just got a huge win - they got former Google search head +Amit Singhal to join them. Big big win.
Amit Singhal, who retired from Google less than a year ago to pursue philanthropic efforts to help children with their education in India, is now joining Uber as a Senior Vice President, leading up th
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Google adds book previews to mobile search.
Google has brought their book search book preview feature from desktop to mobile search. Google's Satyajeet Salgar announced it quietly on Twitter this weekend saying
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Google has an auto rickshaw indoors at their office.
Here is a photo from the Google Bangkok office showing an auto rickshaw inside their office. An auto rickshaw is like a small taxi used in those regions. This was posted by Ryan Batchin on Instagr
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Google's Gary Illyes said use nofollow when linking to bad sites https://www.seroundtable.com/google-nofollow-linking-bad-sites-23286.html
Google's Gary Illyes said this morning on Twitter that it makes sense to use the nofollow link attribute when you link to bad sites. Sometimes when I cover stories here, I have to link to examples of
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Google's John Mueller says don't use Google Sheets to try to build links :) https://www.seroundtable.com/google-links-google-sheets-23284.html
I think I've seen it all, covering search for over 13 years but every day, I learn a bit more. I spotted a conversation on Twitter where someone asked Google's John Mueller if they can use Google She
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The Fabric team goes to Google for work instead of Twitter this week https://www.seroundtable.com/photos/fabric-transit-google-23282.html
As you may know, the Fabric team, which was owned by Twitter, is now part of Google. Fabric is an awesome app development framework - we use it at my company. In any event, here is a photo from Ashwi
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Search Geek & CEO of RustyBrick
Introduction

Barry Schwartz is Search Engine Land's News Editor and has covered search news for over five years. Barry also maintains the Search Engine Roundtable, his own search blog that tracks discussions at the most active search engine forums. As the host of Search Marketing Expo Israel and a speaker at many search marketing conferences, Barry is always on top of the most important topics in search. He also was the former News Editor at Search Engine Watch, hosts a weekly video cast named Search Buzz Recap and is a moderator at several popular search marketing forums.

Barry is often quoted in publications such as Forbes, Reuters, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Bloomberg, News.com, Publish and more. With five years of writing about search marketing tips and how search engines work, Barry has been called the hardest working blogger in search. Barry maintains a personal blog named Cartoon Barry and can be followed on Twitter here.

Mr. Schwartz is the CEO of RustyBrick, a New York Web service firm specializing in customized online technology that helps companies decrease costs and increase sales. RustyBrick sells custom web software including advanced e-commerce, custom content management systems, social networking sites, CRM applications, custom web-based business software, iPhone applications and much more.

Education
  • Baruch College
    Marketing Research, 1999 - 2002
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CEO & Search Blogger
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  • Search Engine Roundtable
    Executive Editor, 2003 - present
  • Search Engine Land
    News Editor, 2009 - present
  • RustyBrick
    CEO, 1994 - present
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