Tag Archives: Google

“Ads related to” New Google Ad Space Text

Google tweaking their Ads section once again: Google is testing new text above their sponsored ads. The search terms are now placed in the ad area. The above is a screen shot of Google’s yellow ad section above the organics. Highlighted is the text with the search terms “Fountain Hills pest control“. Previous versions have […]

How much of a Pie Chart Looks Like Pac-Man per Matt Cutts?

  A lesson in Repurposing Content – I heard an English teacher once say that “Every modern love story is a copy of Shakespeare.” She used Westside Story as an extreme example, stolen from Romeo and Juliet. She went on to challenge us to find a theme that Shakespeare did not cover. But there are […]

Update: Google Local Mixed Results Hit the Blender

Well there have been a bunch of busy bees in the Google local search hive. Local has been under the knife a few times. From reset data, to cool visual effects. These are today’s changes in Google’s local blended results. The New Gray Google Map Marker Less intrusive, less eye catching, more interactive. Rolling over […]

Google Places Added Correct URL Feature

UPDATE:  Good discussion going on over on Google Plus about this:  https://plus.google.com/115671137696411026556/posts/SKAvdpzTzu9 Maybe I am late to this, but I just noticed a new thing with Google Places. Has anyone seen this before today?  I have not seen anyone talking about it or making mention of it yet.  Anyway,  after you click on the website […]

Adwords +1 Button Changes Internet Marketing.. PPC, CRO, CTR

Introducing the new Google Adwords button. How will Google Adwords +1 Button change Internet Marketing? Does it affect PPC? Will it help or hurt CRO? Can it really increase CTR? What’s the Math? In a recent email from Google Adwords was the following notification: In the coming weeks, your search results and ads on Google […]

Google Adwords Will Be Removing Position Preference

Google Adwords will be removing position preference. The feature has already been disabled. But for those that would be grandfathered in, they are removing this option entirely come May 2011. This announcement came via a message within the Adwords. Announcement: Retiring the position preference setting In early May, we’ll be removing the option to set […]

Google Instant Serving Up Instant Trash For The Kids

Ok, been saving my comments about Google Instant, but got a SERP “instant” result today that was to good to keep to myself. I missed the Sundevils game last night, so I wanted to check out the score this morning. I go to Google and start typing in …. well, see for yourself. Just what […]

Every SERP In Google May Harm Your Computer

If your visits from Google are down today, there may be good reason!  I Twittered upon something amusing this morning, but this also stinks too, because it really does make me wonder if the referrals will be less today because of this Google mix up. Thanks to a tweet by @coplandmj I woke up to […]