Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.
From Search Engine Land:
- A deep look at Google’s biggest-ever search quality crisis
Apr 3, 2017 by Danny Sullivan
Under fire for months, can Google reverse the drip-drip-drip of criticism as incorrect, absurd or even dangerous results surface to the top?
- Google testing ‘tags’ label in search results snippets
Apr 3, 2017 by Barry Schwartz
A new Google experiment updates the search results snippets to show tags related to the page. But these tags don’t seem to do much of anything.
- Fazlur Rahman Khan doodle honors architect behind Chicago’s famous skyscrapers
Apr 3, 2017 by Amy Gesenhues
Khan designed Chicago’s 100-story John Hancock Center and the Willis Tower (formerly known as the Sears Tower), once the world’s tallest building.
- SEO and social: 1 + 1 = 3
Apr 3, 2017 by Eric Enge
Columnist Eric Enge recaps a session from SMX West detailing fresh ideas for how search engine optimization (SEO) and social media marketing can work together to produce results.
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Search News From Around The Web:
Local & Maps
- 3 Tips on Using SEO to Get Your Small Business Noticed Online, MarTech Advisor
- Focus on These 4 Best Practices for Improved SEO Results, Online Marketing Blog
- Google Admits There Were Other Updates Around The Release Of Fred, Search Engine Roundtable
- Google Says Bulk Quality = Low Quality In Search Rankings, Search Engine Roundtable
- Google Says Sitemap Priority Field Is "A Bag Of Noise", Search Engine Roundtable
- How to Get Your Site Back on Track After an SEO Rankings Drop, Search Engine Journal
- Schema.org Just Released New Restaurant Menu Markup — Here’s How to Get Started, Moz
- The REAL Impact of RankBrain on Web Traffic: The CMO’s Ultimate Guide to Optimizing for AI in Search, BruceClay.com
- Was There A Google Update On March 30th?, Search Engine Roundtable
- What has Branded3’s Stardoll got to do with Google Phantom?, Branded3
SEM / Paid Search
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