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Monday Memo: Google Removes Description from Ranking Guidelines, Major Local Ranking Fluctuations Reported

By Damian Rollison on Feb 17, 2020 6:00:00 AM

In this week’s Monday Memo, learn about Google’s changes to its ranking guidelines; major fluctuations in local ranking; a fix for the Google Posts rejection bug; the risk of losing GMB verified..

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Monday Memo: Google Maps Turns 15, Slow Growth in Voice Shopping

By Damian Rollison on Feb 10, 2020 6:00:00 AM

In this week’s post, learn about the anniversary of Google Maps; the slow growth of voice shopping; a survey of SEO in 2020; an unexpected flag in GMB listings; Google Post rejections; Nest’s new..

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Monday Memo: Apple Maps Announces Updates, Jumpshot Shuts Down Over Privacy Concerns

By Damian Rollison on Feb 3, 2020 6:36:24 AM

In this week’s post, learn about new Maps features from Apple; the closing of Avast subsidiary Jumpshot due to privacy concerns; updates on Featured Snippets; Google’s new chatbot technology; a..

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Monday Memo: New York Requires Stores to Accept Cash; Google to Experiment with Search Result Changes

By Damian Rollison on Jan 27, 2020 6:00:00 AM

In this week’s Monday Memo, read about New York City’s ruling against cashless stores; Google’s response to criticisms of its search redesign; how Google understands images; an important change to..

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Monday Memo: Google Acquires Local Inventory Startup, Rolls Out Popular Products on Mobile

By Damian Rollison on Jan 20, 2020 7:15:27 AM

Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day! In today’s Monday Memo, we look at Google’s acquisition of Pointy; the rollout of Popular Products on mobile; local search alternatives in the EU; the myth of..

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Monday Memo: CES Highlights Assistant and Alexa, Google Launches My Business Provider Program, and More!

By Damian Rollison on Jan 13, 2020 6:00:00 AM

In this week’s Monday Memo, read about Google Assistant and Alexa at CES; Google’s new My Business Provider program for listing verification; a 2019 recap email for Google Maps users; Yelp’s fight..

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