All posts by barry@rustybrick.com (Barry Schwartz)

Google Search Console Beta Adds Annotations, Filters, Comparisons, Date Pickers & More

Google’s new Search Console which is live for all just got some upgrades Google wants to share with you. Google shared on Twitter that the upgrades are mostly “visual updates” to the reporting in the tool…

Google Core Algorithm Update Continues To Fluctuate For Some

A week ago Friday there was a Google core algorithm update that touched down pretty hard. Technically it was released on March 7th but most noticed it on March 8th and 9th. But people are still noticing it.

The ongoing WebmasterWorld thread has a ton of chatter still about the update…

Emily Mace – The Search Community Honors You

This is part of the say something nice about an SEO/SEM series – feel free to nominate someone over here.

Emily Mace is an international SEO who devotes a tremendous amount of her time to helping her colleagues understand the complex world of SEO for multiple regions and languages…

Google Shopping Actions For Voice Shopping & Assistant – There Is Confusion

Google announced this morning the introduction of Shopping Actions. Google say this program “gives customers an easy way to shop your products on the Google Assistant and Search with a universal cart, whether theyâre on mobile…

Google Local Panel Tests About Tab

Last week, we saw that some businesses can now edit their business descriptions in Google My Business. Now Sergey Alakov spotted that sometimes Google is showing…

Google Shutting Down Some Google+ Pages

Brodie Clark posted on Twitter that he received an email from Google that one or some of his Google+ pages for a business is being shut down within 30 days. Of course, this should come as no surprise to anyone…

Daily Search Forum Recap: March 16, 2018

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 Buzz Video Recap: Google Core Algorithm Update, Google�s Zero Search Results & Image Search Captions

It was a pretty busy week with a confirmed Google core search algorithm update that happened last weekend. I spend significant time discussing the update in this video. I also discuss that Google is showing no search results on the search results page for some queries…