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

Google Adds “Watch Movie” Tab To Knowledge Card

Google has added a new tab to the movie knowledge panel/card for how to watch the movie. The tab says "watch movie" and will show you where you can watch the movie. In the example below, it gives you two Google sources...

Google: It Doesn’t Hurt If Your Site Ranks With Its IP Address

Imagine instead of seeing your web site address, i.e. domain.com listed in the Google search results for your brand name, instead you see an IP address listed. I am sure some of you have stumbled across this in the past...

Daily Search Forum Recap: November 17, 2017

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...

Google: It Doesn’t Take Much To Outrank Low Quality Web Sites

Sometimes I look at John Mueller's responses on Twitter and think, no no that is too obvious. A recent one the Google Webmaster Trends Analyst posted on Twitter said "when a site is low quality, it doesn't take much to out-rank it...

Google To Penalize AMP Pages Showing Partial Teaser Content

Google announced they will start taking punitive action against AMP pages that show teaser or partial content, with a link to see the full content on the main non-AMP page...

Search Buzz Video Recap: Google Search Update, AMP Penalties, Disavow Links, Larry Page Hates Manual Actions & Firefox

This week we are tracking an ongoing Google algorithm search update that Google wonât comment on. Google said they will start penalizing AMP pages that donât have the same content as their non-AMP canonical version...

Gary Illyes Of Google: Larry Page Does Not Believe In Manual Actions

One thing that Gary Illyes of Google said at SMX East a few weeks ago that did not drive much attention, but a note I wrote down while on the stage with him was that the co-founder of Google, Larry Page...

GS1 Web Markup Has No Ranking Benefit In Google

Google has said time and time again that structured data, markup, schema, etc does not help you rank better in Google, all it does it help Google markup the search results with richer details for your snippets...