Category Archives: Search Engine Roundtable

Video Recap of Weekly Search Buzz :: September 19, 2014

This was a pretty mild week in search as reported at the Search Engine Roundtable...

Google: You Don’t Rank Well Because GoogleBot Is Not Impressed

I am sure you have seen it at least a 100 times, a person complaining their site doesn't rank well in Google. You look at the site and say, well, there are thousands of other sites competing for the same terms and your web site, well, has nothing unique and value-add compared to the other 1,000 web sites.

Google Analytics AdWords Return on Ad Spend (ROAS) Report

Google quietly announced on Google+ a new AdWords metric available in Google Analytics named Return on Ad Spend (ROAS). Return on Ad Spend (ROAS) is a metric that tells you how much revenue you bring in for each dollar spent with AdWords...

Google Ireland Online Marketing Strategy Event

Google announced on the Google Webmaster Google+ account that they are hosting a series of Hangouts on Air to teach small and medium businesses how to develop an online marketing strategy...

Google+ Business New Review Sharing Feature?

Google seems to be testing a new format for sharing reviews on Google+ of Google My Business (Google Places) listings...

Google+ Dropping From Google’s Knowledge Graph Box

Mark Traphagen posted on Google+ that Google started dropping a lot of the Google+ elements you'd find in the Google Knowledge Box on the right hand side of the page. UPDATE: This was just a bug on Google's end, see details below...

Daily Search Forum Recap: September 18, 2014

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...

Report: Google Sitelinks Searchbox Taking Queries To Publisher Sites

A couple weeks ago, Google announced changes to the search within search box in the Google search results. One of those changes was the ability to direct the query done on Google, directly to the publishers site by adding some schema. Now...

HTTPS Migration For Google News Publishers Going Smoothly

On August 12th, I migrated this site, which is not a small site, from HTTP to HTTPS and honestly, the migration has not been bad at all...