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Is Google My Business Planning Premium Features?

New Survey Suggests Google My Business May Soon Offer Paid Access to Certain Services On April 27, news broke that some Google My Business (GMB) users were being invited to participate in a survey that asked for feedback and opinions on paid subscription features on the platform. Based on this survey, it looks like Google […]

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72% of People Have Used Digital Assistant Voice Search,
According to Microsoft

2019 Report from Microsoft Provides Greater Insight into Future of Voice Search Microsoft’s recently released white paper “The 2019 Voice Report” reveals just how widespread voice search is, with 72% of survey respondents saying they’ve used a digital assistant to make a search. According to Microsoft’s survey results, the use of digital assistants like Siri, […]

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New Feature Lets Google My Business Users Highlight Reviews

Google Posts to Let Business Owners to Show Off Positive Testimonials in GMB, Maps, and Search Results If you needed any further indication that user reviews are important to Google, here it is: Google My Business is rolling out a new feature to help business owners highlight positive reviews and testimonials through Google Posts. When […]

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Instagram to Limit Reach of Content That Almost Violates Guidelines

Company Announces They Will Reduce Reach of Posts that Are Borderline Violations of Community Guidelines It’s no secret that Instagram is home to many scantily clad models, memes in poor taste, footage that requires some viewer discretion, and outright spam. That could be changing, though, following a recent announcement from Facebook. Facebook, Instagram’s parent company, […]

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Google Recovering De-Indexed Pages Following Technical Issue

Page Index Still Recovering After Weekend Problems, Full Impact Still Uncertain Over the weekend, an apparent technical issue caused Google to drop pages from its search index. The initial reaction from the SEO community resulted in a direct response from Google’s Webmaster Trends Analyst John Mueller on April 6. Sorry — We had a technical […]

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Confirmed: Google Search Algorithm Update – March 2019

Latest Broad Core Algorithm Update Taking Effect This Week On March 13, Google confirmed that they were once again providing another broad core update to their search algorithm, and according to talk in the SEO community, this is shaping up to be the biggest update in a long time. The algorithm update started on March […]

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