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 Engine Roundtable Stories:
Google: We Do Not Use Time To First Byte For Search RankingsGoogle’s John Mueller said on Twitter that time to first byte, as a page speed metric, is not used at all by Google in search or search rankings. John said “AFAIK we currently don’t use TTFB for anything in search/ranking…
Google Adds Donate Button To Google For Nonprofits In SearchGoogle announced that they have added a “Donate” button to some non profits in their knowledge cards in the search results. The donate button lets searchers quickly give to the charity they searched for…
Direct Link To Write A Google Local Review For Your BusinessDo you want to provide an easy way for your customers to quickly drop a review for your business on Google Maps…
View All Google Posts On DesktopPreviously, the only way to see a company’s Google Posts, all of them…
New Audiobooks In The Google Book Knowledge CardsNow if you search on your mobile device for a book, if there is an audio version of that book, let’s say on Audible, Google will let you click on that as an option to get the book…
Alan Bleiweiss – The Search Community Honors YouThis is part of the say something nice about an SEO/SEM series – feel free to nominate someone over here. Alan Bleiweiss, who has been in the internet marketing space since the mid-90s, is the next individual we would like to take the time to honor…
Google Brain Light FixturesHere is a photo of a game room in the Google Dublin office showing off a pool table, fancy carpet and very interesting light fixture covers/shades. They look like they are in the form of a brain? M
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