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Google Moves to Streaming Apps in Mobile Search

Today, Google announced a very intriguing addition to its mobile search offering; mobile app streaming. The concept is based on the idea that certain information you are searching for may be found within a particular app and therefore Google should show you that...

Penguin Update for Christmas

Googles Webmaster Trends Analyst, Gary Illyes has noted that the next iteration of the Penguin update will launch and process as a real-time algorithm update in the foreseeable future. The Penguin update has been a periodic manual update to the algorithm that...

Leverage Google Authorship or Kiss Your Rankings Goodbye

This provocative title describes my presentation tomorrow (October 19th, 2013) at Victoria BC’s Blogger Bootcamp where I will be talking up a blue streak about the importance of Google Authorship for bloggers. I know, it is a title that deserves healthy...

Google Actually Wants Your Opinion for a Limited Time

Today Google announced the release of a form which offers you and me to provide them with our thoughts on how they should police and manage their search results. Yes, you read that right… they are listening to our feedback… if for a short time. So, head on...

Site Load Speed and Your Competitors

Site load speed has been a ranking factor in Google’s algorithm for a while now. I had suspected it was a factor for some time, and then back in April 2010, Google confirmed it. I was surprised the other day when I learned that Google had removed the site performance...