February 24, 2017

Google Offers Full Coverage of 2016 Rio Olympic Games

August 2, 2016 SearchNewz Staff

Google is gearing up to be the go-to place for Rio Olympic Games information. “Next week, the 2016 cauldron will be lit in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where thousands of athletes will come together to represent the strength and pride of their home countries with the world as their audience,” […]

YouTube Now Bigger Than Any Cable Network

July 14, 2016 SearchNewz Staff

YouTube was founded in February 2005 by Chad Hurley, Steve Chen, and Jawed Karim, who were among the first employees of PayPal. According to Wikipedia “Hurley and Chen developed the idea for YouTube during the early months of 2005, after they had experienced difficulty sharing videos that had been shot […]

Google Displaying Lyrics in Search Results

July 14, 2016 SearchNewz Staff

In a deal with LyricFind, Google is now displaying lyrics in search results starting immediately. LyricFind is the world’s largest lyric licensing service with over 4,000 publishers in its catalog. Lyrics will be seen both in Google’s search results and within Google Play Music. “We’re happy to expand the depth […]

RankBrain Gains importance in Google Search Algorithm

July 13, 2016 SearchNewz Staff

Danny Sullivan of SearchEngineLand wrote an interesting piece on how RankBrain has now become the third most important ranking factor behind content and links. According to a report on BackChannel RankBrain is being used on almost ALL search queries helping determine the most relevant results and their order: Google is […]

How Google Make’s its Doodles is Actually Quite Involved

July 12, 2016 SearchNewz Staff

Danny Sullivan of SearchEngineLand wrote an interesting piece on how RankBrain has now become the third most important ranking factor behind content and links. According to a report on BackChannel RankBrain is being used on almost ALL search queries helping determine the most relevant results and their order: Google is […]

3 Day Blinds Driving Phone Calls With Google Adwords

July 11, 2016 SearchNewz Staff

Adele Nasr, Director of Marketing at 3 Day Blinds recently did a promotional video with the Google Adwords team to illustrate how they effectively drove phone leads using Adwords. What’s interesting is that the company is driving phone calls rather than clicks which are in turn driving in-home appointments which […]

Google Launches “Test My Site” Tool

July 6, 2016 SearchNewz Staff

Google launched a new tool today called ‘Test My Site” at testmysite.thinkwithgoogle.com. The tool helps you find out how well your site works across mobile and desktop devices, but its primary purpose is to make the mobile web experience faster. The new tool is part of the ‘think with Google‘ […]

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