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Google: We Want To Reward The Best Content No Matter Site Size

For the past 20 years, probably even longer, the debate about Google giving preferential treatment to large sites over small sites has been a huge topic in the SEO world and that has not changed in 2024 from 2004. Danny Sullivan, the Google Search Liaison, recently said on X, "yes, we should be rewarding the best content, regardless of site size."

Wed Feb 21, 2024 15:30
Google Pushing Google Ads Consults In Gmail Accounts Pop Ups

Google is pushing some businesses to sign up for a free Google Ads consult with a Google representative through their Gmail accounts. This is in the form of a pop up in the Gmail interface, it is not a normal spammy email solicitation but rather a pop up.

Wed Feb 21, 2024 15:30
Google Ads Sitelink Unknown Eligibility Bug

Google Ads has an issue with some sitelink assets where it shows the sitelinks are eligible but "limited" and the reason says "unknown." Google's Ads Liaison said, "the team is aware of this issue and currently on it."

Wed Feb 21, 2024 15:30
Only 20% Of SEOs Think Search Volume Won't Change By 2026

The other day, Gartner, a respected research firm, predicted that "traditional search engine volume will drop 25%, with search marketing losing market share to AI chatbots and other virtual agents." So I asked SEOs what they think and only 20% of SEOs think search volume won't change by 2026.

Wed Feb 21, 2024 15:23
Google App Adds Toggle Between Search & Gemini

The popular Google app, the Google Search app, now has a toggle at the top to quickly switch between Google Search and Gemini (formerly Google Bard). It shows up at the top and is defaulted to Google Search with the super G logo but you can see the Gemini logo that you can tap on to switch to Gemini.

Wed Feb 21, 2024 15:23
Daily Search Forum Recap: February 20, 2024

Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today...

Wed Feb 21, 2024 00:34

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