Daily Search Forum Recap: April 11, 2022

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

Vlog #167: James Gibbons On How Search Has Changed, SEM Tools & Other Search Sources Of Traffic

In part one with James Gibbons, the senior customer success manager at Quattr, we mostly spoke about how search tools can help you make decisions, and we also spoke about his history…

Google Trusted Store Badge Now Live

A couple of weeks ago, Google announced the new Google Shopping “trusted store” badge. Well, now it seems to be fully live, as of just a few days ago. Also, when you click on the trusted store badge, it tells you what makes that specific store “trusted.”

Google Tests Related To Recent Searches & Trending Search In Search Bar Menu

Everyone now is seeing the people also ask and people also search for in the search bar menu area. Now, Google is testing related to recent searches and trending searches in that search bar instead of the people also ask related information.

Google Local Search: Browse By Products & Browse By Stores

Google local listings have been pushing products for the past several years, in fact, it just recently added in-store products in the help document around improving visibility in Google local search. Google has been showing browse by products and browse by stores also recently – although, I am not sure how new this is.

Google Disavows Negative SEO Again

Google has once again disavowed that negative SEO is an issue for SEOs, publishers, site owners or Google Search. Google has been telling the world not to worry about negative SEO and that if you are worried, feel free to use the disavow tool – not that it was designed for that purpose.

Google Maps Testing Overlay Box Over Maps Interface For Local Listing

Google Maps is testing a new position for the local listings when you click on a specific listing from the search results on the left hand side. The local listing is overlayed on top of the map, hovering in its own position instead of positioned on the left bar.

Video: Googlers Lined Up On 1st Day Back At Google NYC Office

Google March 2022 product reviews update is finished rolling out

Almost three weeks after Google launched the 3rd version of the product reviews update, it is now done rolling out.

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