The majority of listings for car accident attorneys on Google are fake

Google’s ranking algorithm has a huge flaw in its local results that lead generating companies have been using for their own profit. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & Info About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

Google hasn’t supported rel=next/prev for a while (thanks for telling us)

The company feels that people are building great sites without the markup. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & Info About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

Google launches News Initiative subscriptions lab for publishers

The company also announced new fact-checking tools and other efforts to stop the spread of ‘misinformation.’ Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & Info About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

Google’s neural matching versus RankBrain: How Google uses each in search

Neural matching helps Google better relate words to searches, while RankBrain helps Google better relate pages to concepts. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & Info About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

The rise (and further rise) of Google My Business spam

Google’s machine learning tool verification is just not working for GMB listings as spam is constantly slipping through the net. Here’s how you can help. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & Info About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

Google apologizes for rel=next/prev mixup

Google suggests webmasters, developers, and publisher continue to use rel=prev/next for other reasons outside of Google indexing purposes. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & Info About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

New personalized, Shopping Actions-enabled Google Shopping debuts in France

Personalized recommendations and universal checkout are front and center in the update. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & Info About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

Survey finds Google Home users do more, have ‘far higher’ satisfaction than Alexa owners

Alexa devices dominate, but higher Google Home NPS scores suggest it will have better word of mouth and could gain market share. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & Info About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

Patent suggests how CTR, time on page could be used in search rankings (if Google did that sort of thing)

But no, this doesn’t confirm Google is using engagement metrics in rankings. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & Info About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

Report: Facebook the top network for app-installs, Google, Apple follow

AppsFlyer also says that app-install fraud is 30 percent across the industry. The post Report: Facebook the top network for app-installs, Google, Apple follow appeared first on Marketing Land. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips