Daily Search Forum Recap: June 10, 2022

Jun 10, 2022 • 4:00 pm | comments (0) by twitter | Filed Under Search Forum Recap

Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today, through the eyes of the Search Engine Roundtable and other search forums on the web.

It seems like there are more businesses losing reviews in their Google local listings. Google is officially beta testing video page indexing in Google Search Console. Google says there is no SEO benefit to using a CDN. Google's John Mueller explains why many SEO metrics make him cringe. There is a bug with Google Image Search for some users where they cannot save images. Plus, I do my weekly SEO video recap, it is a super quick way to catch up on the search news for the week - make sure to subscribe.

Search Engine Roundtable Stories:

Other Great Search Threads:

  • (I didn't have a chance to watch yet, but..) I agree there's a lot of shady & bad stuff possible with the technology, but what I like about the abstract image genera, John Mueller on Twitter
  • Interesting addition to Discover's "More recommendations" feature (which I covered in a blog post). I'm now seeing price drop alerts after clicking through to my Task Dashboard from Discover (based on product research). Discov, Glenn Gabe on Twitter
  • Chrome V102 Machine Learning Reacts to Permissions Based on Previous, WebmasterWorld
  • Remember that time I did a Dr. Seuss inspired SEO comic? Well here's another: The Lorikeet Talking EAT. Fun fact: "John Mueller won't mind at all if I do" has the same rhyming sound as "Your mother won't mind at all if I d, Leigh Stark on Twitter
  • Seeing a 400%+ increase in Google Lens referral traffic sharply starting on May 25th. Anyone else? Source/Medium: https://t.co/PDJEvORqG7 / referral, Roxana Stingu on Twitter
  • SEO Pioneers - @mikegrehan Mike started life as a radio DJ and has not lost his skills at telling great stories, he's one of the smartest minds in SEO and has much to share An entertaining conversation full of insights in b, Shelley Walsh on Twitter

Search Engine Land Stories:

  • Twitter announces Product Drops for merchants
  • How to win in the SERPs with Google’s auction insights and search intelligence
  • WordPress pages or posts: Which should you use?

Other Great Search Stories:


  • GA3toGA4 - Python Script for formatting GA4 data to match and be backfilled with historical GA3 data in BigQuery, tl;dr Marketing
  • Predictive Audiences in GA4 [FAQ to Get Started Quickly], Data Driven U
  • Google Analytics 4 vs. Universal Analytics: Comparing Metrics, Oncrawl
  • How to Create a Complete SEO Dashboard in Google Data Studio, Databox Blog

Industry & Business

  • Google Has a $1.2 Billion Plan for Latin America, Bloomberg
  • Our commitment to Latin America’s digital future, Google Blog
  • Russia's Navalny scolds Google and Meta for helping Putin, Reuters
  • Sterling Sky Acquires Classy Brain, Sterling Sky
  • U.S. Senate likely to pass bill to bar tech firms' favoring themselves in searches, Reuters

Links & Content Marketing

  • The Content Rebalancing Framework - Topic Cluster Refresh at Scale, iPullRank
  • Creating Internal Links For E-commerce Category Pages, WordLift Blog
  • Why You Should Press Pause on Your Content Strategy, Content Marketing Institute

Local & Maps

  • Land cover data just got real-time, Google Blog

Mobile & Voice

  • Google Assistant on the Galaxy Watch4 is bright but buggy, Android Police
  • How to cancel a Nest or Google Assistant speaker alarm from your Android phone, Android Central


  • Fixing Google Search Console's Coverage Report 'Excluded Pages', Search Engine Journal
  • How to Use Google Search Console for SEO, Databox Blog
  • Semrush Site Audit: The Ultimate Semrush SEO Audit (Checklist + PDF), Semrush
  • Can improving freshness signals in titles benefit SEO?, Search Pilot
  • Fixing Broken CSS in the Google Search Console Page Render - is it an SEO issue?, Matt Tutt
  • How to Create an SEO-Friendly Website: The Complete Checklist, Ahrefs


  • Amazon's New Gambit is Local Ads, Gizmodo

Search Features

  • Building a more helpful browser with machine learning, Google Blog

Other Search

  • LIMoE: Learning Multiple Modalities with One Sparse Mixture of Experts Model, Google AI Blog


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