Daily Search Forum Recap: August 4, 2022

Aug 4, 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.

Google added new links to SEO best practices docs from April, some I have not seen before, like best practices for a blogger and others - so check them out. Google Business Profiles added an Asian-owned attribute. Google Search updated the interface for view in 3D for products and augmented reality. Google is testing dynamically inserting the people also ask in the footer of the search results. Google is still, yes five plus years later, migrating sites to mobile-first indexing.

Search Engine Roundtable Stories:

Other Great Search Threads:

  • Looking to remove those pesky Google Ads Recommendations in a quicker fashion? If you have the @GoogleAds app, you can dismiss (many of the) recommendations without needing to fill out the required 'provide feedback' inputs on, Greg Finn on Twitter
  • Stop using Universal Analytics. Start using Google Analytics 4. You've got less than a year until GA4 is the only game in town for Analytics from Google and the only way to learn a new tool is to dive in and actually get yo, Krista Seiden on Twitter
  • [AMA] Ginny Marvin, Google's Ads Product Liaison, on Performance Max campaigns, Reddit
  • How can we get backlinks from our competitor's website for posting and comments?, Reddit
  • Maybe you should write 100 posts instead of 500?, John Mueller on Twitter

Search Engine Land Stories:

  • Indexing and keyword ranking techniques revisited: 20 years later
  • Using lookalike audiences to reverse the marketing funnel and generate quality leads
  • The Facebook live shopping feature is going away
  • Google adds Asian-owned attribute to business profiles

Other Great Search Stories:


  • Google Analytics 4: An Introduction, Mighty Citizen
  • How to create source/medium reports in Google Analytics 4, Little Data

Industry & Business

  • Google Wins Its Half of July ‘Showdown,’ Nixing a Sonos Patent, Bloomberg
  • Google, Apple Back Affirmative Action in Harvard Case, Bloomberg

Links & Content Marketing

  • Internal Linking For SEO: 9 Practices Anyone Can Do, Hallam
  • Unexpected peaks and troughs: How to ride the wave with Digital PR, Builtvisible
  • 40+ Mistakes Derailing Your Content Team (and How To Fix Them), Content Marketing Institute

Local & Maps

  • How To Get More Reviews That Include Photos, Leadferno

Mobile & Voice

  • Siri has actually gotten worse for me over time, MacRumors Forums


  • Google Video vs. Bing Video: How does each search engine rank videos?, Yoast
  • People Also Ask vs. Things to Know SERP Features, RankRanger
  • SEO Split Test Result: Adding H3 Tags to Products Names on Ecommerce Category Pages, Semrush
  • SEO Strategies for International Expansion w/ Brodie Clark, Siege Media


  • Five Ways to Use AI to Improve Copywriting and PPC Performance, PPC Hero
  • Microsoft Ads vs. Google Ads: Which is the Best PPC Platform?, PPC Expo

Other Search

  • Answer: What's a large US city with very low population density?, SearchReSearch


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