Earlier this week, we saw Larry Page and Sergey Brin announce that they are setting up an umbrella company called Alphabet inc. that would become a conglomerate for a large amount of companies owned previously by Google itself. In the light of this move, Larry and Sergey appointed Sundar Pichai as the new CEO of Google.
As part of the change, it was of course time for a new domain. Google's Alphabet Inc. website uses the relatively new .xyz top-level domain which was made open to use in early June 2014 as part of ICANN's new generic top-level domain program. Following the announcement of Alphabet inc. it was discovered that BMW's fleet management division of BMW are the owners of Alphabet.com where the German car manufacturers advertise their fleet company, Alphabet. BMW have now released a statement saying that they do not intend to give up the Alphabet.com domain and are in fact looking into whether any trademark infringement has taken place – Which made us investigate a little further.. Read It All
We all know that Google have always been against search engine manipulation techniques and the latest snippet of information that has been fed out of the search giants via John Mueller is that website owners should be looking to avoid building links, saying during a Google Webmaster Help hangout last Read It All
The official news came just hours ago that the world's leading search engine will be making notable changes to its mobile algorithm. Mobile friendly websites have been a key focus in recent years with businesses looking to appeal to a larger market and make browsing and purchasing on the go Read It All
Recently LeadGen+, a premium WordPress theme, from WP Juice launched claiming, amongst other things, unrivalled speed. Within the sales blurb of their website they profess to score 100 out of 100 on Pagespeed Insights and Pingdom Tools; a task we’ve attempted on some of our own websites and always come Read It All
UPDATE: Google says that there was no update over the weekend Well it seems that the online community are questioning whether Google were busy over the bank holiday weekend, with speculation and thoughts being discussed on a widespread basis towards whether Google had pushed an update of their Google Panda Read It All
Google announced that they would be releasing a new mobile search algorithm that would look to use how mobile friendly your website is as a ranking factor within their mobile search results and with the confirmation that they would be giving those of us that do offer a strong mobile Read It All
With the announcement that Google had finally begun their rollout of the latest version of Google Panda (4.2) we knew that as soon as they noted that the changes would take ‘a couple of months' to completely take effect, this was never going to be a notice free roll out Read It All