How To Best Utilize Google’s Business Messaging

How To Best Utilize Google's Business Messaging - Sachs Marketing Group

The opportunity to communicate with clients and customers on an individual level from across time zones is not unique to the age of the Internet, but it’s certainly never been as easy or convenient as it is today. Google’s Business Profile (formerly known as Google My Business) has allowed business owners to enable in-app messaging … Read more

Google My Business Is Now Google Business Profile

Google My Business Is Now Google Business Profile - Sachs Marketing Group

Alongside a number of other changes made this year, Google continues to revise and rebrand its toolkit for online businesses and internet retailers by changing Google My Business into the Google Business Profile. While little more than a name change on the surface, a deeper dive into the announcement reveals Google’s long-term plans for Google … Read more

Google Introduces New Deals Feed

Google Introduces New "Deals" Feature - Sachs Marketing Group

Google has introduced a new Google Deals feed, an innovative addition to its Shopping tab in search results. This Google Deals feed categorizes products related to user queries, highlighting promotions, sales, and price drops. This feature streamlines the shopping experience by conveniently displaying various deals, making it easier for consumers to find and take advantage … Read more

Google Title Tag Changes: What You Need to Know

Google Title Tag Changes: What You Need to Know - Sachs Marketing Group

While there’s no guaranteed method to prevent Google from changing your title tags, following these best practices can reduce the likelihood of it happening. Remember, Google’s goal is to provide the best user experience possible, so creating title tags that accurately and succinctly describe your content will always be beneficial. If you spend a lot … Read more

Google Integrates with GoDaddy

Google Integrates with GoDaddy - Sachs Marketing Group

The news that Google integrates with GoDaddy is exciting for merchants interested in the benefits of two giants connecting. On July 13th, Google expanded its integration efforts to include GoDaddy merchants in the U.S., enhancing the ecommerce landscape. This move is part of Google’s broader strategy to integrate various ecommerce platforms into its Google Merchant … Read more

Google Announces New Ads Creative Studio

Google Announces New Ads Creative Studio - Sachs Marketing Group

News this week is being presented by more than yet another change to the algorithm – this time, Google is making marketing headlines with the development and release of a (sort of) brand new toolkit called Ads Creative Studio. The new toolkit is designed for both creative types and marketers, with the aim of helping … Read more

What is Google FLoC?

What is Google FLoC? - Sachs Marketing Group

Whether you’ve heard of it via headlines in the news, releases by the EFF, or the viral sharing of AmIFLoCed, chances are you’ve heard about Google’s new FLoC initiative at some point this year. FLoC, or the Federated Learning of Cohorts, is part of Google’s larger privacy sandbox, and is an experimental replacement for third-party … Read more

Google’s June 2021 Core Update

Google June 2021 Core Update - Sachs Marketing Group

Google released a new core update earlier this month and has uncharacteristically announced a second update following very closely next month. Google core updates tend to be spaced several months apart, but a statement from Google Search public liaison Danny Sullivan clarified that they originally planned on releasing a single, larger update this month, and … Read more

Google Delays Page Experience Update

Google Delays Page Experience Update - Sachs Marketing Group

Earlier this year, we wrote about how the upcoming Google Page Experience update might impact your ranking – and what factors to look out for when preparing for it. That update was slated for this month but has recently been pushed back to a gradual rollout beginning in mid-June this year, concluding with a total … Read more

The End of Modified Broad Matching

The End of Modified Broad Matching - Sachs Marketing Group

Earlier this year, Google announced its most recent change to the way keyword match types will work. This change sees the end of the modified broad match while expanding one of the other existing match types, the phrase match. The modified broad match was introduced in 2010 and allowed advertisers to specify keywords that needed … Read more

What is Page Experience?

What is Page Experience? - Sachs Marketing Group

According to Google Developers, page experience is a set of signals that measure how users perceive the experience of interacting with a web page. This is where core web vitals come in. Core web vitals are a set of metrics that measure real-world user experience or loading performance, interactivity, and visual stability of a page. … Read more

Google Webmasters Unconference

Google Webmasters Unconference - Sachs Marketing Group

The Google Webmasters Unconference is an innovative event where the webmaster community engages with Google’s team in an open, collaborative format. Unlike traditional conferences, it features interactive sessions where attendees actively participate, suggest topics, and lead discussions. This format fosters direct communication with Google experts, enabling attendees to gain insights, share experiences, and discuss the … Read more

Why Google Rewrites Meta Descriptions and How to Avoid It

Why Google Rewrites Meta Descriptions and How to Avoid It - Sachs Marketing Group

Google’s John Mueller is a wonderful source of information, but staying up to date with his Webmaster Central Hangouts can be hard for many of us. In a recent episode, someone asked why their meta description was being re-written. His answer helps us see a bit of why Google’s algorithm may re-write your meta descriptions. … Read more

Google My Business: FAQs for Multiple Businesses at the Same Address

Google My Business: FAQs for Multiple Businesses at the Same Address - Sachs Marketing Group

There are several FAQs for managing multiple businesses at the same address on Google My Business. These address common concerns like differentiating individual listings, handling shared phone numbers, and specifying distinct business hours. Each business needs to maintain unique, accurate information to avoid confusion and ensure a clear online presence, aiding in better search visibility … Read more

Google Says No More Cookies

Google Says No More Cookies - Sachs Marketing Group

Google says no more cookies in its announcement of the discontinuation of cookies in its Chrome browser. This move marks a significant shift in digital advertising and user privacy. Cookies, which have been essential for personalized ads, will be replaced by a new system. This change aims to enhance privacy while maintaining ad relevance, reflecting … Read more

The Death of Google as We Know It

What the Death of Google Search Traffic Means for Businesses - Sachs Marketing Group

The death of Google is something digital marketers refer to a lot whenever there seems to be a major change within Google, especially in how it manages data and user privacy, impacting its core services like search and advertising. With increased regulatory scrutiny and evolving user expectations, Google may shift towards more privacy-focused models, altering … Read more

Google’s September 2019 Core Algorithm Update

Google's September 2019 Core Algorithm Update - Sachs Marketing Group

Google’s September 2019 core algorithm update aimed to improve the overall quality of search results. Focusing on content relevance and user intent, this update impacted website rankings across various industries. Websites with high-quality, relevant content saw improvements, while those with thin or irrelevant content experienced drops. The update underscored the importance of continually optimizing websites … Read more

Google’s Guide to Ranking Category Pages

Google's Guide to Ranking Category Pages - Sachs Marketing Group

Google’s guide to ranking category pages emphasizes using clear, descriptive titles and meta descriptions, and ensuring content relevance to the category. High-quality, unique content on category pages can enhance user experience and SEO. Internal linking strategies should be employed to improve site navigation and page authority. **This post was selected as one of the top … Read more

New Link Attributes from Google

New Link Attributes from Google - Sachs Marketing Group

Google introduced new link attributes to provide more context about the nature of links. These include ‘sponsored’ for paid or sponsored links, ‘ugc’ for user-generated content, and modifications to ‘nofollow’ attribute, used when not endorsing a linked page. These changes allow for more nuanced link categorization, aiding Google’s understanding of web page relationships and improving … Read more

Google Changes GMB Listings

Google Changes GMB Listings - Sachs Marketing Group

Whenever Google changes GMB listings, you must check your listings to ensure they’re live and accurate. Google made significant changes to Google My Business (GMB) listings, enhancing the platform’s usefulness for businesses and consumers. Updates included more options for business categories, attributes, and posts, enabling businesses to provide detailed information. Enhanced features for booking services, … Read more

Google’s Stance on No-Follow Outbound Links

Google's Stance on No-Follow Outbound Links - Sachs Marketing Group

Google’s stance on no-follow outbound links is clear and concise. Google’s updated guidance on no-follow outbound links indicates a shift in how these links are interpreted. While originally used to combat spam and unendorsed content, no-follow links are now treated as hints rather than directives by Google’s algorithms. This change reflects Google’s advanced understanding of … Read more

Google Breaks Silence: Top 3 SEO Factors

Google Breaks Silence: Top 3 SEO Factors - Sachs Marketing Group

Google Webmasters has started a new video series designed to dispel SEO myths – called SEO Mythbusting. The first episode debuted May 15th, and in it, Martin Splitt, one of Google’s Webmaster Trends Analyst speaks with his guest about how search engines work. As part of the discussion, he discusses how Google chooses relevant pages … Read more

6 Ways to Make the Best of GMB Posts

6 Ways to Make the Best of GMB Posts - Sachs Marketing Group

Google has been announcing (and re-announcing) the decline and ultimate demise of the Google Plus platform for quite some time. With the disappearance of the platform looking like it will actually happen later this year, some business owners are focused on what to do next. Many were still using the partially-defunct social platform for marketing … Read more

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