SearchCap: Google update still rolling out, Bing adds hotel booking, page speed performance & more


August 3, 2018 4:00 pm Published by

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.

From Search Engine Land:

  • Bing adds hotel booking filter, home services pricing & coupon deals in search
    Aug 3, 2018 by Barry Schwartz
    Bing launches new intelligent search features to help you make better buying decisions.
  • Google: August core algorithm update still rolling out" href="https://searchengineland.com/google-august-core-algorithm-update-still-rolling-out-303266">Google: August core algorithm update still rolling out
    Aug 3, 2018 by Barry Schwartz
    Google has given us an update on the big Google search algorithm update. It will take a few more days to fully roll out.
  • 3 free tools to comprehensively test page speed
    Aug 3, 2018 by Marcus Miller
    Contributor Marcus Miller outlines how to use 3 free tools that test page speed and work to turn your site into a lean, mean, speedy fighting machine.
  • Google Maps desktop now shows the world as a spinnable globe" href="https://searchengineland.com/google-maps-desktop-now-shows-the-world-as-a-spinnable-globe-303232">Google Maps desktop now shows the world as a spinnable globe
    Aug 3, 2018 by Barry Schwartz
    Google has released 3D Globe Mode on Google Maps desktop. Give it a spin!
  • How not to get lost in the performance-oriented web
    Aug 3, 2018 by Maria Cieslak
    With page speed playing an active role in how a web page ranks, contributor Maria Cieslak details how SEOs can maintain high rankings and happy users by optimizing fast performance factors.
  • Case study: Waze Local ads drove a 57% increase in leads to local auto dealer
    Aug 3, 2018 by Greg Sterling
    This translated into more than 120 additional repair orders per month or about 360 new customers during the quarter.
  • Google Home mini golf, Googlers visit North Korea & dogs in ball pits at Google" href="https://searchengineland.com/search-in-pics-google-home-mini-golf-googlers-visit-north-korea-dogs-in-ball-pits-at-google-303191">Search in Pics: Google Home mini golf, Googlers visit North Korea & dogs in ball pits at Google
    Aug 3, 2018 by Barry Schwartz
    In this week’s Search In Pictures, here are the latest images culled from the web, showing what people eat at the search engine companies, how they play, who they meet, where they speak, what toys they have and more.
  • Google confirms new FAQs, Q&A and How-Tos for search results snippets" href="https://searchengineland.com/google-confirms-new-faqs-qa-and-how-tos-for-search-results-snippets-303116">Google confirms new FAQs, Q&A and How-Tos for search results snippets
    Aug 2, 2018 by Barry Schwartz
    New markup from Schema.org including HowTo, QAPage and FAQPage can be used to potentially show your content in Google in a brand-new way. Google previewed this in Singapore a couple of weeks ago.

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