Tag Archives: confusion

Cinco de Mayo Celebrates What? Advertising Results in Confusion

Cinco de Mayo is around the corner — do you know what it actually celebrates? If you’re like many Americans, you might mistakenly believe that Cinco de Mayo (“May 5” in Spanish) commemorates Mexico‘s independence from Spain. Forty-one percent of U.S. adults believe that Cinco de Mayo is Mexico‘s Independence Day, while 19% are unsure, […]

Google Replace Brewing, High quality Enhancements Nonetheless Coming, Rating Confusion & Bing Deep Search

For the original iTunes version, click here. This week we covered a new possible Google search ranking update that started brewing on Wednesday, February 7. Google’s Danny Sullivan said again, search quality improvements are coming in the near future. Google said it will clarify E-E-A-T and its search quality raters. Google explained the differences between […]

Confusion Over Google Search Console’s HTTPS Is Invalid And May Forestall It From Being Listed

Last week, Google rolled out a new Search Console report for HTTPS, and with that came a lot of confusion around a specific error. The error was “HTTPS is invalid and might prevent it from being indexed.” This shows in the URL inspection tool, which was part of this upgrade. John Mueller from Google did […]

Google Search Replace on October twenty sixth, Steady Scroll Confusion, Search Console API Updates & Meta

This week we almost made it without reporting an update to the Google search ranking, but we had one, maybe on October 26th. There is confusion about Google’s continuous scrolling and the impact it has on Search Console reporting. Google said when it comes to web search, images really don’t matter on your pages. The […]

Google Ads outage causes billing confusion

Google confirmed that there was an “account failure problem” that caused some ads to stop showing for a period of time on the afternoon of September 22nd. This resulted in a number of advertisers becoming confused as they checked their stats and billing reports. Kirk Williams asked further yesterday Twitter “Did anyone else see a […]