Gmail’s new logo is just a taste of Google’s plan to rethink productivity

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Google’s productivity apps have a new name: Google Workplace. But there’s far more to this latest pivot than the death of the iconic Gmail envelope. Let’s get one thing out of the way right off the bat: Google’s habit of repositioning products has become a bit of a punchline. From the seemingly endless cycle of shifting messaging service strategies to the recent branding 360 with the Google TV – Android TV – Google TV again saga, the company has a slight reputation for failing to commit to any particular concept for long. Read Full Story

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Google finally has dark mode: Here’s how to activate it on iOS and Android

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Dark modes have been hugely popular with users because they can conserve battery life on smartphones with OLED displays. And they just look cool. For the last several years both Android and iOS have supported system-wide dark modes. The modes turn all the white or bright UI elements black, or “dark,” hence its name. Dark modes have been hugely popular with users because they can conserve battery life on smartphones with OLED displays . And they just look cool. Read Full Story

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Should You Bid On Your Own Brand Name in Google Ads?

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Should you bid on your own brand name? This is a question that many marketers and brand owners ask whether they should or shouldn’t do. Bidding on your own keyword is the practice of placing PPC bids on your brand name. Many business owners and marketers are now realizing that it makes sense to bid […] The post Should You Bid On Your Own Brand Name in Google Ads? first appeared on Cemoh and is written by julie .

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Is Getting “Google Guaranteed” Worth It?

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Google has rolled out a new consumer protection feature called Google Guaranteed . Businesses advertising through Local Services Ads can apply for a Google Guaranteed qualification, offering extra reassurance to customers. Google Guaranteed could be a powerful lead generation tool to help you stand out from your competitors. The program helps showcase home service providers who have been pre-screened. With an easily visible green Google Guaranteed Badge showing a checkmark, these ads may draw customers’ notice more than others will. And it’s not just because of the eye-catching badge—it’s the knowledge they’re able to choose a business already certified by Google . What should you know before applying? Let’s have a look at what Google Guaranteed is, who it benefits, and why you might want to consider it for your business. What Is Google Guaranteed? Google Guaranteed is a certification program created to increase customer confidence in local businesses. Customers …

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

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Posted by MiriamEllis How should I get listed in Google My Business if I’ve got multiple businesses at the same address? How many listings am I eligible for if I’m legitimately running more than one business at my location? What determines eligibility, and what penalties might I incur if I make a mistake? How should I name my businesses at the same address? The FAQs surrounding this single, big topic fill local SEO forums across the web, year after year. The guidelines for representing your business on Google contain most of the answers you’re seeking about co-located businesses, but sometimes they can err on the side of too little detail, leading to confusion. Today, Iet's quickly tackle the commonest FAQs that local business owners and marketers raise related to this scenario, and if you have further questions, please ask in the comments! Q: I have more than one business at …

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Become a Google Partner and Join the Google Ads Inner Circle

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Does your company manage Google Ads for third parties, and do you maintain some success with the pay-per-click (PPC) platform? If so, you may want to become a Google Partner, the search giant’s members-only club. Joining the Google Partners program can provide you with immense benefits, such as specialized training, invitations to exciting events, and focused instruction to help you boost your Google Ads performance. You already know Google Ads work . They convert 50% better than organic traffic , and most businesses earn double their ad spend , making advertising on Google highly effective and a no brainer. Almost anyone can use Google’s PPC system to advertise on Google and grow their business (with the right budget and know-how). Only a select few applicants become Google Partners and earn the world’s most popular search engine’s endorsement and other significant benefits. Here’s what to know about becoming a Google partner. …

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How to Build Links Using Google Alerts

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Link building is hard. But did you know that Google makes it easier for you? Seriously… they do make it easier because they provide you with free tools . No, I’m not talking about the ones you already use like Google Search Console and Google Analytics … They actually have tons of other tools. Some you may have heard of, but I bet you don’t use them. And today I am going to show you how you can build links using Google Alerts . What is Google Alerts? As the saying goes, if it isn’t on Google, it doesn’t exist. Google is the most popular search engine in the world. Their database contains hundreds of billions of web pages and is over 100,000,000 gigabytes in size. Because of their massive size, they are able to crawl web pages more frequently than any SEO tool including my own, Ubersuggest . This …

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Google Shopping Actions: How to Increase Product Visibility for Free

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Did you know Google Shopping listings are free for most merchants to use? Google has also dropped commissions for its Buy on Google program. This means nearly any retailer can sign up for Google Shopping Actions and link their products without paying the 12% commission Google formerly collected on each sale. Retailers and advertisers have a unique opportunity to get incredible exposure for their products. Almost half of users turn to Google to find or discover new products. This means even small businesses can put themselves in front of millions of new potential customers with just a few clicks. What Is Google Shopping Actions? Google Shopping Actions partners with several retailers to create a shopping experience in direct competition with Amazon. Today, this program allows retailers to upload products that appear in organic search across Google platforms. In turn, shoppers can find, compare, and buy products without ever having to …

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A Beginner’s Guide to Ranking in Google Maps

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Posted by Alex_Ratynski For local businesses today, there are numerous different ways to market your brand online. The majority of your potential customers still use Google to find local businesses near them — businesses where they will spend their hard-earned money. In fact, 80% of searches with “local intent” result in a conversion. This begs the question: “What’s the best way to catch the attention of local searchers on Google?” The answer: through Google Maps marketing. What is Google Maps marketing? Google Maps marketing is the process of optimizing the online presence of your brand in Google Maps, with the goal of increasing your brand’s online visibility. When you search a query on Google that has local intent, you often see something like this: Google Maps marketing utilizes a number of strategies and tactics to help your business become one of those three positions on local map packs. Why is …

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