This was an interesting episode to write. We have to be due for a significant Google update soon.
There’s a new AI feature from Google: SGE while browsing will show SGE results in a sidebar in Chrome.
There are some strange ranking and traffic changes August 8, 2023, perhaps related to FAQ’s? John Mueller said in recent office hours that good technical SEO is not enough when it comes to ranking – you also need good content, experience, reputation and more. Also, the latest on Gemini, Life advice from your Google assistant, AP standards for AI use, how I view Google organic traffic in GA4 and a lot more.
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