My client, The Motor Bookstore
, sent me a list of over 270
of their books that Bing’s shopping feed
upload had rejected, mostly because it thought the topic was porn.
And while I’ll admit I get all hot and sweaty looking at pictures of Ferraris, and have been known to utter all sorts of nasty words while working on an old car, reading from the manual to “attach part X as shown” when it’s bloody well NOT shown…shop manuals and collector guides really aren’t porn in anybody’s world. Continue reading Bing Shopping Feed Screening Finds Porn Everywhere →
Discovered today: when you’re looking at the maps results for a Google search, and click on one of the listings to expand it (here, I’m clicking on the result for J. Rollins Art of Framing
what ACTUALLY expands is the listing above it:
Continue reading Google Local Search Puts the K in Kwality →
It USED to be that when you set your location via Search Tools in Google, it would control where Google thought you were searching from, affecting the organic/local universal results and the maps results (yeah, the AdWords results were ALWAYS messed up on this, and still are).
Continue reading Setting your city in Google–only works for Maps now →
I filmed this about 2 weeks ago while at MozCon
Full transcription, and a lively discussion in the comments is here