Google’s Uptime, an App for Watching YouTube with Friends, Now Available to Everyone by @MattGSouthern

Google’s Uptime, an experimental app that enables people to watch YouTube videos with friends, is now available to everyone who has access to the US iOS App Store. Uptime initially launched earlier this year and was created by Google’s internal incubator, Area 120. Google’s Area 120 program encourages Google employees to spend 20% of their […]

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Give Your SEO a Boost With These 12 Accessibility Improvements by @tamar

For those of you with a brick-and-mortar business location, you’re familiar with the concept of accessibility and why it’s a necessity for any company that intends to engage with the general public. In the United States, not accommodating those with disabilities is a violation of the Americans with Disabilities act; reasonable accommodations must be provided […]

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3 Keys to the Right Domain Name for Building a Brand

Domain names have been at the forefront of the digital experience for 20 years. They provide the real estate for businesses to build their online presence and provide doorways for their customers to find them. Now more than ever, choosing which domain names to own is a complicated and critical task for startups and seasoned […]

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Google Posts: Share Messages in Search Results From Google My Business by @MattGSouthern

Google has officially rolled out Google Posts to all small businesses with a Google My Business listing. Google Posts allows small businesses to publish messages to Google My Business, which means the messages will also show up when their GMB page surfaces in search results and Google Maps. Posts will appears as a small snippet, […]

3 Keys to the Right Domain Name for Building a Brand

Domain names have been at the forefront of the digital experience for 20 years. They provide the real estate for businesses to build their online presence and provide doorways for their customers to find them. Now more than ever, choosing which domain names to own is a complicated and critical task for startups and seasoned […]

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Google is Compressing Its Display Ads So Pages Load Faster by @MattGSouthern

Google has started compressing its display ads by up to 40% in an effort to improve page load times and increase battery life efficiency. This is accomplished through Google’s Brotli compression algorithm it introduced two years ago. Brotli offers a data savings of at least 15% compared to gzip compression, and could result in a data […]