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Surfacing your business's contact and local info in Google

Tue, 2014-04-08 12:15

Webmaster level: All

Every day, searchers use Google to find information about businesses. Common queries include finding the phone number for customer service, the location of a business, and opening hours.

This information is typically found in a business's location page or a "contact us" section of a company's website. When Google correctly identifies these pages and is able to extract the relevant information from them, it is more likely to surface that information to searchers looking for the business.

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Categories: web development

App Indexing updates

Thu, 2014-04-03 21:41
Webmaster Level: Advanced
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More Precise Index Status Data for Your Site Variations

Mon, 2014-03-31 14:30
Webmaster Level: Intermediate
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Categories: web development

Introducing the new Webmaster Academy

Tue, 2014-03-18 18:51
Webmaster level: Beginner

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App Engine IP Range Change Notice

Tue, 2014-03-18 09:35

Google uses a wide range of IP addresses for its different services, and the addresses may change without notification. Google App Engine is a Platform as a Service offering which hosts a wide variety of 3rd party applications. This post announces changes in the IP address range and headers used by the Google App Engine URLFetch (outbound HTTP) and outbound sockets APIs.

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Musical artists: your official tour dates in the Knowledge Graph

Wed, 2014-03-12 18:10

Webmaster level: all

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Categories: web development