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Did Google Just Roll Out a New Mobile Search Interface with Rounded Corners, Yellow Review Stars, Bright Blue links and More?

Google seems to have either rolled a new mobile SERP design. I believe that it’s a rollout because I was not been able to get the old interface in different browsers on several different phones. There is still a possibility that it’s a large scale UI test. The new interface has many differences when compared Read more about Did Google Just Roll Out a New Mobile Search Interface with Rounded Corners, Yellow Review Stars, Bright Blue links and More?[…]

Google is Testing “Search Results” in Local Knowledge Panels

Google is testing new “search results” feature within knowledge panels. The feature is connected to the “their website mentions” local finder feature that was rolled out in September. The “Search Results” is only shown when local listing displays “their website mentions” in local finder, and highlights a page that mentions a searched term: The new Read more about Google is Testing “Search Results” in Local Knowledge Panels[…]

Google Has Rolled Out “Inside this place” Photos to Knowledge Panels

Google has added a new feature to local knowledge panels. “Inside this place” section within knowledge panels displays photos inside of brick and mortar locations. It also lets users upload new inside photos. The new feature is very similar to the “from the menu” photo section in restaurants’ knowledge panels that Google rolled out last Read more about Google Has Rolled Out “Inside this place” Photos to Knowledge Panels[…]

Google is Rolling Out “Book a Room” CTA to Hotels’ Knowledge Panels

Google seems to be rolling out “Book a Room” call to action to Hotels’ knowledge panels. Google started testing the CTA last month, and I believe it is rolling out now. The rollout is happening shortly after Google announced the booking button feature rollout. Although, the two do not seem to be related from technical Read more about Google is Rolling Out “Book a Room” CTA to Hotels’ Knowledge Panels[…]

Google is Testing Hotel Price Sliders in Local Packs on Desktop

Google is now testing hotel price slider in local pack in desktop browsers: In addition to the slider, Google is also testing a new calendar icon, an updated calendar, and bubble filters in hotels’ local packs. The filter resembles the bubbles on Mobile, as well as hotel local finder filters on Desktop. The updated calendar Read more about Google is Testing Hotel Price Sliders in Local Packs on Desktop[…]

Google is Testing “Book a Room”, “Reserve a Room”, and “Compare Rates” Calls to Action in Hotels’ Knowledge Panels

Update:: Google rolled out “Book a Room” CTA on October 24. Google is testing at least 3 new calls to action in hotels’ knowledge panels. The “Book a Room”, “Reserve a Room”, and “Compare Rates” CTAs take users to the “rates” tab, which was added to hotels’ local panels earlier this month.   Google often tests various Read more about Google is Testing “Book a Room”, “Reserve a Room”, and “Compare Rates” Calls to Action in Hotels’ Knowledge Panels[…]

Google is Rolling Out “Their Website Mentions” Feature in Local Finder

Google seems to be rolling out a new feature to Local Finder. Now, when you search for a term and a business mentions the term on their site, the match will be shown in snippet with local pack. Google started testing the feature last month.   The snippet combines similar terms (just like AdWords Keyword Planner), and Read more about Google is Rolling Out “Their Website Mentions” Feature in Local Finder[…]

Google is Rolling Out Small Map Interface To Local Knowledge Panels

I believe Google has just rolled out small map icon interface to local knowledge panels in mobile search results. I first noticed this feature in test in February of this year: Oh, wow. cc:@mblumenthal @rustybrick @jenstar pic.twitter.com/9J1nHo9uyL — Sergey Alakov (@sergey_alakov) February 17, 2017 And I think it is live now. Here you can side by side Read more about Google is Rolling Out Small Map Interface To Local Knowledge Panels[…]

Google is Rolling Out Tabs to Hotels’ Knowledge Panels

Google added tabs to local panels of most businesses in June of this year. Hotels didn’t initially receive the new feature, although, the test started around the time of the rollout in other verticals. Now, it seems like the tabs are rolling out to hotels’ Knowledge Panel as well.   Hotels’ KPs now have 3 Read more about Google is Rolling Out Tabs to Hotels’ Knowledge Panels[…]