Everyone talks about algorithm updates, but Google does a
whole lot more than adjust algorithms.
Some of the moves they are making are really going to impact
your marketing efforts.
So, what are these non-algorithm changes?
Well before I get into them, keep in mind that you aren’t
going to like some of them, and that’s ok. Instead, I want you to focus your
energy on how you can leverage these changes before your competition.
Let’s get started…
Change #1: Google executives are big on “ambient
If you aren’t familiar with the concept of ambient computing,
here’s a quick definition:
Ambient computing is a term that encompasses many different concepts. At its core, it is the combination of hardware, software, user experience, and machine/human interaction and learning, all of these things becoming the idea of using a computer or internet-enabled device, without necessarily consciously using it.
In other words, Google wants you to use them 24/7 no matter
where you are or what you are doing. They are doing this by integrating
Whether it is Nest, Android devices, Chromebooks, smartwatches, Google Home, or anything else they can drum up.
Because their mission is to spread the usage of all Google
related products, it will eventually open up new ways for you to drive traffic
An obvious example is to create apps on mobile devices that
work on Android phones. Uber, Netflix, and Candy Crush are all examples of apps