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Episode Info: In todays episode, we talk about some key recent updates to Google that you need to be aware of. Resources for this Episode Chrome 68 Update Page Speed Update Articles: Google Webmasters Blog Search Engine Land Page Speed Insight tools: Page Speed Insights GT Metrix Pingdom Googles new URL Inspection Tool Darryl: Hi and welcome to The My Bloody Website Podcast where we talk about all things online especially for small and medium business owners or marketers. I’m Darryl King I’ve been running a web agency for 25 plus years and my co-host Ed Pelgen has been running his online marketing agency for just as long. Our goal is to cover things in a way that you can understand, anyone can understand and can help you improve how you use online for your business. This is episode 38 and we’re talking about important Google updates that have happened in June, July 2018. How are you Ed? Edmund: I’m very good Darryl. How about yourself? Darryl: excellent, right; excellent; Sorry; Edmund: it’s been a busy month Darryl: It has been. It been very busy. Midwinter down under. It’s um, you know; uh, snowflakes get very upset when the temperature drops below about 24 degrees Celsius. You know; we all start to (0:50) Edmund: It’s freezing Darryl: (0:51 by the way). But the heat is on, be wearing our beanies and everything else. The rest; the rest the of world they’re just getting theirs as a hot summer’s day but yeah, now; so look; I think a lot of people know little bits about Google that it updates and makes changes and they tend to hear anecdotal stories from their professionals or people around them or someone at the barbecue that says; oh, you know; this update killing the world Nessie O’s dead and all these other things. So people have a sense that changes happen. I don’t know. I guess in the old days there used to be once a year or once every X many months. Be some major update whereas you know there’s pretty much been; there’s an ongoing series of tiny iterative changes that happen with periodic bigger updates or periodic things that are noticed as a significant shift in focus or there’s been an announcement and I don’t know that everyone understands that you know; some of these things can be reasonably significant. So I guess you know we wanted to talk a little bit about there have been a few things that have been significant. We touched about one of them in browser in the last episode but I guess that’s the thing is you know; people are busy I got a website, I’ve got some AdWords going, I’ve got a bit of organic happening you know; life’s good I’m moving on. They don’t always understand changes occurring Edmund: Yeah Darryl: So; what has been going on Ed? What changes I would be (2:13 say) Edmund: you know; as a time of recording you know mid-July. The two biggest; I guess; updates in Google. They’re on people’s minds right now. Well, the first one is we kind of t...
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