30 Jan '12, 2pm

Google Begins Crackdown On Misuse Of Rich Snippets

Google Begins Crackdown On Misuse Of Rich Snippets

There seems to be a lot of confusion recently about what is spam and what isn’t spam when it comes to rich snippets and that the confusion appears to be led by Google (go figure). PPC Rich Snippets Rich snippets for me are user reviews. Take the hotel industry for example: You can see I rated this 5 stars, this is based on the fact that I have eaten there many times and had Guests stay there many times as it is my preferred Hotel when having visitors are staying in Ripon. Others are more misleading, the example here is from PPC for “beds” it really makes Tesco looks like a great place to buy beds from based on 1,608 reviews: But when you look at the selling rate you get: “Drab and depressing stores with uninterested staff” – Not quite about beds !! “Usually you can get next day delivery and you get a text with the estimated time your shopping is going to arrive. The driver...

Full article: http://www.davidnaylor.co.uk/google-begins-crackdown-on-m...

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