So far the meta description on all Twitter pages was the same:
<meta name="description" content="Twitter is a free social messaging utility for staying connected in real-time">
they have made some changes and use now the information from the „One
Line Bio“ to put it in the meta description. On single tweet pages the
entire message is used. Because the Twitter user has only 160 chars to
describe themselves in the bio and 140 chars for a tweet it fits
perfect. Up to now Google has not updated the search result snippets.
Here you can see the new meta description for the Searchcowboys Twitter profile which is identical with the "One Line Bio":
<meta content="Searchcowboys, THE weblog on European SEO, Search, PPC and more." name="description" />
By the way, do you follow @Searchcowboys?
Already in the last few days Google tested favicons in AdWords ads
for a small audience, amongst others in Germany. I just read about it
but I wasn't able to see them. Since a few hours I do and I suppose
that it's in cause of todays AdWords system maintenance. It's still a
test and not a full rollout of the feature. So far the favicons are not
visible to all Google users in Germany, but maybe the audience is
I'm looking forward to your feedback!
Here is a screenshot for the search term "versicherung" (German: insurance) at www.google.de:
[Editor]Germany is an ever growing market when it comes to search engine marketing and paid search. We can see that by the growing amount of blogs and articles on the subject.
Because of this growing market we are again very happy to have another German blogger joining our forces. This time we can welcome Martin Assmann to our team. Martin is a SEM Account Manager at iCrossing Germany since 2007 working from in Munich. Before it he studied Online Media at the Furtwangen University in Black Forest and graduaded as computer scientist.
Martin also starts of his Searchcowboy-career with a post on search in Europe. He takes a surprising legal angle at it. Enjoy!... read more