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Search Off the Record takes you behind the scenes of Google Search and its inner workings! In each episode, the folks from the Search Relations team will give you background info on the decision-making behind launches, feature prioritization in Search Console, and the projects Google Search teams are working on. They will share fun stories from the many conferences they attend as well as from their day-to-day working life at Google. They will also dive into the currently trending conversations in the SEO community at large. Have a listen!

Jun 17, 2021

John, Martin, and Gary discuss this year’s Google I/O and whether its website followed SEO best practices, upcoming events, and, of course, JavaScript. Gary also deep dives into Google’s search engine information retrieval process and why, when searching for a car, you don’t get results for pineapple pizza.

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May 27, 2021

In this episode, John, Martin, and Gary are joined by special guest Daniel Waisberg. Daniel talks about the new Search Console Regex feature and how Search Console feature requests are prioritized in general. They also discuss converting a blog to a static site, JavaScript generated content, and serving. Have...



May 6, 2021

In this episode, John, Martin, and Gary discuss Core Web Vitals and start a hypothetical search engine (Steve) to figure out how they would approach speed as a ranking signal and why. Have a listen!

Google Search developer site → https://goo.gle/35HtREZ
Episode transcript → https://goo.gle/sotr017-transcript 

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