TikTok is Trying to be YouTube, SGE News Publisher Freakout, 'Openness' is a Local SEO Ranking Factor, and More
Interesting stuff from around the internet
I hope you’re out there enjoying the pre-Christmas vibes and making bank (if not Reddit can help).
Here’s some of the most interesting wifi money-related news today.
Links to recommend articles and videos
News Publishers see SGE as a Traffic-Destroying Nightmare from Wall Street Journal - People are freaking out about SGE. Water is still wet.
YouTube enables free gift memberships from Google - If you have a YT channel with memberships enabled you can now give a certain number of free gift memberships each month.
Temu is the most downloaded app in 2023 from TechCrunch - The low-cost e-commerce business is making a HUGE push into the US. They’re willing to spend big on advertising and lose $30 on each order to gain market share. We’ll see how it works out.
The genius way Bryan Johnson grows his 9-figure business from Empire Flippers - Bryan Johnson isn’t just trying to age-in-reverse for his health. He’s building an empire.
Teens, Social Media, and Technology 2023 from Pew Research - YouTube is the most popular online platform among teens followed by TikTok, Snapchat, and Instagram.
Creativity Program Beta from TikTok - TikTok is starting to let some users upload videos up to 30 minutes long. YouTube is trying to be TikTok with Shorts and now TikTok is trying to be YouTube with long-form videos. Deep.
Google confirms business ‘openness’ as local ranking factor from Search Engine Journal - Keeping your operating hours current is now a ranking factor for local SEO.
That’s all I have for today. Keep getting after that money.