Category Google

My Google I/O 2018: Google Assistant

Google I/O is a three day developer event held near the main Mountain View offices of Google. Most of the talks are available online for viewing – and there are a lot of them! Some provide an overview with others going into greater depth. One video that I particularly recommend is the keynote 10 minute […]

Google My Business (free business listings)

One of the joys at working at Google is the internal tech talks. I expect lots of big new announcements to come at next week’s Google I/O conference, but there are lots of good existing projects around too. Do you know of a small business without a website? I just discovered (or to be more […]

A Path To Voice Commerce: Google Merchant Center and Structured Data (Quick Note)

Disclaimer: If you had not heard already, I recently joined Google. This post not an official communication from Google. All the opinions (and errors!) here are my own. All information about Google is from public sources. The ecommerce field to me is challenging and and dynamic. So much is going on on so many fronts. […]

How Fast is Your Site?

Ever wondered how fast is your web site as experienced by customers? From different parts of the world? There are some useful tools around to help! I think everyone in e-commerce knows that site speed matters these days (right?). There are various stats around like you can lose ~50% of visitors on mobile if it […]

Google, ECommerce, and Me!

I am thrilled to announce, as of March 5th, I am joining Google as a Developer Advocate, focussing on the ecommerce space. For me this is a bit of a dream job. There are so many fascinating technologies that Google is working on that are directly applicable to commerce both in the short and long […]