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Bing Algorithm Ranking Update?  Bing Says Nothing Out Of The Ordinary.

I spotted a rare forum post at WebmasterWorld from an SEO that noticed significant ranking and indexing changes at Bing. It is rare to see an SEO talk about this stuff with Bing and then it is rare to see others chime in. So I asked Frédéric Dubut from Bing who said “nothing out of […]

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Fake Google Maps Edits Cause Major Business Disruptions

Anyone can edit a business listings details on Google Maps and local. So if you have a competitor and you want to close them down, or shut their business hours, or change their web site address or worse, you can do that. The business owner may notice an email about the change, only after the […]

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SEO Tidbits From Google Fights Disinformation White Paper

On Friday, Google published on their blog about fighting disinformation and posted a 30 page white paper. Truth is, there is nothing really new in this white paper that we have not covered over the years but it is getting some attention and I wanted to just highlight some points of interest in web search […]

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Google May Treat Figcaption As Caption For Images

Google’s John Mueller responded to questions on Reddit about the figcaption tag for figurines. The NY Times uses it for their images and SEOs want to know how Google treats it. Google does read the content within figcaptions but they don’t treat it as alt text, they treat it as a caption. John added that […]

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Google Search Algorithm Updates Continue Through Weekend

The chatter has not simmered down that much from the February 12/13th Google algorithm update chatter. In fact, it picked up on the 14th, 15th and continued through the weekend through today. Some are saying they are seeing some reversals of the update on the 13th. Google is constantly tweaking their search results, we try […]

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Daily Search Forum Recap: February 18, 2019

Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today, through the eyes of the Search Engine Roundtable and other search forums on the web. Search Engine Roundtable Stories: Google Search Algorithm Updates Continue Through Weekend The chatter has not simmered down that much from the February 12/13th Google algorithm update chatter. In […]

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Using automation to boost PPC performance

Learn how automating bid management, scripts, error checking, reporting and ad copy can help marketers harness the power of automation to succeed in the fast-paced world of PPC. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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Context Clusters in Search Query Suggestions

unsplash-logoSaketh Garuda Context Clusters and Query Suggestions at Google A new patent application from Google tells us about how the search engine may use context to find query suggestions before a searcher has completed typing in a full query. After seeing this patent, I’ve been thinking about previous patents I’ve seen from Google that have […]

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Daily Search Forum Recap: February 15, 2019

Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today, through the eyes of the Search Engine Roundtable and other search forums on the web. Search Engine Roundtable Stories: Search Buzz Video Recap: Google Algorithm Update, Google Assistant Ads, Indexing API, Reviews, Local & More I went fast, covered a lot, really fast, […]

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Using Google Search Console to manage ‘search enhancement’ validation errors and employing the API

In this wrap-up of our series on Google Search Console, get tips on the most productive uses of the GSC API. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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Daily Search Forum Recap: February 14, 2019

Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today, through the eyes of the Search Engine Roundtable and other search forums on the web. Search Engine Roundtable Stories: Google Auto Complete Suggestions Design Change Jayesh Vaishnav shared on Twitter a screen shot of Google auto suggest or auto complete might be testing […]

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