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John Mueller's Greatest SEO Success Story Was…

A Reddit thread is asking folks to share their greatest SEO success story and there are some good ones. But Google’s John Mueller chimed in and said his was as simple as instructing someone to remove the noindex from their site. He said “sometimes good things come in small checkboxes.” John said “Told someone to […]

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A Google Search Ranking Algorithm Update On February 27th?

I am seeing some new chatter and most of the tools are backing up the chatter around another Google search ranking algorithm update that started around yesterday, February 27th. We just reported on another unconfirmed update around February 22nd as well. The chatter is pretty limited and fresh but I suspect it will pick up […]

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Google SEO: American English vs British English vs Australian English

Jeffrey Cammack asked Google’s John Mueller if it matters if someone uses American English versus Australian English. John Mueller said “it doesn’t play any role for SEO” and added it might impact users “but not directly for SEO.” Here are the messages on Twitter: My understanding is it doesn't play any role for SEO — […]

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How To Check Country Specific Rankings In Google

Every now and then, espesially if you do SEO for a living, you want to see how a site ranks in Google within a specific country or region. Of course you can try to use the Google Ad Preview and Diagnosis tool. But you can also use special URL parameters to see it as well. […]

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Daily Search Forum Recap: February 27, 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 Launches Domain Property In Search Console; Replacing Property Sets Google has officially launched Domain Property in Google Search Console the day after they […]

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Startup helps small retailers get local inventory data online at POS

Pointy offers a way to gain more SEO visibility and compete with Amazon. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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The technical SEO hierarchy of needs

Use the hierarchy of your site’s technical SEO needs to understand its technical growth and actualization — and uncover what to do next to improve it. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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Stop the silo madness! Effective site architecture for SEO and findability

Content silos negatively affect both the browsing and searching experience which often results in lost sales. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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Help us update the Periodic Table of SEO Success Factors

We’re working on a refreshed version of this SEL stalwart, and we need your input and experience. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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End Of March: Property Sets No Longer Supported In Google Search Console

This should come as no surprise as we covered it here a couple times already but this morning, Google emailed those using property sets in Google Search Console that it is going away by the end of March. Google is shutting it down and may replace it with something else at some point in time. […]

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Google: Don't Stuff Content At The Bottom Of Your E-Commerce Category Pages

I am sure you all see it all the time when you are checking out e-commerce sites – content stuffed at the bottom of the product listings category pages. It is an easy way to get content on to the page and also not distract the user from seeing the product listings on the page. […]

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