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Search Buzz Video Recap: Widespread Google Indexing Issues, Algorithm Shifts, Icon Tests, AMP Changes & Google+ Dead

Today was an interesting day, a possible Google bug is dropping pages out of the Google index like flies. No word yet from Google on what the issue is yet. There was a potential Google update on March 29th again. March was one of the more active months at Google for webmaster/SEO topics, and we […]

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Search Buzz Video Recap: Google & Bing Search Ranking Changes, Query Dependent Rankings, CTR & More

This week, we covered both a possible Google search and Bing search algorithm update. Bing said only a few people at Bing really understand how core ranking works there. Google Search Console is sending alerts for big traffic changes. Google’s search algorithm does adjust for YMYL types of queries. Google released a white paper with […]

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Search Buzz Video Recap: Google Ranking Changes, Drug Rehab SEO, Google News Violations, Hacks, URL Inspection & More

This week in search we saw another unconfirmed Google algorithm update around January 15th. We also looked at the competitive drug rehab SEO space and how Google reacts to it. Google may be getting ready to penalize some Google News publishers or maybe not? Google fixed the hack with the knowledge panel. Google also fixed […]

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Google’s internal SEO strategy: Make small changes, embrace change, consolidate

Google gave a rare glimpse into how they manage their 7,000 internal websites. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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Search Buzz Video Recap: Google Halloween Update, Google News Changes, JavaScript SEO, Bing Ads, Matt Cutts & More

This week we covered what appears to be a targeted Google update that happened on Halloween. Google investigated publisher complaints around Google News and said they will release an update in the upcoming weeks to address some of them. Many SEOs now turn to EAT and the Google quality raters guidelines instead of links and […]

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Ask an SMXpert – Significant changes to local search

Looking for a way to maximize local ads or geotargeting? SMXperts Dana DiTomaso, David Mihm and Andy Taylor share valuable tips and advanced tactics to help you succeed in local search. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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Search Buzz Video Recap: Google Algorithm Changes, Bing AMP & JSON-LD, Google & YouTube Spam & Matt Cutts

This week we have a lot to cover, first an algorithmic change in the Google search results over last weekend throughout this whole week. Bing announced a new AMP viewer coming this summer, they also announced JSON-LD support in Bing Webmaster Tools. Google announced their latest search spam metrics, including a drop of manual actions […]

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Poll: How SEOs Measure Changes To Backlink Profile

I can honestly tell you, I have personally not looked at my backlink profiles in years. Not in Google Search Console links report, not in third party tools, no where. But I believe that this is a big part of SEO consulting services and many SEOs spend a nice amount of time tracking changes to […]

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Search Buzz Video Recap: Google Core Algorithm Update, Autocomplete Changes, Negative SEO, Hijacks & One Line AdWords

This week in search, we got confirmation about the large Google update from Google as being a broad core update. It started a week ago Monday and seems to have gone on for ten or more days. Google also made changes to autocomplete search predictions, adding that they will remove more predictions if they are […]

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Search Buzz Video Recap: Google Search & Local Algorithm Updates, Search Console Beta, AMP Changes & More

This week in search I published our monthly Google webmaster report. There may be a big Google search algorithm shift happening today, carrying over from earlier this week. Google also may have updated their local ranking algorithms on August 22nd. Google has opened up the Search Console beta to more testers, we shared some more […]

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Search Buzz Video Recap: Google Panda Changes, Local Pack Shows Content & Forbes, Inc & Others Nofollow Links

This week in search I covered how Google said Panda has changed a lot since it first launched. Googleâs local pack is now showing query matches on web site content, which is interesting. Forbes, Entrepreneur and Inc.com have all nofollowed external links on articles. The Google Search Console is now up to date with the […]

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