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Google Denies Negative People Or Organizational Associations Can Downgrade Rankings

Google’s John Mueller was asked if Google’s algorithm can associate negative factors with people or organizations that would lead the unrelated site to be downgraded in their search results. John said he doesn’t believe Google has such an algorithm but then explores other possibilities. At the 27:32 mark into the video hangout, a site owner […]

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Google People Also Search For Changing Things Up

Over the past week or so, Google has been testing different ways to show the people also search for feature in search and mobile search. We covered them showing up in the local results but look at these screen shots shared by Brodie Clark and Valentin Pletzer. You can see mini results, reference lists, and […]

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Google Adds People Also Search For Box For Search Ads

The people also ask box which launched in Google organic desktop results in February 2018 has also launched last month for the Google search ads on desktop. This was only recently spotted by John Leo Weber on Twitter and Ginny Marvin got confirmation from Google. Google explained this launched with the search ads back in […]

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Google Representatives Are People With Feelings

During my morning research for what is going on in the SEO community, I spotted a post from John Mueller on Twitter that really made me sad. He wrote “is this the level of respect fostered at #mozcon ? I sincerely hope the rest of the SEO community doesn’t get this treatment; it’s hurtful & […]

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Related Questions are Joined by ‘People Also Search For’ Refinements; Now Using a Question Graph

I recently bought a lemon tree and wanted to learn how to care for it. I started asking about it at Google, which provided me with other questions and answers related to caring for a lemon tree. As I clicked upon some of those, others were revealed that gave me more information that was helpful. […]

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Will Google Start Giving People Social Media Influencer Scores?

A patent granted to Google this week tells us about social media influencer scores developed at Google that sound very much like the scores at Klout. In the references section of the patent, Klout is referred to a couple of times as well, with a link to the Wikipedia Page about Klout, and the Klout […]

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Google’s Related Questions Patent or ‘People Also Ask’ Questions

When you search at Google, the answers you receive sometimes now include additional questions, that often have the label above them, “People Also Ask.” I was curious if I might be able to find a patent about these questions, and I saw that they were sometimes referred to as “related questions.” An article at Moz […]

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Google Featured Snippets Now Always With People Also Ask?

It appears that whenever a featured snippet comes up in the Google search results that it is now always followed by the people also ask feature. So you have a featured snippet at the top of the results and then right after it is this people also ask feature. Here are some screen shots, but […]

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Google May Check to See if People Go to Geographic Locations Google May Recommend

Google was granted a patent this week to enable them to check whether people are following recommendations in search results to visit geographical locations – to see how many people actually visited those places. And it’s probably good for many businesses to have Google recommending that people visit them. For example, people living near a […]

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9 things most people don’t understand about SEO

New to the world of search engine optimization (SEO)? Columnist John Lincoln explains some things you might not know about this online marketing discipline. The post 9 things most people don’t understand about SEO appeared first on Search Engine Land. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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Google Image Thumbnails On People Also Search For Feature

It seems Google is showing image thumbnails on some of the “people also search for” related queries breakout search feature. I can replicate it for music related queries, such as [old man neil young] where at the bottom, instead of just showing text links to expand your query, you are also given image thumbnails. Here […]

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