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You Got Work To Do If Robotted Out Pages Is Out Ranking Your Content In Google

Google’s John Mueller said on Twitter that if your content on your site is being outranked by robotted out pages, then you got work to do. In short, if you have a page on your site that you used the robots.txt file to tell Google not to crawl and it still outranks other relevant content […]

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Google Ranking Update Fluctuations Continue (3/29-4/1)

These fluctuations won’t die down, it seems like we’ve been reporting these tremors and fluctuations a lot since the beginning of the year and even more so since the release of the March 12th core update. We are seeing more Google update chatter around these fluctuations from around March 29th through today, April 1st – […]

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Google Search Ranking Update On March 26th?

There is some early chatter of a possible Google search algorithm update touching down last night and this morning, March 26th and March 27th. It might be too early for some people to notice or it might just be a blip. It also might be tweaks and tremors from the March 12th Google core update. […]

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Bing Has Hundreds Or Thousands Of Features In Their Search Ranking Models

We have all heard Google say they have over 200 or hundreds of ranking signals in the search algorithm. Here is Frédéric Dubut from Bing saying Bing has hundreds to thousands of “features” in their search ranking models. He said this on Twitter “The model has hundreds, if not thousands of features.” In fact, he […]

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Google Search Ranking Algorithm Update On March 12 & 13th

I am seeing plenty of signs from the SEO community, the tracking tools and so on that there was and is a Google algorithm update going on right now. It started on March 12th, yesterday and is continuing on today. It is early on, this is not confirmed by Google, but I am seeing plenty […]

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March 5th Google Search Ranking Algorithm Update?

I sound like a broken record but I am once again seeing chatter and signals of yet another Google search ranking algorithm update. This one starting around March 5th and continuing through today. There is chatter in the WebmasterWorld forums and also signs from the various tracking tools. Keep in mind, I reported Google updates […]

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March 1st Google Search Algorithm Ranking Update – Unconfirmed

On Friday afternoon, March 1st, maybe going through Saturday, March 2nd, there may have been yet another Google search ranking algorithm update. We had one on February 27th and February 22nd and now another unconfirmed one on March 2nd. They seem like tremors, maybe tweaks to previous updates. We have both chatter and trackers showing […]

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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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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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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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Google Search Ranking Algorithm Update & Fluctuations Continue

A week ago we reported on chatters and signals of a Google search ranking algorithm update. That died down a bit shortly after we wrote about it but over the past couple days I am seeing chatter and signals of another Google update. I don’t think this is a super massive update but it might […]

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