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In-depth with Bing Webmaster Tools — the definitive guide

Get up close and personal with the functionality offered in Bing Webmaster Tools in this six-part series. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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January 2019 Google Webmaster Report

In our first monthly recap for 2019 we covered a couple smaller unconfirmed Google updates. It was a slower month with the holidays and New Years but Google launched some new features. Google made AMP featured snippets do fancy moves, They also launched support for livestreams in search with new markup and also audio news […]

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2018, celebrating our global Webmaster community

2018 has been a very important year for our webmaster support community. What has happened? There’s been a program rebranding, a global summit, and loads of community hangouts. In October, the former Top Contributors became Gold Product Experts, and the Rising Stars, Silver Product Experts. This rebranding happened throughout all of the product forums and […]

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December 2018 Google Webmaster Report

Here is our monthly Google webmaster report that summarizes and links to the more important SEO and webmaster related stories. The big news this past month was the nice number of unconfirmed Google ranking updates. Google also launched the zero results feature and a new sticky header for their search results. Google also delisted Search […]

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November 2018 Google Webmaster Report

This past month in Google webmaster and SEO news was pretty busy. We had a Halloween search algorithm update that still seems to be creeping around. We also had another few updates including Google saying they are going to make tweaks to the news algorithm. Google+ is shutting down, Google launched their Home Hub and […]

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Bing To Invest In Bing Webmaster Tools

Frederic Dubut from Bing said on stage yesterday at SMX East that they are investing “quiet a bit” into Bing Webmaster Tools in the future. He made it sound like they got substantial budget allocated towards the tools, unlike in recent years. What that means exactly is not 100% clear. Will they upgrade their interface, […]

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Bing resolves backlog with its Webmaster Tools URL submission tool

Spammers went from the public Bing URL submission tool to the authenticated version, causing a backlog of URLs that needed to be processed. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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Bing Not Listening To Submit URL Webmaster Tools Feature

I am hearing some reports that even the submit URL tool within Bing Webmaster Tools is not working. We know Bing killed off the anonymous submit URL tool and told us to use the one within Bing Webmaster Tools. But if you try to use it and check your server logs, you may notice that […]

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October 2018 Google Webmaster Report

The month of September was an insane month for Google, specifically for SEOs and webmaster. We have several unconfirmed algorithm updates with a couple confirmed ones. Google updates their image search design and algorithms as well. Google had their 20th birthday. Search Console came out of beta and also Google released new features for the […]

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Google: Making Quality Links Is Against Google's Webmaster Guidelines

Google’s John Mueller said in a Google Webmaster Help thread that making quality links is against their Google webmaster guidelines. He said “if *you’re* making quality links to your site, then that would be considered against our webmaster guidelines, and by that, those links would definitely not be considered “quality”.” Google wants natural links, links […]

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SearchCap: Google admits bad EU search experience, SEO table stakes, Bing Webmaster Tools & more

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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