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Bing Webmaster API Still Broken After 2 Weeks – No Fix In Sight

Over a week ago, I reported that Bing Webmaster Tools API was down and then began using some of my channels to find out what is up. All of my channels failed to lead to an answer. Plus those who have directly contacted the technical support folks at Bing have been getting the run around. […]

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Google: Noindex & Rel=Canonical Should Not Be Mixed

There is an outstanding explanation from Google’s John Mueller about the differences around the noindex and rel=canonical signals and why they should not be mixed. In short, Google wants clear signals that are consistent and straightforward. When you start to confuse Google by communicating that one URL is more important than the other, but another […]

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Search Buzz Video Recap: Google EU Fine, Image Search Change, Trump Idiot Bomb & Mobile First Indexing

This week, Google was fined a record breaking $5 billion by the EU for Android antitrust issues. Google Image search has updated their referral URLs for easier tracking. Trump got Googlebombed as an idiot in image search. Google still has some way to go to fully go mobile-first indexing. Google automatically can pick up broad […]

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Daily Search Forum Recap: July 20, 2018

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: Search Buzz Video Recap: Google EU Fine, Image Search Change, Trump Idiot Bomb & Mobile First Indexing This week, Google was fined a record […]

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Daily Search Forum Recap: July 19, 2018

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’s John Mueller Shares His SEO Related Podcast List A Reddit thread asks folks to share their favorite SEO related podcasts. I spotted John […]

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Trolls propel Trump to top Google ratings for “idiot”

People upset with Trump’s recent actions and policies have used several SEO techniques to get pictures of the president at the top of image search results for the word “idiot” Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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Google's John Mueller Shares His SEO Related Podcast List

A Reddit thread asks folks to share their favorite SEO related podcasts. I spotted John Mueller of Google share his list of his favorite SEO podcasts as well. John prefaces that by saying that “SEO doesn’t change that much,” so he likes to listen to “how folks either implement things on their side” and thus […]

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How to project SEO traffic levels and avoid saying, ‘It depends’

Establishing a baseline and understanding historical trends helps forecast traffic trends and alerts you when traffic changes. Contributor Simon Heseltine lists steps you can take to predict incoming traffic and changes to your site. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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Daily Search Forum Recap: July 18, 2018

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 Automatically Recognizes Broad Site Changes Google’s John Mueller said on Twitter that Google already can and does recognize broad site changes and thus […]

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SearchCap: Google Assistant ups its game, SMX East, SEO traffic projections & 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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Google Image Search To Change Referrer URL For Tracking

Google is updating the referrer URL from Google Image search in the upcoming months. This is super important news for anyone who has any web site that uses any form of analytics to track their incoming traffic. Those who use Google Analytics and nothing else, do not need to worry about this. But others might […]

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