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Daily Search Forum Recap: July 13, 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 Speed Update, Algorithm Shifts, Bing Tests, Google & Bing APIs & More This week, the much anticipated Google Speed […]

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How to be proactive and prevent a negative SEO campaign — Part 3

There is no such thing as being negative SEO-proof, says contributor Joe Sinkwitz. All you can do is take steps to lessen the probability of becoming a victim. Here’s how to reduce attack vectors and protect your site. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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SearchCap: Google Search Console, negative SEO & 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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Bill Atchison, Loved In The SEO Community, Passed Away

I am incredibly sad to report that the beloved Bill Atchison, known in the SEO community as IncrediBILL, has passed away. He has been sick for some time now and has now moved on. He was so well loved and respected the the SEO and webmaster community, that everyone who has ever known him in-person […]

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Is Gary Illyes From Google Leaving Twitter Again?

Back in March, Gary Illyes from Google – one of our most favorite Googlers, said he is no longer checking Twitter – he needed a break. But in the past few weeks or so, he was a lot more active on Twitter. I think that is going to end again. Gary posted on Twitter a […]

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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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Search Buzz Video Recap: Google Speed Update, Algorithm Shifts, Bing Tests, Google & Bing APIs & More

This week, the much anticipated Google Speed Update began rolling out. We did see some limited signs of people chattering about ranking shifts, but nothing substantial as we thought. Google also released the URL Inspector tool to all users in Google Search Console. Google said for SEO provide clear and consistent signals. Google said 5xx […]

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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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Google Says Pick One Testing Tool For Measuring Page Speed

As you all know very well, the Google Speed Update has begun rolling out and while it is a bit too early to see the impact SEOs and webmasters are super eager to make sure their web pages do not get dinged by this update. Remember, this update only impacts the slowest pages – so […]

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Bing Webmaster Tools API Down For Over 5 Days

Mike Sullivan noticed that the Bing Webmaster API has been down for over five days now. I had him share a screen shot with me of it failing and he did so. In short, he was surprised to see no one complaining even after five days of it being offline. Mike said on Twitter “Bing […]

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Daily Search Forum Recap: July 12, 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: Bing Webmaster Tools API Down For Over 5 Days Mike Sullivan noticed that the Bing Webmaster API has been down for over five days […]

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