Google: Dynamic Breadcrumb Trails Isn't Spam

Having breadcrumbs on your site is good for usability and is also a good SEO check item to have on your internal pages. But what if your breadcrumb was defined based on user click behavior and not based on where the page might be situated on your web site. So for example, if you have […]

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Daily Search Forum Recap: May 30, 2017

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: The Guest Post Link Warning Was Just A General Reminder Late last week, Google posted a warning against using articles for link building […]

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YouTube SEO: How to find the best traffic-generating keywords

Want to increase the chances of your videos showing up in YouTube’s search results? Columnist Sherry Bonelli explains how to glean keyword insights from your competitors. The post YouTube SEO: How to find the best traffic-generating keywords appeared first on Search Engine Land. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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Search Buzz Video Recap: Google Algorithm Updates, Link Spam Warning & Many Search Tests

This week in search, I go into more detail on the search algorithm and ranking changes we are noticing. I discuss how my original theory on featured snippets was wrong. I also talk about Googleâs stern warning and reminder that articles for links is a bad thing. Google said there is such a thing as […]

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Daily Search Forum Recap: May 25, 2017

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: SEO Over Optimization Can Eventually Hurt Your Rankings SEOs for almost a decade have been using the term “over optimization” for one reason […]

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How Does Google Look for Authoritative Search Results?

A NASA Android that Voyaged to Space If you’ve done any SEO for a site, you may recognize some of the steps involved in working towards making a website authoritative: Conduct keyword research to find appropriate terms and phrases for your industry and audience Review the use of keywords on the pages of your site […]

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Google: SEO Over Optimization Can Eventually Hurt Your Rankings

SEOs for almost a decade have been using the term “over optimization” for one reason why a site might start to not do well in the Google search results. Some call it the over optimization penalty. Well, Google’s Gary Illyes confirmed that over optimization exists and can hurt your rankings. Gary said on Twitter that […]

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New study on featured snippets within Google reveals growth & optimization techniques

Study shows nearly 30% of the Google results have featured snippets. The post New study on featured snippets within Google reveals growth & optimization techniques appeared first on Search Engine Land. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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Google Might Publish On SEO Myths; Asks For Topics

We’ve seen over the years between Matt Cutts, John Mueller, Gary Illyes and other Googlers that they go off for periods of time debunking SEO/Google myths. Well, it seems like Gary got the itch to do a round of these and he is asking for some topics to myth bust. Gary posted on Twitter that […]

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Google Attribution Merging AdWords, Google Analytics & DoubleClick Search

Google announced their intentions to rid of last-click attribution and replace it with Google Attribution. Google Attribution is Google’s effort to give you a more complete view of the customer journey from start to finish and beyond. Google said this makes it “possible for every marketer to measure the impact of their marketing across devices […]

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Daily Search Forum Recap: May 24, 2017

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 Analytics Tests New Home Dashboard View? Maulik Panchal shared a screen shot with me on Twitter of a new “Home” feature in Google […]

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