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The ultimate guide to using Bing Webmaster Tools – Part 6

Part 6 of our special series focuses on how to customize and configure reports within BWT so you can zero in on what you need quickly and efficiently. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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Google Algorithm Update On September 11th

I was offline the past two days but when I came back, I saw a nice amount of chatter of a possible Google update starting around September 11th. Most, not all, of the tools are showing significant volatility and there is some chatter. The chatter is not too extreme but some of the tracking tools […]

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Report: Google Showing More Search Snippets With Images

STAT, a search analytics tool shared a graph on Twitter Friday showing that they saw a 10 point lift in the number of search results snippets that include images in the snippets. Now almost 65% of the queries they track show images in snippets in the top 100 results. Here is their chart: Here is […]

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Google: Don't Publish Articles On How To Break Our TOS & Guidelines

Google’s John Mueller said on Twitter that he finds it awkward when he reads articles and how-to guides on techniques on breaking Google’s terms of service (TOS) and their webmaster guidelines. He replied to an article written on Search Engine Journal about scraping Google’s search results. Yes, scraping Google’s search results is 100% against their […]

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Google Search Ranking Update Brewing? Early Signs Of Algorithm Shifts.

I am seeing super early signs of a Google search algorithm update brewing right now. There is some early limited chatter as of early this morning in the forums and on social media. Some of the automated tracking tools also are picking up changes, while some are not. So it is super early but something […]

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Google Search Console Is Out Of Beta But More To Still Come

Yesterday we reported that Google began directing users by default when they login to Google Search Console to the beta version instead of the old version. Well, several hours after we reported that, Google announced Google Search Console is now out of beta. So that explains it. Google’s header on the new Google Search Console […]

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The new Search Console is graduating out of Beta 🎓

Today we mark an important milestone in Search Console’s history: we are graduating the new Search Console out of beta! With this graduation we are also launching the Manual Actions report and a “Test Live” capability to the recently launched URL inspection tool, which are joining a stream of reports and features we launched in […]

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Google Search Console Now Defaults To BETA Version

When you go to the main Google Search Console home page at google.com/webmasters and click the sign in button, you are now taken to the new BETA version of the Google Search Console. You are no longer defaulted to the old version of the Google Search Console. I am not sure when Google made the […]

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The ultimate guide to using Bing Webmaster Tools – Part 5

Contributor and Bing Chief Evangelist Christi Olson outlines the free publicity tools Bing offers in part 5 of our Bing WMT series. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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Collaboration and user management in the new Search Console

As part of our reinvention of Search Console, we have been rethinking the models of facilitating cooperation and accountability for our users. We decided to redesign the product around cooperative team usage and transparency of action history. The new Search Console will gradually provide better history tracking to show who performed which significant property-affecting modifications, […]

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The ultimate guide to using Bing Webmaster Tools – Part 4

In Part 4 of this special series, Contributor and Bing Chief Evangelist Christi Olson reviews widgets, copyright removal notices, webmaster tools API, specialty sections and how to contact support if you need assistance. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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