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A closer look at Bing’s box and whisker plots to analyze CPC data

The box and whisker visualization offers a view of both the mean and median along with four quartiles to identify statistical outliers. This is part two of a three-part series about Bing’s data distribution tools. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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Google Discovered But Currently Not Indexed Help

In Google Search Console, did you ever see the “discovered but currently not indexed” notice regarding your index coverage status report? Google says in their help document that it might be related to an overloaded server, but Google’s John Mueller says otherwise in this video hangout. At the 11:17 mark, John Mueller from Google answered […]

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Google My Business Insights to get more recent data

Google promised to reduce the latency of the Google My Business Insights reports and tools. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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Bing histograms reveal better business intelligence metrics with data distribution

Simple average is ok but histograms of your CPC data can help to better understand outlier data points. This is part one of a three-part series about Bing’s data distribution tools. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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Early Signs Of A Google Search Algorithm Update

I am seeing some early signs that there may be a Google search algorithm update rolling out this morning. There is some early chatter in some of the forums and some, not all, of the automated tracking tools are also showing changes. Again, this is very early, it might be a little blip in the […]

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Google Creepy Search Algorithm Update Continues With Stronger Volatility

Earlier this month we reported about a Google algorithm update that happened Halloween night through November 1st and seems to be continuing on all week long. It is a creepy update that seems to be gaining momentum as the days go on. In fact, it seems stronger today, with more chatter and signals than when […]

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Search Buzz Video Recap: Google Ranking Penalties Or Tweaks, Bing Crawl & Submissions & Google Cache Bug

This week we saw a lot of Google ranking complaints and I am not sure if it is an algorithm update or a penalty. Bing confirmed there was a bug with the URL submission tool because of a back log, but it is fixed. Google cache bug with the mobile-first indexing has been fixed. Bing […]

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SearchCap: Google Maps follow business, local voice survey & link building tools

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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Link building tool roundup: Site crawlers

Link building is hard work! Here’s how to utilize site crawling tools to make sure your effort pays off. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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Bing Confirms & Fixes Bug With URL Submission Tool; Will Add Rate Limits

Earlier this month, we reported that there was an issue with the URL submission tool in Bing Webmaster Tools where URLs that you would submit would not show up in the Bing index for weeks later. At SMX East, Bing confirmed the issue and said it was fixed. The transparency from Bing on stage was […]

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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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