In a recent article at Search Engine Land we were told that Google Posts That Local Results Are Influenced By Clicks, Then Deletes That. It caught my attention, and had me investigating further. Patents Involving Clicks Influencing Search Results It made me recall three patents which described when clicks might influence whether or not pages […]
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 Search Disses Hanukkah This Year? Every year for a long long time, when you searched for the holidays, be it [hanukkah], [kwanzaa], [christmas] […]
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Planning to overhaul your website? Check out contributor Modestos Siotos’ tips to help you minimize the potential negative impact of a site relaunch. The post Site Redesign & Migration Tips To Avoid SEO & UX Disasters appeared first on Search Engine Land. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.
There is a WebmasterWorld thread which has an SEO who accidentally removed all the links from their disavow file and a week later, his traffic to his web site “soared” he said. Here is his timeline: 22nd Nov – Disavow file overwritten by mistake. Some domains previously disavowed, re-avowed as a result. The error went […]
How difficult is it to master the SEO basics? According to columnist Stephan Spencer, it’s child’s play! The post SEO So Simple A Child Can Do It: In 5 Easy Steps appeared first on Search Engine Land. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.
Give your business the gift of local optimization this holiday season with columnist Marcus Miller’s Local SEO Advent Calendar! The post The SEO Advent Calendar: 24 Tips For Local SEO Success appeared first on Search Engine Land. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.
For the last recap of this month, we have for you the December Google webmaster report where I summarize the most important Google SEO/webmaster related topics for the month. There seemed to have been a Google update but Google wouldn’t confirm it, while we wait on Penguin. Google finally released their full search quality raters […]
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 Changes Statement On Clicks Impact Google My Business Rankings Yesterday I reported that Google said clicks impact Google My Business rankings. Well, Google […]
With the coming of many new generic top level domains (gTLDs), we’d like to give some insight into how these are handled in Google’s search. We’ve heard and seen questions and misconceptions about the way we treat new top level domains (TLDs), like .guru, .how, or any of the .BRAND gTLDs, for example: Q: How […]
For nearly ten years, Google Webmaster Tools has provided users with constantly evolving tools and metrics to help make fantastic websites that our systems love showing in Google Search. In the past year, we sought to learn more about you, the loyal users of Google Webmaster Tools: we wanted to understand your role and goals […]