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Forrester: Wikipedia Lost 21% Of Their Traffic After Google Featured Snippets Launched

Duane Forrester, a former Bing representative and experience SEO who is very well respected, supposedly said at PubCon that Wikipedia’s traffic dropped by 21% after Google launched their featured snippets. Patrick Stox tweeted it out from his presentation: Whoa. @DuaneForrester says Wikipedia lost 21% of their traffic when featured snippets were released. #Pubcon ‘” Patrick […]

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Search Buzz Video Recap: Google Updates & Reports, Moz Updates DA, Shoppable Ads, Bing & More

This week in search we posted our monthly Google webmaster report, it is a good way to catch up on the past month of Google stuff. Google may have done search ranking algorithm updates on both March 5th and March 1st. Moz released an update to their domain authority score which is causing some SEOs […]

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SMX Overtime: What really matters for SEO success

SEO expert Lily Ray offers advice on how small websites can build credibility, why depth above breadth is a good philosophy and the reason ad transparency is important. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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Google Video Describes What Sites Need Help With SEO When Using JavaScript

As you know, Google’s Martin Splitt has been producing a series of videos around JavaScript and SEO. So far we saw an introduction video and how Google indexes JavaScript. The next video is also basic and describes what type of sites with JavaScript Google has no problem with and what types might need some extra […]

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Google's Gary Illyes PubCon Presentation Was Image Search Focused

I was not at PubCon yesterday for Gary Illyes of Google’s keynote but I was watching the Twitter stream and to me, it seems his presentation was mostly focused around image search. This was not a surprise based on Google’s recent communication efforts around image search being important for SEOs to look at. Based on […]

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Daily Search Forum Recap: March 7, 2019

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 Automobile Knowledge Panel Steve Seeley notified me that Google is now showing a new knowledge panel and search result interface for car related […]

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Olga Ladyzhenskaya Google Logo Partial Differential Equations

Today on Google’s home page is a special Doodle, Google logo, to remember the life of the Russian mathematician Olga Ladyzhenskaya. She was most well known for her work on partial differential equations and fluid dynamics. The Doodle was posted on her 97th birthday – she passed at the age of 81 on January 12, […]

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SEO Google Humor: Do SEOs Live & Work In Rankweil?
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Moz Updated Domain Authority (DA) & Some SEOs Are Freaking Out About Their Google Rankings

I am not surprised, as you probably could tell when I wrote about my issues with Moz’s domain authority a month ago. Moz updated their DA (domain authority) scores and some SEOs are freaking out that their Google rankings will drop. DA and Google rankings have absolutely nothing to do with each other. Just because […]

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BingBot Both Crawls Your Site & Is Used For Webmaster Tools Verification

Did you know that Bing has tasked BingBot, their crawler, to not just crawl the web but also to be used to verify your web site in Bing Webmaster Tools? Yea, if you use the meta tag verification method, BingBot will be the one who goes and checks for that meta tag. Frédéric Dubut served […]

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Google: No SEO Benefit To Having Images On Your Own Domain Name

Google’s John Mueller said again that there is no specific SEO benefit for hosting your images on your own domain name. You can host them on your domain name or host them on another domain name, it shouldn’t impact how well that image ranks. But John does say you may want to host it on […]

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