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23 Sep 2016

Penguin 4.0 is Live! And Other News

Good news Penguin 4.0 is upon us! You may not yet see the  impact until it fully rolls out though, so start checking your rankings! Along with Penguin news, we’ve got lots of stories about AMP pages. These super-fast mobile pages have been Google’s pet project this year, and they’re more prevalent now than ever before. Also check out a story about HTTPS, Google Keyword Planner, and the Coalition for… [Read More…]


16 Sep 2016

Something Wicked This Way Comes: Weekly Forum Update

Something crazy is happening over at Google HQ, and webmasters are seeing the results all over the place. What kind of update is it? Well…no one is quite sure yet. But you can get the best analysis at WebmasterWorld and our other communities! We’ll cover Google’s mysterious update, Twitter’s new character limit, spammy widgets, Google vs the EU, and more in this week’s update. If you’re looking for a link… [Read More…]


09 Sep 2016

Shrinking 6-Packs and Automated Tools: Weekly Forum Update

Welcome to another episode of SEO News! As always, I’m your host Mark Roberts. Sorry – I’m just practicing my newscaster voice because our communities have a TON of newsy discussions this week! Big changes and announcements from Google and Facebook take the fore, with a background discussion about automated tools that really shouldn’t be missed. Facebook Wants Advertisers to Improve Their Sites for Mobile Users Sounds familiar, right? First… [Read More…]


02 Sep 2016

Let’s Talk About Review Schema Guidelines and Interstitials – Weekly Forum Update

We took a break last week, but don’t worry; we’re back and we’ve got some big news to make up for it! Google changed their local review schema guidelines this week and Threadwatch has links to the full story. We’ve also got two stories from WebmasterWorld and Threadwatch about Google’s new policies for what it calls “intrusive interstitials.” Along with that, one of our SEO Chat gurus has a new… [Read More…]


19 Aug 2016

Link Maintenance, Pinterest Video Ads, And More: Weekly Forum Update

Howdy folks! We’ve got plenty of intriguing news and expert advice in this week’s forum roundup. Summer’s winding down but our communities are as busy as ever! Did you know that it was Cre8asiteforums 18th birthday this month? They’re one of our crown jewels and there’s a lot of history in that forum! If you haven’t yet, their anniversary is a great excuse to head on over and browse some… [Read More…]


12 Aug 2016

AMP Pages, Ads in the Three Pack, and More: Weekly Forum Update

Facebook, AMP Pages, and Google’s 3-Pack are just some of the big news items our users are talking about this week. It’s a diverse bunch of stories, and we like that! Variety is the spice of life, after all. On WebmasterWorld, we’ll look at Facebook’s new battle against ad-blocking, the anniversary of the World Wide Web, and Google’s new expanded AMP support. On SEO Chat, users are talking about web… [Read More…]


05 Aug 2016

Search Analytics, Algorithm Rumors, and More: Weekly Forum Update

Boy was it ever a busy week! Google released a big ol’ document explaining clicks, impressions, and placements in search analytics reports recently. There are also rumors of a Google algorithm change or hiccup – perhaps more zombie traffic choking up the pipes? Facebook released some news about their own algorithm, Alphabet posted record profits, and our users are discussing 300 series redirects, the value of Domain Authority, and more!… [Read More…]


29 Jul 2016

Links and Usability, Verizon Buys Yahoo, And More: Weekly Forum Update

Yahoo is sort of alive and sort of dead as of this week – the end of an era, and the end of the road for Yahoo’s last minute, brazen, experimental approach to recovery. Our communities have been discussing the story, along with a few stories about links, AdSense, HTTPS, and more this week. One of our stories about links is actually quite different from the usual “how do I… [Read More…]


23 Jul 2016

My Search Console Was Hacked!: Weekly Forum Update

Stories both fascinating and terrifying fill this week’s forum update. Ever had your Search Console hacked before? It does happen – and it can be nerve-wracking to wonder how it happened and what can be done to fix it or prevent it from happening again. On WebmasterWorld, a user has been asking for advice in his battle with a particularly unscrupulous and persistent content scraper. We’ve also got an interesting… [Read More…]


15 Jul 2016

Dying Directories and Google Rumors: Weekly Forum Update

Hello again! We’ve got a quick roundup this week, but don’t be fooled – just like with your content, it’s all about quality not quantity. And these threads are some concentrated quality. On WebmasterWorld, users are talking about Google’s new battle with the EU and the extension of some cool “Now on Tap” features. From Threadwatch, we’ve got a discussion about directories and a new SERPs test that removes some… [Read More…]


08 Jul 2016

AdSense Isn’t Dead, But it is Different: Weekly Forum Update

There was a lot of news about Google’s Keyword Planner tool, AdSense, Facebook, and Amazon this week. Our communities have been discussing it all, and we’re here to highlight the best threads for you! That’s one of the best parts about our communities, if you ask me – it’s easy to get a healthy sampling of opinions about any news story you’ve been following, and most of them will be… [Read More…]


01 Jul 2016

Buyable Pins and Updates from Google My Business: Weekly Forum Update

Welcome back to another weekly update from our communities! This week we’ve got some fun stories from WebmasterWorld, SEO Chat, Threadwatch, and Cre8asiteforums. On WebmasterWorld, users are talking about Facebook’s new algorithm update, buyable Pins from Pinterest, RankBrain, and more. On Threadwatch, we’ve got another story about the mysteries of RankBrain as well as a story about the recent drama with Google Keyword Planner. Finally we’ll pass through SEO Chat… [Read More…]


24 Jun 2016

Google Ads Go Green, Net Neutrality and More: Weekly Forum Update

Google sure has been busy lately! A new color for ad markers, announcements about planned Google Search Console features, AdWords in Google Local, and publishing some new AdSense tips are just some of the things our users are talking about this week! Our update will be heavily WebmasterWorld focused, so get ready for some expert and in-depth discussions from the sage masters of SEO! Let’s get started. Twitter to Allow… [Read More…]