On-page Optimization ideas, Refreshes Remain Manual, The EU Builds its Case and More!
This week’s forum thread round-up is in! Check out what the search and social community has been discussing this week: My First Web Site Was… Do you remember your first website? Inspired by seeing the work of former student, our forum founder reflects on how it all started. Everyone begins somewhere, makes mistakes and learns […]
Google and the FTC, Microsoft and Bing, Wikipedia, Mobility Tip AdSense Updates and more!
Forces at play in and around Google and Yahoo are a prominent theme in the communities this week. From Google issues with the FTC to the alliance between Yahoo and Microsoft there are some major big picture questions worth talking about. There is also more mobile preparedness fallout, speculation on Google’s current attitude toward Wikipedia, […]
On the heels of a study testing a fact based approach to rankings known as Knowledge-Based Trust (KBT) Google is releasing additional news on this front. Even though the KBT concept is still in relative infancy, to give the idea a bit of a growth spurt, Google has unveiled a new attribute intended to help […]
More on Mobile, Google’s Domains, Microsoft’s Browser Makeover Plus Link & Content Discussions
The impending mobile update or “Mobilegeddon” is infiltrating the consciousness of most webmasters, SEOs and our communities with multiple threads on mobile usability popping up across the forums. People are also talking about Google over the recent ranking success of their new product, Google Domains. And while content, linking and even Microsoft get a little […]
Google is Talking! Doorway Pages, Autocomplete, Blocked Resources and More!
It’s been a Google news heavy week in search with announcements and changes dominating the discussion. From algorithm changes to new WMT features and yet another nudge toward mobile friendliness there is a lot to do and consider in the very near future. With Google in a communication overload it’s a good time to start […]
Apple & Google, The Knowledge Box and other SEO Questions and Quandaries
It was a week of eclectic questions and musings on the forums with lots of theoretical postulation and debate. Amidst the predictions and questions we have a case study on the early impact of Google’s Knowledge Box on one niche and the news that a popular WordPress plugin vulnerability has been addressed. But, for the […]
Real and Theoretical Changes to the SERPS, Rankings and Google’s Product Lines
Speculation and evaluation of big changes in search are all over the communities this week. The way we get search results could be evolving in major ways, and potentially very quickly. Tweets are already in the SERPs, mobile-friendliness will be playing a much bigger role in less than 2 months and Google products and teams […]
Content Ownership, Modern SEO and Google’s Ever-Changing Roles and Offerings
Philosophy and ideology make an appearance this week in some of the most popular and thought provoking threads. Whether we’re talking about who has rights to content when services are cancelled, best practices that stand the test of time or how Google can improve society, there’s no shortage of big picture questions to consider. Even […]
Tweets on Google, Web Anonymity, Modern SEO Considerations and More!
This week’s chatter is full of implications, from Tweets in the SERPS to white lists, bot activity and online privacy. A lot of what is being talked about really only scratches the surface of what one idea or one small change could become. While SEO often forces us to stay in-the-moment, part of the fun […]
Balancing Social Media, Ad Blocking and Google, Google and More Google!
This week we’re covering a little social media, a little paid advertising but it’s mostly a lot of analyzing Google from the business side to the ranking side. The Search Juggernaut is often under public scrutiny for what it’s doing and what it wants from Webmasters. This week our threads are full of different discussions […]