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 My Business Dashboard Adds Map To Address The Google My Business dashboard typically by default only shows the address without a map on the info tab when you are looking to edit your address. But it seems Google is changing that to show a visual map even before you edit your location. Google Search Algorithm Updates Impact Sites That Didn't Have Ranking Changes Google's John Mueller said that most Google Search algorithm updates will have an impact on every site, even if the site did not see any ranking changes. John said on Twitter "our algorithms generally affect all sites in the search results, though not all of them might see changes in how they're shown in search." GoogleBot Favicon: Google Has A New Favicon Crawler Google may have a new web crawler that specifically looks for Favicons, the … [Read more...] about Daily Search Forum Recap: October 16, 2018
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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: RSS Feeds Don't Help Your Site Rank Better Google's John Mueller said on Twitter that RSS feeds do not help your web site rank better in Google or Google News. He technically said "no" to the question for a "a news website... Alexander Nix Google Knowledge Panel Shows Photo Of Donald Trump All day yesterday, if you went to Google and searched for [alexander nix] the current, but suspended, CEO of Cambridge Analytica, a photo of Donald Trump would show up as his photo in his knowledge panel. This was all day yesterday... Google Checks Links On Desktop Vs Mobile Before Switching To Mobile First Indexing Google's John Mueller said on Twitter yesterday that before Google moves a site from desktop-first indexing to mobile-first indexing, they do look to see the links on... Google Shows Save Button On … [Read more...] about Daily Search Forum Recap: April 11, 2018
Nowadays, there is an endless amount of information on starting and enhancing a career in online marketing and one may find it challenging to filter out what is worth reading and what is not. To save us time and make us the job easier, some of the world’s leading SEO experts shared their personal opinion on must-have skills for 2018 and gave unique advice on how they would start their SEO careers today. They also revealed how they educate themselves and how they keep up with the ever-changing industry of search engine optimization. I would like to express massive thanks to all the contributors and, with that being said, make sure to check their social media profiles, since those are important sources of SEO hacks, tricks, and the latest news as well. Note: The list is not based on any particular order, and if I could, I would love to put everyone in the first position. Therefore, even that the list is quite long, it is definitely worth reading all of … [Read more...] about 20 SEO Experts Share Advice on Career, Skills and Education in 2018
by Jim February 19, 2018 This is a follow up on the direct AU registration rort, that will affect every business in the country. I went to their public forum last week and I was stunned at the treatment I received because I asked questions. In addition to the verbal abuse and ridicule the presenter thought it was also funny to obscure my view while I was trying to take a photo of some of the slides. I had to physically get up and move to the back of the room to get a photo and he still moved around and laughed so I couldn’t get a shot. John Swinson, the gentleman pictured above and the Chair of the panel told AUDA back in 2015 that this was a bad idea. He said in this paper that he “was not aware of any market demand for .au” This is the very question I kept asking and they would not answer. He would not tell us why he had changed his mind. Here is the list of the panel members railroading this through so AUDA can get their hands on your money. Why? They have $21 … [Read more...] about Stop Registering .com.au, you’re being ripped off.
share tweet share pin it e-mail share In case anyone missed the memo, Google has proclaimed that mobile is where it’s at these days. As it begins implementing its Mobile-First strategy, one of the increasingly key Google initiatives marketers will need to understand is its Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) option. At Searchmetrics, we’re introducing a new blog feature called Pulse, which will offer details and thoughts on industry happenings in the world of search and content marketing. First up, we examine Google’s moves out of its recent AMP conference in Amsterdam as it moves to revolutionize and dominate content creation. A Recap On AMP Google unveiled two new AMP features at its Feb. 13-14 conference. The first is an AMP content creation feature called AMP Stories, “a visual story-telling format for the open web” dedicated to immersive experiences. Also joining the AMP bandwagon is … [Read more...] about Challenges and Takeaways from the Google AMP Conference