Unfortunately, it’s a sure thing that Google is not going to publish the criteria it uses for deciding who gets penalized. So we have to make an educated guess. In the SEO community, our opinions come from spending a lot of time–in some cases years–observing what does, and doesn’t get good results. As with just about any other aspect of SEO, most of what I’m about to say here will be met with cyber-cries of ‘but I disagree,’ or ‘I can prove otherwise,’ pr even expletives! That’s the nature of what we do–there’s always a lot of room for disagreement. … [Read more...] about Is Your Site Under Google Penalty?
Google sandbox tool
If the change goes as fluidly as Google seems to indicate, it will be a relief for many agencies. This seemingly small change will set the stage for major changes to the AdWords community. Eliminating price constraints will lead to more development, innovation, and possibly open-source. Although imagining open-source development in the current AdWords arena seems impossible, it’s not a stretch to believe that it could happen. … [Read more...] about Google’s Preferred AdWords API Pricing Model Equals Big Changes
Neven Vision, or Nevenengineering, Inc., has a strong background in facial and object recognition technologies, and has been broadening their offerings by focusing upon mobile technology, including two patent application filed over the past couple of years for image-based search on a mobile device equipped with a camera. I’ve written a little about the acquisition, and the company and its technology (including patents) in this post: Google Acquires Neven Vision: Adding Object and Facial Recognition Mobile Technology. … [Read more...] about Google Acquisitions – SEO by the Sea
Google: There Is Not Limit To How Many Times A URL Can Show On First Page … [Read more...] about June 2017 Google Webmaster Report
Not all the tracking tools are showing massive changes. I mean Mozcast has been overheating for the past couple months now, SERPMetrics seems to have declined a bit, Algoroo is somewhat calm now, Accuranker shows activity, RankRanger is showing major swings and SEMRush is also showing major changes. Here are those charts: … [Read more...] about Google Algorithm Update Brewing? Maybe.