And sometimes we improve things where we recognize maybe the algorithm went a little bit too far and sometimes we improve things where we recognize the algorithm didn’t go far enough. … [Read more...] about Google: Most Algorithm Updates Have Incremental Changes to Previous Updates
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For individual query-level average position, nothing should change in the way you do your analysis. As Google mentioned, your average position didn’t actually get worse, they just made a change to the way it is reported. … [Read more...] about Google Search Console’s 7/13/17 update: What really changed?
Google announced yesterday on Twitter that they updated their Google Images best practices guide. I did a compare of the old and new pages, and for the most part, it seems like there is no new specific advice. They cleaned up some of the text and page but I think the advice did not change - unless I am missing something? … [Read more...] about Google Images Best Practices Guide Updated, But What Changed?
View the complete list of editorial staff at each site: Search Engine Land, Marketing Land and MarTech Today. … [Read more...] about An update on executive changes on the editorial team
Dictionary rankings on the rise The SEO Visibility of dictionary websites has been growing since the start of the year. Whilst the big market leader dictionary.com (and its sister site thesaurus.com) has remained fairly constant, other dictionary pages have seen considerable growth. Whilst there was a slight upturn as early as February, we observed a clear, consistent surge for several websites in this category at the end of June. … [Read more...] about Google Strikes Again: Big Changes to Direct Answers, Online Dictionaries –