Detailed post with answers directly from Google regarding ALL organic listings in the 3-pack being sponsored.
Similar to how mobile was a big deal and got its own tool, there is now a tool for you to test if your AMP pages are working correctly.
At PubCon last week, Gary Illyes said that there will probably always be a place for humans in Google's search algorithm.
Google has been teasing a mobile index, separate from their desktop index, for some time now.
In an interview with Gary Illyes of Google, Illyes revealed that Google's manual action team has the ability to look at your links and read their "labels."
The code looks ok, everything is set up correctly - but still, these users are getting blank ad units. That costs people money and creates a poor user experience.
On WebmasterWorld, users are discussing the state of link building without PR.
Webmasters and suspicious searchers flipped their lids when Google changed their AdWords labels from yellow to green in June.
Google/Alphabet and Android are in hot water with the E.U. over anti-trust practices relating to the pre-loading of Google apps on smartphones.
Can you beleive it, Google has chosen a retro name for its new blog, "The Keyword"
The big news today is that the part of Penguin 4.0 that evaluates old penalties will start rolling out soon.
The pros and newbies of WebmasterWorld have gathered to talk about some common link building mistakes.
Penguin 4.0 has some features that are very new - but that doesn't mean everything has changed.
Google launched Penguin 4.0 this morning. It is said to be more granular, focusing more on spammy pages rather than websites as a whole.
Armchair commenters of the world, rejoice - Disqus is bringing AMP support to comment sections everywhere.
Few things can cause such a stir in the SEO world as a significant change in Google rankings, not least because such changes are so unusual.
John Mueller gave a direct and simple "No," to answer the question of whether code to text ratios are a ranking factor.
Looks like for some users, the 3-pack (once a 6-pack) has become a 2-pack!
Here's a topic that comes up every now and then - are products like Google Analytics and Chrome really useful, or are they just sabotaging you from the inside?
From now on, Google says that only reviews that are "directly produced by your site" can be marked up.
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