Over at Slate, there's a good recap of the FTC "secret" document that was leaked to the Wall Street Journal regarding Google's manual promotion of its own services and assets that was discovered du
With all the talk of Mobilegeddon and the doorway page update, not a lot of people have their ear to wall of the social media office. There is actually a lot happening.
In the past it hasn’t been clear what factors Google considers in their algorithm for mobile rankings.
Google has said that the upcoming mobile update is an "on or off" thing, where you either do well or you don't, with no grey areas.
Recently Google started displaying default search engine property switching messages within their search results trying to gain back some of the lost users after Firefox’s new update defaulted to Y
Only a few months after Google launched their Google Domains product, they are ranking number one on Google for "domains".
Heres' a quotable: "For every 10 clients we take on, 1 or 2 just shits the bed. It’s how we handle THOSE sticky situations that keeps our clients coming back."
The Dynamics of Screen Size and Resolution for Conversion
Google's impending doom on us all for mobile unfriendly websites is not its only effor toward making the Internet one big mobile experience.
Yesterday Google posted a blog post strongly encouraging webmasters to implement the "auto complete" markup on their forms to improve form conversions, especially on mobile devices.
Over at Search Engine Watch, Glenn Gabe has a great read on the history of Panda updates, how they have changed over time - particularly the way they roll out and are messaged by Google - and
One of Google’s handy features is its ability to autocomplete a search queries. But do you think that you could guess the Google autocomplete results?
Rand Fishkin recently did a Whiteboard Friday video diving in to the subject of on-topic vs off-topic links, some
As quoted in this search engine land article :
In their blog post, they include 5 key points to consider:
The website called Unidexed was created by Matthew Rothenberg in early Feburary. This strange website was coded to erase itself once Google indexed it, which happened about 3 weeks.
Google rarely announces their major algorithm updates ahead of time but just recently they have let it be known that starting April 21st, they will be "expanding our use of mobile-friendliness as a
Not too long ago Firefox broke news that they were dropping Google as their default search provider and moving on to a five year partnership with Yahoo.
Google is reported to be working on a new type of algorithm ranking pages based on how factually correct they are:
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