Keyword Mysticism

As Fathom says, "The original premise for Keyword Density is not just flawed it is complete irrelevant to ORGANIC Search".

FTC Cracks Down on Videos and Tweet Promotions

Videos without proper endorsement disclosures are being targeted by the FTC, according to the SEM Post.

Resellers Are Coming to Yahoo!'s Preferred Partner Program

The reactions to this piece of news run the gamut.

Keep Your Eyes Peeled and Your Ears Open - Google Home Service Ads Expand

They're still limited to the San Francisco Bay, but they're now available to plumbers, locksmiths, house cleaners, and handymen.

Glenn Gabe's Case Study on Snippets

What happens when you lose a featured snippet? And why are they taken away?

More demands made in the quest to be forgotten

By now, most SEOs are familiar with the Right to Be Forgotten legislation in Europe, which allows individuals to request removal of content surrounding their name from Google's index.

No More Adobe Flash Ads on Amazon!

You may remember that Firefox began blocking Flash by default back in July. I've personally been gettin

The Legality of Negative SEO

An interesting facet of negative SEO is that the definition isn't nailed down.

New Security Issue Affects File Synchronization Services Such As Dropbox, Google Drive, OneDrive and Box

Just a few days ago, Imperva’s Application Defense Center (ADC) research arm unveiled its August Hacker Intelligence Initia

Google Search Console to stop supporting CSV downloads

John Mueller announced on Google+ that the Python script which has been used to download and export query data in Google Webmast

The Deflation of Wikipedia

You might have heard that Google is sending Wikipedia less traffic these days. This was probably put to you in unnecessarily explosive terms.

Ad Blocking "Blocks" Around $22 Billion in Global Ad Revenues

That's a lot of "lost" income!

Interesting Study in SEL Says CTR is Not a Factor in Ranking Organic Results

Maybe this is old news for some of you but I found the study and experiment itself to be an interesting read, so I thought I'd share

Here comes the Watch Time ranking factor...

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Google Has a New Parent Company - Alphabet

Google is reorganizing under the umbrella of a new parent company called Alphabet, hoping to keep its eclectic ducks in a row.

Youtube Copyright Fights - Owning a Channel Isn't Easy

Anyone out there have a favorite "Youtuber" personality? No? That's ok - it's mostly for the younger kids these days.

Google Local 7-pack is now a 3-pack

It seems Google's local 7-pack has been replaced with a 3-pack, according to Mike Blumenthal. I looked and confirmed that it's a three-pack on my SERPs.

Firefox exploit in the wild - it's a nasty one - update your copy of FF right now!

I just heard about the Firefox explot, in the wild, which has been patched by Mozilla, so they, and I encourage you to update to V 39.0.3 right away.

Google Paid Traffic, eCommerce, and the Changing SERP Landscape

As Panda 4.2 rolls on, there's an interesting discussion happening on WebmasterWorld. It's about eCommerce and traffic.

Twitter as a Vehicle for Harassment

Rand Fishkin quietly added the word "feminist" to his twitter bio with sadly predictable results.