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Google's New Mobile Friendly Test Adds Comprehensive Blocked Resources Report

Just in case you were wondering if Google still values the mobile web - the answer is "yep!" Their mobile friendliness test was launched prior to Mobilegeddon and now it's getting an upgrade!

What Do You Think of Google's New Minimalist Ads?

There's a new ad unit design on the block for Google AdSense. And it's pretty minimal - white space, a little blue text, and nothing more.

Getty Images has filed a complaint in the E.U. over what is says is Google Image Search enabling image piracy

Getty Images has decided to take its complaint to the E.U. over what it says is Google Image Search making it easier for image piracy.

Clickjacking Draws Action From Google

Evidently clickjacking has become a big enough issue that Big G is willing to devote resources to fighting it!

Another week, another way to be assaulted by ads

Just a week after Google started testing a very sneaky color change for ads in its European search results, they now appear to be testing ads in loca

Is Zombie Traffic Just Mis-Matched Traffic?

For what feels like half a year or more, zombie traffic has been plaguing all sorts of websites.

How Important is Site Speed? When Does it Become Important?

Debating whether or not site speed is a ranking factor is a popular pastime on SEO Chat.

Google going green! (the bad kind)

In the last few years, the ads at the top of the SERPs have gotten more and more similar in appearance to organic results.

How Does Amazon Rank Products?

Ever find yourself wondering?

Google Swats Unnatural Outbound Links With Latest Round of Manual Actions

Bloggers are feelin' the pain after this weekend when Google sent out a new round of manual actions punishing unnatural outbound links.

Google's 3-Pack Tests Review Snippets

Could this be a gift to make up for the loss of the sidebar ads? Google is testing snippets that show a single, randomly chosen review underneath ads in the 3-pack.

The 2016 State of Link Building Survey - Results & Analysis

Recapping April 1st's Local Search News

Two news items about local search and Google My Business broke on April 1 - none were April Fools' pranks. At least as far as I know!

Apple News now open to smaller publishers

To better compete with Google AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages) and Facebook Instant Articles, Apple News has opened their app to blogs and smaller content publishers.

Why Page Rank isn't Dead and How You Can Still Benefit From it

How Google treated integration between a website and Google Plus differently based on where links were directed. 

What's Going on With Google SERPs?

Responses range from "Wow, everything is different" to "What are you smoking, there have been no changes."

AdWords is Getting a Redesign

The form - but not the function - of Google AdWords is getting a redesign.

Google finally reveals its Top 3 ranking factors; surprises no one

After years of people asking "WHAT DO YOU WANT FROM ME???" Google Search Quality Senior Strategist, Andrey Lipattsev, finally revealed the Top 3 ranking factors. They are:

What's The Real Impact of the Google AdWords Shakeup?

Last month, Google changed SERPs so that ads no longer display on the right side of the screen.