301 redirects are permanent, 302s are temporary. This is something we all learned in SEO 101.
Folks on WebmasterWorld are having one of the deepest and most engaging conversations about website design that I've seen in a long time.
Black hat SEOs across the interwebs are reporting a drop in rankings and the common factor seems to be that they used the underground link network SAPE.
In a strange twist of fate, long and recently maligned Adobe Flash will be the only supported plugin in the next iteration of Mozilla Firefox.
For some of you, I know that this will seem like it's been a long time coming.
Last week, Gary Illyes from Google told webmasters to leave the Authorship markup, which Google stopped supporting in August 2014, on their pages:
What if you could get more people to view and share your videos and stay on them longer by basically split testing which image in the video works the best?
A tweet from Gary Illyes has some webmasters speculating about a future "mobile only" index.
News so nice, Search Engine Land had to print it twice.
Weak content seems to be the subject of ridicule almost everywhere on the net, but it's still being created.
The bots are taking over, and that's bad news for advertisers.
comScore indicates that, once again, Google is down and Bing is up.
It means "small bread" in Swiss German :)
It's a "mixed bag" when it comes to the positive or negative impacts of Google's new Snack Pack.
A study by Blue Nile Research asks, "Is position 1 still the holy grail of search?" If you're going for clicks maybe you don't need to be number 1.
Google says that repeated violations of their webmaster guidelines will lead to further action
Content marketing and SEO work so well together because they are really about the same two things: giving your people exactly what they want.
A bit of fun for today. From the Twittersphere, Google for "cartoonist" and you'll get a little career advice right away.
John Mueller mentioned it in a Google Hangout recently, but it remains to be seen whether this was just him cleverly deflecting a question or actually opening a window.
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