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.
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.
As Panda 4.2 rolls on, there's an interesting discussion happening on WebmasterWorld. It's about eCommerce and traffic.
Rand Fishkin quietly added the word "feminist" to his twitter bio with sadly predictable results.
I loved this comment by Tom Bishop (you may want to scroll down a bit if the permalink doesn't work) and it brings up great points:
Everyone knows that link juice from forums dried up years ago and it's just spam now - but in some corners of the net, the juice may still flow.
Dr Pete tweeted about Google testing removing the map and pins from local listings. So far, the test is only in San Francisco.
I haven't experienced this myself, but a user on SEO Chat seems to feel that the only way to get links is to pay for them.
Panda 4.2 is going to be a long-term roll-out, which means that following its gradual impact is going to be interesting!
The days of "I-just-bought-an-Android-phone-now-I'm-getting-Google+-connection-requests-from-everyone-I've-ever-emailed" are over.
Chatty Googlebot has a new message for you!
Which means, effectively, that this is closing it down, unless you're using the CSE from that time.
Mike Blumenthal asserts that this is the "final step in separating local from Plus." Another nail in the coffin for poor Google+.
There's an interesting screenshot shared by Darren DeMatas
Google announced yesterday that Panda 4.2 began rolling out this past weekend and that it will be slowly rolled out over the course of "months." This means that websites recovering or being filtere
Search marketers and brands alike have been up in arms over gen
Some folks on WebmasterWorld are speculating that some "Phantom" tremors that began on the 14th could be Panda revving its engine.
According to a blog post from Stone Temple, Google skews towards those with higher follower counts and "authority" when indexing tweets. Makes sense.
Last week, Google AdWords implemented a "buy" button which will lead to a retailer-branded product page that is
A very interesting article (and lots of more great content linked to from it) on how search algorithm is
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