Per SE Roundtable, there's an interesting recap of a thread John Mueller was involved in where he discussed the uses cases for the Submit to Index feature of the Fetch and Render tool in GWMT.
In March 2011, Google admitted that they do have whitelists for certain things.
From Search Engine Land:
Post by Barry Schwartz on Search Engine Roundtable:
Spotted this today at SEL. Some of Marissa Mayer's acquistions and moves at Yahoo have left me scratching my head, but the partnership with Firefox was one of her better ones.
It's been estimated that Google received 345 million DMCA complaints last year from copyright holders
More ways competitors can drive sites down in the serps: https://goralewicz.co/blog/negative-seo-with-no-backlinks-a-case-study/
Seroundtable.com recently reported that they've been seeing a decline in organic traffic that the main guy, Barry Schwartz, believes is due to Panda 4.1.
After 20 years, they decide to just wrap it up 5 days early, lol. Oh well!
2014 Bot Traffic Report published 12/18/14. Researched annually by Incapsula, shows 3 year trends of the first time.
"I was talking last night with
After lots of fluctuations since November especially starting from the Thanksgiving weekend, Google h
In this great post by Bartosz Góralewicz, he lays out how using a bot to search google and not click on the target website can send negative CTR signals to the site...especially in light of all the
Bing talks the role of content quality on their blog This is a pretty detailed and interesting post :
The latest Penguin rollout has been on-going for weeks and is still underway.
Although you can easily change your default browser to whatever you want by clicking icon in the search box and selecting what works for you, a newly installed version of Firefox comes with Yahoo?<
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Google rep John Mueller confirmed in a Google+ hangout session that Google may treat content that is tabbed differently than content that is immediately visible to users.
It's only Wednesday but there seem to be a surprising number of articles about Google algorithms. I found three on three different sites by three different authors that all kinds of tie together.
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