I feel like in the old good days when the big thing was putting stars and other special characters and symbols in the title tag to umm
The news broke today that Bing has reached the 20% search market share milestone today!
"Is your business prepared for the coming “Mopocalypse”? If not, what does that mean for you and your website?
"In simple terms, if you have a penalty, from what I’ve seen, you have to “fix th
Despite some speculation in the industry that perhaps Panda and Penguin were updating in real-time, John Mueller confirmed that these are still pretty much manual refreshes on Google's end.
Via SEL, Yahoo and Bing will be extending a deadline to renegotiate their current partnership in the search space.
Over at Slate, there's a good recap of the FTC "secret" document that was leaked to the Wall Street Journal regarding Google's manual promotion of its own services and assets that was discovered du
Recently Google started displaying default search engine property switching messages within their search results trying to gain back some of the lost users after Firefox’s new update defaulted to Y
Only a few months after Google launched their Google Domains product, they are ranking number one on Google for "domains".
Over at Search Engine Watch, Glenn Gabe has a great read on the history of Panda updates, how they have changed over time - particularly the way they roll out and are messaged by Google - and
Rand Fishkin recently did a Whiteboard Friday video diving in to the subject of on-topic vs off-topic links, some
Google is reported to be working on a new type of algorithm ranking pages based on how factually correct they are:
DuckDuckGo has begun making their Instant Answers feature multilingual. Pulling data from Wikipedia, the search engine now gives Instant Answers in German, French, Polish and Czech.
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
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