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Monetized Google Suggest or Google Suggest Direct for Brands?

Brian Jensen shares an

Google recommends HTTPS sites for organic visitors, just not those for their Trusted Store?

In an odd piece of irony, sites in Google's Trusted Store Program are currently experiecing issues if they are on the HTTPS protocol: 

 

Google Penguin 3.0 is refreshing over the weekend (will continue for weeks)!

[Update: Google Penguin is now confirmed]

Is the only thing Google fears Amazon?

This was trending yesterday:

Google: We Won't Be Updating Toolbar PageRank

SEORoundtable reports Google says PageRank is finally dead and that last update was a "mistake" https://www.seroundtable.com/google-toolbar-pagerank-dead-19256.html

Follow-Up to Facts & Answers in SERPs - 5 SEO's Weigh In

As a follow up to my last post, here's 5 SEOs weighing in on the topic of structured snippets and Facts/Answers appearing in the SERPs, including our own Ann Smarty:

Answer Boxes appearing more and more in Google SERPs

Found this on Search Engine Land:

http://searchengineland.com/moz-googles-new-quick-answer-box-now-showing-98-often-204842

Google Announces Panda 4.1 rollout

This one sounds like it may help sites and interestingly, it mentions different locales hmmm...I wonder if that is refering to francise sites with location based pages

Expired domains and auction sites as Google's spam signal?

Cyrus Shepard just tweeted this question based on this arti

"An improved box within search results" rolled out... Still not good news for publishers

By searching "thesaurus.com" in Google, you can now search synonyms

Google stops showing who wrote what in its search results ~ Declared DEAD by Google's John Mueller

Engadget reports on G+ post by John Mueller: 

Google Penguin Penalty Removal Can be Guaranteed… But Recovery Can Not. by Jim Boykin

Rich snippets effect on Google's knowledge graph

Here's a great article by AJ Kohn looking into the rich snippet algorithm

Google Kills Exact Match: SEL: Farewell ‘Pure’ Exact Match, AdWords Will Soon Require All Campaigns To Use Close Variants

Search Engine Land reports that Google is forcing all advertisers to accept additional traffic. The days of being able to target only specifically what converts are over on AdWords.

What Is Black Hat Social Media & Does It Affect SEO?

"You know about black hat search, now look at the impact this emerging practice may be having on rankings."

http://searchengineland.com/blackhat-social-media-affect-seo-199516

Google AdWords Bug Costs Company $1000s, No Refund Offered

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Neil Patel's Take on How to Avoid Over-Optimizing Your Website

Neil Patel wrote this post on KISSmetrics himself so definitely one to read. #1 mistake he sees people making: 

Google Crawl Rate Myth Debunked

In the latest google webmaster hangout with John Mueller of google, John debunked the myth regarding crawl rate penalties.

Hit the required/set number of Google reconsideration requests???

Here's a

Google Hits eBay With Manual Penalty In Search Results

"What really happened to