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.
In addition to Yelp allowing users to write reviews and give a particular business a star rating, Groupon is now featuring a more interactive website targeting businesses owners and users to get mo
Chinese search engine Baidu officially took off it's training wheels, so to speak, reporting over $2 Billion in revenue for Q3 2014:
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Google has expanded its Knowledge Graph to include video games.
Brian Jensen shares an
In an odd piece of irony, sites in Google's Trusted Store Program are currently experiecing issues if they are on the HTTPS protocol:
[Update: Google Penguin is now confirmed]
This was trending yesterday:
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
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:
Found this on Search Engine Land:
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
Cyrus Shepard just tweeted this question based on this arti
By searching "thesaurus.com" in Google, you can now search synonyms
Engadget reports on G+ post by John Mueller:
Here's a great article by AJ Kohn looking into the rich snippet algorithm
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.
"You know about black hat search, now look at the impact this emerging practice may be having on rankings."
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