Jennifer Slegg

  • Google’s Algo Removes Some Site’s Search Results Pages from Index

    Google’s Algo Removes Some Site’s Search Results Pages from Index March 27, 2017 at 4:27 am PST By Jennifer Slegg Leave a Comment Gary Illyes from Google revealed some interesting insights into site’s search results pages and the Google search results – Google’s algos can automatically detect some search result pages from a site’s own internal search engine and automatically remove them from.

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  • Google Adds AMP Carousels to “People Also Search For” Drop Downs

    Google Adds AMP Carousels to “People Also Search For” Drop Downs March 20, 2017 at 4:37 am PST By Jennifer Slegg Leave a Comment Google has added new AMP carousels into their “People Also Search For” on mobile. The carousels are hidden until somone clicks to expand one of the options shown. Here is what it looks like: When you expand a second one, it will automatically cl ...

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  • Google’s Fred Algo is a New Type of Quality Algo

    The latest so-called “Fred” update has brought one thing to the forefront – SEOs can’t decide what Fred is and what specific tactic it is targeting. Is it links? Is it ads? Is it ad heaviness? Is it private blog networks, aka PBNs? Many people are identifying symptoms of Fred, but I feel Fred is much broader in scope than simply “ad heavy” or “links” although those are clear ...

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  • Near Duplicate Content Can Cause Google to Choose Wrong Snippet

    Near Duplicate Content Can Cause Google to Choose Wrong Snippet March 14, 2017 at 6:30 am PST By Jennifer Slegg Leave a Comment There is yet another reason why site owners should take care about internal duplicate content on their site – according to John Mueller, near duplicate content can result in Google using the snippet for a similar page in the search results, rather than the snippet f.

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  • Internal Links to About Us, Contact Us & TOS Pages for SEO

    Internal Links to About Us, Contact Us & TOS Pages for SEO March 9, 2017 at 4:39 am PST By Jennifer Slegg Leave a Comment For those who optimize their internal linking structure, pages with more links pointing to it tend to be the most important pages on the site. But what about other less important pages that also tend to have a lot of links to them, specifically pages ...

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  • Weight of Google Ranking Signals Changes Based on Search & More

    Weight of Google Ranking Signals Changes Based on Search & More March 8, 2017 at 4:54 am PST By Jennifer Slegg Leave a Comment Many SEOs have a fairly good idea of the top ranking signals in the Google search results. Google has confirmed that content and links are two of the most important ranking signals, RankBrain is among the top ranking signals, although it is deba ...

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  • Google: Font Choices Do Not Directly Impact SEO

    Google: Font Choices Do Not Directly Impact SEO March 8, 2017 at 4:15 am PST By Jennifer Slegg Leave a Comment If you ever wondered if Google looks down upon websites that use questionable font choices, such as if a website decides to use Comic Sans, the question came up in the latest Google Webmaster Office Hours.

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  • Google: New Pages Can Rank for Competitive Keywords, With Caveats

    Google: New Pages Can Rank for Competitive Keywords, With Caveats March 6, 2017 at 7:38 am PST By Jennifer Slegg Leave a Comment Can a new page rank well for a competitive keyword in Google? The question came up about whether new pages could rank for competitive keywords or not in Google or if Google does something that makes it difficult for these newer pages to rank well for more competiti.

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  • Bing Adds “Pokestop Nearby” to Restaurant Filtering Options

    Bing Adds “Pokestop Nearby” to Restaurant Filtering Options March 3, 2017 at 5:33 am PST By Jennifer Slegg Leave a Comment If you are a Pokemon Go player, you will be happy to know that Bing has added a new sorting option for their restaurant filtering – filtering by nearby Pokestops. When you search for a nearby restaurant, either by location or by restaurant type, they h ...

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  • Google: How Bounce Rate Increases With Longer Mobile Load Times

    Google: How Bounce Rate Increases With Longer Mobile Load Times March 2, 2017 at 6:40 am PST By Jennifer Slegg Leave a Comment Google released some new stats related to mobile page speed and how it impacts bounce rate as the time to load the page increases. We have heard many Googlers talk over the years about how an increased load time leads to increased bounce rate, and t ...

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  • Bing Adds Larger Coupon Codes to Brand Knowledge Panels

    Bing Adds Larger Coupon Codes to Brand Knowledge Panels March 2, 2017 at 5:04 am PST By Jennifer Slegg Leave a Comment Bing has decided to step up their coupon code game by introducing new larger coupon codes in brand knowledge panels in their search results. Bing first began testing these coupon codes on a limited basis back in April 2016.

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  • Google AMP Drives 7% of Top Publisher’s Traffic

    Google AMP Drives 7% of Top Publisher’s Traffic March 1, 2017 at 7:04 am PST By Jennifer Slegg Leave a Comment Ever since Google launched AMP, as their answer to a lightweight and fast way for searchers to view webpages, many publishers have been slowly adopting it. And when Google announced that it would be coming to the “ten blue links”, even more websites decided to adopt it.

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