Jennifer Slegg

  • Google: 301s & 302s, What is Best For PageRank & Ranking Signals

    Google: 301s & 302s, What is Best For PageRank & Ranking Signals October 18, 2017 at 4:54 am PST By Jennifer Slegg Leave a Comment At State of Search in Dallas last week, I asked Gary Illyes about the issue about 301 versus 302s when it comes to passing PageRank. While Google has said previously that both pass PageRank, there are arguments from many SEOs that 301s a ...

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  • Why Google Rewrites Title Tags in Search Results

    Why Google Rewrites Title Tags in Search Results October 18, 2017 at 3:31 am PST By Jennifer Slegg Leave a Comment One thing Google does in the search results that tends to annoy site owners is when Google will rewrite a carefully crafted title tag with one of their own, sometimes with mixed results and effectiveness.

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  • Google Adds Audience Reviews to Movie & TV Show Knowledge Panels

    Google Adds Audience Reviews to Movie & TV Show Knowledge Panels October 6, 2017 at 9:17 am PST By Jennifer Slegg Leave a Comment Google has made another new addition to the knowledge panels displayed for television shows and movies – user submitted reviews. These reviews, which are called “Audience Reviews” are showing up for a variety of searches that show a knowledge ...

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  • Use Sitemaps for Sites With Many Hreflang Annotations

    Use Sitemaps for Sites With Many Hreflang Annotations October 5, 2017 at 8:50 am PST By Jennifer Slegg Leave a Comment If you have a large international site that has many hreflang annotations on each page, you might want to consider moving those annotations to a sitemap instead. The question came up on Twitter about the use of multiple hreflang tags on the same URL, with ...

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  • Google Drops Sitelink Search Boxes from Search Results

    Google Drops Sitelink Search Boxes from Search Results September 27, 2017 at 8:50 am PST By Jennifer Slegg Leave a Comment Google appears to have dropped all sitelink search boxes from their search results. It seems to be removed from languages and country versions of Google, affecting both desktop and mobile.

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  • Google: Do HTTPS Migrations Separate From Other Major Changes

    Google: Do HTTPS Migrations Separate From Other Major Changes September 22, 2017 at 6:49 am PST By Jennifer Slegg Leave a Comment Migrating a website to HTTPS has taken increased importance this year with changes Chrome is making to flag sites as insecure. But migrating to HTTPS is a major change that can cause temporary ranking losses, which can be longer term if the site ...

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  • Google: Value (or Not) of Doing Link Audits

    Google: Value (or Not) of Doing Link Audits September 20, 2017 at 7:11 am PST By Jennifer Slegg Leave a Comment At Brighton SEO last week, I asked Gary Illyes from Google about the value of doing link audits. Ever since Google Penguin switched to the real time version which would discount bad links instead of penalizing a website for having them, the value of link audits ha ...

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  • Google: Ranking Fluctuations With a Site Redesign

    Google: Ranking Fluctuations With a Site Redesign September 19, 2017 at 5:28 am PST By Jennifer Slegg Leave a Comment When you launch a new redesign of a site, some site owners are still surprised when they launch a fancy new site design – even when the URLs remain the same – and see their rankings change.

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  • Google Penguin Fine Tuned After Real Time Launch

    Google Penguin Fine Tuned After Real Time Launch September 18, 2017 at 5:09 am PST By Jennifer Slegg Leave a Comment One of the interesting bits that came out of the Brighton SEO Q&A chat I had with Gary Illyes from Google was regarding Penguin, specifically around changes made after the launch of the new real time Penguin.

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  • Most Google Algo Changes Not Actionable by SEOs

    Most Google Algo Changes Not Actionable by SEOs September 18, 2017 at 4:30 am PST By Jennifer Slegg Leave a Comment At Brighton SEO, I had the opportunity to chat with Gary Illyes from Google on all things Google search, and I asked about all the Fred updates, which encompasses many different quality algo changes Google has made this year.

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  • Why Brands Don’t Always Earn Featured Snippets for Their Name in Google

    Why Brands Don’t Always Earn Featured Snippets for Their Name in Google September 11, 2017 at 7:49 am PST By Jennifer Slegg Leave a Comment Should a brand name automatically own the featured snippet for any Google search query that includes their brand name? And what about if there isn’t a relevant page on the brand’s site to show in relation to the query, but there is on another website? Sh.

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