SEO

    • Google Posts now live for all Google My Business users

      Google announced on the Google My Business blog that they are now rolling out Google Posts to all Google My Business customers. A couple weeks ago, Google moved Google Posts into Google My Business and that is where you can access it now. Go to your Google My Business account and click on “Posts” on the left hand side menu when you are in your Google business listing.

      Barry Schwartz/ Search Engine Landin SEO Google- 24 readers -
    • 5 must-do technical SEO audit items in 2017

      In recent months, we’ve seen many important technically focused Google announcements, such as an update on JavaScript crawling support, the migration toward mobile-first indexing, the release and extended support of AMP in search results and the expansion of search results features, from rich snippets to cards to answers.

      Search Engine Land- 19 readers -
  • SEO Coding Best Practices: Common Sense Prevails | META Keywords | SSL

    Owned Media, SEO, Uncategorized Like many others, my Mom used to challenge me as a kid by asking the now-famed rhetoricals: “Do you believe everything that you read?” or my favorite, “If all your friends jumped off a bridge, would you also jump?” Obviously, these age-old questions were designed to challenge any dangerously blind modeling to peer pressure I may have been developing, and more.

    Relevance- 15 readers -
  • Google now removing medical records from its search results

    Google is now purging private medical information from their search results. Bloomberg reported the change in Google’s removal policies, which adds a single line that reads: Confidential, personal medical records of private people Google did not give much information to Bloomberg about the change, only telling Bloomberg that they have “confirmed the changes do not affect search advertising.

    Barry Schwartz/ Search Engine Land- 8 readers -
  • Street Fight Daily: Google Bolsters SMB Marketing Tools, Marketers Focus on Social and Video

    Street Fight Daily: Google Bolsters SMB Marketing Tools, Marketers Focus on Social and Video June 23, 2017 by Joseph Zappa Leave a Comment Filed Under: Headlines, News A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google Posts Now Live for All My Google Business Users (Search Engine Land) Google Posts, which allow businesses to create conten.

    Street Fight- 14 readers -
  • Using CAPS or Lower Case Letters in URLs for Google SEO Purposes

    Using CAPS or Lower Case Letters in URLs for Google SEO Purposes June 23, 2017 at 6:54 am PST By Jennifer Slegg Leave a Comment Many SEOs have debated over the years about whether they should ever use all CAPS, or even any capital letters, in a URL. While capital usage in URLs has fallen out of favor in recent years, some sites continue to use them exclusively.

    Jennifer Slegg/ The SEM Post- 12 readers -
  • SMX Advanced session: Mobile-First For The Advanced SEO

    SMX Advanced was amazing this year, and when they asked me to write up a session, I immediately asked to cover the mobile-first session. Sure, we’ve been talking about being “mobile-first” for years, but with Google’s impending Mobile-First Index (yes, I capitalized that on purpose), I knew this session would be full of awesome info.

    Greg Gifford/ Search Engine Land- 11 readers -
  • Site Moves Do Not Fix Google Panda Content Issues

    Site Moves Do Not Fix Google Panda Content Issues June 23, 2017 at 5:39 am PST By Jennifer Slegg Leave a Comment If you are suffering from Google Panda, Google’s quality content algo, fixing the content is the only way to get that content ranking higher in the search results. And one thing that definitely won’t fix the issue is simply doing a site move.

    Jennifer Slegg/ The SEM Post- 9 readers -