Category Archives: Search Engine Roundtable

SEO: 68% Of Videos Removed Or Demoted In Google’s Search Results

Videos in the Google search results use to be one of the most popular vertical search features you’d find in the search results. But it is happening less often these days.

Some SEOs say 68% less often…

Google AdWords Anti-Piracy Ad Format Tests

Earlier this week, we reported Google is working on releasing an updated Google DMCA Piracy Algorithm update for the organic search results.

But part of that announcement was around other ways Google can reduce piracy within the search results…

Take Our Google Panda 4.1 Poll Below

I know Penguin 3.0 is now rolling out but I want that to settle a bit before I poll you on Penguin.

I want to now poll you on Panda 4.1, which began rolling out on September 25th…

Google’s Bolding Title Tag Test

Rand Fishkin spotted this subtle test by Google and posted it on Google+.

Google seems to be testing bolding the matching keywords to your search query in the title (clickable link) of the search results for users who are logged out but not for users who are logged in…

Apple Maps Connect: Finally Can Control Your Business Listing On Apple Maps

Greg Sterling got the scope on a new Apple service named Apple Maps Connect. The service allows business owners to finally manage their business listings for Apple Maps…

Google: Google News Publishers Don’t Get Priority Within The New “In The News” Section

Google launched a new version of the news box within the web search results the other week named In The News. The major difference here is that it sources not just approved Google News publishers but any site it finds relevant, which is really upsetting to publishers…

Daily Search Forum Recap: October 21, 2014

Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today, through the eyes of the Search Engine Roundtable and other search forums on the web.

Search Engine Roundtable Stories:

Google AutoCorrects: Penguin 3…

Google: Don’t Use Hover Menus On Mobile Friendly Sites

As you may remember, Google is laying hints that mobile UX is coming as a ranking factor. That being the case, Googlers are now talking a lot about mobile UX (user experience) issues they see often…