Category Archives: SEO

SEO Strategies for JavaScript-Heavy Single Page Applications or AJAX Sites

Extensive use of JavaScript to power site functionality is here to stay. Let’s look at some technical approaches to reaping the benefits of these sites without hurting your SEO.

Not Provided: A Complete Roundup by @ChandalN

Search engine marketers have come to rely more heavily on work-arounds in what everyone’s calling the era of “Not Provided.” The beginning of this era was like waking up “Johnny Got His Gun” style and having no arms, legs, or resources to compete in the hunger games of Google SERPS. Understandably so, Analytics keyword data was helping all of us to make actionable decisions for our companies and our clients. The keyword data was useful because we could see exactly how our clients found us and how differently users behaved when using these intent-rich words. Once this data was no […]

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Live @ SMX East: Deconstructing Pigeon, Google’s New Local Search Algorithm

If the changes going on in local search are giving you a headache, you’re not alone. For example, Google’s Pigeon update is a newly released algorithm to provide more useful, relevant and accurate local search results that are tied more closely to traditional web search ranking signals. The core…



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Optimize Your Content For Google News With Google News Publisher Center by @mattsouthern

Today, Google announced something new for content publishers that will allow them to have more control over how content shows up in Google News. The newly launched Google News Publisher Center will let you make changes to Google’s record of your news site. With the Publisher Center, your potential readers can be more informed about the articles they’re clicking on and you benefit from better discovery and classification of your news content. To use the new Publisher Center, first you have to verify ownership of your site using Google Webmaster Tools. Then you can use the Publisher Center to directly make […]

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Twitter To Ramp Up Their Image Search Capabilities With Acquisition Of Madbits by @mattsouthern

Twitter looks to be ramping up its image search capabilities, if the acquisition of one of a rising startup in the field of image search are any indication. Image search startup Madbits recently announced that they have been acquired by Twitter. A statement posted to their website reads: “Over this past year, we’ve built visual intelligence technology that automatically understands, organizes and extracts relevant information from raw media. Understanding the content of an image, whether or not there are tags associated with that image, is a complex challenge. We developed our technology based on deep learning, an approach to statistical machine […]

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SearchCap: Google News Publisher Center, Google Pigeon Droppings & New Bing Ads Interface

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: Google Launches Google News Publisher Center Google announced on the Google News blog a new portal for Google News publishers to use to help manage their news…



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Daily Search Forum Recap: August 4, 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…

Google Doodle Fetes John Venn’s 180th Birthday

The interactive Doodle celebrates the man behind the Venn diagram with a functioning Venn diagram.

SMX East Preview: What’s New & Why You Should Attend

Our annual Search Marketing Expo – SMX East is less than two months away, and it’s shaping up to be an exceptional show. We’ve developed a ton of new content for the conference to keep you current with the latest tactics, tools and techniques. What’s New In SEO A better question…



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Google Responds to ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ Questionnaire

Google has issued a public response to a questionnaire from the Article 29 Working Party and notes it has moved quickly to comply with the court’s ruling and its approach will evolve over time.