Tag Archives: Channel: SEO

Panda Strikes Again: Yahoo Voices & The Yahoo Contributor Network Closing Down

Yahoo has announced another round of product cuts and changes, all part of what it calls a continued effort on “furthering our focus.” The most notable cut announced today is the upcoming closure of both Yahoo Voices (voices.yahoo.com) and the Yahoo Contributor Network...

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Former Googler: Links That Change Are Trusted Less By Google’s Algorithms

A former member of the Google search quality and web spam team, Pedro Dias, said publicly on Twitter yesterday that “Google is less likely to trust a link once it has changed from the first time it was seen.” So if you changed the anchor text or URL path of the link, the value and...

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VIDEO + SLIDESHOW: Managing Search, Managing Change

About the only constant in the life of a search marketer is change. Changing algorithms, changing products and features, new online marketing channels… but there are other important changes that are vital to manage, such as developing new sites and acquisitions, handling corporate...

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Survey: Mobile Dominates Vacation Search Queries

Local SEO provider Placeable, which competes with a range of companies in the increasingly crowded national-local segment, has released new travel-related survey data (n=1,000). The study’s findings, at least as presented, don’t tell an entirely coherent story about user behavior...

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A Glimpse Into The Future Of Search With Futurist Ramez Naam

In the process of working on the upcoming third edition of The Art of SEO, I had the pleasure of discussing the Future of Search with Ramez Naam. Ramez is a futurist, a best-selling author (check out his science fiction novels Nexus and Crux and his newest nonfiction book, The Infinite Resource:...

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Google Notifying Publishers For Right To Be Forgotten Removals

Now that Google has been removing results from the European versions of Google in response to the EU’s Right To Be Forgotten requirements, many webmasters are now receiving notifications of these removals. Last night, around 10 p.m. EST, I received a notification for a site I have verified...

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Breaking Down Page Speed Events For SEO Gain

It's important to get clear the value of changes in terms of SEO impact before allocating in-demand tech time to work on fixes. To throw up just one example: if your page returns in less than one second what impact will fixing render-blocking CSS have on absolute page load times?

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Back To Basics: 5 Fundamentals Of Link Building That Will Never Go Away

SEO is a totally different beast today than it was just a few years ago, and many would argue that link building is the aspect that’s suffered the biggest beating since then. Yes, the process of link building today is nothing like how we did it in years past — but the qualities that...

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Google Webmaster Tools Beta International Targeting Reports

Google is currently beta testing a new international targeting report within Google Webmaster Tools. The new International Targeting report is designed to help webmasters who have international sites and use href lang markup understand common mistakes and learn what errors they need to fix, in...

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Why Everyone In The EU May Look Like They’ve Made A “Right To Be Forgotten” Request In Google

Google began removing listings in response to the EU’s new Right To Be Forgotten mandate last week. As promised, Google is also disclosing to searchers when such removals have happened. However, it is also confusingly reporting that removals may have happened even when they have not. Welcome...

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