Tag Archives: Channel: SEO

10 Hidden Gems For Finding New B2B Customers

When it comes to prospecting, you can go the easy way, or you can explore these 10 tactics that will really boost your customer acquisition efforts. The post 10 Hidden Gems For Finding New B2B Customers appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Bing Launches Conversational Search

In its continued drive to build a search platform based on entity and conversational understanding, Bing has launched a new feature that enables the site to keep the context of a search from one query to the next. Using presidential searches as an example, Bing explains how a user could search...

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What Is Black Hat Social Media & Does It Affect SEO?

Black hat social media is emerging quickly and spawning a new era of web spam. This affects the social media sites themselves, the users, and the businesses utilizing the site for marketing. While many people are starting to recognize this trend, there is a dearth of information on how black hat...

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Explainer: How Google’s New SSL / HTTPS Ranking Factor Works

Last Thursday, Google launched a new ranking signal to give HTTPS sites a ranking boost, a small ranking boost, to encourage webmasters to migrate their sites from HTTP to HTTPS. In our story from Thursday, we covered why Google is doing this and the concerns some SEOs had with the migration, as...

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Google Investigating Bugs With Structured Data Report In Webmaster Tools

There are hundreds of complaints within the webmaster and SEO community around the Structured Data report within Google Webmaster Tools showing massive drops in structured data elements being shown. The good news is that everyone seems to be affected by the issue and that Google’s John...

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Microsoft’s Catapult Project To Power All Bing Data Centers Next Year [Report]

After a successful test, Microsoft says it will expand its Catapult server project to all Bing datacenters in 2015. When Microsoft first detailed the project two months ago, the company said it would use the new technology in one datacenter starting early next year. But according to PC World,...

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Google Webmaster Guidelines Update Calls “Low Quality Guest Blog Posts” Spam

Google has updated their webmaster guidelines, specifically in the little or no original content guideline, to add “low-quality guest blog posts” as an example of “scraped content.” Brian Ussery first spotted this change, noting how Google has been fighting the use of guest...

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The Future Of Content & SEO: How To Stay On Top

Do you ever look back on SEO and long for the simpler days? SEO has always been content-driven, but the meaning of optimized content has changed drastically over the years. Previously, we usually viewed content as a separate thing from SEO; the two existed in separate silos, only to come together...

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Google Webmaster Tools Notifications For Faulty Redirects & New Color-Coded Fetch As Google

Google Webmaster Tools has added two new features today, one for notifying webmasters of faulty redirects and the second to show color-coded- HTML syntax within the fetch as Google feature. Stop Redirecting Smartphone Users To Your Home Page Notification Google is now sending notifications to...

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Google: No Comment On Possible Google Algorithm Update Over The Weekend

On Friday, August 8th, there appears to have been a Google algorithm update that Google said they will not comment on. It may likely be a monthly Google Panda refresh but we cannot confirm if there was an update and if so, if it was Panda or not. I reported the details at the Search […] The...

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