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Google E-E-A-T: What Is It & How To Demonstrate It For SEO

Discover how to demonstrate expertise, authority, trustworthiness, and experience for your content by learning about the latest updates to Google’s search quality rater guidelines. The post Google E-E-A-T: What Is…

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Query Deserves Ads Is Where Google Is Headed

Why Query Deserves Ads is where the search industry is headed The post Query Deserves Ads Is Where Google Is Headed appeared first on Search Engine Journal.

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The Best of Ahrefs’ Digest: March 2024

If you’re not one of our 280,000 subscribers, you’ve missed out on some great reads! Here’s a quick summary of my personal favorites from the last month: Best of March…

SE Roundtable

Google: Indexing & Algorithm Updates Are Independent

Google once again said that its indexing systems are completely independent of its ranking updates, like the core update. Gary Illyes from Google said indexing, canonicalization, and those types of…

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Google Knowledge Panels – Mentioned People

Google is testing a “mentioned” button that shows other people mentioned in the knowledge panels in the Google Search results. We saw variations of “mentioned by” in Google Discover and…

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Google Maps Suggest An Edit Flow Updated

Google has updated the Suggest an edit feature within Google Maps business listings. Google said the new flow is “easier” and should help make updates to the Google Maps data.

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Recap of Google’s Search Central Live Romania 2024

Last week marked the first-ever official Google SEO-focused event in Romania ‘” Search Central Live Romania ‘” on a sunny 4th of April in Bucharest. As a Search Central Product…

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Google Unplugs “Notes on Search” Experiment

Google’s Notes On Search experiment is ending and nobody is caught by surprise The post Google Unplugs “Notes on Search” Experiment appeared first on Search Engine Journal.

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Google Explains Index Selection During A Core Update

Google’s Gary Illyes explains what happens with indexing and canonicalization during a core update The post Google Explains Index Selection During A Core Update appeared first on Search Engine Journal.

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Google Updates Carousels (Beta) Structured Data Documentation

Google updated their Carousels (beta) structured data documentation to clarify the instructions and added important information about availability The post Google Updates Carousels (Beta) Structured Data Documentation appeared first on…

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Most Popular Websites

Over 1.9 billion websites make up the internet. However, a select few dominate online traffic. According to the latest data from Semrush’s Traffic Analytics tool, the 100 most visited sites…

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Lead Generation: How To Get Started

Lead generation is a marketing process of capturing potential consumers who show interest in your product or service. The post Lead Generation: How To Get Started appeared first on Search…

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Number of Threads Users

Threads is a microblogging app, new X (Twitter) rival operated by Meta. Launched in July 2023, Threads gained 2 million signups in 2 hours since its launch. By day 5…

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Google Ads With People Also Consider Label

We recently covered Google labeling the Google Ads with Related to your search labels and now we are seeing Google label ads with “People also consider” labels. Why is Google…

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Google Is Not Removing The Site Command Search Feature

Danny Sullivan, Google’s Search Liaison, confirmed that the search company is now closing the site command search operator. He said this after there were some complaints about the operator not…

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5 Key Enterprise SEO And AI Trends For 2024

Explore the fusion of AI, SEO, and content creation, unleashing tools that revolutionize data utilization, search trends, and real-time optimizations for Enterprise SEO. The post 5 Key Enterprise SEO And…

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Google Ads Tests Get Phone Number Button

Google is testing replacing the “call” button in the Google Ads, including Local Service Ads, with a “get phone number” button. This is a much longer phrase to use, but…

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15 Reasons Why Your Business Absolutely Needs SEO

Discover why businesses need SEO now more than ever. Learn how SEO can help you understand and reach your customers in key moments that matter. The post 15 Reasons Why…

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Daily Search Forum Recap: April 10, 2024

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. I am seeing…

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Google Improves INP For Sites Using Consent Management Platforms

Google improves website interactivity metric by collaborating with consent management platforms, yielding faster load times when cookies are accepted. The post Google Improves INP For Sites Using Consent Management Platforms…

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Most Followed Accounts on Social Media

From celebrities to brands, most followed accounts on social media have an extensive reach to millions of users worldwide. Below, you’ll find the latest data on the most followed accounts…

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New Google March 2024 Core Update Ranking Volatility

As the Google March 2024 core update hits the 36th day of its rollout, we are seeing more ranking fluctuations and volatility being reported both by the Google tracking tools…

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Google: SEO Is Not About Magic

Google’s John Mueller had another one-liner, this one he said, “keep in mind that SEO is not really about magic.” This was in response to trying to SEOs trying to…

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New Warning Google Ads For Location Not Matching

Google Ads has a new warning notification within the Google Ads reports that reads, “The search location doesn’t match this campaign’s location targeting settings.” This is a way for Google…

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Bing Search Tests Removing Estimated Number Of Results

Microsoft is testing removing the estimated number of search results count in the Bing Search results interface. This comes after Bing began testing removing the cache link from the search…

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LinkedIn Shares 7 Insights For Powerful Online Engagement

Prashanthi Padmanabhan, Head of Engineering for LinkedIn Premium, shares her framework for creating meaningful online experiences The post LinkedIn Shares 7 Insights For Powerful Online Engagement appeared first on Search…

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Daily Search Forum Recap: April 9, 2024

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 SGE is…

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Google Explains How It Processes Queries & Ranks Content

Gary Illyes explains how Google ranks content that displays the highest quality, trustworthiness, and relevance to users The post Google Explains How It Processes Queries & Ranks Content appeared first…

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Labeled: A New Wave Of AI Content Labeling Efforts

The rise of generative AI has created pressure for content labeling. Gain insights on how it can help users distinguish between AI and human-generated content. The post Labeled: A New…

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Google Tests Larger Font In Search Box Again

Google is once again testing a larger font size in the search box in the mobile search results. We saw this back in 2021 with the mobile search box, also…

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Google Tests Short Videos In Search Menu Bar

Google is testing adding a “short videos” option in the search menu bar, so you can filter your search results by shorter videos. This, I guess, is in addition to…

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Google: Ad Strength Is Not Used In Ad Auction

Ginny Marvin, Google’s Ads Liaison, said again “Ad Strength is not used in the auction.” She wrote this on X in response to an article on Search Engine Land named…

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Google SGE Testing Tabs In AI Overviews

Google is testing showing tabs within the AI overviews within Google SGE, the Search Generative Experience. When you swipe through the tabs, the generative AI changes based on the tab…

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Wayback Machine: 5 Alternatives To Try

Don’t rely on the Wayback Machine alone. Discover these top alternatives for archiving websites and preserving online history. The post Wayback Machine: 5 Alternatives To Try appeared first on Search…

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How To Build Authorship As A Travel Brand

Learn how to build an authoritative travel brand with effective content production (with structured schema) that aligns with Google’s latest helpful content update. The post How To Build Authorship As…

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Daily Search Forum Recap: April 8, 2024

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. Bing is testing…

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Leaked: Google Gemini Availability In Android Search

Hidden functionality discovered in Android activates Gemini AI in Google Search app The post Leaked: Google Gemini Availability In Android Search appeared first on Search Engine Journal.

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Bing Tests Removing Cache Link From Search Results

Bing is testing removing the cache link from its search results. This is something Google tested for a few months prior to officially dropping the cache link from its search…

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Bing Search Tests From Sources Across The Web

Bing is testing showing what Google calls from sources across the web in its Bing Search results. Bing shows a listing of the various options based on your query and…

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Google: Don’t Disallow Internal Footer Links

Google’s John Mueller recommended that you do not disallow your internal footer links. A Reddit thread asked, “Should I disallow some pages that are in footer?” John replied, “If you…

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An In-Depth Guide And Best Practices For Mobile SEO

Discover the importance of mobile SEO. Learn how to optimize your site for mobile devices and improve user experience. The post An In-Depth Guide And Best Practices For Mobile SEO…

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Google’s Total Eclipse 2024 Doodle

Today is the total solar eclipse and while we know about the neat Google Search solar eclipse easter egg, today, Google has a special Doodle for the total eclipse of…

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Google Product Results Labels A Product As Product

Google is testing labeling product images in the product grid search results with a label that says “product.” I am unsure if this is Google mislabeling the percent discount tag…

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Bing Tests Groups Cards In Knowledge Panel Design

Microsoft is testing showing more grouped cards in the Bing Search knowledge panel design that it launched earlier this year. Bing is showing four more cards, by splitting some of…

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Google Related Searches Displaying Local Carousel

Google is testing showing local carousels, local search results to Business Profile listings, within the related searches section. It seems off but Google is sub-categorizing them with the types of…

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Will AI Replace SEO Specialists?

Is AI coming for all our jobs? Learn how AI is reshaping the SEO industry and what it means for SEO specialists. The post Will AI Replace SEO Specialists? appeared…

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Solar Eclipse Google Search Easter Egg

Google has a special easter egg in its search results for the upcoming solar eclipse. When you search for solar eclipse, you are shown a sun that gets covered by…

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Google Explains How It Chooses Canonical Webpages

Google’s Gary Illyes explains how Google chooses canonicals webpages and shares why duplicate pages can be useful The post Google Explains How It Chooses Canonical Webpages appeared first on Search…

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Boosting Sales with Your Facebook Business Page

In this article, we share all the tips and tricks you need for Facebook business page success. We cover everything from “how to add a business page on Facebook” to…

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Daily Search Forum Recap: April 4, 2024

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 may charge…

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Best SEO Courses Online – Free & Paid Options

Looking to take your search engine optimization skills to the next level? Check out these free and paid online courses. The post Best SEO Courses Online – Free & Paid…

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Google Tests Search Ads Carousel Slider

Google is testing a new format for search ads, the ads go in a slider or carousel that let you swipe through various ads, instead of scrolling past them. I…