Search Engine Journal

Google’s E-E-A-T & The Myth Of The Perfect Ranking Signal

Google clarifies E-E-A-T’s role in search rankings, emphasizing quality content over chasing specific signals for improved search performance. The post Google’s E-E-A-T & The Myth Of The Perfect Ranking Signal…

Backlinko

8 Powerful SEO AI Tools and Their Top Features

AI tools can be incredibly useful in scaling your SEO efforts. At Backlinko, we use SEO AI software to support our content marketing activities alongside our team of expert SEO…

Search Engine Journal

Google Shows How To Beat Reddit & Big Brands

Google’s Gary Illyes explains what smalls sites can do to outcompete Reddit and big brand websites The post Google Shows How To Beat Reddit & Big Brands appeared first on…

SE Roundtable

No – Reddit It Not Blocking Google Search

Today being July 4th, I normally would avoid writing stories here but there are a lot of rumors out there that Reddit is blocking Google Search from crawling and indexing…

SE Roundtable

Google Tests Country Label In Search Result Snippets

Google may be testing showing which country the site operates in with a country label attached to the search result snippet. In the example below, Google is showing a “South…

Search Engine Journal

12 Important Image SEO Tips You Need To Know

Curious about which factors are key to ensuring your images don’t slow down your site? Explore these 14 essential tips for optimizing images. The post 12 Important Image SEO Tips…

Search Engine Journal

42 Facebook Statistics & Facts For 2024

Get a comprehensive overview of Facebook’s reach, user behavior, and influence with the latest statistics and facts so you can adapt your social media strategy. The post 42 Facebook Statistics…

Search Engine Journal

Mastering The Art Of In-House SEO [2024 Edition]

Take your in-house SEO career to the next level with guidance from industry leaders in this insightful post. The post Mastering The Art Of In-House SEO [2024 Edition] appeared first…

SE Roundtable

Google Verification Status Tool Gains New Options

Google has added new fields and options to the Google Business Profiles verification status tool. These options should help some businesses that are having issues getting verified on Google Maps.

Search Engine Journal

42 Facebook Statistics & Facts For 2024

Get a comprehensive overview of Facebook’s reach, user behavior, and influence with the latest statistics and facts so you can adapt your social media strategy. The post 42 Facebook Statistics…

SE Roundtable

Bing Webmaster Tools Clickthrough Rate Over 100%

Did you ever sort the Bing Webmaster Tools clickthrough-rate column from highest to lowest and notice that you can see a CTR higher than 100%, I even see 300%. Well,…

SE Roundtable

Google Merchant Center Conversion Data Usage Changes

Google sent out notices via email to Google Merchant Center merchants about a change to how Google collects and uses conversion data that you share with Google. Google said it…

Search Engine Journal

Google Says These Are Not Good Signals

Google’s Gary Illyes confirmed that markup that SEOs and site owners control are generally not good signals The post Google Says These Are Not Good Signals appeared first on Search…

Backlinko

Pillar Pages: How to Create One + Examples

Pillar pages are the foundation of an effective search engine optimization (SEO) strategy. At Backlinko, we use pillar pages to secure high search rankings for thousands of keywords. Case in…

Search Engine Journal

12 Reasons Your Website Can Have A High Bounce Rate

Discover the reasons behind a high bounce rate on your website and learn effective strategies for reducing it. Improve user experience and SEO performance. The post 12 Reasons Your Website…

Search Engine Journal

12 Important Image SEO Tips You Need To Know

Curious about which factors are key to ensuring your images don’t slow down your site? Explore these 14 essential tips for optimizing images. The post 12 Important Image SEO Tips…

Search Engine Journal

Google Explains Reasons For Crawled Not Indexed

Google’s Gary Illyes offers multiple reasons for crawled currently not indexed errors that will help fix this problem The post Google Explains Reasons For Crawled Not Indexed appeared first on…

SE Roundtable

Google Search Console New Owner Notifications Bug?

There are numerous reports of Google sending out email notifications about there being new owners added to your Search Console profiles. The new owner notification emails have been going out…

SE Roundtable

Daily Search Forum Recap: July 1, 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. After the Google…

Semrush

11 Things You Can Do With a Free Semrush Account

With a free Semrush account, you can perform keyword research, analyze your competitors, track keyword rankings, and much more. Learn more about what tools you can use and their capabilities.

SE Roundtable

Most Google People Also Ask Responses Are Wikipedia

Surprise, surpise… Wikipedia is the number one source of information that comes up when you click on the people also ask feature within the Google Search results. People also ask…

SE Roundtable

Current Styles Google Search Carousel

Google Search has a new shopping-related carousel named “current styles.” This shows up for some shopping-related queries, and if you search for a product, it might show you style variations…

Search Engine Journal

Google Answers Question About Toxic Link Sabotage

Google’s Gary Illyes responded to a question about concerns over toxic link sabotage The post Google Answers Question About Toxic Link Sabotage appeared first on Search Engine Journal.

Search Engine Journal

Google Spam Update Sparks Relentless Discontent

Google’s Spam Update derided by site owners, saying Google defines SPAM as Small Publishers Are Meaningless The post Google Spam Update Sparks Relentless Discontent appeared first on Search Engine Journal.

SE Roundtable

Google Tests AI Overview Link Cards At The Top

Google is testing placing the link cards at the top of the AI Overviews box within Google Search. Instead of having them deep at the bottom, they are being tested…

SE Roundtable

Google Warns On Using JavaScript For Structured Data

In the Google Merchant Center structured data documentation, it says that you should add structured data to the HTML source and that it “can’t be generated after a page has…

Search Engine Journal

What Is Schema Markup & Why Is It Important For SEO?

Discover how schema markup can improve your website’s performance in search results. Use variants schema to highlight product variations and provide context to search engines. The post What Is Schema…

SE Roundtable

Daily Search Forum Recap: July 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. Last night…

Ahrefs

How Mid-funnel Content Can Be Your Secret SEO Weapon

For instance, AI Overviews and the commoditized answers Google serves directly in search results mean fewer top-of-funnel clicks reach websites. There are also fewer clicks for bottom-of-funnel keywords as Google…

SE Roundtable

Google Posts Safe Search FAQs

Ashwarya, the Community Manager for Google Search, posted a bunch of resources around Google Safe Search. He wrote, “We are going to help you out in every way possible. Here…

Ahrefs

Enterprise Sites Are Where Technical SEO Shines

Enterprise websites are where technical SEO shines. There’s so much money at stake. One mistake can keep millions of pages out of the index or remove an entire site from…

Search Engine Journal

You Don’t Need Robots.txt On Root Domain, Says Google

Google’s Gary Illyes shares an unconventional but valid method for centralizing robots.txt rules on CDNs. The post You Don’t Need Robots.txt On Root Domain, Says Google appeared first on Search…

Search Engine Journal

Top 10 Digital Marketing Trends For 2024

Discover the top 10 digital marketing trends for 2024. Explore the importance of strategy over the latest technology and gain valuable insights. The post Top 10 Digital Marketing Trends For…

SE Roundtable

Google Now Allow Some Opioid Painkillers Ads

Google Ads will update its Healthcare and medicines policy this month to allow advertisers to discuss opioid painkillers without promoting or selling them. The example given is that you can…

SE Roundtable

Google Local Panels Gains Menu Button

Google seems to be adding a “menu” button to the Google Business Profiles, the local panels, in the web search results. I think Google has tested this one and off…

Search Engine Journal

Google: “Our Ranking Systems Aren’t Perfect”

Google’s SearchLiaison acknowledged flaws in current search ranking systems and explained steps they are taking to improve search results The post Google: “Our Ranking Systems Aren’t Perfect” appeared first on…

SE Roundtable

Daily Search Forum Recap: June 28, 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’s June 2024…

SE Roundtable

Daily Search Forum Recap: July 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. I’m seeing more…

Search Engine Journal

11 Copyscape Alternatives To Check Plagiarism

Ensure your website’s content is original with these Copyscape alternatives. Learn how to check for plagiarism and protect your credibility. The post 11 Copyscape Alternatives To Check Plagiarism appeared first…

Backlinko

SEO Consultants Guide: When to Hire and What to Expect

An SEO consultant helps your business improve search engine rankings. Through services like keyword research, site audits, and on-page SEO. Which can drive organic traffic and generate leads. They have…