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Google Offers Advice For Those Affected By HCU

What steps should website publishers take if their pages have lost rankings due to the Helpful Content Update (HCU)? The post Google Offers Advice For Those Affected By HCU appeared…

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The Top 3 Google Ranking Factors That Really Matter

Explore the evolving nuances of ranking and SERP visibility, where adaptability and expertise are key. The post The Top 3 Google Ranking Factors That Really Matter appeared first on Search…

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Google Explains Why Images Are Gone From Some SERPs

Google’s John Mueller answers question about why image thumbnails are disappearing from the search results The post Google Explains Why Images Are Gone From Some SERPs appeared first on Search…

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Google Announces New Structured Data For Educational Videos

Google introduces structured data markup for educational videos to enhance search and provide users more relevant results. The post Google Announces New Structured Data For Educational Videos appeared first on…

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Robots.txt Turns 30: Google Highlights Hidden Strengths

Google’s Gary Illyes highlights robots.txt file’s error tolerance and unexpected features as it marks 30 years of aiding web crawling and SEO. The post Robots.txt Turns 30: Google Highlights Hidden…

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Top 15 Ways To Secure A WordPress Site

Enhance your WordPress security with these expert tips. Protect your website from hackers and keep your data safe. The post Top 15 Ways To Secure A WordPress Site appeared first…

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Apple’s “Intelligent Search” Will Summarize Webpages

Apple’s new AI Search will generate website summaries. Another feature, called Web Eraser, permanently removes website content The post Apple’s “Intelligent Search” Will Summarize Webpages appeared first on Search Engine…

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Google Completes Rollout of October 2023 Spam Update

Google finished rolling out the October 2023 Spam Update targeting thin and misleading content. The post Google Completes Rollout of October 2023 Spam Update appeared first on Search Engine Journal.

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Top Insights For Maximum Visibility And Performance

Learn how Top Insights empowers you with the data you need to make more informed decisions. The post Top Insights For Maximum Visibility And Performance appeared first on Search Engine…

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Could This Be The Navboost Patent?

A 2005 patent authored by Amit Singhal matches what is known about the Navboost algorithm The post Could This Be The Navboost Patent? appeared first on Search Engine Journal.

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Google Is Rolling Out New Search Features In Europe

Google unveils new search features for Europe to comply with the Digital Markets Act (DMA). The post Google Is Rolling Out New Search Features In Europe appeared first on Search…

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How To Track The ROI Of Content On A Page

Learn how to measure ROI of content on a page whether it be for a media company, publisher, YouTube creator, affiliate, or trade organization. The post How To Track The…

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The Best 404 Pages: 40 Examples You Need To See

Improve user experience with best 404 pages examples. Check out this exhaustive list for top notch examples that can work for your brand. The post The Best 404 Pages: 40…

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Google Completes Switch To Mobile-First Indexing

Google officially completes switch to mobile-first indexing after years-long transition. The post Google Completes Switch To Mobile-First Indexing appeared first on Search Engine Journal.

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Google On Hyphens In Domain Names

Google’s John Mueller offers practical advice for picking a domain name that is adaptable for future growth The post Google On Hyphens In Domain Names appeared first on Search Engine…

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DeepL Write: New AI Editor Improves Content Quality

New AI creative assistant doesn’t generate content. It democratizes high quality writing. Comes in free and modestly priced versions. The post DeepL Write: New AI Editor Improves Content Quality appeared…

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How To Use Header Tags: SEO Best Practices

Discover the importance of header tags in web design and SEO. Optimize content structure and improve search rankings with these best practices. The post How To Use Header Tags: SEO…

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Do Keywords Still Matter?

Explore keywords’ pivotal role in Google’s indexing system, user experience, and content creation for effective online visibility and strategic connections. The post Do Keywords Still Matter? appeared first on Search…

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SERP Volatility: What Do You Do About It?

This is what SERP volatility is and how to keep it from disrupting your rankings. The post SERP Volatility: What Do You Do About It? appeared first on Search Engine…

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Want More Clicks? Use Simple Headlines, Study Advises

New study shows simpler headlines with common words can increase reader clicks and engagement. The post Want More Clicks? Use Simple Headlines, Study Advises appeared first on Search Engine Journal.

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Is Mobile-Friendliness A Google Ranking Factor?

Is mobile-friendliness a ranking factor today? What impact does it have on search rankings? Read on to find out. The post Is Mobile-Friendliness A Google Ranking Factor? appeared first on…

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Google Announces New AI Features Coming To Google Maps

Google Maps expands AI features for route preview, visual search, and electric vehicle charging. The post Google Announces New AI Features Coming To Google Maps appeared first on Search Engine…

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116 Top Free SEO Tools

Take advantage of the best free SEO tools to maximize your website’s potential. Optimize your online presence and attract more visitors to your site. The post 116 Top Free SEO…

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Airbnb Acquires GamePlanner.AI To Accelerate AI Projects

Discover how Airbnb’s acquisition of AI startup GamePlanner.AI, led by the co-founder of Siri, could transform the hospitality industry. The post Airbnb Acquires GamePlanner.AI To Accelerate AI Projects appeared first…

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Google Announces Gemma: Laptop-Friendly Open Source AI

Google releases a powerful open source AI based on Gemini technology that is also laptop-friendly The post Google Announces Gemma: Laptop-Friendly Open Source AI appeared first on Search Engine Journal.

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Google Stresses The Need To Fact Check AI-Generated Content

A Google podcast highlights the potential for factual errors in AI-generated content, stressing human oversight is critical. The post Google Stresses The Need To Fact Check AI-Generated Content appeared first…

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20 Web Directories You’ll Still Want To Use

Don’t overlook web directories. Discover top directories and learn how they can still offer value in today’s online landscape. The post 20 Web Directories You’ll Still Want To Use appeared…

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Google Search Leak: Conflicting Signals, Unanswered Questions

Leaked Google documents suggest user engagement metrics influence rankings, contradicting past statements. The leak has sparked controversy within the SEO industry over Google’s transparency. The post Google Search Leak: Conflicting…

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Alt Text: What It Is & How To Write It

Enhance your website’s SEO and accessibility with alt text. Discover the importance of alt text and how to make it work for your images. The post Alt Text: What It…

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12 Creative Lead Magnet Ideas For Law Firms

Discover 12 innovative lead magnet ideas tailored for law firms. Boost your email list, attract clients, and elevate your online authority in the legal industry. The post 12 Creative Lead…

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Google Reviews Update Coming (And A Major Change)

Google announced an update to the Reviews System is incoming and thereafter will enter a new phase The post Google Reviews Update Coming (And A Major Change) appeared first on…

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Google: No Perfect Formula For Search Rankings

Google debunks myths of ranking formulas, urging focus on user experience over SEO shortcuts. The post Google: No Perfect Formula For Search Rankings appeared first on Search Engine Journal.

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Phoenix: LLMs Revive Decade-Old Visions For Search

What’s the role of large language models in search personalization? Gain insights into how LLMs can make voice assistants useful in understanding user intent. The post Phoenix: LLMs Revive Decade-Old…

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Google Rolls Out October 2023 Spam Update

Google is enhancing its spam detection systems, promising better language coverage and cleaner search results across various spam types. The post Google Rolls Out October 2023 Spam Update appeared first…

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5 AI Changes Agencies And Brands Need To Know

Discover Google’s algorithm updates, AI strategy benefits, and ways to support your multi-location customers. The post 5 AI Changes Agencies And Brands Need To Know appeared first on Search Engine…

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4 Alternatives To Google Tag Manager

If you’re looking for cost-effective, time-saving, and easy to manage alternative, check out these top 4 tag management solutions on the market. The post 4 Alternatives To Google Tag Manager…

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Competing Against Brands & Nouns Of The Same Name

Facing brand conflicts? Discover strategies to compete against brands and nouns with the same name and establish your online presence. The post Competing Against Brands & Nouns Of The Same…

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Using AI Ethically In SEO

Uncover the ethical implications of using AI in SEO. Find out how to navigate the challenges of AI technologies to create accurate and unbiased content. The post Using AI Ethically…

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Google Ads Now Being Mixed In With Organic Results

Explore the change and impact of Google ads mixed with organic results on user experience and organic search results. The post Google Ads Now Being Mixed In With Organic Results…

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Is Using Google Analytics A Search Ranking Factor?

Is Google Analytics really powerful enough to influence Google search results? Let’s take a closer look. The post Is Using Google Analytics A Search Ranking Factor? appeared first on Search…

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Google Lighthouse 11.2.0 Updates Coming To PageSpeed Insights

Google Chrome team published details about an update to Lighthouse that introduces numerous changes to PageSpeed Insights The post Google Lighthouse 11.2.0 Updates Coming To PageSpeed Insights appeared first on…