SE Roundtable

Daily Search Forum Recap: October 27, 2023

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. We’re seeing signs…

Search Engine Journal

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.

Search Engine Journal

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.

SE Roundtable

Google News With Paid Real Estate Listings

I spotted a complaint where Google was showing a paid real estate listing in the Google News portal, not just the Google News search results. The issue was that the…

Backlinko

19 Key User-Generated Content Statistics

User-generated content (UGC) has become a powerful element in marketing initiatives, helping build authentic and trusting relationships between brands and consumers. User-generated content comes in a wide range of formats,…

SE Roundtable

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…

Ahrefs

Ethical Marketing: Definition, Principles, & Examples

In this guide, we’ll explore the principles it encompasses and how you can incorporate them into your business.  This depends on your principles and what you define as ethical—but to…

SE Roundtable

Google Ads New Dynamic Overview Carousel

Google Ads is testing (or rolling out) a new overview design for the advertiser console. It lets you pick which metrics you want to show in that view, and you…

Backlinko

The 7 Best SEO Conferences to Attend in 2024

Attending SEO conferences is one of the most impactful ways to elevate your SEO. You get to: Rub shoulders with marketing rockstars Soak in the latest SEO trends Leave with…

SE Roundtable

Google Search Console API Is Delayed

For the past few days or so it seems that the Google Search Console API has been delayed. There has been complaints about this on social media and in the…

SE Roundtable

Google Search Featured Snippets Have Gone Missing

It seems that Google has stopped serving featured snippets in its search results this morning. It started around 7 AM ET today, just about an hour ago. I cannot trigger…

Backlinko

Competitor Analysis: Core Principles and How to Conduct One

In the fast-paced realm of digital marketing, understanding and outperforming your competitors is not just an advantage, it’s a necessity. Competitor analysis, a critical skill for any marketer, provides insights…

SE Roundtable

Google Ads Editor Version 2.6 Is Now Out

On Friday Google quietly released version 2.6 of the Google Ads Editor. This new version comes about four months after the previous version, version 2.5 of Google Ads Editor, was…

Search Engine Journal

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…

Semrush

Selling On Instagram: How To Boost Your Sales Today

In this article, we’ll guide you through the process of selling on Instagram and how Semrush Social can help. This post will help you tailor your content and posting schedule…

SE Roundtable

Daily Search Forum Recap: June 21, 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 unleashed a…

Search Engine Journal

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…

SE Roundtable

Daily Search Forum Recap: December 7, 2023

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 launched Gemini,…

Search Engine Journal

A Guide To Star Ratings On Google And How They Work

Discover the importance of Google star ratings for your business. This comprehensive guide explains everything you need to know. The post A Guide To Star Ratings On Google And How…

Ahrefs

Content Pruning: Why It Works, and How to Do It

Content pruning sounds pretty appealing: delete a ton of content and see your organic traffic improve. But pruning has risks (like deleting useful pages and useful backlinks), and benefits are…

Ahrefs

How to Check Google Rankings: 3 Fast & Accurate Ways

Never do that. It won’t be accurate because Google personalizes search results by things like your location, language, and device. Even using an incognito or private tab doesn’t fully solve…

SE Roundtable

Google Home Activity Removed From Search

Google Search no longer shows “home activities” after launching the feature just under three years ago. Google has pulled down the home activities structured data from its search developer documents…

Ahrefs

8 Handpicked Competitor Analysis Tools (With Use Cases)

These eight tools will allow you to do things like:  And more!  Ahrefs is an all-in-one SEO toolset that provides best-in-class data about your competitors’ content, backlinks, keywords, PPC ads,…

Backlinko

Revealing Average Screen Time Statistics

In today’s digital world, screen time is an essential part of our daily routine. From checking mail in the morning on a smartphone, to watching videos on the smartphone and…

Search Engine Journal

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…

Semrush

Ecommerce Keyword Research: A Practical Guide

Ecommerce keyword research doesn’t have to be challenging. Here’s how to find keywords that are relevant to your audience and can drive sales.

Backlinko

How to Use Keyword Match Types in Google Ads

Keyword match types help you control which search queries can trigger your search ads. Balancing reach with relevancy. It lets you run search ad campaigns without having to account for…

SE Roundtable

Bing Search Now Shows Coupons In The Explore Menu

Bing Search is now showing coupons deeper in the search results interface, where you now need to click (or hover over) the explore menu icon to see them. Previously, Bing…

SE Roundtable

Daily Search Forum Recap: May 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. There is another…

Search Engine Journal

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…