SE Roundtable

IndexNow Is Growing But Should You Pay Attention?

Microsoft’s IndexNow protocol is growing and the search company keeps investing in it, despite Google not adopting it – yet. Microsoft said that more than 16 million websites are publishing…

Search Engine Journal

How To Get Quality Backlinks: 12 Ways That Really Work

Make your business more prominent on the search engine results pages. Aim for quality backlinks with these 12 tried-and-tested white hat strategies. The post How To Get Quality Backlinks: 12…

Semrush

How to Get Faster SEO Results 

The ability to get results faster than others gives you a competitive edge whether you do SEO in-house or as an agency partner. Here‘s how one successful agency uses the…

SE Roundtable

Google Featured Snippet Cards Layout

Google seems to be testing a new format for featured snippets in the search results. This new layout has multiple answers, from multiple sites/sources in a card view at the…

Search Engine Journal

Google’s 6 SEO Tips For Ecommerce Websites

Google shares six SEO tips that combine structured data and Merchant Center to get the most out of your website’s presence in search results. The post Google’s 6 SEO Tips…

SE Roundtable

Google Promotes Pointy From Google In Business Profiles

Google is promoting the Pointy from Google solution in Google Business Profiles dashboard, Colan Nielsen explained on Twitter. Google is placing this box that says “Help customers find products they…

Search Engine Journal

8 Content Writing Tips From Experts In 2023

It can be challenging to write compelling content. From favorite tools to recommended books and SEO recommendations, here are 17 industry experts’ advice. The post 8 Content Writing Tips From…

Search Engine Journal

Avoid The Noise: How To Prove That Your SEO Matters

Join us as we explore how to prove that SEO matters to resistant stakeholders and C-suite executives, along with ways to combat the external noise affecting the outlook on SEO…

Semrush

How Often Should I Update On-Page SEO?

This article examines the ideal frequency of updates for the most essential on page factors, so you can work with confidence that you‘re spending time on what matters.

SE Roundtable

Daily Search Forum Recap: March 17, 2022

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…

Search Engine Journal

Are Nofollow Links A Google Ranking Factor?

Nofollow is a hyperlink attribute that tells Google to not pass PageRank so Google doesn’t crawl the link. But is it a ranking factor? The post Are Nofollow Links A…

Ahrefs

How to Convince Your Boss to Invest in SEO

That might be easy if you’re working for a tech-forward company like Ahrefs with a boss that understands the value and importance of SEO, but it can be more of a…

Search Engine Journal

Amazon Alexa SEO Tools Is Closing

Search marketing community loses a powerful suite of SEO and online marketing tools. Alexa marketing tools retired The post Amazon Alexa SEO Tools Is Closing appeared first on Search Engine…

SE Roundtable

Google People Also Ask With Read Full Answer Button

Google is testing a new option on some people also ask results, an option to click a button that says “read full answer.” Valentin Pletzer spotted this in the German…

SE Roundtable

January 22nd Unconfirmed Google Search Ranking Update

Again I am seeing signals, both a lot of chatter from the SEO community and tools lighting up around a possible but yet unconfirmed Google search ranking algorithm update. Yes,…

Search Engine Journal

Big Update To Google’s Ranking Drop Documentation

Google made a significant update to the documentation on how to diagnose the causes ranking drops The post Big Update To Google’s Ranking Drop Documentation appeared first on Search Engine…

Search Engine Journal

10 Advanced SEO Skills To Level Up Your Career

Learn about 10 advanced SEO skills that could help you go deeper within your specialization or become a more well-rounded SEO pro.  The post 10 Advanced SEO Skills To Level…

Search Engine Journal

OpenAI Releases Tool To Detect AI-Written Content

OpenAI, the AI research firm behind ChatGPT, has released a new tool to distinguish between AI-generated and human-generated text. The post OpenAI Releases Tool To Detect AI-Written Content appeared first…

Search Engine Journal

Google On The Future Of SEO

Google’s Search Relations team gets together for a discussion on the future of SEO in the latest episode of the Search Off the Record podcast. The post Google On The…

SE Roundtable

Daily Search Forum Recap: December 14, 2021

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 said its…

Semrush

The Ultimate Guide to Content Marketing Strategy

Content Marketing can help you grow your business better and build trust with your customers. Explore this guide and learn how to develop a powerful content marketing strategy for your…

Search Engine Journal

Breadcrumb Navigation: Is It a Google Ranking Factor?

Breadcrumbs help provide positive user experiences to website visitors and reinforce site structure for search engines. Is it a ranking factor? The post Breadcrumb Navigation: Is It a Google Ranking…

Semrush

The Ultimate Social Media Management Checklist

Social media and online community managers wear a lot of hats these days, which makes it difficult or even unrealistic to generate a comprehensive checklist of social media tasks.

Search Engine Journal

Free Content Plan Template To Adapt To Your Needs

Supplementing your content strategy with a content plan is essential for marketing success. Here’s a downloadable template to help you create one. The post Free Content Plan Template To Adapt…

SE Roundtable

Daily Search Forum Recap: January 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. Google Ads now…

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…

Moz

One Secret to Improve SEO in 2021: Guestographics

Link building remains an important tool in the content marketing world, but we’ve exhausted the typical strategies by overusing them. One method to improve SEO and brand awareness that marketers…

Search Engine Journal

Google Redesigns ‘How Search Works’ Website

Google has updated its ‘How Search Works’ website which contains information on how Google organizes, ranks, and tests search results. The post Google Redesigns ‘How Search Works’ Website appeared first…

Moz

UTM Tagging for Google My Business

Guest host and small business SEO expert Claire Carlile walks you through the what, why, where, which, and who of UTM tagging for your GMB profiles.

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 Updates Its Guide on Preventing Spam and Abuse

Learn how to prevent spam and abuse to your website with Google’s updated guide for web developers. The post Google Updates Its Guide on Preventing Spam and Abuse appeared first…

Ahrefs

SEO Salary Survey 2023 [Industry Research]

  Here are the top takeaways: There were also a few surprises: Overview Here’s how annual salaries broke down across our respondents: According to the SEOs we polled, most of…

Search Engine Journal

Improving Brand Awareness & CTR With On-SERP SEO

How can you stay effective when the SERPs are becoming more competitive? Learn how to use On-SERP SEO effectively and boost your search presence now. The post Improving Brand Awareness…

Semrush

Top 11 Challenges of Content Outsourcing

If you want to be an excellent content provider, you’ll need to be aware of the difficulties associated with content outsourcing. At the same time, you’ll need to make sure…

SE Roundtable

Did Google Remove The Maps Review-Gating Policy?

Chris Silver Smith noticed how Google has updated its Google Maps contributed content policy and removed a line that prohibited review-gating. The line that was removed was “don’t discourage or…

Search Engine Journal

12 Essential On-Page SEO Factors You Need To Know

How can you provide richer experiences to users, while simultaneously demonstrating your value to search engines? Start with on-page optimization. The post 12 Essential On-Page SEO Factors You Need To…

Semrush

How Not to Write a Meta Description

Writing a meta description is often a neglected part of SEO. However, the meta description has a big influence on your potential customers. If you want them to be appealed…

SE Roundtable

Bing Chat Third-Party Plugins In The Wild

We are all expecting to see Bing Chat support third-party plugins really soon, and for now, Bing is testing it. We now see some screenshots of plugin support in Bing…

SE Roundtable

Google Hanukkah Decorations Are Live For 2021

I’ve been checking for the past week, multiple times per day, and just now, Google has launched the Chanukah/Hanukkah decorations for the 2021 season. Chanukah starts this Sunday night, so…

Ahrefs

SEO for a New Website: 8 Important Steps

Here are all the steps you should take: It’s easy to overcomplicate the process of choosing a domain. But choosing a branded domain that is short and memorable works better…