Search Engine Journal

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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Bing Search Tests Voting On Search Results

Bing is testing a voting feature in the Bing Search results. You can vote up or vote down specific search results in the search results page. It even shows you…

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Prompt Injection Added To Bing Webmaster Guidelines

Bing added a new guideline to its Bing Webmaster Guidelines named Prompt Injection. A prompt injection is a type of cyberattack against large language models (LLMs). Hackers disguise malicious inputs…

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Google Search Tests Thin Video Snippets

Google is testing a new video format for its search results in the mobile search results. This test shows thinner video search result snippets with smaller video thumbnails.

Semrush

Exploring the Role of a Full Stack Marketer

Dive into the multi-faceted role of a full stack marketer and see how they handle various marketing tasks. Learn about the essential tools that help optimize and streamline their daily…

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Daily Search Forum Recap: June 20, 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…

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Daily Search Forum Recap: June 27, 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 is testing…

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Google Explains Why Soft 404s Are Bad

Gary Illyes from Google explained two reasons why soft 404 errors are bad. Soft 404s are when a page returns a 200 status okay, but Google thinks that page should…

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Google Ads Tests People Also Browsed Carousel

Google is also testing this new ad format labeled “People also browsed.” I guess this shows you what other products on Google searchers looked at for a similar query and…

Backlinko

Apple Statistics – Users, Devices, and Revenue

Apple currently ranks as one of the most valuable companies with a market cap of $3.31 trillion. Founded in 1976, the company had a long history of innovations from introducing…

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…

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…

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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…

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…

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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…

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…

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Google Mobile Search Tests More Sitelink Variations

Google is testing a number of sitelink variations within its mobile search results interface. They come in these variations: boxed in, pill-like shaped, some with arrows, some in black, and…

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Google Credit Card Search Widget

Google Search now may show you a special search box for your searches related to finding a credit card. If you search for [credit cards], [best credit cards], [visa credit…

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Google Search Tests Black Sitelinks

Google is testing another variation of its sitelinks design, this one uses black font colors for the sitelinks. Of course, Google generally uses blue for those links, because links are…

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Temu Revenue and Usage Statistics

Temu is a popular shopping marketplace known for its ultra-low prices owned by PDD Holdings. Launched in 2022, the platform quickly gained a massive following thanks to significant marketing investments…

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Local Service Ads Coming To Google Maps On iOS

Google is notifying some advertisers that use Google’s Local Service Ads program that soon their ads will be shown on Google Maps. It will start with the iOS version of…

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Daily Search Forum Recap: July 3, 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. The Google Search…

Ahrefs

Online Reputation Management: A Beginner’s Guide

If you’re worried this could impact your business, you’ll need to start online reputation management (ORM). But where should you start with ORM? And what the heck is it? In…

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Remove Thumbtack Book Links In Google Business Profiles

There are new reports that a booking/appointment system run by Thumbtack, a local search service, is automatically adding its booking links and service to Google Business Profiles. Well, you can…

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Daily Search Forum Recap: June 18, 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 Search Console…

Search Engine Journal

Google Reveals Its Methods For Measuring Search Quality

Google measures search results using surveys, experts, and user behavior. Improving quality leads to trickier searches and ongoing challenges. The post Google Reveals Its Methods For Measuring Search Quality appeared…

Ahrefs

Unlocking Growth Through Enterprise SaaS SEO

It works like this: Let’s dive in. There are many reasons SaaS companies should focus on SEO. These include: Some common SEO challenges include: Here are a few examples of…

Semrush

TikTok for Business: A Complete 2024 Guide

In this comprehensive guide, we’ll dive deep into why TikTok is worth your time—and how to use TikTok for business to supercharge your ROI: understanding TikTok’s culture, what TikTok can…

Backlinko

How to Increase Website Authority (7 Proven Strategies)

Since Backlinko’s launch in 2012, we’ve experimented with countless tactics to build website authority. Some successful. Others not so much. We’ve built our reputation (and authority) by consistently creating high-quality…