Brian Shivraj — April 12, 2019 — April 12, 2019 Whether it is a red card, 2 minutes in the box or a flag on the play; getting a penalty puts your team at a disadvantage. Google is the referee of the internet. It encourages good quality and penalizes poor plays and bad behavior. Unlike … Continue reading How to Avoid Google Penalties
Warren Knight — October 12, 2018 Follow @warrenknight — October 12, 2018 As I revealed in my very first blog this year, thinking digital first is your number one priority for your marketing. The good news is that there are some great tools out there to help you. Understanding SERPS, how they work, and how … Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Google SERPs Optimisation
Have you ever gotten a manual penalty from Google? It’s no fun. Contributor and SMXpert Kaspar Szymanski shares answers and insights on how to avoid getting another ‘love note’ in the future. Debra Mastaler on May 7, 2018 The Ask the SMXpert series continues with the question and answer (Q&A) segment of sessions held … Continue reading Ask the SMXpert: Google manual penalties explained
John Lincoln — April 23, 2018 Follow @johnelincoln— April 23, 2018 Have you heard? Google confirmed that it released a new algorithm update on March 7. Was your website hit? Have you noticed a change in rank for some of your most popular pages? Here’s what you need to know about the latest Google update. … Continue reading What You Need To Know About The March 7 Google Update
Google Discloses 2.4 Million ‘Right To Be Forgotten’ Requests, Acts On 43% by Laurie Sullivan @lauriesullivan, February 27, 2018 Google on Monday revealed that it has received requests to delist about 2.4 million URLs from query results under the European Union’s Right to be Forgotten laws. It has only acted on 43%. These numbers — … Continue reading Google Discloses 2.4 Million ‘Right To Be Forgotten’ Requests, Acts On 43%
Kerry Dye — January 5, 2018 — January 5, 2018 Alexandra_Koch / Pixabay In 2011, Google rocked the online world with its first Panda algorithm update. For the first time, webmasters were being hit with search penalties for breaking Google’s guidelines and 12% of all searches were affected by the update. Panda marked the beginning … Continue reading Is Google’s Panda Algorithm Still Relevant In 2018?
Clayton Wood — August 8, 2017 Follow @ClaytonWWood — August 8, 2017 A few days ago I got some interesting Google data when I logged into one of the tools I use to track where keywords are ranked. This tool tracks a large amount of keyword positions over time, and based on the amount of … Continue reading How To Get Your Lost Rankings Back in Google Quickly
Tommy Landry — July 31, 2017 Follow @tommy_landry — July 31, 2017 Simon / Pixabay Anyone who understands Google’s stance on off-page SEO should be familiar with the Google Disavow Tool. The Disavow Tool was originally offered to help webmasters and SEO consultants provide feedback directly to Google about link cleanup efforts. Why were we … Continue reading Google Disavow Tool: Is It Still Useful for Off-Page SEO?
Amanda Clark — June 12, 2017 Follow @GrammarChicInc— June 12, 2017 Here’s a lesson from SEO 101: When Google makes announcements or recommendations, it’s always best to listen. Believe it or not, Google tries to help Web developers, marketers, and small business owners thrive in their SEO efforts, and that includes all aspects, ranging from … Continue reading Why Should You Improve Your Meta Descriptions? Because Google Says So.