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.
Amanda Clark — June 8, 2017 Follow @GrammarChicInc— June 8, 2017 Photo-Mix / Pixabay Here at Grammar Chic, our pet nickname for Google is the Content Monster. You see, the world’s most powerful search engine is like a beast that’s constantly hungry; if you want to stay in its good graces—that is, maintain online visibility … Continue reading Give Google Exactly What it Wants
Warren Knight — March 20, 2017 Follow @warrenknight— March 20, 2017 WILL GOOGLE PENALIZE YOU FOR DUPLICATING CONTENT? I was asked this question in my private members group earlier this week, and as a business marketing online, this is a very important topic that I knew I wanted to write about. A study conducted by … Continue reading Will Google Penalize You For Duplicating Content? Exclusive Expert Interview
John Caiozzo — March 10, 2017 Follow @johncaiozzo— March 10, 2017 Uh oh. Of all the mistakes to make when moving your site from insecure HTTP to totally safe HTTPS, forgetting to upload your disavow file is one of the biggest. Why’s that, exactly? Well, if you forget to upload your disavow file to the … Continue reading Forgetting to Upload Your Disavow File
By EmilyReiffer March 1st, 2017 Traffic to your website is steadily rising, along with sales. Rankings are also on the rise for your target keywords. But the next day traffic takes a sudden nosedive and your site is nowhere to be seen in the search results. What happened? The dreaded algorithm update… It can be incredibly … Continue reading 3 Common Google Penalties & How to Recover From Them
Nate Dame — January 22, 2017 Follow @seonate— January 22, 2017 As of January 10, Google will penalize mobile sites with intrusive pop-up ads. Google announced this update last August, and said it would take effect on January 10. The Webmaster Central Blog stated, Pages that show intrusive interstitials provide a poorer experience to users … Continue reading Google Now Penalizes Sites with Intrusive Interstitials (Pop-Up Ads)
John Stone — January 19, 2017 — January 19, 2017 Google My Business is an excellent way to make your local business visible to a wide array of customers and what’s more important – it’s free. However, this particular service is accompanied by quite an extensive list of guidelines that many people only skim, if … Continue reading Top Reasons Your Local Search Listings Can Get Suspended By Google