Tag: spam

Google Core Update Confirmed, New Search Snippets, Bing API, & More SEO

Google Core Update Confirmed, New Search Snippets, Bing API, & More SEO

https://www.SERoundtable.com/ – This week we had a very big Google update that Google ended up confirming as a broad core update. Google said there is nothing to fix or specific here to do and I go through what is going on with that messaging. I also posted a poll and survey asking you to submit…

WordPress Tutorial   WordPress SEO by Yoast

WordPress Tutorial WordPress SEO by Yoast

Want to build a website for your small business? DIY (do it yourself) with WordPress and Genesis, the WordPress theme framework. In this course, Carrie Dils shows how to create a website complete with a contact form, walking through every step in the process: from site planning and finding the right plugins, to installing a…

Google Algorithm Update Hits, Mobile-Friendly Test API, AMP, Local & AdWords

Google Algorithm Update Hits, Mobile-Friendly Test API, AMP, Local & AdWords

https://www.SERoundtable.com/ – This week was fairly slow until today, when we reported on an algorithm update that seems to have hit links. I go into if it was Penguin or some other link algorithm in the video. Google Japan confirmed they pushed out a Japanese specific update targeting low quality pages. Google released an API…

Does Google consider SEO to be spam?

Does Google consider SEO to be spam?

Matt Cutts answers the question: “Does Google consider SEO to be spam?” New to SEO? Check out our SEO Starter Guide: http://www.google.com/webmasters/docs/search-engine-optimization-starter-guide.pdf Want advice on hiring an SEO? Here are some questions to ask: http://www.google.com/support/webmasters/bin/answer.py?answer=35291 Have a question? Ask it in our Webmaster Help Forum: http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/Webmasters?hl=en Want your question to be answered on a video…

Google Ranking Factors, Machine Learning Spam & Google Doubt

Google Ranking Factors, Machine Learning Spam & Google Doubt

https://www.SERoundtable.com/ – This week in search, Google disclosed what the top three ranking factors are, which are links, content and RankBrain – if RankBrain is even a ranking factor. Google said machine learning is coming to spam fighting but a former Googler said it is already in use. Google and Moz went at it over…

Google Algorithm Update, Mobile-First Indexing Notices, Bing AMP & More

Google Algorithm Update, Mobile-First Indexing Notices, Bing AMP & More

https://www.SERoundtable.com/ – We reported this morning that Google may be doing an algorithmic update, so check in on your rankings. Google said they launched close to 2,500 changes in search last year. Google sent out tons of mobile-first indexing enabled notices this week. But many sites are still not on mobile-first indexing and that is…

Google Algorithm Updates, Knowledge Panel Hack, Consolidated Mobile First, SEO & More

Google Algorithm Updates, Knowledge Panel Hack, Consolidated Mobile First, SEO & More

https://www.SERoundtable.com/ – This week we covered not just one but two different unconfirmed Google search algorithm updates, one on January 6th and one on the 9th. Google has an embarrassing knowledge panel hack that has been around since 2016. Google is now sending consolidated notifications via Search Console for mobile-first indexing changes. Google said they…

Jason Calacanis & Neil Patel on SEO and Spam

Jason Calacanis & Neil Patel on SEO and Spam

Neil Patel http://www.searchenginestrategies.com/newyork/jcalacanis.html and Jason Calacanis http://www.pronetadvertising.com/ Patel and Calacanis talk about spam issues online and the difficulty of determining fair rankings, given difficulties such as the need for immediacy online, the incentives for paid links, and the ever-increasing skill sets of spammers.