Google has published its most recent Search Off The Record podcast, and it is filled with a lot of good nuggets like always, but I wanted to highlight one part of it where Gary Illyes from Google said that “there isn’t all that much trick in search.” Meaning, even for […]
Google is now testing showing article carousel sliders within the knowledge panel for some journalists or authors. It would show in the knowledge panel section for when you search for their name.
Google often says that is algorithmic updates, be it core updates, page experience updates, and other search related updates can take several days to several weeks or even several months to fully roll out. What does that mean, how does that work? I was asked on Twitter by an SEO […]
I am not sure why there are such extreme divisions in the SEO industry around site level vs page level signals. Some say Google only uses page level signals for rankings and some say Google uses both, page and site level signals. The reality is there is truth to both […]
Google has released a really nice and clear video on what top stories changes are happening now with the release of the page experience update. As you know, top stories no longer require AMP and signed exchanges support will allow Google to prefetch those pages and load them instantly.
I do a ton of site command searches, I do this to find content on specific sites, and I’ve noticed over the years is that the results I get from Google before and after a core update can be impacted for those site commands. So I asked Google if I […]
After over 11 months of testing, probably a lot more, Google is taking the Search Console Insights feature out of BETA and officially launching it. Search Console Insights “joins data from both Search Console and Google Analytics with a goal of making it easy to understand your content’s performance.”
John Mueller of Google dropped a fun tweet yesterday where he wrote “thinking about premature optimization, but for SEO…” Premature SEO… Of course, the responses are somewhat interesting and I thought I’d share some of the early responses, but click through to the Twitter thread to explore more.
Google’s John Mueller was asked again if “there be a sudden drop in rankings of websites that have poor Core Web Vitals score?” John said no, there won’t be a sudden drop in rankings for these sites. He said “no, we’re rolling this out slowly over the course of about […]
Google’s John Mueller said in this past Friday’s SEO video hangout that requesting removal of people also ask results in Google takes longer than would the removal of normal search results. He said this is because the people also ask results are from “more indirect information” Google has in its […]