Daily Search Forum Recap: January 14, 2019

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. Search Engine Roundtable Stories: Google Incentivizing Ad Partners To Use AutomationKirk Williams posted on Twitter that he got an email from Google with new rewards and incentives if … Read more Daily Search Forum Recap: January 14, 2019

Google Will Discontinue Some Old Search Console Features

Google’s John Mueller confirmed this morning in a webmaster hangout at the 1:09 mark into the video that Google does plan to close down, discontinue, not port, every single feature from the old Search Console to the new Search Console. This was a question we were not positive on. John Mueller implied back in February … Read more Google Will Discontinue Some Old Search Console Features

Search Buzz Video Recap: Google Algorithm Updates, Knowledge Panel Hack, Consolidated Mobile First, SEO & More

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 will discontinue … Read more Search Buzz Video Recap: Google Algorithm Updates, Knowledge Panel Hack, Consolidated Mobile First, SEO & More

Daily Search Forum Recap: January 11, 2019

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. Search Engine Roundtable Stories: Search Buzz Video Recap: Google Algorithm Updates, Knowledge Panel Hack, Consolidated Mobile First, SEO & MoreThis week we covered not just one but two … Read more Daily Search Forum Recap: January 11, 2019

Daily Search Forum Recap: January 10, 2019

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. Search Engine Roundtable Stories: Google Search Algorithm Update On January 9th?The Google search results and rankings have been pretty unstable the past week or so. There are a … Read more Daily Search Forum Recap: January 10, 2019

Daily Search Forum Recap: January 9, 2019

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. Search Engine Roundtable Stories: Google: Geolocation Redirects Are OkayThis is not a new topic, we’ve been saying this for probably over a decade and even Matt Cutts posted … Read more Daily Search Forum Recap: January 9, 2019

Daily Search Forum Recap: January 8 2019

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. Search Engine Roundtable Stories: Use 404s & Temporary Sitemaps To Speed Up Page Removal From GoogleHave a lot of pages you want removed from the Google index and … Read more Daily Search Forum Recap: January 8 2019

Daily Search Forum Recap: January 7, 2019

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. Search Engine Roundtable Stories: Google Search Ranking Algorithm Update Around January 6thGoogle may have pushed out their first larger search algorithm update of 2019 over this weekend. It … Read more Daily Search Forum Recap: January 7, 2019

Yelp’s Ghost Update In October: Reviews Drop Out & Not Recommended

Craig Mount posted a detailed analysis of a Yelp update being named the Ghost update over at Search Engine Land. In short, sometime around October, Halloween time, Yelp dropped tons of reviews in their results and in some cases, it ended up listing them as “not recommended.” He said one of his clients “lost 40 … Read more Yelp’s Ghost Update In October: Reviews Drop Out & Not Recommended

Search Buzz Video Recap: Yelp Ghost Update, Google Featured Snippets, Bing Crawler & New Years

It has been a bit slow with the holiday and New Years season but we have some news for you all in the SEO world. We posted our monthly Google webmaster report. Yelp did an update a couple months ago that made reviews disappear. Google launched a new AMP feature for featured snippets. Google featured … Read more Search Buzz Video Recap: Yelp Ghost Update, Google Featured Snippets, Bing Crawler & New Years