Category Archives: Search News

Yahoo: The Underdog of Search

We all love a good underdog story. The geeky girl takes off her glasses and become prom queen. The team that seemingly had no shot comes back to win it all.  The inner nerd in all of us can’t get … Continue reading

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Heartbleed and the future of SEO

With the recent Heartbleed epidemic fresh on everyone’s mind, security seems to be the latest topic to worry about when it comes to your site. Am I safe? Am I putting my customers at risk? Will this have an effect … Continue reading

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Tracking Trends to Transform Your Content: Three Great Free Tools to To Capitalize on Trends in Content!

Whenever an interesting headline takes the Web by storm, a new breakthrough product, service, or event breaks through to the media, or when viral-bait posts start to loom large on social profiles around the Web, we see them everywhere. From … Continue reading

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Leaving SERP City

Google Rolls Out Increased Entity Search in 2014 It’s not news that things have come along way since the typical search engine results page (SERP) displayed ten simple blue links for a given search query. From maps to products, from … Continue reading

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This Week in Google: Manual Actions for Spammy Rich Snippets and No-follow Google+ Links

Well, technically it’s only Wednesday so who knows what the rest of the week could hold but so far we’ve seen a couple of new changes from Google. Both have some interesting implications for SEO and already the world of … Continue reading

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Google Webmaster Tools: Exact Search Query Data Revealed for 2014

Yesterday morning, Google announced a new update to Google Webmaster Tools, which allows users to access the exact numbers to their websites’ search query data. The new update, which was activated at the end of December, will continue to roll … Continue reading

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Predictions for Google in 2014

Suffice to say, this has been a wild year for SEO. Google unveiled no less than 13 official algorithm updates. I think we can all assume that Google will take it easy in 2014 with minimal changes to give everyone … Continue reading

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Don’t Track Me Bro! New Bill Puts the Heat on Online Advertising Networks

We may be seeing more transparency with online advertising networks soon as California Governor Jerry Brown has just signed into law a bill that requires companies to disclose whether or not they abide by Do Not Track provisions. The new … Continue reading

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Matt Cutts Announces Yet Another Google Update: Dancing with Penguin 2.1

Back in May, Matt Cutts announced Penguin 2.0 and had this to say about the update: “So this one is a little more comprehensive than Penguin 1.0, and we expect it to go a little bit deeper, and have a … Continue reading

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Google’s Algorithm Takes Flight with “Hummingbird”

There’s a new buzz (or should I say hmm) in the search engine world. On the eve of its 15th birthday, Google announced its newest addition to their algorithm family: Hummingbird. Unlike Panda and Penguin which were updates of the … Continue reading

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