Tag Archives: Googles

Google’s Different Feeds and Secondary SERPs & The Growing Problem To Tracking Clicks and Impressions

Most site owners are familiar with Discover and Google’s Search Generative Experience (SGE), but Google keeps adding more ways for content to surface across its ecosystem. And with the addition of alternative feeds and secondary SERPs, it’s becoming incredibly hard to track where your content is surfacing and how much traffic is coming from those […]

Most SEOs Consider Google’s November Core & Evaluations Updates Will Full In December

The Google November 2023 core update and Google November 2023 reviews update are still both rolling out, and we have no estimated time of when they will finish rolling out. Both are well past their estimated two-week rollout period. I ran a poll yesterday asking SEOs when they think it will be done, and most […]

Google’s History of Thanksgiving Doodle

Happy Thanksgiving everyone and to celebrate the holiday, I will not be posting news today. Don’t worry, a lot of news will be posted tomorrow, including the weekly SEO video recap (subscribe!). Today, Google has a special Thanksgiving Doodle that goes to the History of Thanksgiving search result in Google Search. Here is the search […]

Google’s Useful Content material Replace Is Sitewide; Altering Some Phrases On A Web page Will not Assist You

As a reminder, the Google helpful content system/update is a sitewide algorithm. It looks at your site as a whole when applying its ranking system to the Google Search results. So changing a character on one page of your site, won’t do anything to help you recover from this Google ranking algorithm. Danny Sullivan, Google’s […]

Google’s Useful Content material Replace Would not But Discover Hidden Gems

This is just a reminder that despite Google saying the helpful content update will one day be able to find hidden gems in its search results, it does not yet do that. We thought Google would launch it with the last helpful content update, but Google did not. When we covered the launch of the […]

Google September Helpful Content material Replace Carried out, SGE Updates, Hyperlinks Not A Prime Rating Issue, Bing Hiding Ads & Google’s twenty fifth Birthday

This week in search, Google finished rolling out the September 2023 helpful content update, which seemed to target SEO-first, search engine-first content in a big way. Google won’t be rolling back that update, if you were wondering. Google SGE got an update, too, with new, improved responses, safer responses, and also the “about this result” […]

Google’s twenty fifth Birthday Doodle Showcases Some Of The Early Google Logos

Today is Google’s official 25th birthday and to celebrate Google has a special Doodle that showcases some of Google’s early Google logos. It progresses to show you the old to the current official Google logos. Google wrote, “Let’s take a walk down memory lane to learn how we were born 25 years ago…” “Today’s Doodle […]

High quality Impacts Every thing In Google’s Search Methods But How Does It Impression Massive Previous Websites

There is a fun new Google Search Off the Record podcast to listen to with John Mueller and Gary Illyes from the Google Search team. The short is that quality impacts everything related to Google’s search systems, from sitemaps, crawling, indexing, ranking and more. But they also go into large and old sites that may […]

Google’s Universal Analytics 3 Nonetheless Gathering Information For Most

Google’s Universal Analytics 3, which was supposed to stop collecting data over a week ago, on July 1st, is still collecting data for most, if not all, UA3 profiles. Every UA3 profile I have access to that is still properly set up, it still collecting data. I even posted a poll last week asking if […]

Google’s John Mueller On Playing With search engine optimization Shortcuts

For the past 20 years, I’ve seen the SEO line; well, this SEO trick that is against Google’s guidelines works for this website, why shouldn’t I do it for my website? John Mueller of Google responded to one of those on mastodonsaying it is simply a gamble and not a long-term strategy. This specific response […]