Tag Archives: links

Bing To Take away Disavow Links Tool From Webmaster Tools

Fabrice Canel from Bing also announced that the disavow link tool will soon be removed from Bing Webmaster Tools. Bing said their algorithms and artificial intelligence capabilities are now so good that they don’t need you to disavow bad links, they can figure it out on their own. Fabrice said Bing will be “removing the […]

Google Core Update, SGE Links, Search Console, search engine marketing & Local

It is time for the big Google Webmaster Report, the September edition. This past month, we finally had a confirmed update, the August 2023 core update that was announced on the 22nd but began being felt on the 25th. We also had a couple of unconfirmed Google updates. Google Search Generative Experience officially rolled out […]

Google SGE Hyperlinks & Growth, August Core Replace, Emailing Google Hyperlink Spam, Bing, Ads, search engine marketing & Extra

This week, we continue to track the Google August 2023 core update, where we saw volatility last weekend and mid-week. Google Search Generative Experience gained links, expanded to India and Japan, added listen features, and shared some early feedback. Google said core updates do not impact the autocomplete search suggestions. Google Search Console added News […]

Cease Emailing Google With Your Undetectable Hyperlinks For Sale

I’ve posted countless reminders about not sending your link buy and sale requests to Google or Googlers but some really fearless link sellers and buyers keep on doing it. This time they emailed Danny Sullivan, Google’s Search Liaison, with several examples of their “undetectable” links they have for sale to help boost your Google rankings. […]

Twitter Deletes All Person Photos And Links From 2011-2014

The logo for the social networking site “X” is shown in this illustration. … [+]Apple’s App Store. Photo Illustration by Sheldon Cooper/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images SOPA Images/LightRocket through Getty Images Twitter (officially known as X) has reportedly deleted all of the images posted to its website between 2011-2014. Links that used Twitter’s native shortening service are […]

Google Says Internal Hyperlinks Pointing To Similar Web page Don’t Add Extra Information Than Different Hyperlinks

Google’s John Mueller was asked if internal links that point to its own page, does Google give those links more weight. In short, John Mueller of Google said no. The question from Sina Afkham was, “How much weight does Google give to internal links pointing to a page itself? Does Google consider the anchor text […]

Google Search Generative Experience Drops Hyperlinks In AI-Generated Solutions

Earlier this month, we reported that Google was testing three-different citation and link formats in the Search Generative Experience AI-generated answer. It seems that as of yesterday, Google has pulled back that test and removed the links from those answers. Britney Muller noticed they went away yesterday afternoon and posted about it on Twitter. “Have […]

Google Search Generative Experience Provides Definition Overlay Hyperlinks

Google has added those definition-based contextual links to some of the words placed in the Search Generative Experience answers and results. This is very similar to the featured snippet injected definition links but in this case, you can trigger a conversation in SGE when you ask for more details. Google said that they “will soon […]

Google Search Console Links Report Now Displaying Extra Links

A couple of weeks ago we reported that there was a bug with the Google Search Console link report. Google’s John Mueller eventually confirmed the issue and said a fix will come out soon. This morning (I checked several times per day since then) I am seeing a small increase in the number of links […]

Google SGE Positive factors Hyperlinks & Movies, Search Console Not Monitoring SGE, Business Profiles AI, Misleading Bing Ads & Extra

This week we covered a possible Google algorithm updater yesterday and today. We also covered how the new Google Search Generative Experience now can show both links to sources and videos in the answer snapshots. Google SGE also has these new “from Google” cards in the answers. Google Search Generative Experience does not always show […]