When Google sent out warning notices in 2015 to website owners whose sites were monitored in Webmaster Tools, it was game on, with SEO’s in hot pursuit. Mobile was the new watchword. Now that design for “mobile first” is strongly recommended by search engines, user interface design for mobile has created… Continue Reading Mobile Design is More Than a Search Engine Request
I’ve seen some interesting discussions recently on the question of whether authority (Agent Rank) will ever become a ranking factor, such as this one on Google+. Let me preface this with a reminder that although authorship and authority can interrelate, they are two entirely different things. Authorship is merely a… Continue Reading Will Google’s Agent Rank Ever Become a Ranking Factor?
In the fallout of the last publicly announced (sorta) Panda update and as the internet prepares for Penguin: The Next Generation I find myself talking about algorithm updates and penalties a lot. Unfortunately it seems like even folks in the industry can’t differentiate the difference and I am having conversations… Continue Reading Algorithm Update vs Manual Penalty – Some People Still Don’t Get It
As Google continues to transpose the idea and essence of the real world, physical marketplace through its various platforms (Google+, Shopping, Google+ Local, etc), big brands will continue to have a distinct advantage over everyone else. They can build faster, spend more, amplify their messages/reach farther through multiple channels (traditional… Continue Reading 3 Quick Fixes to Enterprise-Level Technical SEO
More and more clients are asking for insight around the reasons for the Google algorithm updates and how they impacted them, but also when they happened and what was the actual intention. I thought I’d examine 4 popular options to make your job easier. Chartelligence The benefits of this tool… Continue Reading 4 tools to review Google Algorithm Impacts
Many sites have found themselves penalized in recent months for unnatural links. Webmasters around the world have been forced into self-examination, the painful process of asking to have links removed that were hard-won (or co$tly) and the difficult task of contacting other webmasters asking to have links removed. I’ve had… Continue Reading Link Pruning – is it Rocket Surgery?