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A Google webmaster violation is the reason this website was penalized by Google, not its controversial nature. Natural News, a controversial alternative medicine website, according to Wikipedia, has been delisted from Google. The news site confirmed being removed from Google and recently claimed Google banned them because the site was […]

Natural News was not banned from Google over fake news

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When Google introduced RankBrain into its ranking algorithm, many wondered how that might impact SEO. Columnist Larry Kim theorizes that it has placed greater importance on user signals. The way Google ranks pages in its search results today is much different from the way it ranked them two years ago. Why? […]

Has machine learning created a new model for SEO ranking?

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There are now so many ways to customize your search ads that optimization can seem complex. Columnist Matt Umbro discusses which components are likely to make the biggest impact on your CTR and conversion rates. I’ve been in the paid search industry for a nearly a decade. A lot has […]

How to write PPC text ads in 2017’s sophisticated environment

Google and Microsoft Bing agree to reduce pirated content from their search results in an agreement named the Voluntary Code of Practice. The UK Intellectual Property Office has announced what they call a “landmark agreement” between Google and Microsoft Bing for “reducing the visibility of infringing content” in the UK […]

Google says no algorithm changes in new deal to demote ...

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Did you notice a steep decline in your traffic from Google Image Search? You are not alone, it was due to a design change in some localized versions of the search engine. Recently, we’ve noticed complaints from webmasters that their image search traffic from Google has dropped significantly, specifically from […]

Google rolls out 2013 Image Search design to more countries, ...

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Planning a new website? Download this guide to get started. From technology selection to revamped branding, the process of redesigning a website is far more than new colors and content. Proper up-front preparation and a thorough understanding of your goals and needs set you up for long-term success. This guide […]

Create an RFP for your next website project with this ...

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Thinking of hiring an SEO firm or consultant? Watch this video from Google’s Maile Ohye on what questions to ask and what to look for during that hiring process. Google has added a new video to their do you need an SEO help document page. The 11-plus-minute video walks people […]

Google releases new video on how to hire an SEO ...

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Users can keep track of saved places and share lists with others via text, email and popular messaging apps. Google Maps has added a new list-making feature that lets users save locations to a specified list so that it can be accessed later — even offline — and shared with […]

Google Maps new feature lets users create lists of saved ...

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Did your rankings in Google get better or worse over the past week? Many webmasters and SEOs are noticing some significant changes in Google’s search rankings algorithm. Last Tuesday, Feb. 7, there seems to have been a Google algorithm change that adjusted how many sites rank — both for good […]

Google: No comment on possibility of a Feb. 7 algorithm ...

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Feedback tool is currently in limited testing, but company hopes to launch it worldwide soon.   Google is testing a new, more visible way for searchers to report potentially offensive suggestions in its Autocomplete feature. The test is currently limited to a very small percentage of Google users, but the […]

Google is testing a new way to report offensive Autocomplete ...

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“You can be anything you want,” is a familiar phrase children hear from their parents, and my dad regularly said it to me. Of course, as a teenager, I had to try to prove him wrong. “I can’t be anything, Dad. I’m never going to be an Olympic figure skater!” […]

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