Google on Penalizing Misinformation

A member of the SEO community expressed the opinion that misinformation in medical search results topics are as harmful and bad for users as spam content. And if that’s true,…

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WordPress 5.6 Brings the Good, the Meh and the Ugly

WordPress 5.6 has been released with dozens of improvements and new features. Code named Simone (honoring singer Nina Simone), WordPress 5.6 has been met with a positive response, possibly because…

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Facebook Identifies 2021 Topics and Trends

Facebook studied anonymized data of topics important to people on Facebook and Instagram to understand user trends. They discovered multiple insights that suggest the most important topics and trends will…

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WordPress Easy WP SMTP Plugin Vulnerability

Popular WordPress plugin Easy WP SMTP plugin, with over 500,000 active installations, just patched a vulnerability that allows an attacker to take control of a site. The flaw in the…

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How to Choose a Domain Name

Over the past 20 years, I’ve registered hundreds of domain names for business purposes. What follows are 11 tips to help you choose the best domain name to register. 1….

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Google: Structured Data is an Extremely Light Signal

Google’s John Mueller offered insightful comments in a Twitter conversation about structured data and how Google uses it. His comment touched on the importance of structured data as a Google…

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SEO Benefits of New Top Level Domains (nTLDs)?

Google’s John Mueller answered a question about New top-level Domains (nTLDs). These are domains like .tool or .shopping. Mueller answered the question as well as commented on any SEO value…

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Senate Explores Changing DMCA

A Senate committee is investigating updating the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). The goal is to modernize the DMCA to make it easier to protect copyrighted content while also defending…

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Top 17 SEO Podcasts for 2021 via @martinibuster

Podcasts are a great way to keep up with the latest events in SEO. But they can also help keep your skills up to date. The following 16 podcasts were…

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Google FAQ Provides Core Web Vitals Insights via @martinibuster

Google published an FAQ that provides insights into how Core Web Vitals (CWV) works, what it doesn’t measure and the value for ranking purposes. CWV Intended to Encourage a  Healthy…

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