Bing Announces Link Penalties

Bing announced a new link penalties. These link penalties are focused on taking down private blog networks (PBNs), subdomain leasing and manipulative cross-site linking. Inorganic Site Structure An inorganic site…

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Google Finally Launches the Anticipated Page Speed Report in Search Console

Google is now rolling out the highly anticipated page speed report in Search Console that was shown off earlier this year. Google officially previewed the new page speed report this…

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Giving Back to Get: 5 Ideas to Build Links by Helping Others

You already have a strategy in place for link building, right? Your plan probably includes at least one of the following link building tactics: The above tactics aren’t enough, though….

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Google Releases its Site Kit WordPress Plugin Out of Beta

Google has released version 1.0 of its Site Kit plugin for WordPress, which means its officially out of beta after 6 months. In the time since the developer preview of…

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Publishers Report a Spam Exploit in Google

A WebmasterWorld discussion brought to light a manipulative spam technique that was reported to be flourishing in Google. It involves competitors creating fake review sites to rank in Google. These…

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Google Rich Snippets Image Bug Returns

There is a big issue going on in the recipe niche…again.  There have been multiple reports from recipe bloggers that they are losing their photos in Google search results. When…

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Turning Google traffic into leads, and what’s new in SEO

Julian Shapiro is the founder of BellCurve.com, the growth marketing team that trains startups in advanced growth, helps you hire senior growth marketers, and finds you vetted growth agencies. He…

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Google BERT Misinformation Challenged

The backlash to the BERT update was swift and without mercy. Many SEOs warned about “how to optimize for BERT” articles before any “how to optimize for BERT” articles were…

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Google Shows Paywall Content in Featured Snippets

A member of the search marketing community tweeted his surprise that Google ranked a paywalled web page in the featured snippets.  Google’s official description of featured snippets precludes content that…

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Google BERT Update – What it Means

Google announced what they called the most important update in five years. The BERT update impacts 10% of search queries. What is BERT and how will it impact SEO? BERT…

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