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Google hasn’t supported rel=next/prev for a while (thanks for telling us)

Google has stopped supporting the rel=next/prev markup it launched back in 2011. The interesting part is, Google has not supported it for the past few years and didn’t tell anyone!What...

Patent suggests how CTR, time on page could be used in search rankings (if...

Earlier this month, Google was granted a patent for utilizing click-through rates as a potential ranking factor. The patent tells us that the search result a user selects and the...

Google’s March 2019 core quality update: Stories of recovery

On March 12, Google released an update to its algorithms that had a significant impact on quite a few sites across the web. Many, but not all, of the sites...

Google’s March 2019 core quality update: Stories of recovery

On March 12, Google released an update to its algorithms that had a significant impact on quite a few sites across the web. Many, but not all, of the sites...

How call tracking is becoming ‘conversational intelligence’

Contrary to what many marketers perceive, call volumes have increased in the smartphone era. Phone calls remain a key channel for leads and sales across industries, and call tracking has...

Google Dance Dance Revolution Game

Google has what looks like the Dance Dance Revolution at their New York City office. I've seen it there with my own two eyes but I...

Link Building Terms You Should Know: The Ultimate Glossary

Do you ever hear link building terms casually thrown around and wonder what they actually mean?If so, this guide is for you.Here’s an alphabetical list of link building...

The rise (and further rise) of Google My Business spam

Back in 2017, Google proudly told the world that it had eradicated 70 percent of all fake Google Maps listings in the two years prior. They put this down to...

Google Does Not Have An Organic Traffic Budget

Google's John Mueller said on Twitter that Google doesn't have an organic traffic budget that will stop sending a site traffic once it reaches a certain...

Google Forgets to Announce a Major Change – SEO Community Disappointed

Several years ago Google quietly stopped using the Rel=prev/next indexing signal. Google continued to encourage publishers to use the indexing signal.  Years later Google tweeted an announcement that...