Google Algorithm Update, Two Indexing Bugs, New Mobile Search Design, Quality Raters Guidelines &...

It was a pretty busy week with a possible Google search algorithm update on Wednesday. In addition, we had two different indexing bugs, one on...

How I Learned Productivity Wasn’t Enough (& What I Did to Balance It Out)

I’m Type A, anal retentive, and organized to my core. I have big ambitions and know it’ll take a lot of work to accomplish them.Because of all that, I’ve been...

The new realities of local search

The concept of “local search” has always been somewhat ambiguous in terms of how it’s defined, how it functions and who uses it. Broadly speaking, local search helps users locate...

Google Algorithm Updates & Data Refreshes Are Different

All of you know there are ranking algorithms, data refreshes and infrastructure changes - those are the big three. There are other things in search,...

How crawl budget has changed in the last 2 years

Understanding crawl budget is an often overlooked part of SEO. But a two-year-old post my team wrote about the topic is practically ancient history in the SEO industry. So, in...

A SKYPE License Plate On Tesla

Louis Gray snapped a photo of a Tesla at the GooglePlex, main Google offices. The license plate is SKYPE. Yep - the company Microsoft owns. ...

Google Index Issues Resolved – What Happened?

Today Google’s official Google Webmasters Twitter account tweeted that the day long indexing issue has been resolved. This is yet another in a series of technical issues. While...

SearchSpring acquired by venture equity firm Scaleworks

Scaleworks, a San Antonio-based venture finance and equity firm, has acquired internal site search provider SearchSpring. The acquisition will provide SearchSpring with resources and investment to scale its internal search...

Google Search Console Shouldn’t Be Impacted By Google’s Latest Indexing Bug

So now that the indexing bug from yesterday is fully resolved, I had to ask if we should expect any ripple effect in Google Search Console...

Boosting Local SEO with Google My Business [PODCAST]

Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | In episode 152 of Search Engine Nerds, I had the opportunity to interview Greg Gifford, a world renown Local SEO expert.Gifford...