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- 11/26/2014

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How to Make a Website That Search Engines Will Love

Nov 26, 2014 -   When learning how to make a website, you also need to understand the need for your site to be SEO-friendly. What this means is that you not only make your site easier to be found on search engines, but also make it more convenient to be viewed by visitors. Below are ways on how you [...]

Apple Maps' Business Data Quality Strategy

Nov 25, 2014 - Last week, when we uncovered that Apple Maps had cut deals with at least ten new companies (e.g. Yext, Location3, Yodle, etc.) to provide business listings data, I got a few emails asking what the big deal was. Here’s what I see is going on: Apple has come to realize that organizing the [...]

Google Makes Mobile Optimization a Visible Search Advantage

Nov 25, 2014 - Google has updated search results for mobile users to highlight websites that are optimized for mobile. Pages with mobile optimization will be tagged with a “mobile-friendly” label in the search results: If you've ever done a search on a mobile device, you'll know why this is a huge improvement for [...]

Google Takes Action On Link Network In Poland

Nov 24, 2014 - For the past year or so, Google has been on a warpath when it comes to link networks, particularly in Europe. That is still going on, it would seem. Barry Schwartz at Search Engine Roundtable reports that webmasters and SEOs …

Google: We Don't Plan On Updating PageRank Again

Nov 24, 2014 - The writing has been on the wall for quite some time, but if you’re still clinging to any shred of hope that Google will be updating Toolbar PageRank again, it’s probably time to give it up. Do you think Toolbar …

How a Search Engine Might Use Entities to Respond to Composi [...]

Nov 23, 2014 - A compositional query may be aimed at providing a data point to identify another related data point as an answer or solution to that query. For example, the following two queries are compositional queries and focus upon an answer at a fixed location or a fixed point of time: [Starbucks near San [...]

An Agency Client Started Using This Local SEO Audit Template [...]

Nov 21, 2014 - Their clients’ local and organic search rankings and traffic started going up Seriously though, earlier this week I presented this talk at the fantastic State of Search conference in Dallas. One of the things I tried to stress is the importance of a diversified SEO strategy for local clients. [...]

Google Will Ignore 'Click To Expand' and Tabbed Content

Nov 21, 2014 - A new post from BAZINGA! The post Google Will Ignore 'Click To Expand' and Tabbed Content appeared first on UK SEO Blog by Dave Naylor - SEO Tools, Tips & News.

Apple Maps Rejects Home-Based Businesses

Nov 20, 2014 - It’s Apple Maps week over here. Just wanted to point you over to my latest post on AMM, Apple Maps Is Not Intended To Be A General Business Directory, my rant on why I think Apple Maps should allow home-based businesses to be listed. Kind of ironic given this from the U.S. Small Business [...]

Insightful Connections Between Entities on Google's Knowledg [...]

Nov 20, 2014 - We’re used to search engines matching the keywords we query, returning pages that contain those words. But what if search engines worked differently? It seems like search engines are starting to do that, with more direct answers to searches that show up as a fact, appearing at the top of a [...]

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