On August 18th, 2022, Google announced their Helpful Content Update on the Google Search Central Blog. This update will be rolling out over the next two weeks, and it appears to target low-quality content for possible demotion. Google’s announcement says they want to “better reward content where visitors feel they’ve had a satisfying experience, while […]
Analysis of Core Web Vitals and how the June 2021 rollout will affect SEO. Looking at Largest Contentful Paint, First Input Delay, Cumulative Layout Shift and how to improve each.
For the first time since May 2020, Google announced a broad core update to their ranking algorithm. Normally, Google rolls out these large update to the ranking algorithm about every three or four months. Due to the COVID19 pandemic, in 2020, this has only been the third broad core update, the other one coming in […]
Google announced on October 25th, 2019 that they are rolling out a new update to their algorithm, named BERT. BERT is an acronym for Bidirectional Encoder Representations from Transformers. The “transformers” are words that change the context or a sentence or search query. The “encoder representations” are subtle concepts and meanings in natural language that […]
On June 3rd, 2019, Google started rolling out a broad update to the ranking algorithm, named the June 2019 Core Update. They announced this over the weekend, and on June 2nd, 2019, there were temporary outages of Google services (Gmail, YouTube, Google Search, Google Cloud) across the world in various locations. Maybe they needed to […]
Google is rolling out mobile-first indexing to all websites in July of 2018. This means that Googlebot will crawl and index the mobile versions of your web pages, and list those in search results. Here are all the things you need to know about mobile-first indexing, and how it will affect your SEO going forward.
In the very near future, there are going to be a lot of shocked and angry business owners. For several years, a popular SEO hack has been to rent a UPS Store mailbox near the center of the city you want to rank well in. For at least three years, Google has been telling business […]
On April 16th, Google announced on their Webmaster blog that they will be changing how URLs display in mobile search results. The old style featured the complete user friendly URL in green, while the new style features a breadcrumb display of the result in green. Google says they want users to better understand your website […]