Archive for September, 2018

Google confirms “small” search ranking algorithm update this past week

Google has confirmed today that they did a “small” algorithm update to their search ranking system this past week. Danny Sullivan from Google said on Twitter “We haven’t had a major update of that nature, but we did have a

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Findera search engine helps recruiters find talent, sales find leads

Locating the right person for a job offer or a sales pitch often entails recruitment firms, lead generation services or other specialized vendors. But a San Francisco startup named Findera is launching this week what it sees as a simpler

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Report: Google to pay Apple $9 billion to remain default search engine on Safari

Wall Street firm Goldman Sachs has estimated (via Business Insider, registration req’d) that Google will pay a whopping $9 billion to remain the default search engine for Apple’s Safari browser. The report also estimated that the number could grow by $3

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High… Eight? The octopus slap heard ‘round the world and other searches this week

Riveting testimony on Capitol Hill, a new name for a favorite chain, and a snack that slaps back (and surprises an unsuspecting kayaker). Here are a few of the week’s most searched trends, with data from the Google News Lab.

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SearchCap: Google family led icon, link building and SEO audits

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Get more information about this news here: Read More

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How to make the most of internal linking for higher rankings and improved organic search visibility

An internal link is a hyperlink pointing to a page within the same domain. Internal linking is crucially important for both website rankings and usability: Internal links allow users to conveniently navigate around the website (i.e. in order to complete

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A basic SEO audit for small businesses

I am a big fan of getting the basics precisely dialed in for small business search engine optimization (SEO). Ensuring you lay a solid SEO foundation will typically deliver around 80 percent of the results, for only 20 percent of the

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Google adds new ‘family-led’ attribute to Google My Business profile

Google has added a new attribute option to the Google My Business profiles for businesses that are owned and operated by families. The new attribute is named “family-led” and is available to be selected when you edit your business information

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Link building in the age of content skeptics

When Google appeared on the scene two decades ago, it quickly outshone popular search engines such as AltaVista, Infoseek and Lycos for two primary reasons. First, most search services were caught up in what would prove to be a fatal

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Next Junction: Explore Indian Railways with Google Arts & Culture

Over 151,000 kilometres of track, 7,000 stations, 1.3 million employees and 160 years of history. Indian Railways is one of the most celebrated railway networks in the world. A few months ago, we celebrated the 400th Indian train station connecting

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