Entries Tagged as 'Google'

I Don’t Trust Google To Extract Data From Javascript, But…

April 22nd, 2016 · 5 Comments


Check out the “342 matches” snippet attached to the MadisonApartmentLiving.com result for “madison wi apartments“: That “342 matches” is only visible on the MadisonApartmentLiving home page when javascript is turned on: So not only is Google seeing content in JS, it considers a number + “matches” relevant enough to put it in the SERP snippet. […]

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Your Move “Speaker” Ryan…

April 13th, 2016 · Comments Off on Your Move “Speaker” Ryan…

Who is speaker of the house

So Paul Ryan has said he has no interest in running for President regardless of what happens in Cleveland, but Google’s Knowledge Graph seems to have other ideas: To be fair Boehner is still considered “a” Speaker of the House but who is speaker of the house right now? Like I said, don’t trust Google […]

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The Google Search Console Complaint Department

April 12th, 2016 · 10 Comments

Google Search Console

Hey it’s a free tool (thanks guys!) and certainly better than nothing, but #IHaveADream… THE NAME The name, while arguably more descriptive, cannot escape its history as “Google Webmaster Tools”. Maybe in a few years we will all stop trying to say “Google Search Console” while actually saying “Webmaster Tools”. Maybe. HTML IMPROVEMENTS How about […]

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The Future of Local SERPs

April 10th, 2016 · 9 Comments

Replace Furnace SERP

Per my previous post, Are You Doing Local Answers SEO?, we have noticed these types of results are becoming more common for queries that have local intent: Click to enlarge these sorry screenshots This is in line with the increasing presence of Knowledge Graph results over the past year. We believe that Google is starting […]

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Why Does Google Still Use DMOZ As a Source?

March 11th, 2016 · 8 Comments

Examiner DMOZ

@localseoguide I have absolutely no clue — Gary Illyes (@methode) March 11, 2016 Check out the description snippet in this query for Examiner.com, which is a fairly large news site that has been around for years: Perhaps at some point, maybe a decade ago, Examiner.com was owned by The Journal Newspapers. It’s not now. Check […]

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