Ask The SEOs SMX Advanced

SearchEngineLand just posted my transcript of the Ask The SEOs session from last week’s SMX Advanced 2016. I started reading it to make sure I had accurately represented the conversation and it occurred to me there were some real gems in there that might benefit from being summarized here. I also loved the shot I […]

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Gboard App for IOS

I just downloaded GBoard, the new Google iOS app that replaces the standard iOS keyboard with a keyboard that allows you to search Google from the board itself – and the results show up as cards at the bottom of the browser. Check it out: Gboard appears when you start to search in an iOS […]

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madison_wi_apartments_-_Google_Search

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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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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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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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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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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