Google Explains Negative Reviews And Rankings

Google’s John Mueller answered whether negative reviews harm a websites rankings. The answer provided a great deal of information about how Google’s algorithms take reviews into account and the general...

Facebook Messenger Plugin For Websites Receives Major Update

Major updates to the Facebook Chat Plugin for business websites allow it to be used by people who aren’t logged into Facebook.This will let businesses reach more customers through their...

Google SEO 101: Mobile-First Indexing Problems

In the latest installment of Google’s Lightning Talks video series, Martin Splitt identifies the top issues site owners run into with mobile-first indexing.Google Lightning Talks are short presentations that would...

Is Groupon Marketing Really Worth It for Your Businesses?

Working in sales at Groupon was my first full-time job after graduating from college.My responsibilities revolved around building relationships with businesses that were considered to be a good fit for...

How (& Why) Search Engines Render Pages

There is an interesting twist in how we think about indexing – and that is rendering.When we think about ranking pages, we generally think about indexing.That is to say, we...

Can PageRank Predict the NHL Playoffs?

Today I want to take a break from SEO to talk about sports – specifically hockey – in terms of SEO concepts.The 2020 NHL playoffs are (finally) underway.So in the...

Divi WordPress Theme Vulnerability – Search Engine Journal

WordFence researchers discovered a vulnerability in Elegant Themes Divi and Extra themes and the Divi Builder plugin. The vulnerability allows an attacker to completely take over a site.The Divi Builder...

Google Ads Advertisers Can Now Capture Leads From YouTube

Google is giving advertisers new ways to capture leads by adding lead form extensions to YouTube and Discovery campaigns.Lead form extensions were first introduced last year when Google enabled them...