Tag Archives: Updates

Google Updates Featured Snippets & Its Ad Policies: SERP News

By | October 26, 2021

July 1, 2020   |   Posted by Mordy Oberstein This was one of my favorite months on the Google SERP. Not because the changes Google made “broke the way of the SEO industry.” Rather, it’s because the changes Google made may seem slight or even negligible. But that would underestimate the search engine. Sometimes, the most innocuous… Read More »

How Effective Are Google’s Core Updates? – SEO Podcast

By | October 25, 2021

July 21, 2020   |   Posted by The In Search SEO Podcast You can keep up with the In Search SEO Podcast by subscribing on iTunes, by following the podcast on SoundCloud, or by subscribing to the In Search Newsletter! Are Google’s Algorithm Updates Effective Enough? Summary of Episode #80  Lily Ray is here and she’s… Read More »

Search News Buzz Video Recap: Frequent Google Algorithm Updates, Quality Raters Guidelines Updated, IndexNow With Bing & Yandex & More

By | October 22, 2021

First, sorry for the static in the beginning, it stops after 30 seconds. This week, we had another Google search ranking algorithm update to report on, but at least Mordy Oberstein from Semrush proved I am not crazy about reporting on these updates. Google has updated its search quality raters guidelines document, it was last updated about a… Read More »

Google Core Updates: Stop Analyzing Them Like It’s 2013

By | October 21, 2021

  NOTE: This is Part One of a post I drafted back in March of 2019! My goal at the time was to shed light on what I saw were a lot of misconceptions around how people were viewing core updates. I think the entire paradigm of how we view core updates should be completely different than past Google updates… Read More »

Why Google’s Broad Core Algorithm Updates Relate to User Intent – Here’s Why #266 – Perficient Blogs

By | October 21, 2021

Google’s broad core algorithm updates are all about understanding user intent and what queries mean in relation to that intent. If Google knows that, then they can identify which result will give users the best answer. In this episode, Duane Forrester, VP of Industry Insights at Yext, joins Eric Enge to discuss the relationship between Google’s broad core… Read More »

A beginner’s guide to recovering from core algorithm updates | Improve My Search Ranking

By | October 20, 2021

Google’s core algorithm updates are not that uncommon. Google’s search algorithm can be updated multiple times a year, and it can leave many websites in tatters after.  While the demotion in search rankings is a big nuisance, you can recover from it if you keep your calm and take the right steps. In this blog post, we are… Read More »

Google Updates Search Quality Raters Guidelines On October 19th

By | October 20, 2021

After over a year of not having an update on the Google Search Quality Raters Guidelines – Google made several updates to the document yesterday, October 19, 2021. The last update was just over a year ago on October 14, 2020. The document this time around went from 175 pages to 172 pages – so it was trimmed… Read More »

Semrush: Google Search Algorithm Updates Are More Extreme This Year

By | October 20, 2021

Mordy Oberstein from Semrush came out with some data proving I am not insane or crazy, at least, when it comes to my reports on the Google search ranking algorithm updates. Yes, I have been reporting on these updates more this year than previous years, but for good reason, the search results are more volatile this year than… Read More »

SE Ranking updates: August 2021

By | October 19, 2021

Sep 16, 2021 | 4 min read We’ve recently added new keyword filters, expanded keyword databases for 13 countries, and rolled out a mobile app upgrade. In this post, we’ll guide you through all SE Ranking updates of August 2021. New filters and SERP features in the Rankings module Monitoring your keyword rankings, you now can group the… Read More »

5 New Google Quality Rater Guidelines Updates & Why They Matter

By | October 19, 2021

Google announced five updates to its Search Quality Raters Guidelines (QRGs) today and issued an updated version of the document with a brief explanation of each one in its changelog. While these guidelines have no direct impact on rankings, they give us valuable insight into the many factors Google considers when assessing content quality. Furthermore, the guidelines are… Read More »