How Google Handles the New Top Level Domains for SEO; Google: Using display:none May Backfire On You; Google Calls Out Webmaster For Keyword Stuffing; Yahoo Testing A Search Interface Very Similar To Google Search; Google Keeps Asking For Feedback On Search Console Messaging; Bing Search Traffic Declining? You’re Not Alone, It May Be An Analytics Issue. Top 10 Verified Sites All HTTPS in Google Search
Chris Boggs and Frank Watson theme this SEO Rockstars the “what to do and what not to do” episode as Frank is quoted in an article being 1 of 13 SEOs that shared tactics that still DO work today. Then they list 5 misconceptions about link building that are ruining it for everybody and 10 common SEO myths.
Can you automate SEO? And PageRank Scuplting – doesn’t work. Plus Chris Boggs and Frank Watson discuss Google ZMOT evolving to Micro Moments , Spammy Structured Markup, and Google manipulates search results and hurts users in the process, new Yelp-funded study says.
Google Confirms Another Core Search Algorithm Update; Google PSA: Don’t Add Noindex Directives In Your Body Content; SEO Website Migration; Google Rolls Out YouTube Newswire, Curates Real-Time Eyewitness Clips; Google: Write A Great Reconsideration Request, Get Back In Fast Like Thumbtack; Essential SEO Suggestions to Enhance your Site Rankings.
Google Drops The Thumbtack Link Penalty Less Than A Week After It Was Issued. Chris Boggs and Frank Watson relate it to old school examples we can reminisce and compare. Plus, interesting insights that can be seen through to ranking in future perhaps and Monitoring Site Changes for SEO.
SpyFu founder Mike Roberts and one of the original hosts of SEO Rockstars Daron Babin aka SEGuru join Chris Boggs and Frank Watson to talk about some search news headlines that include:
News search is way too full of x number of things and all are way too general – since when has Forbes and Entrepreneur magazines had SEO experts, plus a shift to getting apps ranked. Is this something a tool could help with, would/should have on the roadmap, etc. They also discuss some Bing news, structured data ( does it simply involve making sure a toolset can read important structured data and maybe “grade” its implementation?)
Has Google Gone Too Far with the Bias Toward Its Own Content? The New Google Photos App; Plus, Google has confirmed that a new update has been rolled out which changes the way Google gauges the quality of content. SEO For Yandex in 2015; Google Jokes: Maybe We Should Hire Internal SEOs.
Line changes in serps using search for SEO and How to Make Seasonal Keyword Heatmaps. Now Google see you, now they don’t. Danny Sullivan on the State of Search Marketing in 2015. Chris Boggs and Frank Watson also go through the 2015 Google On-page SEO Ranking Factors List.
On today’s show Chris Boggs and Frank Watson talk about the changing climate of search results and what Google is doing with Pizza Delivery
Frank Watson and Chris Boggs weigh in on a recent HubStaff article which lists 20 SEO Tips from Marketing and Content Industry Experts. We hear takeways from the likes of Bruce Clay, Danny Sullivan, Marcus Tober , Joost De Valk and others.