What is the bottom line of the deal between Google and Twitter that switches the firehose back on?
You must know by now that Google will shortly return more real-time social media content to its search results because of a new Google-Twitter partnership. Yes, Twitter will open out its arms for Google again in order to give Google the power to index and implement more Twitter data into its search results. Currently, the percentage of tweets indexed and embedded directly into Google search results is no more than 7 %. No doubt, both Google and Twitter will benefit from this deal. The Google search results will become even more timely, relevant and highly “socialized”, while Twitter will get more traffic and new users that would result in a quick boost of revenue, especially now after the February release of the Instant Timelinefeature that helps mobile users simplify and automate the customization of your Twitter account (categories of interest checkup, relevant accounts following etc.). Continue Reading >>
It’s been a week since the Google Mobile-Friendly Algorithm Update rolled out. It is a long-running update and it continues to affect websites that are compliant or non-compliant with the Google mobile search guidelines. Most webmasters claim the update seems to be insignificant and only a few major websites like Reddit suffered from being hit by Google Mobilegeddon. However the list of losers and winners is not final. Google reports that the update may take weeks to roll out. Continue Reading >>
The SEO industry this autumn season was full of interesting, dramatic and influential updates and changes we should be thankful for and challenged about.
On September 25th, Google launched its regular Panda 4.1 Update; not as big as the previous one, but with new signals to detect low-quality content. Small and medium sites with high quality content were thankful to Google for being benefited with higher rankings in search results, while news, medical and download sites were bereft of their slices of cake. Continue Reading >>
All Hallow’s Eve is destined to bring a lot of frightening fun. With all those jack-o’-lanterns, trick-o-treating and dressing up in freaky costumes, being an SEO you should keep your eyes open. This year SEO Halloween is accompanied by a real SEOmbie Apocalypse. Yes, you heard me right! If you run an online business, the SEOmbie Apocalipse may come to you as well. Horrible SEOmbie monsters like a shambling Panda, a crawling Penguin, a peaky Hummingbird and a spooky Pigeon are crawling in pursuit of your site rankings’ freshness and your traffic savor. Are you equipped enough to protect your site against SEO-mbie attacks? We have prepared the SEOmbie Survival Guide for you to stay BOO-tiful and keep your site safe.