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Google: Bandwidth is Not Relevant as a Ranking Signal

April 26, 2016 Kanika Kanojia 0

Given the spate of discussions about the effect of connection speed on a website’s ranking; Google’s Paul Haahr tweeted and clarified that Google doesn’t have a bandwidth ranking signal. Here’s a snapshot of the said Twitter conversation: Google has added features like AMP to increase page-loading speed. This is especially useful when the user is […]

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Google: Page Speed May Not Impact Ranking Considerably

April 22, 2016 Kanika Kanojia 0

Replying to query asked by a webmaster, Garry Illyes took to Twitter and said “don’t worry about it too much, when it comes to page speed.” This single tweet is an answer to many doubts and queries about impact of page-speed on ranking. In fact, page-speed may be considered as a penalty rather than a […]

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Google to Adword Advertisers: Maps Will Now Be Shown as Part of the Core Search

April 25, 2016 Kanika Kanojia 0

Google has recently shared an e-mail with Adword advertisers and notified them about the changes that are coming to their search ads on Google Maps. As a result, some of the changes were noticed with ads in the local finder results. Further, it seems some more changes are there in the pipeline. This means if you opt […]

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Google Penalizes a Host of Websites for Unnatural Outbound Links

April 12, 2016 Kanika Kanojia 1

Over the weekend, Google has issued penalties related to unnatural outbound links to a large number of websites. It read: “Unnatural outbound links from domain goes here violate Google Webmaster Guidelines.” Below is the snapshot of one of the notices posted by webmaster: This notice warns you that your website is linking outwards to other […]

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Handle 301, 302, 307 & Other Redirects like a Pro with these tips from Google’s John Mueller

April 11, 2016 Kanika Kanojia 2

Time and again, SEO community discusses about how Google handles 302 redirects. This is so because a page’s ranking also depends upon how Google handles a 302. In order to provide some clarity on the same, John Mueller from Google posted on G+ about how Google deals with redirects. Here’s what he has to say: “In […]

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Did you get the Recommended Page-Speed Update from Google?

April 8, 2016 Kanika Kanojia 0

Of late, many SEO professionals have reported about the new Google Search Console notifications for topics related to page-speed. Here’s what the notification says- “Subject: Recommended PageSpeed update available for siteURL. Google has detected that your site is currently running PageSpeed < or <, an older version of PageSpeed. Outdated or unpatched software […]

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Did you check the Live Webmaster Hangouts Schedule posted by Google?

April 8, 2016 Kanika Kanojia 0

Now, it is easier to get an answer for your queries from experts at Google. Just check the new calendar of upcoming live events posted by Google. All you need to do is to choose the ones relevant to you in terms of language and topics; click on the Q&A icon and submit your question. If […]

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10 Most Recommended SEO Tools

April 7, 2016 Nashaat Quadri 2

A well-optimized website is a hard nut to crack as Google has been updating its algorithm way too frequently, thus making it all the more difficult to get your company or your client’s listed in the top SERP’s. The following factors play a key role in effective optimization of any website: Current status of the […]

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Google to Fix a Day’s Data Missing in Search Console of Analytics Report

April 5, 2016 Kanika Kanojia 0

Recently, all data dated March 29th -2016 was found missing on Google Search Console. Though, the overview section of the Google Search Console shows the presence of data but when you click into the report, it is missing for the 29th. Here is a screen shot: In fact, if a tweet by John Mueller is […]

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Google Reveals Three Important Ranking Factors: Links, Content & RankBrain!

April 2, 2016 Kanika Kanojia 1

So, the secret is out. As revealed by Andrey Lipattsev, a Search Quality Senior Strategist at Google, “the top three ranking signals in Google’s search ranking algorithm are content, links and RankBrain.” In a Q&A session on Goggle Hangouts, Andrey answered the question asked by Ammon Johns. “Would it be beneficial for us to know […]

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