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13 05, 2022

The Definitive Guide To Podcast Intros

2022-05-13T21:45:59+10:00May 13th, 2022|Search Engine Journal|

Written by Roger Montti - Podcast intros are an important quality of a successful podcast. The right intro sets the podcast on a path to success. These seven tips will help your podcast build an audience and retain it: Hook the listeners fast. Make every second of the podcast intro count. A good podcast intro builds audience retention. Test podcast [...]

13 05, 2022

Google’s Chain of Thought Prompting Can Boost Today’s Best Algorithms

2022-05-13T19:23:13+10:00May 13th, 2022|Search Engine Journal|

Written by Roger Montti - Google announced a breakthrough research in Natural Language Processing called Chain of Thought Prompting that raises the state of the art of advanced technologies like PaLM and LaMDA to what the researchers call a remarkable level. The fact that Chain of Thought Prompting can improve PaLM and LaMDA at these significant rates is a big [...]

13 05, 2022

Google Allows FAQ Markup for Non-FAQ Content

2022-05-13T07:55:29+10:00May 13th, 2022|Search Engine Journal|

Written by Roger Montti - Google’s John Mueller answered a question about FAQ structured data that significantly expanded the kinds of content that FAQ structured data can be applied to, which now includes content that isn’t even in the FAQ format. FAQ Structured Data FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) is a type of content format that consists of answers with questions. [...]

12 05, 2022

Google Updates Advice on How to Control Titles in Search Results

2022-05-12T19:35:08+10:00May 12th, 2022|Search Engine Journal|

Written by Roger Montti - Google Search Central updated a section of the developer support page that offers tips on how to control the site title that Google uses in the search results. The new section is about troubleshooting title tags in order to identify why Google may be changing the title links. Title Link The support page defines the [...]

12 05, 2022

PageSpeed Insights Adds New Lighthouse Speed Metrics

2022-05-12T18:24:17+10:00May 12th, 2022|Search Engine Journal|

Written by Roger Montti - Google’s PageSpeed Insights added two new metrics to the PageSpeed Insights API and UI for Lighthouse. The two metrics are labeled experimental are now being collected for field data while the corresponding lab data can be used for diagnostic purposes. Google Lighthouse Updated Lighthouse is now updated with the two new metrics. The new Lighthouse [...]

10 05, 2022

Google’s Digital Marketing Certificate Recommends Keyword Density Percentages

2022-05-10T19:17:43+10:00May 10th, 2022|Search Engine Journal|

Written by Roger Montti - Someone from the SEO community called attention to a section in Google’s new digital marketing training course that recommends writing at least 300 words of content, advised specific areas of a web page for seeding keywords and recommended a keyword density for target keywords of under 2%. Some in the digital marketing community called Google [...]

9 05, 2022

Is Google Okay With Multiple Variations of the Same Content?

2022-05-09T20:17:57+10:00May 9th, 2022|Search Engine Journal|

Written by Roger Montti - In the latest Google Search Central SEO office-hours hangout, Google’s Search Advocate John Mueller addresses a question regarding self-plagiarizing. Mueller is asked whether it’s okay for publishers to re-use parts of their own content, technically copying themselves to create a similar but different piece. In short — copying yourself is okay up to the point [...]

7 05, 2022

Google Answers if Meta Description Matters for Rankings

2022-05-07T13:58:05+10:00May 7th, 2022|Search Engine Journal|

Written by Roger Montti - Google’s John Mueller answered the question about whether a meta description can be used to influence the search rankings. It’s a good question because Google advises to use unique meta descriptions on web pages. So there is some kind of influence but is that influence related to rankings? John Mueller answers that question. Meta Element [...]

6 05, 2022

Google Deprecates Some Image and Video Sitemap Extensions

2022-05-06T20:46:03+10:00May 6th, 2022|Search Engine Journal|

Written by Roger Montti - Google announced that it is discontinuing the use of several image and video sitemap extensions. Google stated they decided to sunset the use of these sitemap extensions after evaluating the value of the tags. The deprecated tags and attributes will have no effect after August 6, 2022. Google announced that the documentation for the removed [...]

6 05, 2022

Updated Astra WordPress Theme Offers Stronger Performance

2022-05-06T19:45:38+10:00May 6th, 2022|Search Engine Journal|

Written by Roger Montti - The popular free Astra WordPress theme just updated to version 3.8.0, offering faster performance on the backend and the frontend, improving the workflow to make it easier and faster to design a website while also making the design controls more intuitive and powerful. Free Astra WordPress Theme Astra is a free WordPress theme that has [...]

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