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28 07, 2021

TikTok Launches 8 New Features For Livestreams

2021-07-28T11:14:08+10:00July 28th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

TikTok is rolling out eight new features for livestreams which includes Q&A, picture-in-picture, the ability to schedule streams in advance, and more.Over the past year, the number of people broadcasting and viewing livestreams on TikTok has doubled.Users’ enthusiasm for live content has encouraged the company to invest in new tools for streamers that assist with discovering, creating, and consuming live [...]

28 07, 2021

Pinterest Users Can Make Money With Affiliate Links

2021-07-28T06:45:42+10:00July 28th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

Pinterest is rolling out new ways for users to earn money on the site, including the ability to earn commission through affiliate links.Now, Pinterest users can turn idea pins into shoppable pins. When other users buy a tagged product after clicking a link in an idea pin, the user who posted it will earn a commission.Users can tag their idea [...]

28 07, 2021

What Google Does With Feedback From Search Results

2021-07-28T04:31:34+10:00July 28th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

This topic is covered in the latest installment of the Ask Googlebot series on YouTube.In the video, Google’s John Mueller addresses the following question:“What makes user feedback eligible enough for Google to decide to tweak its search ranking algorithm? Does Google consider that feedback in the future?”Mueller responds by discussing how user feedback is handled internally, and explains the best [...]

27 07, 2021

10 Paid Search & PPC Planning Best Practices

2021-07-27T23:45:59+10:00July 27th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

Reviewing best practices for pay-per-click is a great way to keep up with trends and improve performance. Especially now, as the advertising world is dealing with more change than ever.As your business strategies and goals have evolved over the past 18 months, revisiting your paid media plan is an opportunity to ensure your strategy aligns with PPC best practices.As you [...]

27 07, 2021

How to Demote or Remove Organic Sitelinks

2021-07-27T22:45:54+10:00July 27th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

Today’s Ask an SEO question comes from Anastasia in London, who asks:“How do you demote/remove an organic sitelink to a particular page without a demoting tool in GSC?”Anastasia, this question is a good one and something that I faced recently with a client’s website.Before we go too far into the answer, I want to first give a general overview of [...]

27 07, 2021

Don’t Let Website Redesign Projects Ruin Your SEO

2021-07-27T15:00:16+10:00July 27th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

The Big PictureThe purpose of an SEO campaign is to make a website’s strategic pages rank high on Google for relevant searches.Google’s complex algorithm considers a whole slew of factors when ranking a webpage, including relevancy and quality of content, images, metadata, user-friendliness, and inbound links, to name a few.So, if the website redesign changes or removes a URL that [...]

27 07, 2021

Google Link Spam Algorithm Update Rolling Out on July 26

2021-07-27T01:08:09+10:00July 27th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

Google begins rolling out the “link spam update,” which makes its algorithms more effective at identifying and nullifying link spam.The update begins rolling out today and will take at least two weeks to roll out broadly to search results in multiple languages.Google cautions that changes in rankings are imminent for some site owners:“In our continued efforts to improve the quality [...]

26 07, 2021

The Ultimate Web Content Writing Checklist for SEO 

2021-07-26T23:45:20+10:00July 26th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

You probably aren’t writing a new piece of content just for fun.You have a purpose and a reason that you’re taking the time to create a new piece of content. Usually, this is to increase your rankings and conversions, build engagement, or provide consumer education.Whatever the reason, there are specific steps to follow when it comes to web content writing [...]

26 07, 2021

Your Guide to Successful Marketing in 2021 [Webinar]

2021-07-26T21:45:04+10:00July 26th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

In our remote-first “new normal,” business owners and marketers alike are looking for answers to key questions:What marketing channels are providing the greatest ROI right now?Where should we focus our limited digital marketing resources and energy for maximum business results?How can we best augment our in-house operations and get the greatest value from marketing agencies?Learn ways to bounce back when [...]

26 07, 2021

Why Google May Remove a Site’s FAQ Rich Results

2021-07-26T19:27:19+10:00July 26th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

In a Google SEO Office-hours hangout, John Mueller explained the reasons why a website would lose all the FAQ rich results snippets.What are Rich Results?Google’s search results were traditionally ten blue links. Users made a search and Google showed ten links to ten web pages.Now Google shows what are called Rich Results.There are search results that are more than a [...]

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