Why Google's Core Web Vitals update is going to hit medium-sized publishers hard Paid Members Public
Major changes are coming to Google next year - and the technical burden of them are likely to fall disproportionatly on the middle rank of publishers.
SEO: big changes are coming to nofollow - here's what you need to know Paid Members Public
Google is making the first big change to "nofollow" in a decade and a half. Here's what you should know.
SEOs buying up defunct URLs linked to by major news sites Paid Members Public
The black hat SEO business has a new trick - and publishers should be careful of their old links.
MailOnline takes brutal hit from Google algorithm update Paid Members Public
A MailOnline SEO has admitted to a big traffic hit from a Google change.
Google knocks Facebook off the referral traffic top spot Paid Members Public
About four years ago, social traffic eclipsed traffic from search, across publishers generally. And by “social traffic”, I largely mean “Facebook”. That era appears to have passed. According to data from Parse.ly, a real-time analytics platform, Google is back on top: Conrad Lee, writing on the Parse.ly blog
Google's Top Stories algorithm is failing to detect authoritative sources Paid Members Public
This is a pretty significant Google algorithm fail: > Also, apparently Google is putting 4chan threads in their top story unit now? So, the number one hit for his name is a /pol/ thread. pic.twitter.com/OYwW6pbWvy [https://t.co/OYwW6pbWvy] — Ryan Broderick (@broderick) October 2, 2017 [https://twitter.
Accelerated Mobile Pages: great for SEO, bad for control Paid Members Public
John Gruber [http://daringfireball.net/linked/2016/10/21/google-amp], back in October: > Can someone explain to me why a website would publish AMP versions of their articles? They do load fast, which is a terrific user experience, but as far as I can see, sites that publish AMP