How to Remove Date Snippets from Search Results?

How to Remove Date Snippets from Search Results?

Someone asked a great question in a recent Google SEO office-hours about preventing Google from showing published dates in the search result. Mueller recommended what to do in that situation where a date published should

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Someone asked a great question in a recent Google SEO office-hours about preventing Google from showing published dates in the search result. Mueller recommended what to do in that situation where a date published should

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Does Using Disavow Signal that a Site is Shady?

Does Using Disavow Signal that a Site is Shady?

Something that’s been somewhat unclear is if using the disavow creates a flag that a site might be suspicious. That’s the question that John Mueller answered in a recent Google Office Hours Hangout. Link Disavow

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Something that’s been somewhat unclear is if using the disavow creates a flag that a site might be suspicious. That’s the question that John Mueller answered in a recent Google Office Hours Hangout. Link Disavow

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A review of the most unusual year for search

A review of the most unusual year for search

30-second summary: Google launched over 4,000 search improvements and new features throughout 2020. Baidu continued to crack down on poor quality sites with its 2020 updates its StrongWind algorithm was introduced to control aggregator content

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30-second summary: Google launched over 4,000 search improvements and new features throughout 2020. Baidu continued to crack down on poor quality sites with its 2020 updates its StrongWind algorithm was introduced to control aggregator content

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How to Hire an Enterprise SEO Expert for Your Marketing Team

How to Hire an Enterprise SEO Expert for Your Marketing Team

Today, many enterprise companies are continuing to grow their internal marketing teams by investing in hiring specialized experts. Digital marketers who specialize in search and have the unique skills to succeed as an enterprise SEO

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Today, many enterprise companies are continuing to grow their internal marketing teams by investing in hiring specialized experts. Digital marketers who specialize in search and have the unique skills to succeed as an enterprise SEO

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Google on Improving Core Web Vitals Score by Blocking Countries

Google on Improving Core Web Vitals Score by Blocking Countries

Martin Splitt, in a JavaScript SEO Office Hours video answered a question on improving Core Web Vitals score by blocking countries with slow Internet. The idea is that blocking those site visitors will prevent Google

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Martin Splitt, in a JavaScript SEO Office Hours video answered a question on improving Core Web Vitals score by blocking countries with slow Internet. The idea is that blocking those site visitors will prevent Google

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22 Possible Reasons Why Your Site Traffic Dropped

22 Possible Reasons Why Your Site Traffic Dropped

Websites exist to be visited, but visits can mean different things for different sites. For media sites, for example, traffic can be a source of income from advertisements. For ecommerce retailers, traffic translates to direct

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Websites exist to be visited, but visits can mean different things for different sites. For media sites, for example, traffic can be a source of income from advertisements. For ecommerce retailers, traffic translates to direct

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Google Search Patents 2020: The Mega-Post Roundup

Google Search Patents 2020: The Mega-Post Roundup

Subscribe to SEJ Get our daily newsletter from SEJ’s Founder Loren Baker about the latest news in the industry! First Name* Last Name* Email* Job Title*—Agency Manager/DirectorAnalytics Manager/ProfessionalMarketing Director/ManagerMarketing ProfessionalSEO Director/ManagerSEO ProfessionalSocial Media ProfessionalSocial Media

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Subscribe to SEJ Get our daily newsletter from SEJ’s Founder Loren Baker about the latest news in the industry! First Name* Last Name* Email* Job Title*—Agency Manager/DirectorAnalytics Manager/ProfessionalMarketing Director/ManagerMarketing ProfessionalSEO Director/ManagerSEO ProfessionalSocial Media ProfessionalSocial Media

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Google's Smith Algorithm Outperforms BERT

Google’s Smith Algorithm Outperforms BERT

Google recently published a research paper on a new algorithm called SMITH that it claims outperforms BERT for understanding long queries and long documents. In particular, what makes this new model better is that it

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Google recently published a research paper on a new algorithm called SMITH that it claims outperforms BERT for understanding long queries and long documents. In particular, what makes this new model better is that it

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What Is the Google Knowledge Graph & How it Works

What Is the Google Knowledge Graph & How it Works

Google’s Knowledge Graph is like a “giant virtual encyclopedia of facts” that Google references to generate certain elements of search results. The virtual encyclopedia, as Google puts it, has grown to be quite large. But

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Google’s Knowledge Graph is like a “giant virtual encyclopedia of facts” that Google references to generate certain elements of search results. The virtual encyclopedia, as Google puts it, has grown to be quite large. But

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Why & How to Go Granular

Why & How to Go Granular

As SEO priorities have shifted over the years from a focus on keywords to a more content-centric approach, the popularity of the topic of user search intent has risen correspondingly — and rightfully so. Today,

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As SEO priorities have shifted over the years from a focus on keywords to a more content-centric approach, the popularity of the topic of user search intent has risen correspondingly — and rightfully so. Today,

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International SEO for 2021 & Beyond: 9-Point Checklist for Success

International SEO for 2021 & Beyond: 9-Point Checklist for Success

Last year the world changed dramatically. People were pushed further online, which created new potential for businesses seeking to compete in markets worldwide. But in order to succeed in international SEO, one must understand issues

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Last year the world changed dramatically. People were pushed further online, which created new potential for businesses seeking to compete in markets worldwide. But in order to succeed in international SEO, one must understand issues

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Should you use Google’s updated Disavow Links tool?

Should you use Google’s updated Disavow Links tool?

30-second summary: In early November, Google made a UI update to its Disavow Links tool. The core functionality hasn’t changed, meaning that some SEO practitioners will continue to use it incorrectly. Disavow continues to have

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30-second summary: In early November, Google made a UI update to its Disavow Links tool. The core functionality hasn’t changed, meaning that some SEO practitioners will continue to use it incorrectly. Disavow continues to have

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