100 Million Searches Per Day

100 Million Searches Per Day

DuckDuckGo celebrates a milestone as it reaches 100 million searches in a single day. DuckDuckGo’s public traffic data indicates the record was hit this past Monday, January 11. Including Monday’s milestone number, DuckDuckGo is on

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DuckDuckGo celebrates a milestone as it reaches 100 million searches in a single day. DuckDuckGo’s public traffic data indicates the record was hit this past Monday, January 11. Including Monday’s milestone number, DuckDuckGo is on

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Google May Expand Roll Out of Web Stories if More Sites Use Them

Google May Expand Roll Out of Web Stories if More Sites Use Them

Google’s John Mueller says Web Stories may be rolled out to search results in additional countries if more sites start publishing them. Mueller states in the Google Search Central live stream from January 15 that

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Google’s John Mueller says Web Stories may be rolled out to search results in additional countries if more sites start publishing them. Mueller states in the Google Search Central live stream from January 15 that

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Google Sends Notifications of HTTP/2 Googlebot Crawling

Google Sends Notifications of HTTP/2 Googlebot Crawling

Google announced that it is sending out notices to let publishers know that Google has begun crawling their websites with the advanced HTTP/2 protocol. The notice is only being sent out to those whose sites

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Google announced that it is sending out notices to let publishers know that Google has begun crawling their websites with the advanced HTTP/2 protocol. The notice is only being sent out to those whose sites

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YouTube Turns On Post-Roll Ads For All Monetized Videos

YouTube Turns On Post-Roll Ads For All Monetized Videos

YouTube is turning post-roll ads on by default for all videos that are eligible to serve ads. YouTube advises creators of this change in the first news update of the year on its Creator Insider channel.

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YouTube is turning post-roll ads on by default for all videos that are eligible to serve ads. YouTube advises creators of this change in the first news update of the year on its Creator Insider channel.

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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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Google Ads Salesperson Alleged to Link Organic Ranking to Ad Spend

Google Ads Salesperson Alleged to Link Organic Ranking to Ad Spend

A member of the search community alleged in a tweet that her client was explicitly told by Google that spending more on pay per click (PPC) advertising would improve their organic search rankings. The accusation

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A member of the search community alleged in a tweet that her client was explicitly told by Google that spending more on pay per click (PPC) advertising would improve their organic search rankings. The accusation

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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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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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Google Explains What URL Removals Tool Does

Google Explains What URL Removals Tool Does

Google’s John Mueller answered a tweet about the URL Removal Tool and why it wasn’t working how it was expected to. The question was in the context of a site that was hacked and generated

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Google’s John Mueller answered a tweet about the URL Removal Tool and why it wasn’t working how it was expected to. The question was in the context of a site that was hacked and generated

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Google Search Traffic to Pirate Sites Down After Algorithm Updates

Google Search Traffic to Pirate Sites Down After Algorithm Updates

Google’s recent algorithm updates are reportedly reducing traffic to piracy websites, according to an analysis of year-over-year data. TorrentFreak, with help from piracy tracking company MUSO, published a report which shares insights into pirate site

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Google’s recent algorithm updates are reportedly reducing traffic to piracy websites, according to an analysis of year-over-year data. TorrentFreak, with help from piracy tracking company MUSO, published a report which shares insights into pirate site

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Google December 2020 Core Update Insights

Google December 2020 Core Update Insights

Five search marketers contributed opinions on Google’s December 2020 Core Update. The observations offer interesting feedback on what may have happened. In my opinion, Google updates have increasingly been less about ranking factors and more

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Five search marketers contributed opinions on Google’s December 2020 Core Update. The observations offer interesting feedback on what may have happened. In my opinion, Google updates have increasingly been less about ranking factors and more

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