SEO and Google News Update - May 2020

1. Bing can now answer queries with a simple ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ The yes/no summary uses natural-language modeling and comes with a carousel of sources. Bing can now return a “Yes” or “No” answer for certain queries, the company announced Tuesday May 26, 2020. The new search feature includes the one-word answer as well as a carousel of ... Read More »

1st Jun 2020
SEO and Google News Update - April 2020

Google ends support for data-vocabulary.org structured data in rich results   Beginning April 6, data-vocabulary.org structured data markup will be ineligible for Google rich results. Site owners must switch to schema.org markup if they want to maintain Google rich result eligibility. The company announced the coming change in January. If you ... Read More »

10th May 2020
Top Internet and Google News Update - March 2020

Google: No Such Thing As Two Waves Of Indexing Or Crawling   We have heard Google talk about two waves ofindexing or crawling, espesially when it comes to processing JavaScript. But now Martin Splitt from Google says there is no such thing. He did hint that it is going away but now says there was really no such thing. Martin said in a ... Read More »

5th Apr 2020
Top Internet and Google News Update - February 2020

Analyzing search results reveals a lot about Google’s view of useful content Creating content is a process that has to get smarter all the time. Google is continually improving how it understands naturally expressed human language, as perfectly evidenced in its BERT update from last October.Google has said – and webmaster trends analyst John ... Read More »

9th Feb 2020
Google News Update - January 2020

Google Says E-A-T is not that important for e-commerce websites   Google’s John Mueller said in a webmaster hangout on YouTube that Google E-A-T (expertise, authority, trustworthiness) is not that important for e-commerce websites.“E-A-T is something that we have in our quality rater guidelines and brought more focus on websites where the ... Read More »

1st Jan 2020
October 2019 Internet and SEO News Update

 Bing announces penalty for inorganic site structures   Bing has announced a new penalty to address 'inorganic site structure' violations. The new penalty will apply to malicious attempts to obfuscate website boundaries, which covers some old attack vectors (such as doorways) and new ones (such as subdomain leasing).   Why has Bing ... Read More »

16th Nov 2019
Top News and Updates From Google

Google releases September 2019 broad core algorithm update Google has released quite a few ranking algorithm updates during the past few weeks. Have your rankings dropped?  We can guide you on how to recover your rankings. Normal fluctuations are not the same as ranking drops The lower search results usually fluctuate much more than the top ... Read More »

9th Oct 2019
September 2019 News Update

Google: sponsored content is okay as long as you use nofollow linksIt’s okay to have sponsored content on your website as long as you use nofollow links in the sponsored content. Google will see the content as a part of your website then. That’s what Google’s webmaster team said on Twitter.    Hi again, Dan! That's correct. If you don't ... Read More »

8th Sept 2019
Google Quality Update Targets E-A-T, Page Quality and Interstitials

Google has just announced a brand new version of its Quality Rater Guidelines, and we shall be looking at all the changes Google has made to the guidelines and why these changes are important.  The new version is dated May 16, 2019, and replaces the one released back in 2018.One major take away is that Google is moving a lot of the documentation ... Read More »

30th May 2019
Yoast SEO Plugin for WordPress Now Offer Defragmented Schema Markup

Popular WordPress plugin Yoast is releasing an update which offers defragmented implementation of Schema.org markup. Sounds complex? Not worry, we'll define the term for your understanding. What is Defragmentation? Here is how Wikipedia puts it: "In the maintenance of file systems, defragmentation is a process that reduces the degree of ... Read More »

2nd May 2019

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