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Welcome to the search engine optimization (SEO) blog. Here we discuss all things search.

March 22, 2019
The Definitive Guide to Google Penalties (and How to Recover)

The Definitive Guide to Google Penalties (and How to Recover)

Google penalties are some of the most frightening—yet most poorly understood—elements of search engine optimization (SEO). With the power to dramatically reduce your site’s rankings and […]
April 17, 2016
Why Did Google Update Search Quality Raters Guidelines?

Why Did Google Update Search Quality Raters Guidelines?

Google’s “Search Quality Raters” guidelines (henceforth shortened to SQR guidelines) are something of a holy document in the SEO community. We live in a world where […]
April 16, 2016
What's Google's Plan for the Future of Online Reviews?

What’s Google’s Plan for the Future of Online Reviews?

Google is, inarguably, the most powerful influencer in the tech world, being the sole provider of more than 3.5 billion searches per day and offering dozens […]
April 8, 2016

Are We on the Verge of the Next Great Search Disruption?

Okay, so we all know that the search world is constantly evolving. It’s changed, radically, in many different ways since its general inception in the mid-1990s. […]
April 1, 2016

Is Google Prepping for Another Mobilegeddon?

Last year, Google made headlines when it released a so-called “mobilegeddon” update, which sent the procrastinators of the web world scrambling to get their sites updated […]
March 29, 2016

7 Strategies to Leverage Hummingbird and Related Topics

Let’s not kid ourselves; Hummingbird is amazing. It’s an algorithm that took Google’s basic keyword-based structure and turned it into something intuitive and more capable of […]
March 24, 2016

Will Google Start Penalizing Bloggers Who Link to Gifted Products?

Companies are always looking for legitimate, natural ways to earn more links pointing back to their domains. One backlink from a qualified external source can be […]
March 23, 2016

Why Are Local Business Cards Showing Up in Search Results?

Google never stops coming up with new improvements, but its latest addition to local search is somewhat surprising. Just last year, Google revolutionized local search by […]
March 21, 2016

How Far Will Google’s "Right to Be Forgotten" Plan Go?

Google has been under a ton of pressure, both in the European Union and in the United States, to do more for user privacy. One of […]