Jimmy Wales Says Wikipedia Is Losing Traffic From Google
Jimmy Wales, the co-founder of Wikipedia, posted that Google is sending them less and less traffic, calls this a “long-term issue.” There have been a lot of rumors about the decline in traffic Google is sending Wikipedia’s way. There have been reports from SimilarWeb that Wikipedia has shown a “sudden” and “massive” decline in traffic from Google’s organic search results.
Google: The Panda 4.2 Refresh Is Rolling Out Globally
As many of you know, Google confirmed the Google Panda 4.2 refresh last week. But one question we did not have answered from Google directly in the public was is this refresh impacting just English results or is it a global roll out? Google’s Gary Illyes said on Twitter that this is indeed a global roll out. He said Panda
Fallout From Panda Update Already Starting to Show
This is when you really need a solid SEO company to watch your back like increasevisibility.com… Last weekend’s Google Panda update is rolling out so slowly and sporadically that industry experts are having a hard time getting a sense of its impact on search. Gary Illyes, Webmaster Trends analyst at Google, announced last month at the SMX Advanced conference in
Google Is Hiring An SEO Manager To Improve Its Rankings In Google
Just when you thought you had seen it all..Google is hiring an SEO manager, based on a recent job posting on the Google Careers portal. The job listing is for a “Program Manager, Search Engine Optimization.” The description of the job makes it clear that this is about marketing: As a Program Manager for Technical SEO, you will work with
Google Panda Update Coming In Upcoming Weeks
Google’s Gary Illyes says webmasters can expect a Panda refresh within the upcoming weeks. At SMX Advanced, Google’s Gary Illyes announced that the next Panda update will happen in the upcoming weeks. He said he expects it in the next two to four weeks. Illyes referred to it multiple times as a data refresh, not an algorithmic change. So sites
Has Google Turned up Social Signals as a Ranking Factor?
Google doesn’t do announcements on search updates very often, so when they do the world and his dog sits up and takes notice. When search marketers started noticing significant movement in early May the industry fully expected it to go unexplained as just another of the search giant’s algorithm tweaks. Then Google came out and admitted that there had been
Google: The Mobile Friendly Algorithm Has Fully Rolled Out
Google said the mobile-friendly algorithm is fully rolled out, but there are still some mobile friendly pages that do not see the score since indexing still takes time.
Google Japan Ordered To Remove Negative Reviews Based On Thin Evidence
Ruling appears to be based largely on affidavit signed by the doctor in question. Late last week a Japanese court ordered Google to remove two reviews from Google Maps that were critical of a local medical clinic. An unnamed doctor who operated or worked at the clinic and allegedly treated the reviewer-patients signed an affidavit swearing that the reviews were
Study: Growing “Mobile Fanatics” Segment Search More, Increasingly Shun PCs
New consumer survey data from Thrive Analytics (for the Local Search Association) reflect the emergence of a large and growing mobile user segment dubbed “mobile fanatics.” Just over 40 percent of the U.S. smartphone population, these mobile users search more and rely more on their mobile devices than conventional smartphone users. The segment is defined as mobile users who “conduct
5 Techniques To Safely Get Links In 2015
Any trustworthy SEO knows that “link building,” while necessary, can be potentially dangerous. In the minds of many, “link building” is synonymous with the spammy, black hat SEO techniques of years past; yet, high-quality links remain the single largest off-site ranking factors used by the search engines. Google has evolved to the point where it’s simply not possible to indiscriminately build links to a