Google My Business Removes Reinstatement Request Form

By |2019-07-19T13:02:02+00:00July 19th, 2019|SEO Update|

Earlier today, John McAlpin tweeted a photo of their reinstatement request. The form has been taken down. You would receive a message “We’re receiving a high volume of questions about suspended listings. If you’ve appealed for reinstatement, it may take 2-3 weeks to proceed.”  Here is a screenshot of the same.  [...]

Google Yet to Confirm possible July Algorithm Core Update

By |2019-07-17T13:15:46+00:00July 17th, 2019|SEO Update|

There has been a lot of chatter on Twitter and the WebmasterWorld that continues. Many people are tweeting about a possible Google Algorithm Update. The chatter started around July 11th and 12th and has since spiked up. Google has not made any official announcement on the matter. But yesterday, yet again, people saw some [...]

Google testing Shareable Search Results Snippet

By |2019-07-16T14:15:04+00:00July 16th, 2019|SEO Update|

It seems like Google is testing again. Several people are sharing screenshots on Twitter of a new feature in Google Search Results. We weren’t able to replicate it. Here are a couple of screenshots shared yesterday. The three icons on the right allow you to share, open cache and open the results in a [...]

Google AdSense reviewed its Mobile Strategy

By |2019-07-16T13:56:00+00:00July 16th, 2019|SEO Update|

Google AdSense will now be investing in AdSense mobile web interface and terminating the current iOS and Android Apps. Andrew Gildfind announced it on Inside AdSense, Google’s official blog for news on AdSense. You won’t be able to check your earnings and performance using this app. It says that by doing so they will be [...]

Google Ads Bug in Geographical Reports.

By |2019-07-15T17:14:55+00:00July 15th, 2019|SEO Update|

Google has posted a notification in Google Ads advertiser console. A bug in the geographical reports caused some incorrect metrics in your geographic reports. The bug impacted only web based reports between July 10th through July 12th, 2019. Here is a copy of the message Joe May posted on Twitter Saturday night.  [...]

Be Consistent and Use One Version of a URL

By |2019-07-11T14:08:32+00:00July 11th, 2019|SEO Update|

John Mueller while replying to a tweet today said it is best to be consistent with your URL. Either choose to use a slash after URL or not use one. Refrain from using both formats if possible. When asked what happens when a site has thousands of pages with two versions of URL, he [...]

Pages blocked by Robots.txt can still Rank

By |2019-07-11T13:34:29+00:00July 11th, 2019|SEO Update|

Wondering how pages blocked by Robots.txt rank in Google? John Mueller has an answer for you. Google has stated that content that is blocked by Robots.txt will still be indexed. But how will Google know which types of queries to rank the pages for? This question came up in Google Webmaster Central Hangout. [...]