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Podcasts are now easier to find on Google

By |2019-08-20T06:58:03+00:00August 9th, 2019|SEO Update|

Google announced yesterday that they are making podcasts easier to find and listen to. Now, when you’ll search for a podcast related to a particular topic. Google will show potential podcast episodes related to your query. Google will not only surface episodes with metadata or title that fits the query. But also those episodes [...]

Google tests new Local Pack Carousel designs

By |2019-08-05T14:32:53+00:00August 5th, 2019|SEO Update|

Google is testing new local pack designs. You must have seen a lot of variations of the local pack carousel recently. They have been testing carousel design for the local pack for the last two months. Google had been testing some alternative designs in March 2017. And, they are doing it again. This time [...]

Possible Google Search Ranking Algorithm Update

By |2019-08-07T12:59:54+00:00August 1st, 2019|SEO Update|

Since afternoon Twitter has been buzzing with tweets regarding a possible Google search ranking update. The update has been said to have started last night.  It could be a possible August 1st update. Google is yet to confirm anything on the matter. Danny Sullivan has said they will pre-announce if any [...]

Google sending out notices to remove No-Index Robots.txt

By |2019-07-29T14:04:59+00:00July 29th, 2019|SEO Update|

Earlier this month, Google had announced that they are going to stop supporting no-index directive in Robots.txt files. Google had been telling webmasters and SEO experts not to use this for years. They had announced that they will not honor any crawl-delay, no-follow, and no-index mentioned in your Robots.txt file from September 1st, 2019.  [...]

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 [...]