Google released a video for the year in search 2020. The word of the year was "Why" it was asked more than ever in 2020. Top 5 Searches in the U.S. Overall Top Searches Election resultsCoronavirusKobe BryantCoronavirus updateCoronavirus symptoms Matt Southern took a deep dive and his article is worth reading over at Search Engine Journal. … [Read more...]
Google update was a bug
It's Google Wednesday! I am kidding of course but here is our second Google story today. A couple days ago there was a lot of reactions to what was seen as a major update for Google search. It got a lot of people flustered and wondering what was happening with their websites position in the serp. Barry Schwartz over at Search Engine Roundtable wrote about one of the biggest updates he had … [Read more...]
“there’s still a significant opportunity for providers of websites”
Greg Sterling wrote a piece on SearchEngineLand.com that dealt with small businesses, VC and websites. Greg starts off his article discussing that over the last few years SEO's have taken the approach that Google My Business, Facebook and Yelp have made the small business website unnecessary. GMB now is so widely used and so complete, that consumers never need to visit the underlying small … [Read more...]
Most expensive keywords in 2019 and other keyword data
SpyFu updated their keyword top lists a couple weeks ago so the data is fresh. You can get keyword data on things like: Keywords with Highest Cost Per Click (CPC)Keywords with the Most ClicksMost Expensive Keywords Keywords with the Most Clicks RankTermClicks/Day 1 home depot 8.35M 2 … [Read more...]
Answers to queries right in the address bar?
I read an article on Search Engine Journal with regards to an upcoming update of Google Chrome. Forget about Zero search clicks and go straight to zero query answers. From the article: “Now on both desktop and Android, answers will show up inside the address bar where you type your query—whether you’re looking for results about sporting events or instant answers about the local … [Read more...]
YMCDN.com closes at $127,801 on GoDaddy – Will it get paid?
YMCDN.com closed at $127,801 on GoDaddy Auctions on Wednesday. The domain has a big link profile. Looking at Majestic.com: Information Homepage TitleN/ACrawled URLs333Indexed URLs15,672Educational Ref. Backlinks3,044Governmental Ref. Backlinks698Educational Ref. Domains479Governmental Ref. Domains128 External backlinks Fresh … [Read more...]
Subdomain leasing – another potential revenue source?
I read an article on subdomain leasing that I thought was kind of interesting. I can't say I read anything on this topic before. The article was published on SearchEngineLand.com. The author on SEL was of course interested in the SEO ramifications and what Google thought on the topic. Apparently Google replied awhile back to a question with a series of tweets. Google also addressed the … [Read more...]