Google’s Disavow and reconsideration tools have been around long enough now that the recent news from Google’s official Webmaster blog this week seems almost overdue. But, atlas this week Google announced

Ever feel like Google’s quest for a friendlier mobile environment is a bit like a version of the old children’s game “Mother May I”? You ask a question with the

Google Introduces Automatic Item Updates For PLAs

For most, this feature seems like a long time coming for Google. With most eCommerce systems now capable of complex micro-data and product feeds in real-time, it feels like product-listing-ads (PLA’s) have

Google Algorithm Changes, Again, with HTTPS Everywhere Update

This month webmasters received an obvious and intentional nudge toward HTTPS encryption courtesy of Google. The change will give “bonus” points for websites that convert from an HTTP site to

In a handful of high-profile cases that have made waves in the SEO blogosphere, Google’s webspam team has recently penalized a few big-name websites for bad SEO practices. Most recently,

Google now discounts all reciprocal links

For a long time, reciprocal links have remained at the forefront of most inbound linking strategies. This is going to have to change. Google now discounts all reciprocal links. The algorithm has

Working with Google products is fairly easy. Some represent more of a hassle than others. So, when Google says that they’re finding new ways for us to easily add in,

In an earlier blog this month, we talked a bit about how Google was introducing Reviews in Google Places for Business and the importance of actively seeking positive reviews for

Google Analytics Keywords Gone, SEO Opportunities Still Abound in HTTPS Era

No More Keyword Data In case you haven’t heard, Google has switched all searches over to encrypted searches using HTTPS (a secure communications protocol). This means that traffic data at

Google Adds NEW Manual Action Viewer to Webmaster Tools

It’s always nice to know when bad things are happening – especially when it comes to your website. In the past, however, it wasn’t always apparent if a search engine