SEO News

Search Reports

RSS
  1. Recover From Panda? Follow These 5 Steps to Avoid Future Panda Hits

    As I’ve explained before here on Search Engine Watch, SEO band-aids do not lead to long-term recovery. Just keep in mind that the reports won’t provide "Panda problems" on a silver platter. The original algo hit typically feels like a punch in the...

  2. Google Tests Knowledge Graph with “In the News”

    Google is testing a new Knowledge Graph feature called "In the news," per reports. According to Search Engine Land, searching for reality star Jill Duggar of TLC's 19 Kids and Counting on September 10 yielded the news box in the search results with...

  3. What’s the Deal With Links From M.Biz? Should You Disavow?

    Take a look at this: A site search for mentions of searchenginewatch.com on m.biz shows more than 10,000 results! I have been asked this frequently enough that I decided that an article on this topic would be useful to readers of Search Engine Watch.

  4. The Challenge of Enterprise Link-Building in a Content Marketing World

    If you can secure a paid search or display advertising budget to promote the content, that can also be very effective. It's been pretty clear to most SEO professionals for a long time, even before we knew what a Google Penguin was, that link...

  5. How Google Pigeon Impacted Local Queries, and What You Can Do

    Google said the latest update would make local search more closely mimic traditional organic rankings. Early reports showed consistent feedback that specific queries and sectors had been impacted, like real estate, and that directories were now...

  6. Google Dorking: Feds Warn Against Malicious Cyber Actors

    The Department of Homeland Security, the FBI, and the National Counterterrorism Center have issued a warning against the perils of "Google dorking," or the practice of utilizing a detailed set of search parameters to locate sensitive information...