Google Search Algorithm Update on October 16th Looks Like a Big One

SEO expert Barry Schwartz said that he sees “lots of signals” that the recent October 16 Google algorithm update was a “big one.” Barry also talked about a Webmaster Hangout this morning with Google’s John Mueller.

Google Explains How It Establishes a Crawl Budget for Your Site

If you’ve never heard of a “crawl budget” you’re not alone. It’s actually something that most publishers don’t have to worry about, as long as your pages tend to be crawled by Googlebot the same day that they’re published. Also,…

Google Expands Functionality of Property Sets to More Sections of Search Console

In a response to many requests by search managers and webmasters, Google has expanded the functionality of the wildly popular property sets feature to more sections of the Search Console. Google launched property sets back in May allowing you to…

Google Says “Don’t Worry About Links”

Links are a topic on the mind of every webmaster, search marketer and entrepreneur, especially as it relates to ranking in Google search results. The funny thing is, Google really, really doesn’t want you to worry about links, because of…

Google To Rank Mobile Page Speed Separately

According to Google Webmaster Trends Analyst Gary Illyes, Google is planning to rank mobile site speed separately from desktop. This means that if your mobile site loads quick and the desktop version of your site is slow you will rank…

New Google Tool To Test Your Sites Mobile Performance

Google launched a new tool today called “Test My Site” at testmysite.thinkwithgoogle.com. The tool helps you find out how well your site works across mobile and desktop devices, but its primary purpose is to make the mobile web experience faster.…

Google Search Console Introduces ‘Property Sets’

Google has launched ‘Property Sets’ within their Search Console allowing webmasters to combine apps and sites within a single group in order to monitor overall clicks and impressions within a single report. It will be rolling out to all users…

Google Adds AMP Data To Search Analytics

Google is rolling out a new feature in its Search Console letting webmasters drill down to see how your AMP pages are doing in Google Search. Google states: “With this, you can filter for AMP results (“which queries lead to…

Google Launches Mobile Friendly Testing Tool

Google’s obsession with making all sites mobile friendly continues with the launch of a new mobile friendly testing tool. The tool is available for all users logged into the Google Search Console. Google also has created a help page for…

Google Announces JSON-LD Support For Reviews and Products Structured Data Markup

Google announced JSON-LD support for Reviews and Products structured data markup. Webmaster trends analyst John Mueller wrote in a Google+ post (via Search Engine Roundtable) that along with the launch of support for JSON-LD for Reviews and Products structured data…