The Week In Search SEO News 24 Mar 2017

What’s happened this week? It’s been a fairly quiet week in organic search terms, but not in other areas, as  Google gets caught up in a storm over ads and controversial content, while it also releases Adwords Close Variants. Site hacks in 2016 were also on the agenda, tappable shortcuts got released and webmasters breathed easier as the date of the mobile-first index is… Read More


The Week In Search SEO News 17 Mar 2017

Google is having a stab at identifying  upsetting or offensive content via its Quality Raters, Google Search Console had a day of missing Google Analytics data, before squeezing organic SERPs further with 6 Google Ads at the bottom . There has also been a study that shows Chrome does not pass URLs for googlebot discovery as well as another reiteration that 404s are… Read More


A quick intro to Belmore Digital, SEO and Digital Marketing Who is Belmore Digital? G’day. I’m Jeremy Beckett, Expert SEO Consultant, Digital Marketer and Information Architect who runs Belmore Digital. I am based in Sydney, Australia, but consult with clients globally. I have over 20 years deep experience in SEO, Digital Marketing and Information Architecture and… Read More


The Week In Search SEO News 10 Mar 2017

Google has rolled out a significant, but unconfirmed update Fred, while AMP comes to Asian search engines, Gary Illyes “Good Comments Good”, YouTube and other embeds may cause PageSpeed issues and Google starts to notify webmasters of technical issues with incorrect AMP Hostnames. #GoogleUpdates #AMP #WebsiteQuality #PageSpeed #YouTube #GoogleSearchConsole… Read More


The Week In Search SEO News 03 Mar 2017

So, this week, we have the joys of over-reported AMP traffic, nestled up nicely against a report about the size of AMP traffic, followed (handily) by a reminder study about mobile speed benchmarking, the sad extinguishing of DMOZ and relief for programmers who use special characters when searching Google. #GoogleAnalytics, #AMP, #PageSpeed, #GoogleSearch, #MetaTags… Read More


The Week In Search 24 Feb 2017

This week’s updates and search snippets include: a Google My Business service area update; an announcement that Google and Bing take action on UK Piracy; findings that proximity upweighted in Local Pack ; a reduction in Google Star Rating threshold and advice to use caution with using the GSC URL Removal Tool. #GoogleMyBusiness, #GoogleSearch, #GoogleLocal, #StarRatings, #GoogleSearchConsole… Read More