Google Adds Features To Featured Snippets

Well, I’m shocked, shocked I say.

After making us all think Featured Snippets had been knocked on the head and replaced by Knowledge Panels, Google only go and add more features into the Featured Snippets!

Where will it all end?

Read more in this extract from TWIS SEO News & Updates 8th December 2017.

#SEO #SEONews #FeaturedSnippets #KnowledgePanels #SERP
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Knowledge Panels Gain From Featured Snippets

Oh noes! Poor Featured Snippets have been giving way really bland Knowledge Panels.

Re-arranging the deck chairs on a well-know boat springs to mind.

If you rely on crowd-sourced content, you are always going to find a fair degree of rubbish in it.

Putting it in a Knowledge Panel is like putting lipstick on a pig.

Read this extract from TWIS SEO News & Updates 1st December 2017.

#SEO #SEONews #FeaturedSnippets #KnowledgePanels #SERP
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SEO News & Updates 1st December 2017

This week’s SEO News and Updates are a fantastic read, some excellent issues, key actions and key insights:

Events Structured Data Spam Penalty;
PageSpeed Hype Is Getting Silly;
Knowledge Panels Spreading;
Google’s SERP Snippets Lengthen;
Generate a Direct Link For Local Reviews;
As well as some exceptionally interesting SEO Bits & Pieces.

#SEO #SEONews #StructuredData #KnowledgePanels #MetaTags #LocalSEO
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Featured Snippets Disappearing

Google’s Featured Snippets are disappearing from SERPs.

They’re not gone wholly, but Google seems to be rolling back plenty and replacing with Knowledge Panels.

Perhaps Google has realised that webmasters have started to game these and the quality has suffered somewhat – a lot of those I see are poor.

Read more now in this extract from TWIS SEO News & Updates 24th November 2017.

#SEO #SEONews #FeaturedSnippets #KnowledgePanels #SERP
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Google's Mobile Product Panel Expands Massively

Google almost always gives an ecommerce update just before the Thanksgiving turkey goes in the oven, and just in time for the shopping season kick-off.

This one focuses on product panels on mobile and enlarges them with space for an ad or two. It’s getting harder to spot organic results.

Read more about it in this extract from TWIS SEO News & Updates 17th November 2017.

#SEO #SEONews #SERP #Mobile #KnowledgePanels
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SEO News Updates 17 November 2017

I’m excited by this week’s SEO News and Updates by a factor of 84.

That’s roughly how many ranking factors have been covered by major providers.

Reviews are the most important Local SEO factors;
SEMRush’s ranking factors cause a stir;
Shopping season gets underway with a SERP update;
Trust Indicators are coming to Google News;
AMP spammers get 3 month’s notice;
As well as some exceptionally interesting SEO Bits & Pieces.

#SEO #SEONews #LocalSEO #RankingFactors #KnowledgePanels #FakeNews #AMP
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TWIS SEO News & Updates 10th November 2017

I think this week’s SEO News & Updates make for good reading.

Enjoy the in-depth analysis and insights on the following topics:

News Publishers Get New Google Knowledge Panel;
Yelp Review Solicitation;
You can now tweeeeet 280 characters;
Few strong pages better than many weak ones?;
No need to disavow links – issue 475;
As well as some exceptionally fabulous SEO Bits & Pieces.

#SEO #SEONews #KnowledgePanels #Yelp #Reviews #Twitter #ContentStrategy #LinkDisavowal
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