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Bing Is Asking For Feedback On Its Webmaster Guidelines

Bing's web ranking and quality project manager, Frédéric Dubut, embarked on a journey to refresh the company's webmaster guidelines. “SEO friends! I’m kicking off an effort to refresh our @Bing webmaster guidelines, both the spirit and the letter. Any shady tactics you think are not penalized enough? Any feedback on the document itself?” Dubut tweeted on July [...]

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Google Adds JavaScript SEO Basics To Its Search Developer’s Guide

On July 18, Google added a JavaScript SEO basics section to its Search developer’s guide. It includes general descriptions of how Google processes JavaScript as well as some best practices. Not only is there an overview of how Googlebot crawls, renderers and indexes JavaScript web apps, the guide provides basic tips, which are accompanied by links to [...]

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Bing Showing A Streamlined Recipe Carousel In Search Results

It looks like Bing is testing our introducing a different way of showing rich results on desktop. For recipe related queries, Bing is displaying a carousel that features just three recipes initially. It lets users filter results by total time and other nutrition criteria, but doesn't immediately show the option to compare recipes. Some people [...]

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Conductor Adds Audience Demographics And Social Media Analytics To Searchlight Platform

During Conductor's C3 conference last week in New York, the company plans to integrate audience demographic insights and expand search capabilities with social media analytics for its Conductor Searchlight platform. Multi-channel content analytics are available via a closed beta for current customers. If Conductor's plan is well executed, it could enable marketers to better understand [...]

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Microsoft Goes Open Source With One Of Its Bing Algorithms

Microsoft made its Space Partition Tree And Graph (SPTAG) algorithm available to all as an open source GitHub project. This algorithm is used in their own Bing search engine. The algorithm uses vector search and deep learning models, which provides results based on search intent. The intent of the algorithm is designed to allow users [...]

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Google Bug May Select Unrelated Canonical URLs, Could Impact Indexing

On April 25, Google tweeted that it may have selected canonical URLs for some pages and that bread crumb trails on mobile could show the unrelated URLs. In some rare instances, Google said that this could even prevent proper indexing. https://twitter.com/googlewmc/status/1121538876126969859?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1121538876126969859&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fsearchengineland.com%2Fgoogle-bug-may-select-unrelated-canonical-urls-could-impact-indexing-316036 The purpose of breadcrumbs is to show the position of a page in the [...]

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Yext Adds TripAdvisor To Listings Network, Conversational UI For Local Data Updates

TripAdvisor has been added to the Yext Knowledge Engine location data management platform.  Not only that, last month, Yext rolled out a new conversational interface for content and local data updates, which the company calls Knowledge Assistant. With this TripAdvisor integration, restaurant operators are now able to manage a range of attributes through Yext's dashboard, such as hours and [...]

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The First Steps Of Your SEO Audit: Indexing Issues

Indexing may be the first step to any SEO audit, but why? If your site isn't being indexed, it's basically not being read by Google and Bing. If search engines aren't able to see it, there won't anything you can do to improve the ranking of your web pages. This is why it's important to [...]

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Hreflang Tags: How To Serve Correctly Regionalized Content

As a whole, there is hardly anything more technical than international and multilanguage search engine optimization.  It can be difficult to implement, and not hard to get things wrong.  This can lead you in a world of SEO problems. When considering how to target readers around the globe, there are a lot of moving parts [...]

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