This week the SEO roundtable includes: possible future changes CWV, A new feature in the SERPs, SEO poll on the need for good SEO on company site, Spammers ruin Bing’s anonymous sitemap submission, Google supports Education Q&A structured data and Google won’t manually update Hubspot results.
Google Mother’s Day Weekend Search Algorithm Update (May 6th – May 8th): To Date this is unconfirmed though there is a lot of chatter in the comments on this article. As I’ve been saying for some time the level of volatility we’re seeing isn’t really abnormal or Google would’ve confirmed an algorithmic update by now. … Read more
Google Offering SEO Certification Taught By Googlers: Google announced the new Google Career Certificate scholarships for US businesses. “Businesses can use Google Career Certificates to train their employees for jobs in data analytics, digital marketing & e-commerce, IT support, project management or user experience (UX) design,” Google wrote. First off these are courses taught by Googlers … Read more
This week it looks like Google is going to be trying to keep more people on Google for review and product info. If your business model is reviewing products you’re in for a rough ride.
The Google Structured Data Tool was moved to Schema.org Validator provided by Google as a service for the Schema.org community. The new tool continues to have the same functionality for fetching a page or direct script entry. Unlike the Rich Results tool It’s capable of testing for all Schema properties.
One of my favorite things to do is to get together with friends on Ammon and Bill’s Bogus Hangout. In the Bogus Hangout we discuss what we are working on, news from the real world and I collect some SEO news topics I find on SEJ, SEO Roundtable and to a lesser extent SearchEngineLand. I plan on changing that with daily posting of comments on resources, tutorials and news I discover that day.