Daily Search Forum Recap: January 18, 2021

Jan 18, 2021 • 4:00 pm | Comments (0) by twitter

Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today...

Vlog #103: Phillip Thune On Writing Content, Finding The Right Author & Google Panda Penguin Shifts In Content - Part Two

Jan 18, 2021 • 7:51 am | Comments (0) by twitter

In part one, Phillip Thune, the CEO of Textbroker, and I spoke about FindWhat Days In 2000 To Running Textbroker in 2020. Here is part two. How To Prepare To Write: In part two of my interview with Phillip Thune...

Schema.org vs Google Structured Data Rich Results

Jan 18, 2021 • 7:41 am | Comments (2) by twitter

There is a difference between what you see at Schema.org and what Google publishes at its Google Search developer documents for structured data rich results. The short difference is that what Google publishes is what you can potentially see surface in the Google search results but what schema.org publishes you probably won't.

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Tin Trailer At GooglePlex
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Google G Logo Printer Machine Simulation
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Google NYC Iron Chef Competition
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Google Colorful Fabric Swing Bench
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Google Farm Tractor
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Google: Paying Bloggers To Write For Dofollow Backlinks Is Against Our Guidelines

Jan 18, 2021 • 7:31 am | Comments (4) by twitter

John Mueller of Google was asked the following question, "if I dofollow backlinks due to paying bloggers to write highly relevant review articles or paying for high-quality PR news articles, are they paid links that go against Google's guidelines?" John responded that the short answer is yes, it is against Google's guidelines.

Google Search Console Coverage Report Validate Fix, Fixed.

Jan 18, 2021 • 7:21 am | Comments (0) by twitter

Just a PSA, when Google rolled out the update for the coverage report last week, it also fixed the validate fix issue from December 16, 2020. This is when Google posted the "issue validation is temporarily disabled due to upcoming changes in the report." The new coverage report changes are out, so this is now working again.