Daily Search Forum Recap: January 17, 2020

Jan 17, 2020 • 4:00 pm | Comments (0) by twitter

Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today, through the eyes of the Search Engine Roundtable and other search forums on the web...

Search Buzz Video Recap: Google January 2020 Core Update News, Favicons & Black Ad Icons Take Over Google Search, Froogle Returns & Much More

Jan 17, 2020 • 9:31 am | Comments (0) by twitter

This week Google released two big things; first was a new and big broad core update and the second was the favicons and black ad label design in the desktop search results. The Google January 2020 core update was big, launched on Monday, it was a global update...

SEOs Share Impact Of The Google January 2020 Core Update

Jan 17, 2020 • 8:29 am | Comments (5) by twitter

Yesterday, I asked on Twitter for SEOs to share charts and data on how the Google January 2020 core update had an impact on their web sites or client sites. Here are some of the responses I have received.

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Google Has Evacuation Vests
Source: Flickr by Twitter January 17, 2020 • 7:00 am | Comments (2)
Google Bubble Chair
Source: Flickr by Twitter January 16, 2020 • 7:03 am | Comments (0)
Google Ring Chair Swing
Source: Flickr by Twitter January 15, 2020 • 7:01 am | Comments (1)
Google Irvine Beach Sign With Window Mountain View
Source: Flickr by Twitter January 14, 2020 • 6:55 am | Comments (0)
Google's YouTube Music Studio
Source: Flickr by Twitter January 13, 2020 • 7:08 am | Comments (0)

Google Once Again Says Structured Data Does Not Impact Ranking

Jan 17, 2020 • 7:52 am | Comments (1) by twitter

Google, once again, had to say structured data does not impact ranking in web search. But this time Google had to say it because their structured data warnings in Google Search Console were confusing to understand and came off like bad structured data can result in a ranking drop.

Google: Good Spam Reports Can Lead To Broad Spam Action

Jan 17, 2020 • 7:40 am | Comments (4) by twitter

Danny Sullivan from Google responded to complaints about spam in Google search asking the user to report the spam using the form. The user complained and Danny responded that good spam reports often lead to "a deep dive to understand networks and take broad action." He added spam "reports to help."