Daily Search Forum Recap: August 12, 2015

Aug 12, 2015 - 4:00 pm 0 by

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 Engine Roundtable Stories:

  • Google: User Actions On Your Web Site Are Not A Ranking Factor
    Google's John Mueller said in a Google Hangout yesterday that there are no Google algorithms that specifically look at user actions on your web site and use that as a ranking factor. He said, "I donĂ¢t think we even see what people are doing on your web site...
  • New: Google Local 3 Pack Eye & Click Study
    Casey Meraz has published on the JurisDigital blog the first eye and click study on the new 3-pack for local results in Google. The key findings were that "organic was the clear leader with the #1 organic result generating 39.5% of total clicks." Adding that "while 39...
  • The 2015 Moz Search Engine Ranking Study Shows Links Still Super Important
    Moz has announced the publication of the 2015 Moz search ranking factors study. The study shared a lot of data on correlation and expert interviews, it is the largest they put together yet. In short...
  • Google: 404s Don't Impact The Google Panda Algorithm
    Google's Gary Illyes responded in short to a Google Panda question, asking if having 404ed pages have an impact on the overall Google Panda algorithm. Gary said on Twitter, "nope...
  • Google Make Shift Climbing Wall
    Daniel Waisberg from the Google Analytics team snapped a picture of a new climbing wall at Google Brazil that looks unsafe. It looks like someone pieced it together pretty quickly. If you look close

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