Daily Search Forum Recap: October 21, 2019

Oct 21, 2019 - 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:

  • A Google Search Algorithm Update Rolling Out
    There are some signs of a Google search ranking algorithm update rolling out since over the weekend. It is early and I cannot check on it this Monday and Tuesday because I am offline, but this Saturday night and Sunday looks like a possible update...
  • Google: Redirecting A Domain To A Brand New Site Is Not A Site Move
    Over the weekend, John Mueller of Google had an interesting back and forth with an SEO about a redirect. In short, it seems someone took an old domain, redirected that domain to a new domain, with completely different content...
  • Google: When Disavowing A Link, All Associations Are Removed
    When you disavow a link, any and all associations with that link to your page are removed. I kind of thought that was obvious, but John did field a question related to it the other day. He confirmed the associations...
  • Google: Twitter Not A Great Place To Submit Search Spam
    John Mueller of Google said on Twitter that submitted search spam reports on Twitter is not a great thing to do. He said on Twitter "You're welcome to submit a spam report if you feel that these aren't being treated...
  • Watch Local SEO Experts Prank A Google Local Spammer
    Blake Denman received one of those local Google spam calls while at PubCon and Joy Hawkins was with him. Greg Gifford recorded the call and shared the video with everyone. It is pretty funny...
  • Danny Sullivan In Japanese Yukata /Kimono
    Here is a photo of Danny Sullivan all dressed up in what I think is called a Yukata, a Japanese garment, maybe a Kimono. I am not sure why Danny is there. Maybe for some Google business...
  • Programming Note: Offline For Simchat Torah
    I will be offline completely for the holiday of Simchas Torah on October 21st and October 22nd, Monday and Tuesday. Any stories published here will be scheduled and written beforehand and not posted live. This is the last set...

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Note: This story was pre-written before the Simchat Torah holiday. I am currently offline for the holiday and unable to respond to comments on this site, social, media or other platforms.


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