SEO – SearchCap: Google penalty, the KKK & Gboard

SEO - SearchCap: Google penalty, the KKK & Gboard

Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.

From Search Engine Land:

  • Natural News was not banned from Google over fake news
    Feb 23, 2017 by Barry Schwartz

    A Google webmaster violation is the reason this web site was penalized by Google, not because the site is controversial.

  • Four US presidents in the KKK? Google’s latest problem with featured answers
    Feb 23, 2017 by Amy Gesenhues

    Technically called a “featured snippet,” Google lists four U.S. presidents as Klan members, even though there’s no conclusive evidence any were.

  • A review of free PPC reporting solutions from Google
    Feb 23, 2017 by Frederick Vallaeys

    Columnist Frederick Vallaeys tried out Data Studio to see where it shines and where it might fall short for search marketers.

  • Gboard adds new languages, voice typing, new emojis & doodles
    Feb 23, 2017 by Barry Schwartz

    Google has upgraded their iOS keyboard extension to support voice dialing and 15 more languages.

  • Exoplanet discovery Google doodle salutes the 7 Earth-like planets found by NASA
    Feb 22, 2017 by Amy Gesenhues

    Designed by doodler Nate Swinehart, the animated image is now posted on all Google home pages around the world.

  • All new! B2B Marketing Automation Platforms Marketer’s Guide updated for 2017
    Feb 22, 2017 by Digital Marketing Depot

    The latest edition of MarTech Today’s “B2B Marketing Automation Platforms: A Marketer’s Guide” examines the market for B2B marketing automation software platforms and the considerations involved in implementing this software into your business. This 44-page report is your source for the latest trends, opportunities and challenges facing the market for B2B marketing automation software tools […]

Recent Headlines From Marketing Land, Our Sister Site Dedicated To Internet Marketing:

  • Why UX is pivotal to the future of SEO
  • Has machine learning created a new model for SEO ranking?
  • 7 ways small retailers can compete with retail giants using Google Shopping
  • On a buying spree, Hootsuite adds analytics provider LiftMetrix
  • Tru Optik now allows identified customer data for OTT TV ad targeting, through LiveRamp
  • Brainshark, Highspot join their products into ‘only complete sales enablement solution’
  • LinkedIn Ads: How to target your ideal prospect, every time
  • Facebook opens mid-roll ads to more Live broadcasters, starts non-live test
  • 5 tips for sending an email blast without getting blacklisted
  • Facebook, Google the global app-install leaders, but Twitter wins for retention
  • Survey: Snapchat is a fleeting hobby, and ads don’t stick
  • What distinguishes conversion optimization from good design?
  • All new! B2B Marketing Automation Platforms Marketer’s Guide updated for 2017

Search News From Around The Web:

Link Building

  • Google: Be Careful Using Contests For Links, Search Engine Roundtable


  • Patent Reveals Insight into How Google Generates Answer Boxes via Content Scores,


  • 100 Winners of the latest Google Update,
  • Google Says Removing HTTP Version Of URL Removes Other Versions Too, Search Engine Roundtable
  • How to Optimize Your Content for Google Answer Boxes, Seer Interactive
  • How to Use Google Search Console for SEO, Online Marketing Blog
  • How Website Structure Affects SEO, Search Engine Journal
  • Local SEO & Beyond: Ranking Your Local Business in 2017, Moz
  • What is Schema?, SEM Rush
  • Which redirect should I use?, Yoast

SEM / Paid Search

  • 3 Things You Need to Know About Expanded Text Ads,
  • AdWords Negative Keywords: Excluding Long-Tail Queries, Metric Theory
  • PPC, KPIs, and The Marketing Funnel, PPC Hero

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