Does Google Give More Weight to Links That Appear Higher in Content? by @jennyhalasz

Editor’s note: “Ask an SEO” is a weekly column by technical SEO expert Jenny Halasz. Come up with your hardest SEO question and fill out our form. You might see your answer in the next #AskanSEO post! Today’s Ask an SEO question is from Alex from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He writes: In your experience, does Google give […]


Google to Give Publishers Dedicated Knowledge Panels in Search Results by @MattGSouthern

Google is introducing a new type of Knowledge Panel exclusively for publishers. The new Knowledge Panel fills the entire above-the-fold section of search results with information to help searchers learn more about a publication. Searching for a publisher by name will return the new Knowledge Panel. It features: A description of the publication A Wikipedia […]


Give Your SEO a Boost With These 12 Accessibility Improvements by @tamar

For those of you with a brick-and-mortar business location, you’re familiar with the concept of accessibility and why it’s a necessity for any company that intends to engage with the general public. In the United States, not accommodating those with disabilities is a violation of the Americans with Disabilities act; reasonable accommodations must be provided […]

Will Google Search Give Further Weight to Cybersecurity in 2017 (…and Beyond)? by @danny_taywitter

One of SEO’s hottest topics recently has been the need to migrate from HTTP to HTTPS, especially for those websites which collect personal data or passwords. Websites serving content over the secure HTTPS protocol have been given a ranking boost since 2014. Google Chrome (which owns ~55% of the desktop browser market) is visibly branding websites as […]