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Google Has Removed Over 80% of Hacked Sites from Search Results by @MattGSouthern

Google has released new details about about its spam fighting efforts, revealing that more than 80% of hacked sites have been detected and removed from search results. The search giant plans to continue its efforts by working directly with popular content management systems to fight back against those who compromise forums and comment sections with […]

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Organic Search Sees Largest Growth Rate in Over 2 Years [REPORT] by @MattGSouthern

Organic search just saw its strongest visit growth in over 2 years, according to Merkle’s Digital Marketing Report for Q4 2017. Total site visits driven by organic search were up 6% year-over-year in the fourth quarter of 2017, which is said to be the strongest rate of growth since 2015. Even desktop organic search visits […]

Google is Splitting its Search Index, Prioritizing Mobile over Desktop by @MattGSouthern

Google is splitting its index of search results into separate versions for mobile and desktop, a change which will happen in the coming months. The split will see Google’s index broken into a rapidly updated mobile version, and a desktop version which will not be updated as frequently. This news was broken by Google’s Gary […]