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Google’s Fetch & Render Partial Status: The Most Common Causes

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! Here’s today’s Ask an SEO question: Why does the Fetch and Render tool from Google Search Console show a green […]

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

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 […]

Can Google Demote Your Ranking Due to Negative Brand Mentions?

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 Matthew of Sydney, Australia. He writes: Can/does Google demote a site’s […]

How Ranking Factors Studies Damage the SEO Industry

Recently SEMrush posted a study on Google’s top ranking factors. The study was not unlike many other studies published each year. It used a statistically significant data set to draw parallels between common metrics and high position (or ranking) in Google. However, the conclusions they came to and reported to the industry were not entirely […]

The First Major Algorithm Update

Editor’s note: This post is part of an ongoing series looking back at the history of Google algorithm updates. Enjoy! On November 16, 2003, a catastrophic Category 5 “hurricane” rocked the world of SEO. Google’s Florida update hit with a vengeance, in the middle of the holiday shopping season. Like the hurricanes common to the […]

Which Video Hosting Website Is Best for SEO?

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! One of my clients asked me this week whether they should host their videos on YouTube or on […]