The new Accelerated Mobile Pages format from Google

Today, Google announced a new, visually focused format for its AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages) framework. AMP Stories are intended to be “bite-sized,” visually engaging content constructed primarily of interactive photos and text. Per Google’s announcement: The collective desire was that this format offer new, creative and visually rich ways of storytelling specifically designed for mobile. […]

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What people get wrong about keyword cannibalization

I loathe the term “keyword cannibalization.” The term reminds me of the arguments around one keyword per page. News flash — Pages rank for multiple keywords. According to a study by Ahrefs last year, the average page ranking number one also ranked for about 1,000 other relevant keywords. If your content is relevant enough, you […]

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NY federal court decision threatens embedding and linking across the web

In ruling on a motion for summary judgment in federal court in New York, Judge Katherine Forrest found that embedding a tweet containing a copyrighted photo (of Tom Brady) could create liability for copyright infringement. The case, Goldman vs. Breitbart, is still in process and cannot be appealed until final, but the judge’s ruling has potentially […]

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Google Image Search removes View Image button and Search by Image feature

Google has removed the View Image button and the Search by Image feature when viewing an individual image within Google Image Search. Google announced this change on Twitter, saying: Today we’re launching some changes on Google Images to help connect users and useful websites. This will include removing the View Image button. The Visit button […]

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Making website speed and performance part of your SEO routine

Success in search engine optimization (SEO) requires not only an understanding of where Google’s algorithm is today but an insight to where Google is heading in the future. Based on my experience, it has become clear to me Google will place a stronger weight on the customer’s experience with page load speed as part of […]

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