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The November 8, 2019 Google Update may have been a link related update

The November 8, 2019 Google update may have been a link related update Google has been much better lately at informing the SEO community about large algorithm updates. On November 8, 2019, however, Google appears to have pushed out a significant update. They have said nothing about this update other than these tweets: What can we learn from these tweets? Here is our interpretation: Google ran several […]

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Q&A with Gary IIlyes – Pubcon Vegas 2019

Jennifer Slegg challenged Gary Illyes with some excellent questions at Pubcon Vegas this year. Of all of the Google employee AMA’s I have attended, this was the most valuable. I want to thank Gary for giving us such helpful answers. I was personally in the session and live tweeted the whole thing. Because there was so much helpful information I decided to write it all down in […]

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Does disavowing links work in 2019? Here are some case studies.

Does Disavowing Links Work in 2019?  Is there any benefit to using Google’s disavow tool if you do not have a manual action? In this article, we will discuss some case studies of sites that appear to have benefitted from disavowing a large number of links previously made for SEO reasons. We will also share some cases in which site owners saw drops in traffic that we […]

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