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An intensive analysis of the May 2020 Google Core Update by MHC

On May 4, 2020 Google announced that they were releasing a core quality update. So far, this is shaping up to be an update with widespread effects, possibly even more impactful than the August 1, 2018 Medic update. We had hoped that the main focus of this update would be to help demote sites that were publishing harmful advice relating to COVID-19. While we do feel that […]

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Were you affected by a Google Update or Covid-19? Tips for making sense of your data

Once again, Google has announced that another core update is underway. We had hoped that Google would hold off on releasing a significant update in the midst of the turmoil that is affecting the world right now with so many people affected by COVID-19. However, we understand that if Google has changes they can make that would give us search results that are better, safer, and more […]

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Resources for SEOs during the Coronavirus pandemic

Last updated August 7, 2020 In this unprecedented time, we would like to keep updating this page as a living resource of information that is important for SEOs to know in regards to COVID-19. These resources can be found in our weekly newsletter alongside Marie’s analysis of the changes to search in relation to the pandemic.  In this guide: Important dates to note March 10-11, 2020: At […]

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