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E-A-T confirmed by Google to be an important part of their algorithms

A new whitepaper, published by Google in February of 2019 has confirmed what we have suspected for quite some time now: E-A-T is a very important ranking signal. This document was published by Google in an attempt to show us how they are fighting against disinformation in the search results. Pages 13-16 of the document are specific to general search. Google admits in this document that it […]

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February 8, 2019 – Gary Illyes Reddit AMA

On February 8, 2019 Gary Illyes did a Reddit AMA where he took questions from the SEO community. We hand picked the best questions and answers most relevant to SEOs and summerized them below. Lots of great questions about Mobile First Indexing, E-A-T, and other great SEO tips. Does use of hreflang give you a ranking benefit? Card This is an interesting question and I think the […]

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February 8, 2019 – Google Help Hangout Notes

This week John had some great insight on the Quality Raters Guide, which we are big fans of, when it comes to a the trustworthiness of a website. Below are the hand picked questions and answers we thought were the most helpful for SEOs. Full video and transcription below! How does Google interpret a page when h tags are used instead of <p>? 4:34 I don’t see […]

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