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Google confirmed indexing issues causing some stale results

Google is aware of the issue and is actively working on a fix. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

Common JavaScript errors that can harm your SEO [Video]

And, why JavaScript may not be the real cause of your crawling issues. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

Bing Webmaster Tools now gives you competitive link data

You do not need to have the site verified to see the site’s link profile in Bing Webmaster Tools. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

Soapbox: Don’t kick SMBs to the curbside – for many, it’s their new lifeline

While technologies to enable curbside pick-up have been around for years, local business require solutions that work without IT support and infrastructure. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

Why the evergreen Googlebot is such a big deal [Video]

Google’s Martin Splitt discusses the effort behind making Googlebot ‘evergreen’ in this clip from Live with Search Engine Land. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

Google local ranking changes in early May? Thank a bug

Google confirmed fluctuations seen in local rankings was a bug and says it fixed the issue. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

Video: Sarah Teach on conscious capitalism in SEO

Conscious SEO is about being conscious about all the stake holders with your content. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

Your customers aren’t interested in your COVID messaging anymore, what now?

COVID burnout is real, but the pandemic is not over. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

3 questions SMBs should ask to maximize their COVID-19 Google Ads credit

Your business got a Google Ads credit to spend this year, now what? Before you spend it, consider these questions first. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

Has your opinion about attending conferences changed? Take our survey

We will share the results and plan to continue to track this Event Participation Index so that others in the events space, like us, are better equipped to make decisions. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

SEOs and developers: Why they’re better together [Video]

Google’s Martin Splitt discusses his mission to provide both sides with the knowledge and vocabulary necessary to close the gap. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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Nearly two-thirds of online publishers saw lower CPMs in early May

Though they’re ticking back up, decreased CPMs are still a buying opportunity. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

Online ad revenue was almost $125 billion in 2019 but growth is slowing

About 70% of ads appeared on mobile devices and 82% were programmatic. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

AMP won’t be required for Google’s Top Stories section

When Google’s Page Experience Update goes live in 2021, AMP will stop being a requirement for the top stories section. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

The Google Page Experience Update: User experience to become a Google ranking factor

This new ranking factor won’t be live until 2021, at the earliest. Here is what you need to know. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

The Ultimate Google Disavow Guide

Here’s a blueprint for anyone considering using the Disavow Tool in order to improve their website signals. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

Common oversights that can impede Google from crawling your content [Video]

SEOs and developers shouldn’t over-engineer workarounds when basic, reliable solutions already exist, says Martin Splitt in this clip from Live with Search Engine Land. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

Replay: What marketers need to know about Facebook Shops

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg calls Facebook Shops “the biggest step” the company has taken to unify e-commerce across its family of apps. Let’s talk about that. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

Technical SEO for Shopify: A guide to optimizing your store for search engines

How to address the technical limitations in Shopify to improve your store’s search visibility. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

Facebook Marketplace is open for businesses selling new products

The Marketplace used to only be a C2C platform but now there is a major B2C opportunity for US retailers. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

Google Ads credits for SMBs start rolling out

The $340 million program will phase in over the coming weeks. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

How Google crawls and indexes: a non-technical explanation [Video]

Google’s Martin Splitt provides a simple summary of the processes that pave the way for ranking search results. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

Learn actionable tactics from search marketing experts – free!

Register now to access 40+ sessions that will help drive more traffic, leads, and sales. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

Core Web Vitals report replaces Speed report in Google Search Console: What you need to know

If you are looking for the speed report in Google Search Console, it is no longer named that. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

New Google My Business features aim to help SMBs pivot and survive COVID-19

The new tools and capabilities mirror the expanding role of GMB as a gateway to both offline and online services. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

Google is coming for Facebook budgets with Discovery ads, now available globally

Discovery campaigns are available to all advertisers globally. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.

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