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Google finally confirms the November 2019 local search update

Google has confirmed the November 2019 local search update on Twitter. What has changed, and what do you have to do to keep your local rankings?
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Click-depth as a ranking factor (and how to find the click depth of all pages on your website)

Does the click-depth of a page has an impact on the performance of a website in Google's search results? What can you do to ensure that your web pages aren't buried too deep on your website?
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New in SEOprofiler: more locations for local SEO and rank tracking

More than 50% of all searches on Google are done on smartphones and other mobile devices. Many of these searches have a strong local touch. That means that people get different search results based on the location from which they search.
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Google Chrome: your website usually loads slow (and how to fix it)

Does your website load slow? Google Chrome might tell potential visitors so in the future. According to a new announcement, Chrome may identify sites that typically load fast or slow for users with clear badging.
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Bing announces penalty for inorganic site structures

Bing has announced a new penalty to address 'inorganic site structure' violations. The new penalty will apply to malicious attempts to obfuscate website boundaries, which covers some old attack vectors (such as doorways) and new ones (such as subdomain leasing).
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Better keywords lead to more revenue

The keywords that you choose for your web pages are the most important factors that decide whether you will succeed with your website or not. A number 1 listing on Google can be pointless if you have that listing for the wrong keyword.
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Google: link velocity is not important, it's the quality of the links that matters

Does it matter if your website suddenly gets 200 links on a single day? Is the rate of link acquisition a ranking factor or a spam signal? Google's John Mueller answered these questions in a webmaster hangout on YouTube.
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SEO done right: how to get high rankings in 2019

SEO (search engine optimization) can help your business a lot if you do it right. On average, more than half of all website traffic comes from people who click on unpaid search results. But how do you get on the search results page? What do you have to do to ensure that people find your website for the right keywords?
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H1 headings are important - or are they?

Some days ago, Google's John Mueller published a video that created a lot of confusion about H1 heading tags. In the video, John Mueller said that Google can handle websites that contain multiple H1 headings, or no H1 headings at all.
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How to react to ranking drops

Google has released quite a few ranking algorithm updates during the past few weeks. Have your rankings dropped? This article will help you to recover your rankings.
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Google releases September 2019 broad core algorithm update

Google has announced the September 2019 broad core algorithm update on Twitter. The rollout of the update began on September, 24th and it continued over several days.
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Reminder: it is not enough to remove technical errors to rank well (but it is important)

Technical errors can block search engines from accessing your web pages. Unfortunately, it is not enough to fix these technical errors. You need more to get high rankings on Google and other search engines.
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Google introduces two new link attributes and changes the way it treats nofollow links

Google announced in an official blog post that it changes the way it treats nofollow links. Until now, nofollow links were not considered by Google's ranking algorithm. Google has introduced new link attributes and nofollow links are going to be seen as 'hints'.
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Google: you might get unstable results with m-dot domains (m.domain.com)

Google's John Mueller said on YouTube that there you might get unstable rankings if you use an m-dot domain for your mobile web pages (for example m.domain.com). Although Google won't drop support for m-dot domains, John Mueller recommends to use other ways to present your mobile pages.
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How to get links from influential websites (two steps)

Although Google uses many different ranking signals, links from other websites are still the most important signal in Google's ranking algorithm. The better the links that point to your website, the higher your rankings. It is difficult to get links from other sites. This article shows you how to convince influential websites to link to your site.
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Back to the basics: how SEO helps you to get more customers

Search engine optimization (SEO) can have a major impact on the success of your business. If you do it right, you will get many more customers and increase sales. This article will help you to get results.
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