Weekly SEO news: 24 December 2019
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1. Happy holidays!

May the holiday season fill your home with joy, your heart with love, and your life with laughter!

Happy Holidays!

Happy holidays!

2. Internet marketing news of the week

John MuellerGoogle: don't hope, act
"Google’s John Mueller said on Twitter that you shouldn’t hope for a particular outcome when optimizing your website. You should give Google the clearest ranking signals that you can."

Request quotes in local pack from multiple businesses

"Google has launched the ability for users to Get a Quote from multiple businesses direct from the 3 pack. This is huge because a user can now request a quote direct from search results from the three top businesses, assuming they all have messaging enabled."

John MuellerGoogle: two things you should now about robots.txt

"Google’s John Mueller talked about robots.txt in a recent webmaster hangout. Here are two things that you should know about the robots.txt file on your website. [...]

Use the website audit tool in SEOprofiler to check the robots.txt file of your website. The website audit tool also checks all pages of your website and it shows you want to can to do ensure that all pages get listed correctly."

This holiday season from Bing: flight booking and expanded visual search

"The holidays can be a busy time, but at Bing we hope to make your holiday season easier and more enjoyable! Today we’re excited to announce an advanced flight booking experience as well as expanded visual search shopping scenarios."

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  • Google: third party comments on your website are primary content.
  • Yandex: Our latest intelligent search update, Vega.
  • Hotel ads sneaking into the business profile.
  • Google Earth: Using AI to find where the wild things are.
  • Google Assistant’s interpreter mode is coming to phones today.
  • Google has fired another worker-activist.
  • Google to pay $481.5m in major win for Australian Tax Office.
  • Hackers are breaking into websites and adding links to game Google.
  • Using Google Domains won't help your rankings.

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