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Barry Schwartz
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Google's +Gary Illyes said Google has quality raters "in tons of countries."
The Google quality raters are contractors who work to test and judge experiments in the Google search results. They do not influence the rankings but rather give Google's engineers more data points t
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Google's +John Mueller on negative SEO. While your competitors are busy with that, you can move your site forward. Classic...
We've covered the topic of negative SEO to exhaustion but hey, Google's John Mueller had a nice line about it this morning.Someone asked him what they should do now that their competitor started a neg
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Does your office have an indoor tractor? Google has one in their Tel Aviv office.
Olya L. shared a picture on Instagram of her at the Google Tel Aviv office sitting somewhere upwards of the 20th floor of one of the more famous buildings in the city. But she is sitting on a tractor
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A Google jump to snippet feature in mobile.
Google has had links within their search snippets for years, I think it dates back almost ten years. I just can't find the blog posts where I covered it back then right now. I don't believe I have e
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Picking oranges in the Google Tel Aviv office.
Here is a photo of Olya L picking fruit inside of the Google Tel Aviv office. She posted the picture on Instagram and wrote
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The January 2017 Google Webmaster Report is out - sorry for the delay on this.
I am really delayed this month with the monthly Google Webmaster Report, but here it is for January. The big items were the December 15th Google update, which many many webmasters saw. Google starti
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Google's structured data testing tool now validates multi-typed entities. via +Brad Brewer 
Brad Brewer posted on Twitter that the Google Structured Data Testing Tool now supports MTE, multi-typed entities. This can be used for the hotel schema markup said Brad. Here is a screen shot of th
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is today. Check out all the logos and themes from Google, Bing, Dogpile and more.
Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day - a very important day in the U.S. It commemorates the birthday of Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. which was on January 15, 1929. But the day is observed on t
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Google Home traffic is labeled as direct traffic in Google Analytics, maybe someone should change that +Adam Singer +Louis Gray ?
As many of you know, when you ask your Google Home a query and it responds, it puts the answer box into your Google Home app under the
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Looks like SEOs and webmasters have plenty of time to worry about the Google mobile-first index going live and Google will help folks get ready via Search Console.
In November 2016, Google began experimenting with the mobile-first index and since then, many SEOs and webmasters began thinking it is live - it is not.In fact, John Mueller thinks it might not be ful
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Those getting hit by the Google mobile interstitial penalty are getting hit hard. Although, it doesn't seem fully rolled out yet shows +Glenn Gabe 
The Google mobile interstitial penalty began rolling out this week. It seems to still be rolling out as we speak but some sites got hit pretty hard.Glenn Gabe posted some examples of pages loosing t
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Google confirms, the link operator is 100% dead and not working right https://www.seroundtable.com/google-link-operator-dead-23248.html
Yesterday, we covered that Google's John Mueller said not to use the link operator. This comes a year or so after Google said the link operator is not dead yet. Well, now it is dead.A Google spokes
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Search Geek & CEO of RustyBrick
Introduction

Barry Schwartz is Search Engine Land's News Editor and has covered search news for over five years. Barry also maintains the Search Engine Roundtable, his own search blog that tracks discussions at the most active search engine forums. As the host of Search Marketing Expo Israel and a speaker at many search marketing conferences, Barry is always on top of the most important topics in search. He also was the former News Editor at Search Engine Watch, hosts a weekly video cast named Search Buzz Recap and is a moderator at several popular search marketing forums.

Barry is often quoted in publications such as Forbes, Reuters, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Bloomberg, News.com, Publish and more. With five years of writing about search marketing tips and how search engines work, Barry has been called the hardest working blogger in search. Barry maintains a personal blog named Cartoon Barry and can be followed on Twitter here.

Mr. Schwartz is the CEO of RustyBrick, a New York Web service firm specializing in customized online technology that helps companies decrease costs and increase sales. RustyBrick sells custom web software including advanced e-commerce, custom content management systems, social networking sites, CRM applications, custom web-based business software, iPhone applications and much more.

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  • Baruch College
    Marketing Research, 1999 - 2002
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CEO & Search Blogger
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  • Search Engine Roundtable
    Executive Editor, 2003 - present
  • Search Engine Land
    News Editor, 2009 - present
  • RustyBrick
    CEO, 1994 - present
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Jerusalem