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After not having a voice for two weeks, I am back with the Search Video recap with Google updates, mobile interstitial penalties, Matt Cutts leaving and much more https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3W5JEmo6CXs & text version at https://www.seroundtable.com/video-01-20-2017-23288.html
I am back after skipping two shows due to sickness but I try to catch you up in this one video. We may have had a Google algorithm update on Monday...
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Google's Gary Illyes said using international targeting in Search Console won't hurt your visibility elsewhere https://www.seroundtable.com/google-international-targeting-reduce-visibility-23283.html
Back in 2014, Google came out with a feature in Google Search Console named international targeting a way to monitor your href lang settings or set your web site's desired country. The desired coun
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Google recommends that you use the nofollow attribute when you link to bad sites.
Google's Gary Illyes said this morning on Twitter that it makes sense to use the nofollow link attribute when you link to bad sites. Sometimes when I cover stories here, I have to link to examples of
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Google's +John Mueller recommends you don't try to build links using Google Sheets. Do something useful instead he said.
I think I've seen it all, covering search for over 13 years but every day, I learn a bit more. I spotted a conversation on Twitter where someone asked Google's John Mueller if they can use Google She
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Here is the Fabric team taking public transit to Google their first day after Google acquired the team from Twitter.
As you may know, the Fabric team, which was owned by Twitter, is now part of Google. Fabric is an awesome app development framework - we use it at my company. In any event, here is a photo from Ashwi
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Google's Gary Illyes said use nofollow when linking to bad sites https://www.seroundtable.com/google-nofollow-linking-bad-sites-23286.html
Google's Gary Illyes said this morning on Twitter that it makes sense to use the nofollow link attribute when you link to bad sites. Sometimes when I cover stories here, I have to link to examples of
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Google's John Mueller says don't use Google Sheets to try to build links :) https://www.seroundtable.com/google-links-google-sheets-23284.html
I think I've seen it all, covering search for over 13 years but every day, I learn a bit more. I spotted a conversation on Twitter where someone asked Google's John Mueller if they can use Google She
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The Fabric team goes to Google for work instead of Twitter this week https://www.seroundtable.com/photos/fabric-transit-google-23282.html
As you may know, the Fabric team, which was owned by Twitter, is now part of Google. Fabric is an awesome app development framework - we use it at my company. In any event, here is a photo from Ashwi
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The Google search app now can notify you when a new Google Doodle is live. Via +Artem Russakovskii 
The new version of the Google Android app has a new notification that can send you a notification when a new Google Doodle is on the Google home page. Often times, believe it or not, I do not see the
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Google's Gary Illyes said using international targeting in Google Search Console doesn't impact your visibility in other country specific search results???
Back in 2014, Google came out with a feature in Google Search Console named international targeting a way to monitor your href lang settings or set your web site's desired country. The desired coun
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SEOs are telling Google that the mobile intrusive interstitial penalty has no teeth - the concern is the penalty will not encourage webmasters to remove the interstitials.
As you know, the Google mobile interstitial penalty began to roll out on schedule on January 10, 2017. Some, but very few sites, got hit hard pretty quickly but truth is, very few are noticing that
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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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  • Search Engine Roundtable
    Executive Editor, 2003 - present
  • Search Engine Land
    News Editor, 2009 - present
  • RustyBrick
    CEO, 1994 - present
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