Then this landed in my inbox today...
Then this landed in my inbox today...
This morning, Dr. reports the MozCast feature graph reporting 0% traditional authorship snippets across all data centers. This represents a significant drop from the 22% of searches that previously showed author photos, and means author pics have now been completely wiped out of Google search results.
As points out, photos still show for logged in personalized searches for people in your circles: https://plus.google.com/+MarkTraphagen/posts/C9C9G2GPWdj
Post on Moz: http://moz.com/blog/bye-bye-author-pics
Following up on an excellent post yesterday by we explore the implications of Google's Authorshipocalypse.
Here's the link to John Mueller's original announcement: https://plus.google.com/+JohnMueller/posts/PDkPdPtjL6j
And the link to Mark's post: https://plus.google.com/+MarkTraphagen/posts/2cdq3Pu4TA7
More on here: http://moz.com/blog/bye-bye-author-pics
How does Google extract entities for answer boxes? Consider this query for "How Many Astronauts Walked on the Moon?"
Then take a look at the anchor text from Open Site Explorer:
In fact, if you look at most Google answer box queries, you can often find anchor text that helped them determine these semantic relationships.
And it's free: http://moz.com/tools/seo-toolbar
The team also released a few bug fixes from earlier in the week, and they are working on even more improvements.
Have you ever used a "see how you look in the glasses" app? Usually they kinda suck. This technology is leaps and bounds ahead of other try-on software.
Below you'd actually believe this beautiful woman is wearing the glasses (she's not) and the permutations are infinitely adjustable. Available from glasses.com
New blog post: http://moz.com/rand/negative-seo-possible-need-irrefutable-public-example/ on what's needed to help nudge Google to change their practices.
Here's the deal: People who haven't implemented structured data on their website shouldn't feel left out of the entity search revolution. While microformats and Schema.org are great, they are only one of the ways search engines can extract relationships from your content.
In this post we explore 7 ways to strengthen semantic relationships in your content, including;
• HTML elements
• Entities and synonyms
• Anchor text and links
• Google Local
• Structured data highlighter
• CMS plugins
... all without complex markup languages. (and at least 3 reference to ) Read the full post here: http://moz.com/blog/feeding-the-hummingbird
Where did all of Amazon's review stars disappear to in Google search results, and will they ever come back?
#google #marketing #seo
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