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See the impact of cloudflare speed options in this case-study. I used Cloudflare free service and Pingdom tool to test the page loading time. #webpagespeedtest #cloudflare
Case-study to see the efficiency of cloudflare speed options. Railgun and Auto-Minify settings are used. Test web page with and without these options.
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Satisfaction and perspective are subjective. What makes me aware or satisfies my needs might not satisfy yours, so it was interesting to read the comments sparked by Monday's "SearchBlog."
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Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Email WhatsApp Evernote SMSIf you haven’t given your title and description meta tags some love lately, it might be a good thing you procrastinated… there are new title and description lengths in the Google Search Results. Google has increased the width of the search results for nearly all users (although …
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#SEO Data Analysis Made Easy in Excel http://bit.ly/2a1n2kS +Moz 
Analyzing data is tedious and time-consuming. What if there were a better way? In this post, Jeremy Gottlieb outlines one incredibly versatile Excel formula you should be using to make your SEO tasks easier.
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Microsoft Excel is an excellent and powerful tool when it comes to analyzing data-sets. Though, if you are not good at Excel, even simple stuff like deleting & inserting rows column could be trick. The Digital Marketing Inst...
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Open Graph Meta Tags
The  Open Graph protocol  enables any web page to become a rich object in a social graph. For instance, this is used on Facebook to allow any web page to have the same functionality as any other object on Facebook. While many different technologies and sche...
The Open Graph protocol enables any web page to become a rich object in a social graph. For instance, this is used on Facebook to allow any web page to have the same functionality as any other object on Facebook. While many ...
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Hello and welcome back to another week here on This Week in Search. Each week some of the brightest minds get together to talk about the latest news from the world of search, SEO, social and more. Don't miss it!

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Hello and welcome back to another week here on This Week in Search. Each week some of the brightest minds get together to talk about the latest news from the world of search, SEO, social and more. Don't miss it!

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Case-study to see the impact of cache plugins and CDN on page loading times. Check the results. http://www.thinkminds.co.uk/2016/08/web-page-load-time-improve/
Improve website and page loading speed using these 3 methods. A case-study showing the influence of these 3 methods is shown. Results and Conclusions.
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New Instagram Stories allows users to showcase multiple moments from their day in a slideshow format that will disappear after 24 hours.
Introducing Instagram Stories Today, we’re introducing Instagram Stories, a new feature that lets you share all the moments of your day, not just the ones you want to keep on your profile. As you share multiple photos and videos, they appear together in a slideshow format: your story. With Instagram Stories, you don’t have to worry about overposting. Instead, you can share as much as you want throughout the day — with as much creativity a...
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I am providing Online ‪#‎SEO‬, ‪#‎SMO‬, ‪#‎PPC‬ & ‪#‎GoogleAnalytics‬ Training In India. If someone interested, please contact me - +91-9911954399 or e-mail me - sachinmca1987@gmail.com
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Thanks +Golders Green Locksmith . Can we discuss about SEO for your website ?

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I’m a huge fan of monthly reporting. I love magnanimous dashboards with complex formulas and APIs that deliver all my data to me on the 2nd of every month. That being said, monthly reporting can’t always be your data’s set-it-and-forget-it. And that’s where Custom Alerts come in. In Google Analytics, there is an option to set up …
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With this update, when users perform searches in the Google app, any related AMP news articles will appear in the ‘Top Stories’ section of their search results.
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Google has made massive changes to how they handle and document structured data

Google has just rolled a completely redesigned web presence for their structured data information, along with changes to the names they assign to structured data-powered features and, it appears, to those features themselves.

Some key observations from an initial pass.

Structured data information now split between two areas

There are now two sections relevant to structured data and disambiguated entity use.

Guides
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/guides/

An overview of different search result features, a gallery of rich results examples, a developer checklist, resources on indexing, and several pages about how structured data translates into SERP display features.

Data types
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/data-type-selector

A list of different types that generate rich search results, with use cases, guidelines and markup specifications for each. Each of these replaces what were previously "rich snippets" specification pages.

These are now organized into (extensible) groups by use case: Site Structure (e.g. sitelinks search box), Authorized Presence (e.g. corporate contacts), Creative Works (e.g. recipes) and Commerce (e.g. products).

Rich snippets RIP

Google has ceased using the term "rich snippets" in their documentation. Instead these are globally rich results - with the rich card now being the primary term for an enhanced result in search results.

Mobile, mobile, mobile

As per the move to "rich cards" from "rich snippets" the focus is clearly on the mobile experience. Most, if not all, examples now show rich cards in a mobile context.

The host-specific recipe list

"A host-specific recipe list displays cards from a single source." Supported by ItemList markup, recipes are now eligible to be shown in a carousel of site-specific recipes.

On-site examples be gone

Previously example code would appear on the specifications page for each rich snippet type. Now examples are links that launch example code directly in the Structured Data Testing Tool.

There are now also global links to Inside Search, Github and a YouTube playlist.

The Github link ("Fork our samples and try them yourself")...
https://github.com/google/search-samples/
... is pretty sparse at present.

One Article to rule them all

There are no longer separate pages for "article rich snippets" and "top stories with AMP", but a single page for article markup.

Live Blogs and Software Apps move to a holding pen

Features that aren't currently supported for all publishers are now found under:

Early Access and Partner-only Features
https://developers.google.com/search/pilot/open/

Currently housed here are "Live Blogs" and "Software Apps", each of which had their own page in the Structured Data Section of Google Developers. Despite its "we are piloting" disclaimer, however, "Local Businesses" information resides under Data Types.

I'm sure there's more to be uncovered: leave a comment if you spot something interesting!
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Kailin Borton, Associate Director, Content Strategy has received the Cincinnati Go Goetta award! Thank you for being a team player, going the extra mile on all of your projects and having a positive attitude. Congratulations, Kailin!
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In this informative session, presented by the SEMPO Education Committee and Industry Expert Guest Speakers, we will discuss The Art of Remarketing.

Join our SEMPO committee members as they cover these topics, and more, in an open question-and-answer format. Learn more here: www.sempo.org/event/hangout_remarketing_apr2016
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