News and Picks From The World of SEO For Friday, September 1, 2017

SEO, Content Management, & Social Media Picks For Today’s Issue

September 1, 20171. Search Buzz Video Recap: Google Panda Changes, Local Pack Shows Content & Forbes, Inc & Others Nofollow Links

2. How to Diagnose Pages that Rank in One Geography But Not Another – Whiteboard Friday

3. What does Web 3.0 mean for search? – Search Engine Watch

4. Google: Noopener & Noreferrer Attributes Don’t Hurt Your Search Rankings – Search Engine Roundtable

5. AdWords New Reporting to Show How Often Your Shopping Ad is Displayed in The Top Spot! – PageTraffic Buzz

6. Google Kills Preferred Site Name Schema Markup – Search Engine Roundtable

7. Google: Duplicate Content Elimination – Search Engine Roundtable

8. Weekly WordPress News: Gutenberg 1.0.0 Is Out – WPLift

Today’s Issue of The SEO Daily:

1. Search Buzz Video Recap: Google Panda Changes, Local Pack Shows Content & Forbes, Inc & Others Nofollow Links

More at https://www.seroundtable.com

2. How to Diagnose Pages that Rank in One Geography But Not Another – Whiteboard Friday

Are you ranking pretty well in one locale, only to find out your rankings tank in another? It’s not uncommon, even for sites without an intent to capture local queries. In today’s Whiteboard Friday, Rand shows you how to diagnose the issue with a few clever SEO tricks, then identify the right strategy to get back on top.

More at https://moz.com

3. What does Web 3.0 mean for search? – Search Engine Watch

Search marketers’ focus should shift towards understanding the different preferences of their user base and creating multimedia content that responds to this. As people become more comfortable with using voice-based digital assistants, we can expect search trends to move away from the likes of [italy holidays 2017] and towards more specific, long-tail queries.

More at https://searchenginewatch.com

4. Google: Noopener & Noreferrer Attributes Don’t Hurt Your Search Rankings – Search Engine Roundtable

Dawn Anderson asked Google’s John Mueller if using the noreferrer or noopener attributes can hurt your Google rankings and SEO. The answer John responded with was “nope.” So there you have it, feel free to use those attributes without worry.

More at https://www.seroundtable.com

5. AdWords New Reporting to Show How Often Your Shopping Ad is Displayed in The Top Spot! – PageTraffic Buzz

Google AdWords has rolled out product status reporting and absolute top impression share to help advertisers see how often their shopping ads are shown in top position. These two features will hep identify product data gaps and measure competitiveness in Shopping campaigns.

More at http://www.pagetrafficbuzz.com

6. Google Kills Preferred Site Name Schema Markup – Search Engine Roundtable

It looks like Google has removed one of their previously documented structured data markups from their developer docs. Specifically, they have removed the Preferred Site Name option, it now 404s when you try to access it, but for now, the cached version is still available.

More at https://www.seroundtable.com

7. Google: Duplicate Content Elimination – Search Engine Roundtable

Gary Illyes from Google said on Twitter that the topic might be worth doing a blog post on, and I think he or someone at Google should. Duplicate content is a topic that is always on the mind of webmasters, publishers and SEOs and a topic we have covered here probably over a hundred times.

More at https://www.seroundtable.com

8. Weekly WordPress News: Gutenberg 1.0.0 Is Out – WPLift

There’s big news this week as Gutenberg 1.0.0 dropped. Matt Mullenweg also published an article about Gutenberg, and Gregory Schoppe has a good response to Matt’s article.

We also have some good resources and tutorials on Google Analytics alternatives for WordPress.

And finally, there’s two good sales going on for Meta Box plugins and ThemeRex themes.

Let’s get to all of this week’s news…

More at https://wplift.com