In a joint announcement between Google and Bing, the companies have stated they are increasing the limit of sitemap file sizes from the standard 10 MB to 50 MB.
When webmasters fear getting Google penalties, most of them think of the dreaded algorithm updates: Penguin, Panda, the Top Heavy algorithm, etc. Get caught in one of these algorithm sweeps, and you could lose some or even all of your organic search traffic.
Optimizing your website and blog is an essential element of your content marketing strategy. While SEO is changing, it stays on top of marketers’ agendas as it is a powerful way to bring visitors to your company’s outlets and to direct them towards your sales funnel.
Google has removed the Content Keywords report from Search Console, a feature that has become dated over the years as Google has introduced more efficient technologies.
Google introduced a content recommendation widget through the existing AdSense platform. This is very similar to recommended articles from outbrain or taboola and indicates the intention of Google’s entry into this area for monetizing.
Recommended articles after post on a blog, which links to other sites on web is getting popular in the blogosphere. That’s a new way to monetize your blog, & quite familiar in many niches. Undoubtedly native ad networks like Outbrain, Adblade is working great for Publishers and advertisers. Google AdSense also launched their matched content Ads which is getting heavily viral in the sphere.
Semantic search is a data searching technique in a which a search query aims to not only find keywords, but to determine the intent and contextual meaning of the the words a person is using for search.
What is semantic search?
The word “semantic” refers to the meaning or essence of something. Applied to search, “semantics” essentially relates to the study of words and their logic. Semantic search seeks to improve search accuracy by understanding a searcher’s intent through contextual meaning.