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Covering the latest SEO, SEM, Paid Social and Content Marketing news

New Image Labels and GSC Export Features - Backlink Breaker #33

The world is a weird, scary place. Ups and downs, highs and lows. It’s all there.  Sometimes you go left when you should have shimmied right.  In the end, you just need to keep moving. Setbacks are normal, and if everything goes your way 24/7, you might just be playing things too safe. I don’t have an SEO point here. This is just a little armchair psychology that helps me get through the day. OK let's talk Google. The ...

Holistic SEO and Google Updates - Backlink Breaker #32

If you’re seeing serious changes in your site rankings, join the club. It’s been widely...

Changing Movie Names for SEO and YouTube Revenue - Backlink Breaker #31

The SEO community is buzzing after a potential Google algorithm update this week. We really are...

Featured Snippet Deduplication and Content Removals - Backlink Breaker #30

Test paralysis. So many teams I’ve worked with have suffered from this problem. They simply...

OneSearch, Secure Cookie Settings, and Core Update Review - Backlink Breaker #29

Big week for SEO news, with Verizon entering the search engine market, and the January 2020...

2020 Core Update and Product Search - Backlink Breaker #28

Backlink Breaker is back! Took a bit of an extended holiday vacation due to the birth of my...

Product Results Report and Rich Answers Growth - Backlink Breaker #27

The Wall Street Journal wrote an incredibly stupid, and outright false article about Google and...

Instagram Likes and Google Checking Accounts - Backlink Breaker #26

Authenticity is an increasingly valuable asset. For SEO, writing, marketing... everything. You...

BERT, BERT, BERT - Backlink Breaker #25

I’m back! 

Honestly, it’s been a struggle to keep up on this every week since as we've added...

Story Strip and SEO Budgets - Backlink Breaker #24

I studied politics in college. I wanted to change the world. I believed that if I could master...

Moz Domain Analysis Tool and Google Video Report - Backlink Breaker #23

I’m back! Need to take a few weeks off the SEO news beat to focus on client work. Our little...

Organic Search Dominates and Rich Review Results Change - Backlink Breaker #22

Google’s finally cracking down on the review rich snippet spam that’s been plaguing search...

New Link Attributes, RIP Legacy Search Console - Backlink Breaker #21

Why do we do what we do? We should all take a minute and really think about it. Not to uncover...

XLOOKUP and Crawl Spikes - Backlink Breaker #20

Lucky number 20, let’s dive in people.

Chat Lifecycle Share Grows and Amazon Black Hat SEO Proves Fruitful - Backlink Breaker #19

I took vacation, but the world kept turning. Weird. 

The News

Chat may soon become an essential...

Podcast Marketing Grows, Tumblr Sells, and AMP SSR Launches - Backlink Breaker #18

SEO life can be tough, but at least we don’t have to deal with Facebook Ad Manager. Amirite?...

Google’s Fresh Information Algorithm Update and New Image Search Design - Backlink Breaker #17

Everything felt good this week. Positive late summer vibes bleeding directly into the digital...

Backlink Breaker #16 - Tulsi Gabbard needs an SEO Consultant

Perspective Friday! Facebook generated $16.6 billion in Q2 ad revenue. That’s more than three...

Backlink Breaker #15 - New Knowledge Panel CTA, Yoast 11.7, and Emoji SEO

Did you notice any dramatic traffic or rank changes this week? The SEO community is buzzing...

Backlink Breaker #14 - YouTube Monetization Features and Google News Card Layout

Are smart speakers are just surveillance devices? It’s naive to think that bringing a device...