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Google I/O, Multisearch Near Me, & Inclusive Schema - Backlink Breaker #38

This week's Google I/O conference delivered some serious SEO gems (between the standard corporate fluff). Let's dive into the most more important I/O announcements and how they will impact SEO right now, but also what it means for the future of user search behavior.

Automatically Generated Content and YouTube Keyword Insights - Backlink Breaker #37

What changed this week in SEO? (Hint: The answer is always "too much!") From AI content updates to...

GA4 Vibes - Backlink Breaker #36

As SEOs and content marketers, we’ve signed up for a job that relies heavily on a single,...

Unconfirmed Algorithm Update & Desktop Page Experience - Backlink Breaker #35

It’s really, really hard to stay focused. Especially during extended periods of global uncertainty...

Well, We Back - Backlink Breaker #34

It’s been two very strange years since I wrote the last Backlink Breaker. I think it’s time to come...

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...

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 reported...

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 core...

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 more...

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 the...

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 results...

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...