Bizarre review schema implementation spotlights gaps between Google’s guidelines & how rich results really work

Google has made its review markup guidelines fairly clear and has even issued penalties to sites that utilize spammy or misleading structured data markup. But columnist Andrew Shotland points out that many sites are still violating these guidelines, intentionally or unintentionally. The post…

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Search Engine Land’s Community Corner: Holiday retail results, Search Engine Land Awards and more

I hope you’ve had a great week as the new year truly kicked into gear. Calling all incredible search marketers (psst, that’s you)! Entries for this year’s Search Engine Land Awards are now open! Our fourth annual awards event will be held at SMX Advanced in Seattle this June. With…

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Search Engine Land’s Community Corner: Local SEO survey results, a new book on influencer marketing & SEO Christmas jumpers

As we head into the slow holiday stretch, the news likewise takes a breather. Of course Google did surprise the search community this week by confirming some algo updates, starting a new webmaster video series, and moving Eric Schmidt into a non-Executive Chairman of the Board position. Elsewhere…

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Google tests ‘more results’ mobile search interface and new search refinement buttons

Google told us, “We constantly experiment with new search formats and experiences to deliver the best experience for our users.” The post Google tests ‘more results’ mobile search interface and new search refinement buttons appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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