Google Search Console: A Refresher on the Refresh on September 23

Google Search Console Refresh

You’re invited to join our Refresh Detroit and Metro Detroit WordPress meetup groups as we host Google Search Console: A Refresher on the Refresh on Monday, September 23, 2019.

It’s been a couple years since I’ve coordinated a joint event for the two meetup groups; I know this topic is something our members in both groups will enjoy. Continue reading Google Search Console: A Refresher on the Refresh on September 23

How to Build a Successful Web Presence with Google Search [Video]

John Mueller on stage at Google I/O

At Google I/O 2018 last month, Mariya Moeva and John Mueller from Google Switzerland shared their insights and knowledge as Google Webmaster Trends Analysts on how you can be more successful with your web projects using Google Search.

I finally had a chance to re-watch their video this week and picked up a number of excellent tips I wanted to share with my blog readers.

In one of the examples Moeva shared during the video, she explained how a Japanese company sharing recipes on their website made changes to their site by adding structured data.

The result?

Almost three times as much traffic as before the site changes. Continue reading How to Build a Successful Web Presence with Google Search [Video]

Can You Use Non-English Words in URLs? [Video]

SEO Snippets

I’m a big fan of Google Webmasters videos, especially their SEO Snippets video series where a two-minute video answers a single webmaster or search engine optimization question.

The videos are quick and to the point.

And this past week’s video answers a question that I’ve thought about for a while: Continue reading Can You Use Non-English Words in URLs? [Video]