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In recent news within the SEO world, Google has gotten rid of the zero position, meaning that duplicate listings no longer exist. Whereas previously a top listing that was placed in the featured snippets section would also list on the first page, Google has now implemented the “deduplication” of top listings, so URL’s will no longer be able to list twice. As a search engine optimizer, there is no reason to panic, however deciding where, if, and how your URL lists is a new area for discussion.
Google recently announced that Google+ will be phasing out over the next 10 months. The decision was made following a security breach that compromised the private data of more than 500,000 Google+ users. When Google+ emerged onto the social media scene in 2011, many businesses immediately created company pages on the new platform – after all, Google is the world’s #1 search engine, and content that is published to a Google+ page has an SEO edge.

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Have you ever clicked over to Google to search for something? Who are we kidding? Of course you have. When you spelled out your query, hit enter, and saw search results fill the screen, what did you do next? We can almost guarantee that you...

As social media professionals, Social Spice likes to keep up with happenings in the social media and digital marketing world. We like to report on how people are using social from time to time so you can make your channels effective and stay aware of...

Google is constantly evolving and making changes to better serve their search engine users. They released AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages) early this year in February, but have been making some changes to further improve the experience on mobile devices. Google announced that they will be...