Posts Tagged ‘after’

Link Echoes (a.k.a. Link Ghosts): Why Rankings Remain Even After Links Disappear – Whiteboard Friday

August 15, 2014  |  SEO  |  , , , , , , , , , , ,  |  Comments Off

Posted by randfish One of the more interesting phenomena illustrated by Rand's IMEC Lab project is that of "link echoes," sometimes referred to as "link ghosts." The idea is that if we move a page up in rankings by pointing links to it, and then remove those links, the bump in rankings often remains.In today's Whiteboard Friday, Rand explains what's going on.One quick note: Rand mentions a bit.ly link in this video that isn't quite accurate; here's the correct one. =) For reference, here's a still of this week's whiteboard! Video Transcription Howdy Moz fans and welcome to another edition of Whiteboard Friday. This week...

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What Happened after Google Pulled Author and Video Snippets: A Moz Case Study

August 5, 2014  |  SEO  |  , , , , , , , ,  |  Comments Off

Posted by Cyrus-Shepard In the past 2 months Google made big changes to its search results.  Webmasters saw disappearing  Google authorship photos, reduced video snippets, changes to local packs and in-depth articles, and more. Here at Moz, we've closely monitored our own URLs to measure the effect of these changes on our actual traffic. The results surprised us.Authorship traffic—surprising results In the early days of authorship, many webmasters worked hard to get their photo in Google search results. I confess, I doubt anyone worked harder at author snippets than me.  Search results soon became crowded with smiling faces staring back at us. Authors hired professional photographers. Publishers...

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After a Link-Based Penalty is Removed, Will Your Traffic Increase?

March 27, 2014  |  SEO  |  , , , , ,  |  Comments Off

Posted by MarieHaynes Are you familiar with the feeling of dread that comes with seeing this message in Webmaster Tools? Or perhaps, you haven't received a message, but have seen something like this in your analytics: If you've received a traffic drop because of a link-based Google penalty, the results can be devastating. There are many articles written on what steps can be taken to recover, but not many on what to expect once you have done the work...

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Google’s 2014 Redesign: Before and After

March 13, 2014  |  SEO  |  , , , ,  |  Comments Off

Posted by Dr-Pete Over the past few months, Google has been testing a redesign of both their overall SERP format and their AdWords blocks. In the past day or two, it appears that they've rolled these changes out to a large part of their audience. While we still have a chance to grab before and after versions of the SERPs, I thought it would be worth a quick stroll down memory lane and a look at the future of Google. I. Basic search result ...

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You! Be Informed! #0047 – Google I/O After Hours 2013, Tacoma Film Festival Poster Contest, and BugHerd

May 31, 2013  |  Samples  |  , , , , , , , , , , ,  |  Comments Off

Google I/O After Hours 2013   Guests at Google I/O 2013′s opening night After Hours’ event were immersed in an intricately visualized motion graphics environment based on Google product logos and created by Invisible Light Network, a Meta Agency artist. They produced 15 minutes of ultra-HD animated clips which were orchestrated throughout the party across seven giant video screens (largest 80×20 4k res. 4320×1080) by visual performance artists Glowing Pictures.     The CGI animations present a vision of a futuristic technology, said Invisible Light Network founder / director Elliot Blanchard, who produced a unified concept comprised of 100 individual clips designed to immerse the...

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