Joost's weekly SEO recap

Every week, our fearless leader Joost looks at what has happened in search, discussing all the latest SEO news and giving his views on it.

So much happens in search that it’s hard to keep up with the things you should really know. Joost will make sure you don’t miss any of the important bits.

Speed it up!

19 February 2016 by Joost de Valk - 3 Comments

This week we’ve got to catch up a bit, as I was away on holiday for a while. Luckily Google took it slow in the last few weeks, basically doing nothing really interesting. They did put out a lot of stuff, it just wasn’t all that interesting. Let’s go over the bits that are interesting. AMP …

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Guidelines & more

29 January 2016 by Joost de Valk - 9 Comments

This week we had a whole bunch of “do this not that” type bits of news coming out of Google, but one big thing: updated Google webmaster guidelines. Those new guidelines led to more news as Google clarified some of the things those new guidelines say. Updated Google webmaster guidelines Google has updated its webmaster guidelines. …

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It’s not Panda, not Penguin, it’s… Brands!

15 January 2016 by Joost de Valk - 8 Comments

This week we had quite a bit of news. But…. I’ve written about it all, already. So I’m gonna be a lazy guy and point you straight at the three posts I wrote this week on Google changes: The week started with us not knowing much yet, but it’s good to read this to get an idea …

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Let’s disambiguate!

18 December 2015 by Joost de Valk - 3 Comments

This week we had a few interesting things happening, from a potential update to some new features and an important change in Google Suggest. Let’s dive in! Google adds disambiguation to Suggest In a very interesting move this week, Google added disambiguation results to their suggest box, basically forcing you to choose for a specific topic …

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Quality!

20 November 2015 by Joost de Valk - 11 Comments

This week we released version 3 of our Yoast SEO plugin. I can honestly say we’re very proud of this release. I’ll recap a bit on the release and there was one bit of news from Google I don’t want to withhold you: they released the search quality guidelines they give to their quality raters …

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