How to Remove URLs From Google Search

Removing documents

Sometimes you may need a way to remove things from the Google search results. For example, if you just deleted a page and don’t want it to show up anymore. Or if you want to remove low-quality pages from the index for SEO reasons. Here are the three best ways to remove one or many … Read more

5 High-Quality Factors in Google’s Quality Rater Guidelines

Five thumbs up

Google publishes a 160+ page document called the Search Quality Rater Guidelines, often abbreviated as the QRG. This document is used by Google’s quality raters, which are people who work for Google and evaluate the quality of the search results. Although these quality raters don’t influence rankings directly, their feedback is used to inform the … Read more

Yandex Webmaster Tools: How to Submit and Verify Your Site

Search engine robot with magnifying glass

Yandex is often known as the Russian search engine. It is not only the most popular search engine in Russia but also the second most popular after Google in many countries. However, most of the countries where Yandex is popular have a large Russian-speaking population. Worldwide, Yandex has a market share of around half a … Read more

What Is Yandex? Not Just a Russian Search Engine

Yandex search engine

Yandex is a Russian company that is best known for its Yandex search engine. This is a search engine that was originally started in Russian at yandex.ru, but now has a global English version at yandex.com. Yandex is the biggest search engine in Russia. According to Statcounter, they had 48.79% market share in Russia in … Read more

40 Signs of a Low-Quality Website According to Google

Bad website concept

SEO is full of myths and misconceptions. A lot of this is because search engine algorithms are a mystery. No one outside of Google knows exactly how they work. However, Google has actually published guidelines that tell you exactly what they want their algorithms to do. These are Google’s Quality Rater Guidelines, a 160+ page … Read more

What Is Organic Search Traffic?

Organic search concept

Organic traffic measures visits to a website from a search engine that were earned naturally, but not paid for via advertising. Visitors who are categorized as organic enter your website after searching the web with a search engine like Google or Bing. In this way, the word “organic” simply means that it is via a … Read more

Do the Domain Name and Extension Matter for SEO?

Domain selection concept

Choosing a great domain name is one of the most important steps when starting a new website. Although domain names don’t have strong direct effects on SEO, they do have huge indirect effects. A domain name that is relevant and trustworthy is going to get a higher click-through rate from the search results and people … Read more

10 Ways to Boost E-A-T (Expertise, Authority, Trust)

Online trust

The acronym E-A-T stands for “Expertise, Authoritativeness, and Trustworthiness.” This term comes from Google’s Quality Rater Guidelines and is now believed to be one of the most important SEO ranking factors. E-A-T is particularly important for so-called YMYL websites, which stands for “Your Money, Your Life.” YMYL is another term found in Google’s guidelines and … Read more

The 7 Most Important Types of SEO Techniques

SEO process concept

SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization. In simple terms, SEO is the practice of making websites get more traffic from online search engines. There is no formal definition of the different types of SEO, but the various techniques are often organized into logical categories. For example, we have white-hat vs black-hat SEO, on-page vs off-page … Read more