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The December 24, 2023, edition of SEOFOMO is here! Now with +30.4K Subscribers ๐Ÿ“ฎ

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๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ Search Updates and News from Search Engines

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โ€‹Google's Sullivan Collecting & Submitting Low Quality & Problematic Search Resultsโ€‹
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Barry Schwartz / Google Search Trendsโ€‹
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Lily Ray has been sharing how spammy results have increased in rankings after the latest updates and Google is documenting some of the complaints.

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โ€‹Google Search Generative Experience December End Date Removed
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Barry Schwartz / Google Product Updates
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Google initially set end dates for the SGE test in December 2023 for US users and February 2024 for India and other countries. However, the end date has now been removed from the Google Search Labs interface.

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โ€‹Google Answers If Double Slash In URL Has SEO Impact
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Roger Montti / Google Search Q&A
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Google's Gary Illyes answers a question about the SEO impact of a double forward slash error in a URL: "From a usability perspective itโ€™s probably not the greatest idea, and it may also confuse some crawlers."

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โ€‹Google Responds To Accusations Of โ€œStealingโ€ Publisherโ€™s Content
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Roger Montti / Google Search Q&A
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Google's surprising response to a publisher's lament that Google was "stealing" branded searches to use in rich results.

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โ€‹Google Updates Spam And Ranking Systems Guidance
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Roger Montti / Google Search Q&A
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Google clarified their spam and ranking guidance regarding demotions related to non-consensual explicit imagery.

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โ€‹Witness Testimony Highlights the Significance of User Data in Googleโ€™s Search Algorithm
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Mike Ciffone / Google Q&As
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USA v. Google testimony reveals information about the role that user interaction data plays in Googleโ€™s scoring and ranking systems.

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โ€‹2 New SERP Features That Are Bad News For Publishers
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Alli Berry / Google Product Updates
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Google has been quietly rolling out two new SERP features that have the potential to hurt organic visibility for sites that arenโ€™t Google or Reddit.

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โ€‹Researchers Discover How To SEO For AI Searchโ€‹
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Roger Montti / AI Search Trends
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Researchers from Princeton University, Georgia Tech, Allen Institute for AI, and IIT Delhi tested 9 ways to optimize for AI Search Engines and boost visibility.

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โ€‹New Google Labs Design Includes AI Tools For Search & Creativity
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Kristi Hines / Google Product Updates
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Discover the new Google Labs design with 12 AI experiments demonstrating the future of generative AI in search, productivity, and business.

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๐Ÿ‘Œ This week's SEO Awesomeness

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SEO, Content, and Digital Marketing Predictions for 2024

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Control your response to search volatility by analyzing SERP fluctuations, competitive density, and algorithm impacts.

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โ€‹Googleโ€™s Shifting Approach To AI Content: An In-Depth Lookโ€‹
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Mark Williams-Cook / SEO Trends
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A deep dive into the proliferation of AI-generated content, its impact on search quality, and the future of combating spam.

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โ€‹12 Tried and Tested SEO Quick Wins Shared by Experts
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Supple / General SEO
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An insightful round-up featuring all kinds of SEO quick wins you should be leveraging to give that extra boost to your websiteโ€™s performance on the SERPs fast.

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โ€‹eCommerce E-E-A-T: Practical Ways to Demonstrate E-E-A-T as an Online Retailerโ€‹
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James Brockbank / Ecommerce SEO
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Learn why E-E-A-T is so important for eCommerce brands, what we can learn from Googleโ€™s Quality Rater Guidelines, and how to go about demonstrating it.

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โ€‹WordPress Shares Core Web Vitals In 2023 And Impact On Web
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Kristi Hines / Page Experience
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Learn more about the notable improvements to WordPress Core Web Vitals in 2023 and what website owners should do to prepare for 2024.

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โ€‹Headless SEO: 8 Essential Steps For Your Technical Implementation
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Lidia Infante / Technical SEO
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Ensure your content shines in a headless CMS environment. Follow these 8 steps for top-notch headless SEO.

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โ€‹Learn How to Optimize Your Website Internal Links for SEO [Video]
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The Learning SEO Accelerator, Mike Ginley / Technical SEO
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Learn how to optimize your websiteโ€™s internal links for SEO in this insightful LearningSEO.io Accelerator Q&A session with Mike Ginley.

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