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๐Ÿ”ฅ Your SEOFOMO News Are Here [Jan 21 2024]

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The January 21, 2024, edition of SEOFOMO is here! Now with +31K Subscribers ๐Ÿ“ฎ

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

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โ€‹New ways to search in Google in 2024: Circle to Search and an AI-powered multisearch experience
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Elizabeth Reid / Google Product Update
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Google is introducing two major updates to enable users to search in various ways and locations: Circle to Search (with a simple gesture, you can select images, text or videos in whatever way comes naturally to you) and an AI-powered multisearch experience (the new multisearch experience will show results with AI-powered insights that go beyond just visual matches). Learn more here!

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โ€‹Google: Introducing ASPIRE for selective prediction in LLMs
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Jiefeng Chen, Jinsung Yoon / Google Product Update
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Google launched ASPIRE, a framework that enhances the selective prediction capabilities of large language models, enabling them to output an answer paired with a confidence score.

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โ€‹Google is changing how search results appear for EU citizens
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Richard Speed / Google Search Update
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Google is making some changes to how its products, including search, will work in Europe. The reason? It's preparing for the new Digital Markets Act (DMA) rules scheduled to come into play in March.

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โ€‹Google Ranking Teetering In & Out Over Weekends - Bug Or Edge Of Quality?
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Barry Schwartz / Search Trends
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Google Search seems to be ranking some websites just fine during the weekdays and then removing that ranking over the weekends. The observation indicates a focus on non-standard TLDs, specifically newer vanity TLDs.

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โ€‹Google search is losing the fight with SEO spam, study says
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Ron Amadeo / Search Trends
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Study finds "search engines seem to lose the cat-and-mouse game that is SEO spam."

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โ€‹Microsoft launches Copilot Pro for $20 per month per user
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Barry Schwartz / Bing Product Update
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Copilot Pro gives you the latest features and best models that Microsoft AI has to offer.

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โ€‹Report: Bing Gained Less Than 1% Market Share Since Adding Bing Chat
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Barry Schwartz / Bing Search Update
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It has been just about a year now since Microsoft launched Bing Chat (now known as Copilot) and Bing's market share has only grown less than 1% according to StatCounter.

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โ€‹SEO Made Easy is now multilingual [Video]
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Google Search Central / Google Search Update
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SEO Made Easy is now available in 7 languages: Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Chinese, French, Portuguese, and Spanish. With the help of AI technology and a human interpreter, the Google Search team can now bring localized content to a global audience.

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๐Ÿ‘Œ This week's SEO Awesomeness

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โ€‹How to Create an SEO Roadmap: Connecting the Dots Between Strategy & Success [With Template]โ€‹
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Heather Kaeowichien, Tory Gray / General SEO
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Heather and Tory share their proven approach and a free template for executing robust cross-functional SEO processes and maximizing ROI.

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โ€‹Why is this site getting 144% more traffic from Google in 2024?
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Joy Hawkins / Search Trends
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Joy highlights how the massive increase in ranking on Google in the last 60 days led to a significant increase in traffic for the Local Search Forum from 2023, resulting in a YoY growth of 144%.

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โ€‹Using TikTok as a Search Engine
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Adobe Express / Tiktok SEO
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Adobe has found that nearly 1 in 10 Gen Zers are more likely to rely on TikTok than Google as a search engine. See how people harness TikTok as a search engine, their content preferences, and how businesses are adapting to this new trend.

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โ€‹GEO Targeted: Critiquing the Generative Engine Optimization Research
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Tylor Hermanson / Search Trends
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Tylor analyzes the methodologies and findings of the Generative Engine Optimization (GEO) research questioning their trustworthiness.

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โ€‹The Impact Of Googleโ€™s SGE & What To Do About It [With SGE Traffic Risk Assessment Sheet]
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Yours Truly / SEO Trends
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Assess the potential traffic risk of Google's SGE for your own site's top queries with this free assessment sheet to copy, along with a presentation going through common scenarios and how to use it.
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โ€‹How Entities are Shaping the SERPs and What That Means for SEOs
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Genie Jones / General SEO
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Entities have become the driving force behind the transformation of SERPs, and businesses failing to recognize and adapt to this evolution are at risk of being left behind. Genie goes through it in this comprehensive guide.

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โ€‹Microsoft Clarity: Get more from your SEO by improving UX and conversions
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Celeste Gonzalez / General SEO
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Improve your UX to turn SEO traffic into customers. Learn how Microsoft Clarity lets you audit your UX to identify the elements preventing your visitors from converting.

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โ€‹How Much Does It Cost to Rank for a Single Keyword?
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Garrett Sussman / General SEO
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Garrett explains how we underestimate both the cost of SEO and Content production for a single keyword and the ROI of the project. He shows how you can turn a $55K SEO and content investment for a single page into a $3.6M ROI.

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โ€‹How to Create an SEO Content Brief For Writers + Templates
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Juliet John / Content Optimization
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Juilet shares a 6-step process to build effective SEO content briefs and streamline your content creation workflow.
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โ€‹14 Ways to Improve Ecommerce Product Pages for SEO
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Sam Underwood / Ecommerce SEO
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Sam goes through several recommendations for optimizing ecommerce product pages for SEO, including improving on-page elements, making the most of rich snippets, and enhancing user engagement.

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โ€‹Effective SEO Management Structures For Multilingual And Multinational Websites
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Motoko Hunt / International SEO
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Motoko shares suggestions that can help build efficient management structures between multilingual teams. Learn how these practices can help achieve greater collaboration and success.

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โ€‹How To Read Google Patents In 5 Easy Steps
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Roger Montti / General SEO
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Read and understand Google patents like a pro with these five easy to follow steps.

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โ€‹The Art of Collaboration: How to Work Effectively with External Partners
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Silvia Martin / SEO Management
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Outsourcing isnโ€™t just for saving money; itโ€™s a driver for transformation and growth, fueled by globalization, competition, and tech advancements. Learn how in this guide from Silvia.

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โ€‹Structured Data for SEO - The Learning SEO Accelerator [Video]
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LearningSEO.io, Andrea Volpini / General SEO
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Learn how to prioritize, implement, validate and monitor structured data execution in SEO processes in this LearningSEO.io Accelerator Q&A session with Andrea Volpini, Co-Founder and CEO of Wordlift.

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โ€‹Digital 100: Fastest-Growing Companies Online In 2023
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Similarweb / Search Trends
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The Digital 100 from Similarweb reveals the fastest-growing companies online in the US across 10 key industries based on year-over-year (YoY) traffic growth. Take a look!

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โ€‹The State of Technical SEO 2024 Survey - Women in Tech SEO and Aira
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Aira, Women In Tech SEO / Technical SEO
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Join hundreds of Technical SEOs and contribute your thoughts to the 2024 State of Technical SEO Survey from Women in Tech SEO and Aira.


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โ€‹Structured Data SERP Explorer
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NeuralText
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Insert a keyword and get structured data for top 10 results on Google Search.

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โ€‹GA4 BigQuery Composer
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Optimize Smart
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SQL query assistant for GA4, focusing on efficient, precise queries.
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๐ŸŽ™๏ธ Upcoming SEO Events

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โ€‹Melbourne SEO Collective Meetup of 2024
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SEO Collective / Melbourne, Australia / February 6, 2024
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The first Melbourne SEO Collective Meetup of 2024 is here! Join Warren Hance as he explores the creative use of data for SEO decisions.

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โ€‹How to automate SEO and content tasks with LLMs
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Moz / Online / February 6, 2024
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Join Chima Mmeje and Aleyda Solis for the inaugural episode of the Practical Marketer webinar series as they delve into how to automate SEO and content tasks with LLMs. Register now!

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The 1st SEOFOMO Meetup will happen in Barcelona, co-hosted with Semrush on Jan 28. Get on the waitlist now to attend and experience:

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