PageRank Patent Update 2018

PageRank is the algorithm used by Google search. Want to know how it will impact your SEO? Globe Runner CEO Eric McGehearty talks about what the new update means for digital marketers.

Mobile Indexation Update

In a previous blog, I talked about the forthcoming mobile indexation update Google was getting ready to roll out. While previously they had announced a 2017 launch, they have now officially moved that time frame back to 2018. What does this mean for your business? CEO Eric McGehearty explains.

Twitter Live

Live streaming is one of the most captivating ways to market an event and more and more options are becoming available to live stream your company’s event on social media. Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram Live all have great user interface and allow you to go live instantaneously. Each social medium has pros and cons and you really want to look at who you are trying to interact with when deciding what platform to go live on. CEO Eric McGehearty talks …

Google Increases Length of Title Tags: What Now?

This past week, it was widely reported that Google made changes to their search results pages. One of the changes that they made was to increase the width of the main search results column. Then, since the width of the main search results column received an additional 100 pixels, there was room for Google to increase the length of title tags. Now, more of your title tag will show in the search results. The length of Title Tags has increased …

Top Websites Built on New gTLD Domains with the Most Backlinks

As a part of our generating the Globe Runner New gTLD SEO Power Ranking Index, where we gather a list of the websites that have actually been built on New gTLD domain names. Once we gather the URLs (this latest update has over 20,000 websites included in it), we look at lots of interesting data. One of the data points that I was very interested in looking at is the number of backlinks that these New gTLD domain names have. …

Google Penalty Removal: Globe Runner Gets Another Manual Action Revoked

Globe Runner received yet another message in Google Webmaster Tools about a Google penalty removal: the manual action placed on a client’s website has been revoked. This client came to us in order to get the manual action that had been placed against their website by Google. According to Google, there were inorganic links pointing to their website. Within months, we were able to identify the inorganic links, get them removed, and upload a very extensive reconsideration request. After a …

Announcing the New gTLD SEO Power Rankings Index

As a part of Globe Runner’s effort to monitor and track the New gTLD domain names, starting today, we are announcing the Globe Runner New gTLD SEO Power Rankings Index. Quite simply, these are the New gTLDs that currently, on a collective basis, have the most SEO (search engine optimization) ranking power in the Google search engine. New gTLD SEO Power Rankings Index 1 .email 2 .today 3 .cool 4 .link 5 .domains 6 .xyz 7 .sexy 8 .land 9 …

Another Google Reconsideration Request: Manual Penalty Revoked

It seems as though it is now a regular occurrence around here: we are able to get a Google manual action (a Google manual penalty) revoked for clients. With this latest client, we got word today that their manual penalty from Google has been removed. This is bittersweet, because the client came to us after having paid another “Penalty Removal Service” to remove the penalty. Turns out that this penalty removal service had filed THREE Google Reconsideration Requests already, and …

Google Officially Removes Google Authorship, Claims It Was Only a Test

Google has officially removed Google Authorship. Apparently they’re calling this one of their tests that they decided to remove. That’s interesting, as I actually thought that Google was actually using Google Authorship as a search engine ranking factor, and it was fully integrated into the Google organic search algorithm. But apparently we were all hoodwinked, it was only a test. And all tests must come to an end. In a Google Plus post today, John Mueller announced the end of …