Google updates may not be all they seem

There's talk of a Google update going on right now, but my old pal Dixon Jones has pointed out that an update may not be what it first seems.

Promotional domains: Don't let them expire too soon.

A famous ketchup manufacturer let one of its promo domain lapse, and a savvy adult webmaster picked it up.

Study: Google's "Local OneBox" Skews Search In Company's Own Favor

With the knowledge box and the power of Google's "regulars," it's hard enough getting even close to the top.

Looks like Google wants to hire an SEO!

Calling all SEOs - the Empire is seeking a new Viceroy.

Will Google Algorithm Be Fair One Day?

A very interesting article (and lots of more great content linked to from it) on how search algorithm is

Will Google Algorithm Be Fair One Day?

A very interesting article (and lots of more great content linked to from it) on how search algorithm is

Inactive Google Plus Local Pages Will Soon Be Shut Down

Mike Blumenthal asserts that this is the "final step in separating local from Plus." Another nail in the coffin for poor Google+.

Youtube Copyright Fights - Owning a Channel Isn't Easy

Anyone out there have a favorite "Youtuber" personality? No? That's ok - it's mostly for the younger kids these days.

Google Search Console to stop supporting CSV downloads

John Mueller announced on Google+ that the Python script which has been used to download and export query data in Google Webmast