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Featured Snippet Update 2020

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7 min read
Featured Snippet Update 2020: Thoughts From the SEO IndustryThe SEO industry was rocked by the new Featured Snippet update. This update is obviously new, and we don‘t know yet what the full impact will be, but we wanted to get opinions from our community, and that is what we did in last week‘s SEMrushchat. We were thrilled to have the brilliant Ann Smarty as our guest. See what she and our community had to say.
Melissa FachFeb 03, 2020
Deepfakes: A Threat That’s Not Going Away Anytime Soon
Why Google Isn’t Giving Update Advice Anymore
New Podcast

Jul 22, 2020

24 min

Lessons from Google’s Structured Data Guru on Doubling Rakuten’s Traffic
Lessons from Google’s Structured Data Guru on Doubling...Today on the Marketing Scoop, we’re talking to Gary Illyes, Webmaster Trends Analyst for Google, and ‘Chief of Sunshine and Happiness.’ Listen in as Gary explains how Google worked with Rakuten to...
How to Set Up a Successful Affiliate Marketing Partnership: An Expert View
Your Best Content Should Reside...On Instagram?

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11 min read

Your Best Content Should Reside...On Instagram?

Some of your best content on Instagram? Is not that bad idea for a brand? Find out why it might be one of your best marketing options and see all multiple strategies you can use to reach the audiences that won‘t just like your content but will also buy from you as well. This is a detailed how-to post for content marketers and businesses.
Ksenia EmelyanovaMar 29, 2018
Fresh Keywords, Precise Volumes

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New Semrush Data: Fresh Keywords, Precise Volumes

Breaking news: Semrush remolds its database! The Volume — a big word for digital marketers. Unsurprisingly so, since the keyword search volume is the essential data piece for building a successful strategy. Find out about our grand update that will take the volume estimation to a new level. And look out for another particularly exciting announcement inside.
Elena TerentevaJan 09, 2018
Are Nofollow Links Actually Good For SEO? Here Is Proof...

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6 min read

Are Nofollow Links Actually Good For SEO? Here Is Proof...

Nofollow links are detested by SEOs as much as an IRS employee is at tax time.It is simply unfair. But there is hope for the resurgence of the nofollow link. Read on and see what we discovered in our study about nofollow, anchor text, and rankings, and I promise you will look at nofollow links in a totally different light.
Adam WhiteDec 29, 2017
How Machine Learning is Changing the SEO Game & How You Can Keep Up
Facebook’s Latest Plan for Fake News

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4 min read

Facebook’s Latest Plan for Fake News

Fake news...the term itself is enough to elicit powerful emotions from whoever is reading an article. There is so much distrust and misinformation on the Internet these days that people can‘t make heads or tails of current events. Today we are going to be taking a closer look at Facebook and its plan to quell fake news debacles.
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