1〉 Google Cache 404 Hack & Workaround
According to Google’s John Mueller, the 404 page not found errors in Google Cache links does not affect the rankings or indexing. He also shared on Twitter a workaround many SEOs have been talking about for weeks.
2〉 Does Author Authority Matter for Your Content and SEO?
Author Authority or in other words Author Rank is still a debate topic in SEO community. The question we need to ask is, is Author Authority a part of Google’s search algorithm and does it effects rankings?
3〉 WordPress at Google
As years past by, WordPress like any other Progressive Web Apps has evaluated rapidly. Hence the Google Developer Relations team is searching for WordPress experts, developers and advocates. If you are interested in WordPress and want to improve yourself in this field, this is your chance to apply to Google!
4〉 A Great Guide to XPath
XML Path Language, XPath in short, uses path expressions to navigate in XML documents. Using XPath with accessible SEO Tools makes fetching and extracting data from websites very simple and easy, not to mention you can use it with Excel, Google Sheets or Screaming Frog.
5〉 SocialChat – Start Social Media Conversations on Your Own Website
We all want our website to get more visits and make the customers stay more in the site. With the launch of SocialChat, customers will be able to reach out to you much more effortlessly. They can also continue with the conversions on their Twitter or Messenger account if they are up for it. Check this article for more information about SocialChat!
6〉 Google is closing Google+ after 7 years
After 7 years, Google+ will close in August 2019. Back in March, there was a security issue with Google+ as the data were exposed to third-party developers and also according to Google, Google+ currently has low usage and engagement. Putting these two factors together, it’s easy to see why Google decided to shut Google+ down!
7〉 A Bold Move: Portal From Facebook
Facebook made a bold move by its next move on “Portal” after all the cases against the company about data security. You can read all about Facebook’s new tool here.
8〉 Why These 6 Factors Determine Your Online Reputation
In this video series, Mark Traphagen talks about the six factors that impacts the online reputation of a brand, and helps marketers to understand these 6 factors and implement them on the site correctly.
9〉 Facebook Pages can act like users now, they can join Facebook Groups as well
If you don’t like it there are still options though: the group administrators can turn off the option allowing ‘Pages’ to join their Facebook Group. Admins can also ban ‘Pages’ just as if they were any other group member.
10〉 We are hiring! Want to join our team as an SEO Consultant?
We are Converged, a growing digital agency where members of our team can work where they want, when they want, as long as they do their job. Our clients are mostly from APAC region. Since we aim to be a multinational agency, we also have a few clients in other regions.