SEJ Wrap-Up: Google Says No Loss in Link Signals From HTTPS Switch and Happy New Year!

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SEJ Wrap-Up: No Loss of Link Signals in HTTPS Switch | SEJ

This is the wrap-up of the most popular posts and announcements on SEJ over the previous week. Newsletter subscribers are the first to receive this and other updates.

Happy New Year! Here are 101 Tools to Grow Your Business in 2016

SEJ Wrap-Up: No Loss of Link Signals in HTTPS Switch | SEJ
There are many things that can contribute to business growth, but, more often than not, what tools businesses use can make a significant difference to the bottom line.

In our top post this week, VIP contributor Christina Baldassarre has compiled a list of 101 tools she believes can make a big difference in the vast majority of businesses. Read the full post here.

SEJ Wrap-Up: No Loss of Link Signals in HTTPS Switch | SEJ

Google Confirms No Loss in Link Authority in HTTPS Implementation

SEJ Wrap-Up: No Loss of Link Signals in HTTPS Switch | SEJ
In what should help satisfy a question on the minds of a lot of SEOs — Google’s John Mueller has confirmed via a comment on Google+ there’s no loss in link authority when moving from HTTP to HTTPS.

In addition, there is also news that one of Google’s priorities is to make site moves easier going forward. For more details, see this week’s top news story.

Popular Search Marketing Posts

Here is a rundown of the most popular posts on SEJ from last week:

  1. NORAD and Google Santa Tracker Apps Go Live For Christmas Eve, by Matt Southern
  2. 101 Tools to Grow Your Business in 2016, by Christina Baldassarre
  3. Google Confirms No Loss in Link Authority in HTTPS Implementation, by Matt Southern
  4. 10 Key Content Marketing Tips for 2016 and Beyond, by Julia McCoy
  5. The Cognitive Science Behind Complex Content Retention, by Dave Snyder
  6. Why Building An Audience is So Hard (And Why I’m Still Trying), by Ash Read
  7. The SEO Implications of Google’s Search Quality Raters Guidelines, by Brent Carnduff
  8. 3 Simple SEO Strategies That You Probably Forgot, by Neil Patel
  9. The Enormous Guide to Writing Social Media Updates People Love, by Kevan Lee
  10. How to Add AdWords Location Bid Adjustments, by Christina Baldassarre

Download This Week’s Episode of Marketing Nerds

In this week’s episode of the Marketing Nerds podcast, we talk with Ilya Grigorik, Performance Engineer at Google. In our discussion, we talk about 1) how important the PageSpeed score really is and whether or not a higher score results in a higher ranking, and 2) what Service Worker is and how it could change the way we develop websites completely over the coming years.

Listen to the full episode, or download the MP3 here.
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Image Credits

Featured Image: Image by Paulo Bobita
In-post Photo #1: Image by Christina Baldassarre
In-post Photo #2: Image by Paulo Bobita
In-post Photo #3: rvlsoft/Shutterstock.com

Meg Cabrera

Meg Cabrera

Research and Editorial Assistant at Search Engine Journal
Meg is part of SEJ's editorial team based in Manila, Philippines. She is responsible for internet research projects, chasing deadlines, and assisting with the SEJ editorial process.
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