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Search Off the Record takes you behind the scenes of Google Search and its inner workings! In each episode, the folks from the Search Relations team will give you background info on the decision-making behind launches, feature prioritization in Search Console, and the projects Google Search teams are working on. They will share fun stories from the many conferences they attend as well as from their day-to-day working life at Google. They will also dive into the currently trending conversations in the SEO community at large. Have a listen!

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    • Technology
    • 3.6 • 7 Ratings

Search Off the Record takes you behind the scenes of Google Search and its inner workings! In each episode, the folks from the Search Relations team will give you background info on the decision-making behind launches, feature prioritization in Search Console, and the projects Google Search teams are working on. They will share fun stories from the many conferences they attend as well as from their day-to-day working life at Google. They will also dive into the currently trending conversations in the SEO community at large. Have a listen!

    Transcript for How can you block content from Google Search?

    Transcript for How can you block content from Google Search?

    In this episode of Search Off the Record, we take a look at what it takes to block content from Google Search. Lizzi Sassman, Gary Illyes, and John Mueller chat about the role of robots.txt files and robots meta tags. What roles do they play in crawling and indexing? What other practices can you employ to remove unwanted content from Google Search? Listen to this podcast to discover some useful Search tips and tricks when it comes to barring content. 
    Episode transcript → 
    Search Off the Record is a podcast series that takes you behind the scenes of Google Search with the Search Relations team.

    How can you block content from Google Search?

    How can you block content from Google Search?

    In this episode of Search Off the Record, we take a look at what it takes to block content from Google Search. Lizzi Sassman, Gary Illyes, and John Mueller chat about the role of robots.txt files and robots meta tags. What roles do they play in crawling and indexing? What other practices can you employ to remove unwanted content from Google Search? Listen to this podcast to discover some useful Search tips and tricks when it comes to barring content. 
    Episode transcript → 
    Search Off the Record is a podcast series that takes you behind the scenes of Google Search with the Search Relations team.

    • 31 min
    Let’s talk about UX and SEO

    Let’s talk about UX and SEO

    In this episode of Search Off the Record, Martin Splitt, Gary Illyes, and Lizzi Sassman sit down to talk about user experience and SEO. What is UX? Besides Core Web Vitals, what other things could we try to automatically infer about the user experience of a site? From interstitials to site structure, our team of Search experts sit down and chat about the relationship between UX and SEO. 
    Episode transcript → https://goo.gle/sotr040-Transcript   
    Let’s talk Core Web Vitals video → https://goo.gle/3xyX0k9 
    Let’s talk Core Web Vitals podcast → https://goo.gle/3xWcQGJ 
    Search Off the Record is a podcast series that takes you behind the scenes of Google Search with the Search Relations team.
     

    • 31 min
    Transcript for Let’s talk about UX and SEO

    Transcript for Let’s talk about UX and SEO

    Transcript for A spotlight on SEO and data with Michelle Robbins

    Transcript for A spotlight on SEO and data with Michelle Robbins

    A spotlight on SEO and data with Michelle Robbins

    A spotlight on SEO and data with Michelle Robbins

    In this episode of Search Off the Record, we talk with Michelle Robbins - a software engineer by trade and member of the Search Marketing community. Lizzi Sassman and Gary Illyes sit down with Michelle to discuss how she got interested in SEO and even talk about data’s relation to SEO. How can data improve your SEO? Moreover, they explore common issues with data: bias, misrepresentation, and correlation vs. causation. Listen to this episode to see where the worlds of data and SEO overlap.
    Episode transcript → https://goo.gle/sotr039-Transcript 
    Michelle Robbins on Twitter → https://goo.gle/3Nd8jVE
    Michelle Robbins on LinkedIn → https://goo.gle/3PWnpAM 
    Search Off the Record is a podcast series that takes you behind the scenes of Google Search with the Search Relations team.

    • 32 min

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