Did you make any New Year’s resolutions for 2018? Did you want to be more active, be more social, or reach a certain goal in your career? What about your business’ website? Did you make any resolutions for it?Maybe you want to give it a UX overhaul or perhaps you want to make it rank … Continue reading "5 Experiments That Will Uplift Your SEO in 2018"
Page speed is often relegated to an afterthought in marketing strategies. When there are so many other pressing concerns – conversion optimization, content creation, information architecture, lead generation, etc. – why would anyone spend precious hours trying to trim seconds or milliseconds off their average page load time? The answer to that rhetorical question is … Continue reading "4 Fundamental Steps to Bolster Your Page Speed in 2018"
The advent of that little Answer Box on top of Google’s Search Engine Results Page has created a coveted spot that any website would ruthlessly fight to have. It’s even better than making the first search result – it’s bringing people directly to snippets of your content with a teaser that will drive them directly … Continue reading "5 Strategies to Get Your Website Featured in the Google Answer Box"
Link building is a must if you want to improve your website’s visibility & rankings and be on the first page of search engines! Whatever your industry is, the only key to improving your website’s visibility in the search engines is Link Building. But how do you find the right technique? Some practical ways to … Continue reading "11 Powerful Link Building Techniques to Gain the Most Engagement in 2018"
The start of the New Year has been awash with talk of the impending switch to the mobile-first index. Although it has been on the radar since November 2016, this year is when the mobile-first index is expected to be rolled out to all sites. So, are you ready? 2018 is going to be the … Continue reading "How to Optimize for the Mobile-first Index"
Hey, everyone! How’s the new year treating your marketing efforts so far? For us, it’s been quite busy behind the scenes with launching a redesigned AWR product – which, coincidentally (or not!) brings a new perspective to SEO reporting. The super-post you’re reading right now is a small project we started at the end of … Continue reading "SEO Reporting in 2018 and Beyond – Experts’ Roundup"
83 billion dollars was spent on ads this year. This number is expected to rise every year. It’s because digital ads work. If you’re in a hurry to increase traffic and revenue, they offer the quickest respite. But ads won’t automatically start bringing in a positive ROI just because you put them out there. Certain … Continue reading "5 Ways to Get Maximum ROI from Digital Ads"
As search engine algorithms and SEOers get increasingly sophisticated, the human experience becomes more and more the centerpiece of the search experience on the web. And that’s a good thing. New tech isn’t groundbreaking tech unless it adapts to real needs in the user experience. It’s not about tricking robots anymore – it’s not about … Continue reading "How to Optimize for “Searcher Task Accomplishment”"
As an SEO consultant, I hear all manner of concerns relating to site ranking. However, one of the last to be mentioned, if at all, is the ‘spider trap.’ With so much focus given to great content, acquiring links and creating a dynamic social network, the importance of the web crawler is often overlooked. We … Continue reading "Avoid the SEO Spider Trap: How to Get Out of a Sticky Situation"
Google has rolled out a new security standard this month, and site owners, as well as SEO experts, may notice a significant dip in their search ranking if they don’t make changes to their site now. With the new Google Chrome 62 update, the search engine will mark any HTTP page that contains a form … Continue reading "Update Your Site Before Google Chrome 62 Kills Your Rankings"