With every update Google makes on their search ranking algorithm, we don’t just ask ourselves “Did any of my websites get hit?”, but also “Did anyone else get hit?”. Knowing how broad each update gets and how many websites got impacted helps us better understand Google’s search ranking strategy. It helps us get an overview … Continue reading "How Google Search Ranking Algorithm Updates Impact the SERPs"
Everyone wants to rank high on Google. One of the problems is SEO can be time consuming, not to mention difficult. But what if there was a way to boost Google rankings quickly? It’s quite simple actually: Find keywords that you’re already ranking for, but not in the top positions (yet). If you can find … Continue reading "5 Ways to Boost Google Rankings with Google Search Console & AWR"
Top marketers and SEOs discussed and debated the latest SEO trends and Google updates to be considered for 2019 – all in just one day in London, February 13th. In 2019, SEO tends to have gotten a little more technical, since factors such as page speed and ease of crawlability are increasingly correlated with high … Continue reading "7 Takeaways From the Advanced Search Conference in London, 2019"
We’re busy enough preparing our bags and wrapping stuff up for the first round of conference events this year! The AWR team will be joining three of the most popular SEO and SEM conferences in Europe, as follows: The Search Conference in London – February 13th, 2019 SMX Munich – April 2-3, 2019 Brighton SEO … Continue reading "Advanced Web Ranking’s Early Spring SEO Conferences Schedule"
We’re kicking off the new year with a fresh AWR update that includes a new Organic CTR report, cool new search engines and a set of metric fine-tunings, that we’ll go through in this article. These updates will impact particular types of AWR users, so make sure to read on if any of these cases … Continue reading "Updated AWR Metrics and Niche Search Engines Added"
At Thomas Cook Belgium, Floris Gouw and his dedicated team are in charge of the technical SEO aspects for two domains: thomascook.be and neckermann.be. “Rank tracking for us is an important metric for measuring the success of our (technical) SEO changes/implementations. With the day-by-day / week-by-week comparisons we can discover the impact of several changes … Continue reading "How Thomas Cook Found & Fixed Duplicate Content Cross Domains with AWR"
This week AWR has pushed another update that I think you’ll be quite excited to try. It concerns the SERP Features data already available in the app, with some extra metrics and ways to slice those numbers. Measuring SERP Features over time doesn’t only offer you an idea of their increasing importance and occurrence, but … Continue reading "[AWR Update] SERP Features Visibility for New Click Opportunities"
Twenty percent of searches in Google’s mobile apps and on Android are voice searches and many of us talk to smart speakers and similar devices every day. Seventy-one percent of smartphone users in the 18-29 age group use mobile personal assistants. In 2017, there were an estimated 33 million voice-first devices in use. Search engine … Continue reading "Voice Search: SEO in the Age of Conversational Interfaces"
They say that the first million is the hardest. This is especially true for SEO agencies. Starting out and landing a few early clients is (relatively) easy. The SEO market is immense and there are countless resources like this blog to help you out. But growing from a small team to a seven-figure business requires … Continue reading "How to Develop a Systemic Plan for Scaling Your SEO Agency"
There is something seriously wrong with the way websites approach their SEO goals. This is true even for companies looking to create inbound leads for the first time. Let’s take the landing of the Neil Patel Blog. Neil Patel needs no introduction and he is arguably one of the best online marketers around. Why is … Continue reading "3 Reasons Site Traffic Can go to Hell & What You Should do Instead"