The ubiquity of virtual assistants like Siri, Cortana and Alexa, together with improvements in technology, has led to an uptick in voice search queries. For businesses that rely on local search traffic, this has important ramifications for their strategy.
SEO for businesses in 2017 will be revolutionary. Within the space of 3 years, it has become significantly easier to find businesses, stores or items nearby, creating a shift in user’s intent and search behavior.
:: By Travis Bliffen, Stellar SEO :: Google is continually improving how it understands and rate websites, but artificial intelligence (AI) is not ready for us to leave it up to chance just yet. If you want your local business to capture a coveted slot in Maps, keep reading! After announcing plans to move to a “mobile-first”… [[ This is a content summary only.
It’s around this time that we resolve to do things just a little bit better than the year before. By mid-January, most of these resolutions have fallen to the wayside as they are too hard to consistently do. Often, the smartest resolutions aren’t those major changes, but small tweaks, replacing bad habits with good and introducing new ways of thinking about our routines.
:: By Larry Alton, @LarryAlton3 :: Search engine optimization (SEO) is appealing in theory, but there’s a problem; there are thousands of businesses, some of them massive in size with budgets to match, already competing for a fixed number of slots at the top of Google search engine results pages (SERPs). There’s an entirely..
A few months ago I carried out a deep dive to see how much a single keyword can matter . The focus was on the keyword “best.” I thought I would take some time to look into another keyword phrase that seems to be growing exponentially, especially as mobile search volume eclipses desktop. That phrase is “ near me .” Below is the Google Insights trend for that phrase over the last decade.
You may be surprised at how common some SEO myths still are in 2016, so it’s definitely time to leave them behind. Whether you’re an expert or a beginner at SEO , it’s always useful to compile all the myths you read about, so you can work out for yourself the ones you actually need to be worried about. What would you add to this list of the most common SEO myths
Is your website mobile-friendly? 2016 marks the first year that mobile traffic surpassed desktop traffic, yet many businesses have still neglected to take mobile devices into account. Their websites aren’t optimized for mobile search, and simply don’t look good on phones and tablets