What does Google’s “Speed Update” mean for mobile?

Yesterday, Google announced a major upcoming change to its mobile ranking algorithm. In a short blog post entitled ‘Using page speed in mobile search ranking’, it explained that starting in July 2018, page speed will officially be a ranking factor for mobile searches. The catchily-named “Speed Update” (a feat of inventive naming on a par with “Assistant”) is set to only affect “pages that deliver the slowest experience to users” and, in Google’s words, will only impact a “small percentage of queries”.

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Good SEO habits: Turning over a new leaf in 2018

Join a gym, start that diet, call your parents more and turn over a new leaf for your SEO strategy. Whether you’re a stickler for New Year’s resolutions, or the very thought makes you roll your eyes, reviewing your SEO habits for 2018 should be a priority for every business and digital marketer.

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How the latest Google Analytics updates will benefit marketers

Google has announced a range of significant new updates to its Analytics product, all of which should help marketers to understand their individual customers at a deeper level. Below, we assess the impact each of these four enhancements will have on search marketing analysis.  The ongoing implementation of machine learning into all Google products has benefited GA, with the addition of Analytics Intelligence a particular highlight from the last 12 months.

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How to get mobile SEO for voice search right

Voice search and mobile usage are both on the rise and look set to shape the SEO industry for some time to come. Nonetheless,  62% of marketers have no specific plans for voice search in 2018. How can marketers take action today to tap into two of the most important trends in the industry?

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Artificial intelligence and machine learning: What are the opportunities for search marketers?

Did you know that by 2020 the digital universe will consist of 44 zettabytes of data (source: IDC), but that the human brain can only process the equivalent of 1 million gigabytes of memory? The explosion of big data has meant that humans simply have too much data to understand and handle daily

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Artificial intelligence and machine learning: What are the opportunities for search marketers?

Which tools should I buy to advance my SEO strategy?

The complexity of an organic search campaign necessitates some technological assistance. There are plenty of tools on the market, but they vary in price, functionality, and effectiveness. Once you have all the basics in place, which SEO tools should you invest in to take your strategy to the next level

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Highlights from TechSEO Boost: The key trends in technical SEO

Although most search conferences contain some sessions on technical SEO , until now there has been a general reluctance to dedicate a full schedule to this specialism.

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Highlights from TechSEO Boost: The key trends in technical SEO

The best SEO influencers and resources to follow

More than any other digital marketing discipline, SEO is a game of opinions . There is no one-size-fits-all strategy that guarantees success, and that leaves plenty of room for healthy debate.

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The best SEO influencers and resources to follow