30-second summary: There have been three core updates in 2021, released in June, July, and November, while another was rumored but unconfirmed in October Featured snippets that fell under the YMYL algorithm were unexpectedly removed in February, then restored in March Product reviews came under the microscope in April, with marketing and sales-centric language penalized in favor of expertise on review-centric websites Multiple spam updates unfolded throughout the year, though these updates should not impact any website that follows Google’s guidelines Successful SEO strategy is akin to dancing the tango with Google updates. Unfortunately for copywriters, the Big G can be an unpredictable partner at times.
30-second summary: There are many factors that affect your AdSense performance right from content quality, ad placements, media selection, and so on High traffic doesn’t directly indicate high earnings, in fact, some of your practices may be equivalent to handing out money to your competition Here are six informed steps to help you earn more from AdSense Throughout this guide, you’ll learn how to increase your Google AdSense earnings by making some very simple changes and by following a few simple tips. In my personal experience, this can help skyrocket your AdSense CPC and results can increase your AdSense earnings by more than five times
Google AdSense Guide: increase earnings and escape low CPC
30-second summary: Holiday season shopping is on and your ecommerce store whether a local shop or an international ecommerce brand needs visibility for sales How do you jump right in front of your potential customers and drive sales in a highly competitive space? SEO pioneer, former Pepperjam founder, and serial entrepreneur, Kris Jones shares a practical ecommerce SEO guide There is perhaps no type of business that is more primed for SEO than ecommerce companies
Four Google SERP features for ecommerce SEO
30-second summary: There are ways to save and optimize your SEO budget, here’s how Start with creating an “at a glance” report comparing your competitors’ key metrics. Find interesting trends to look further into! Analyze and monitor your competitors’ online sentiment and customer satisfaction. How can you become better than your competitors
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Six things missing from your competitor research
30-second summary: The PageRank still exists and here’s a deeper look at how Google’s Reasonable Surfer Model plays a key role A well thought linking strategy both internally and externally for your ecommerce site can amplify search visibility Google expert, Susan Dolan and Founder of leading agency NOVOS, Samuel Hurley share an ecommerce SEO guide ahead of the holiday season PageRank is a patent Google introduced, which used links to help determine websites rankings in the SERPs. The algorithm was named after Google founder Larry Page. The original patent has not been renewed and has since been updated by other algorithms, which work to achieve the same goal
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How to use PageRank for ecommerce websites
30-second summary: Often SEOs and search marketing managers struggle to convey value to the board which hampers funding and support for relevant strategy implementation There are three aspects you need to balance in order to win over C-suite Kevin Indig, Director of SEO at Shopify helps you navigate these crucial conversations Your best ideas aren’t worth a dime without funding.
30-second summary: Following pandemic-driven shopping trends, lots of local businesses had to explore online marketing opportunities Google offers a few great ways for a local business to get found through organic search Local 3 Pack is Google’s search element containing top three local businesses based on your search query.
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Three organic search opportunities for your local business
30-second summary: Social media has increasingly become a key avenue for the fate of brands’ online performance There is a relation between brand perception, social listening, customer service, and the eventual consumer spending power Here’s how social media marketers can make the most of social channels to drive business value In order to gain sales and increase leads, social media marketing must be fully integrated within a company’s overall marketing strategy – including search.
30-second summary: SEO’s dynamic nature and Google’s mysterious algorithm specifics keep the industry on its toes Is it possible to simply spot the inefficiencies of SEO in its infancy and foresee trends?
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The Future SEO: Boardroom edition
30-second summary: Google’s Multitask Unified Model (MUM) update landed in June 2021, seeking to deliver search results that overcome language and format barriers to deliver an improved search experience The Google MUM update uses an innovative solution that accesses a wealth of previously hidden information around a core query, providing more of what we want without having to carry out multiple different searches Google MUM can understand and translates 75 different languages, including text and images MUM will see us bid farewell to BERT They say Mum always knows best but can the same be said for Google’s MUM update ? Giant search engine, Google, launched their latest update as the answer we have been looking for to make internet searching more intuitive and inclusive. But what does this mean for website owners, SEO practitioners, and agencies providing marketing services ?