30-second summary: Would you turn down an opportunity to acquire new customers without breaking the bank? Google Discover currently supports 800M users in exploration and is a great way to attract new audiences Joe Dawson covers the “why” and “how” in this comprehensive Google Discover optimization guide Even though spending on SEO plays such a major role in the online business sphere, most web admins spend their lives attempting to crack Google’s organic page ranking algorithms.
30-second summary: 12 months, several curveballs, and some masterstrokes If you missed out, today is a great day to look through the Search Engine Watch lens for the year gone by Key themes that were front of mind in 2021 – Google’s updates, cookie death counter-strategies, mastering customer experience elements, trust-building, and alternatives for search marketing and ranking As the world, people, and of course businesses motored through a year of uncertainties – these crackers of articles gave your strategies an unfair advantage. #1 – Google Page Experience update is all set to launch in May 2021 – Webmasters, hang in there! You asked, “What is Page Experience, anyway? Do we really need to have an overflowing to-do list?” – and we answered everything around this enigma
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: The story of SEO and UX began almost 20 years ago with both making a foray into the market in the 1990s After years of analyzing data, I found that UX is a critical ranking factor for SEO If you’ve exhausted all your SEO techniques but still don’t see a considerable movement on your website or rankings – you’re probably losing at user experience (UX) Adobe Research’s Sr. Web Engineer, Atul Jindal condenses years of his experience and observations into this SEO guide to help you win at SEO and search experience I’ve worked with many SEO and CRO campaigns as well as fortune 50 companies over the years
30-second summary: Content quality is key to high rankings in Google organic but it is not easy to tell what a search crawler may deem high quality. High-quality content is most surely one that is semantically relevant to a target query and covers the given topic deep enough to satisfy a search user, hence semantic relevancy is probably the most powerful SEO signal
30-second summary: Link building starts from on-page SEO Get your on-page SEO right by working on pillar and cluster pages Blend your on-page success with off-page SEO strategies Link building is not about the quantity Create a 12-month plan to maximize your off-page SEO success SEO is more important than ever. As online usage is increasing and consumers’ heads are turning to online purchases, it’s vital to have a strong search presence for your business. Your ranking and authority will determine whether you’ll get more visits from prospective customers.
30-second summary: On-page SEO is one of the most effective ways to boost your organic search engine rankings, improve your website’s user experience (UX) offerings, and grow your business consistently. But, without understanding your audience and measuring your results, how can you make changes or create strategies that actually make a difference?
30-second summary: Reducing bad user experience of 404 errors by branding and customizing them. Including links to 404s allow users to navigate the website even when they come across a potential dead end