Category Archive for "SEO News"

Ramp up your calls with call bid adjustments

Click-to-call ads were introduced seven years ago to help you connect with more customers over the phone. Since then, we’ve heard one thing loud and clear: you want to drive even more calls. And it’s no surprise—on average, calls convert

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How to tell if your website is due a redesign

Designing a functional website doesn’t happen overnight. It takes time and energy (and sometimes, a lot of money) to get your site in working order. Like any other technology, the internet changes at a rapid rate. Users are utilizing various

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The Lazy Writer’s Guide to 30-Minute Keyword Research

You, a content marketing ninja, are able to wield immense SEO reach with your content in ways most SEOs (*cough* like myself) can only dream of. BUT, you’re not leveraging keyword research to your advantage! The fact that you can

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Pump the brakes: SEO and its sweeping statements

The following article is an opinion post written by a guest author and may not necessarily reflect the views of Search Engine Watch. Knee-jerk reactions are rarely based on sound judgement. Instead they are driven by emotion. In such scenarios,

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A Beginner’s Guide to Marketing Automation

To say marketing automation is a complex subject is putting it mildly. On the surface it seems simple enough, but once you get just a little bit deeper into it, it’s overwhelming. Even if you work with marketing automation on

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5 essential aspects of technical SEO you cannot neglect

Eighty-eight percent of B2B marketers now report using content marketing in their promotional strategies, according to the Content Marketing Institute. Developing content and using SEO to drive rankings and traffic has become a fundamental part of digital strategies, not just

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Optimizing Sites for Featured Snippets with Q&A Content [Case Study]

Ranking near the top of the SERPs for short-tail keywords in competitive business verticals can be extremely difficult. Wikipedia, Dictionary.com, and similar sites have the market cornered on ranking at the top of search results. Even if you manage to

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What do we know so far about Google’s new homepage?

Google has released a new, feed-based mobile homepage in the US, with an international launch due in the next two weeks. This is perhaps the most drastic and significant update of the Google.com homepage (the most visited URL globally) since

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Is the New, Most Powerful Ranking Factor "Searcher Task Accomplishment?" – Whiteboard Friday

Move over, links, content, and RankBrain — there’s a new ranking factor in town, and it’s a doozy. All kidding aside, the idea of searcher task accomplishment is a compelling argument for how we should be optimizing our sites. Are

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Google Posts: Growing under the radar

Google Plus has risen from the dead! No we’re only joking, that’s highly unlikely. Google have now rolled out their Posts function for small businesses with a Google My Business account. No idea what Posts are? You’d be forgiven for

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