The Ever-Changing Face Of SEO We were saddened to hear about Bill Slawski’s recent passing. In 2020 we had the honor of interviewing Bill to dig deeper into the concept of entities and how to apply that concept to our SEO efforts. Thanks, Bill for sharing your knowledge with the entire SEO community. You will …
We’re helping many of our clients work through this uneasy time where COVID-19 is changing how they do business. The following are questions we’ve answered over the last several weeks.
The Newest Google Algorithm Update Google has updated their search algorithm. Again. This time it’s called BERT. Ernie is nowhere to be seen. So what is Google BERT? What is natural language processing? And how does it affect your website’s visibility in organic search? These are all great questions, ones we’ll answer and provide context …
SEO can be a tricky topic to navigate, especially if you’re not following current news articles and developing technologies. The concepts are very simple: make your website easy to understand, find, and load, for the search engine. However, the ways of achieving that simple goal are almost limitless. With SEO the little changes you make on a website can mean significant improvement in organic search. Because of that, you have lots of options. However, not all of the options are “good.”
In the August 2018 CMO Survey by Deloitte, the biggest weakness is the ability to measure the success of digital marketing activities and working with external partners. Yet another study, this one from Bannerflow, shows that 91% of brands are bringing their digital marketing in-house. Hmmm… there seems to be a gap in what CMOs need (measurement) and what they have (lack of internal talent with analytics acumen). Let’s explore when it makes sense to outsource your digital marketing and when it’s time to bring select capability in-house.
January has always been a tough month. Recovering from the excesses of the festive holidays. Getting back into a groove at work. All those new year’s resolutions to break. Well, there’s another January tradition — in the content marketing world, at least — that involves predictions. What are the 2019 SEO trends? What’s this year’s next big digital marketing “thing?” What’s on its way up? What’s on its way out?
Sometimes you know something and it just slips out of your mind. You know you know it, you just lost it somewhere in the back of your memory. Well, this is the feeling we had this week when Google’s John Mueller reminded us about redirects and not-index pages.
Screaming Frog is one of our favorite tools when it comes to carrying out an SEO audit on a website, or if we’re looking to check on how a site’s content is performing. So, when we saw that it’s just got better, we were very excited.
As if you needed another thing to worry about when it came to SEO… But, in a recent Google Webmaster’s Hangout, Google’s John Mueller mentioned an aspect of search engine optimization that can often be forgotten, over-optimization.
Google’s Tweaks The search engine results page is constantly evolving and improving, with Google often AB testing new features and tools. For example, recently we’ve seen changes to meta descriptions and title tags stretch and then shrink back to normal size. The latest addition to Google’s SERP seem to be reviews for listings. The Naughty …