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 […]
Top of the Pops One of the few search engine ranking factors we can be sure of is page speed. The faster your page can load on desktop and mobile devices, the more likely it is that Google will rank the page well. But as websites are becoming more and more interactive, loaded with different […]
A Picture Says a Thousand Words Adding images to your website is important. It helps break up text, attracts a users attention, and can demonstrate something that words might not be able to do. But, when you’re putting images on your website, as with written content, you can’t just drop them in and forget about […]
More than Words Content optimization is something that we talk about a lot. How many keywords to use, what to put in the meta description blah blah. But what we don’t often mention is the other things you have on your website next to the text. Images. Image optimization is almost as important as text […]
Robots Taking Over Earlier in the year we wrote about how Google has started to change and switch out meta descriptions for text at the top of the page if their bots think that it will perform better in the search engine results page. So why are Google rewriting page titles? Artificial Intelligence Over the last […]
It’s Not As Difficult As It Sounds Many small business owners think the basic concept of an SEO strategy sounds technical and hard to do – especially when researching the difference between White Hat SEO and other methods SEO articles can be full of jargon and a bit intimidating to a casual reader. While there […]
Making the Most of Your Videos & Images Engaging content is more than just words on a screen. Images and video play an important role in keeping a reader entertained as well as add to your message. But you can’t just upload any old picture, or video, and hope it keeps someone on your page […]
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Schema wants to become the skeleton that holds up SEO. Schema is a psychological term used to describe a kind of rapid profiling that the takes place in the brain in order to understand something. For example, if you’re about to walk out of the office and some people walk in with wet coats and umbrellas, your brain immediately thinks that it’s raining. You don’t think explicitly about the rain, or run through other various scenarios, you jump straight to the most likely conclusion. Your brain fills gaps with what it expects to see. Similarly, schema on websites provides context and an easy way for search engines to better understand and index the Web’s content.