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Diana Ford

SEO Differences Between Google and Other Search Engines

SEO Differences Between Various Search Engines

On almost all SEO guides you see online, you will notice that everyone talks about SEO in regards to Google. Every post is about how to gain rank on Google or best SEO practices that rank well on Google. Let’s review why Google is given such importance when it comes to web search tools and


Susan Gilbert

Why Social Signals Are Important To Search Engine Ranking

Social Signals

Does Google search factor in our social media activity? Currently, their algorithm does not directly measure your networks. But it does pick up on social signals, which are generated from conversations, shares, retweets, and content. Any links that are included with your marketing have the potential to be clicked on and shared. Thus, they create


David Gutierrez

Making Your Guest Posts More SEO-Friendly

How To Write SEO-Friendly Guest Posts

Guest posts are a way for your business to provide high-quality content in exchange for a backlink. Having more backlinks from relevant and authoritative websites is a proven way to raise your Google profile. However, there’s more to submitting a well-written, effective guest post than just writing an excellent article and posting it on someone


Jamie FitzHenry

How to Optimize Your Website for Voice Searches

Optimize Your Website for Voice Searches

You know something has crossed over from early adopters to the mainstream when you hear your parents shout (because they cannot use a smartphone in a normal speaking voice), “Hey Siri” (or Alexa or Cortana). It’s a clear indicator that voice search is increasing in use. Did you know that 20% of all mobile searches


Sahil Kakkar

Mobile-First Indexing: What Google Wants You To Know

What Google Wants You To Know About Mobile-First Indexing

Google added another chapter in their efforts to deliver a better user experience. And this time, the focus is on mobile users. Back in 2015, mobile internet usage surpassed desktop usage. This was a landmark shift, and the search engine giant knew exactly what it needed to do to deliver a better experience. This was


Michael Deane

Are You Monitoring All Of The Right Metrics?

Every Thursday, I have a working lunch with a couple of friends who also work in marketing. So I could easily have opened this article with a “an SEO, a copywriter and a marketing executive walk into a bar” type of joke. Last week, we touched on a subject dear to our hearts and heavy


Donald Fomby

Get Ready – Google’s Mobile-First Indexing is Upon Us

Is Your Site Ready For Mobile-First Indexing

On March 26, Google announced that it was beginning to roll out its “mobile-first indexing” – something that it has been planning and testing for well over a year. The decision was certainly based upon a number of studies, like the recent one from Stone Temple Consulting, showing that more than 55% of web traffic


David Zimmerman

Don’t Just Rank Better, Standout in Google Using Schema Markup

Standout in Google Using Schema Markup

Google rarely makes direct announcements about their search algorithm. When they do, everyone pays attention! Recently John Mueller, Webmaster Trends Analyst at Google, answered some questions on Reddit. There he mentioned that Google uses schema as a ranking factor. Before we go any further, for those of you who are wondering about what schema is, you


Shelly Kramer

How Artificial Intelligence Will Impact SEO and Search

The AI Impact on Search

Artificial Intelligence is changing SEO and therefore search. Shelly Kramer details how these changes are taking shape. It is another in our “Great Articles You may have missed” series. The AI Impact on Search There is no shortage of topics to discuss when we’re talking about artificial intelligence (AI). It’s hot for a good reason: AI changes the


David Zimmerman

Voice Search: It’s Not Just for eCommerce

Voice Search for B2B Lead Gen

If you’re like me, you enjoy the convenience of your voice assistant. It’s great to tell Alexa, “order cat food”, and it arrives in two days. This is a convenience that is spoiling me. Alexa is training me to rely on her on a daily basis. Clearly, this is the future for companies that sell products. Is


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