We live in a fast moving world where people want (and expect) to have everything at their fingertips; less time to spare and even less patience to wait. Time matters. Speed matters, especially when it comes to web pages. In fact, Akamai – a leading content delivery network (CDN) services provider – asked 1,048 online shoppers how long they expected a web page to take […]
Obtaining new leads can be a relatively straightforward process, but following up those leads and engaging with the client seems to be more hit than miss for most companies. We are going to take a look at the 3 main “undisputed truths” about lead nurturing, according to Seth Price, marketing strategist and content contributor at martechtoday.com. 1. Follow-ups have no limit Many companies have a […]
Mobile vs. desktop searches produce different ranking results almost 80% of the time, reports BrightEdge – one of the leading content performance marketing platforms.
SEO could be about to be turned on its head & those who have invested heavily into their Google ranking are not happy… Google are in the experimental stages of creating a new mobile-first index which will rank its search listings based on the mobile version of content, rather than the current desktop version…but ‘don’t freak out’ says Google’s Gary Illyes, there is still time to […]
Client Q. I would like to hear your views on SEO and Google ranking. There are some people who claim that they can bypass the ranking and get us to the top….
OK so you’re using the newish Facebook lead ads facility which, in the right circumstances is a great way of generating leads without the need of a landing page. But the snag is you don’t get a notification email, Unless you have an integrated CRM such as SalesForce, you have to manually go in and download the leads.
If you think that your new real estate website is going to do well on Google for Marbella area property search terms, think again. Here’s why it might be more difficult than you thought in just 388 words…
Nearly 50% of adults cannot spot the paid adverts when looking at Google’s search results, according to a report by Ofcom. The ‘Adults’ media use and attitudes report’, surveyed 1,328 adults who use search engines and presented them with the following picture of a search engine results page (SERP). They were then given three options as to what they thought the first three results […]
Does the math support the argument that page 1 of Google means lots of business?
If you manage a website, you need a deep understanding of how users find your site and how your content appears on Google’s search results. Until now, this data was shown in the Search Queries report, probably the most used feature in Webmaster Tools…
Here’s how to add a funky little logo or branding watermark to all your past and future YouTube videos in one go.
As we approach the April 21st date of the release of Google’s mobile-friendly algorithm, SeachEngineLand.com uncovers more SEO facts about what to expect around the algorithm.
Barry Schwartz writing for seoroundtable.com today quotes Google’s Zineb Ait Bahajji, a Webmaster Trends Analyst, revealing that Google’s Mobile Friendly algorithm will have a bigger effect than that of Panda or Penguin. Barry writes that although this mobile-friendly algorithm only impacts mobile search, this “can be around 50% of all queries on Google these days. If your site is not mobile-friendly, it will suffer greatly […]
Google will take algorithmic action on more doorway pages in the near future. The new algorithm adjustment will impact these pages trying to increase their search footprint, searchengineland.com reveals today. In a release via the Official Google Webmaster Central Blog today, Google’s Brian White writes that they “have a long-standing view that doorway pages that created solely for search engines can harm the quality of […]
Millions of WordPress sites may be exposed to a Blind SQL Injection vulnerability due to a security hole in the very popular Yoast SEO plugin, searchengineland.com reports. All the versions prior to 188.8.131.52 of ‘WordPress SEO by Yoast’ are vulnerable to Blind SQL Injection web application flaw, according to an advisory published on Wednesday (11th March).
Barry Schwartz writing for SearchEngineLand.com this week warned people whose websites use AJAX that “Google may stop crawling those pages” adding that more details are to come from Google as early as next week.
Have you read up about Google’s new algorithm update yet? Responsive web design is now more important than ever. Starting on 21 April 2015, Google will be using mobile friendly factors in the ranking algorithm for mobile search results.
Google confirmed the release of Penguin 3.0 on Friday – the first Penguin update in over a year. Penguin targets sites deemed to be spammy, especially those found in violation of Google’s guidelines about linking.
Spain has passed a new law forcing the American giant Google to pay newspapers a fee every time it links to one of their news stories on its search engine. The law, known as the Canon AEDE, states that sites which link to a news article alongside a meaningful description will have to pay a bill to the publisher.
Google invests a lot in making sure that their services use industry-leading security, like strong HTTPS encryption by default. That means that people using Search, Gmail and Google Drive, for example, automatically have a secure connection to Google. Zineb Ait Bahajji and Gary Illyes, Webmaster Trends Analysts wrote on the Official Google Webmaster Central Blog: