Category: Search Engine Optimization

Site Speed

How to Improve Your Site Speed and Rank Higher

It’s no question that content quality is the most significant factor in determining SEO ranking. In fact, the EAT model sets the groundwork for creating and determining high quality content alone. But let’s not neglect the work behind the scenes. Smart, efficient web development and a keen attention to technical operations can improve SEO ranking…
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December 19, 2019 0
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The Three Most Important Tips for Using EAT

In 2019, with Google’s dominance of the search engine landscape, SEO really refers to Google optimization. With Google’s latest algorithm update, BERT, it begged the question “can search engine marketers optimize for BERT?” The truth is – no, there’s no way to optimize for BERT. However, search engine marketers can use the EAT formula to…
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December 4, 2019 1
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Google’s Becoming a Content Competitor, but This Isn’t New

In 2019 we’ve seen some drastic changes in Google’s traffic, mostly in the form of zero click searches. These searches keep people on Google’s SERP (instead of following a link to a site) due to featured snippets and “position zero” content Google populates with externally sourced information. After issues regarding song lyrics and Genius, Google…
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November 18, 2019 0
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What is BERT and what will it do for my website?

If you’re a sesame street fan, you know Bert. He likes oatmeal, pigeons and bottle caps. Unfortunately, Google’s BERT is nothing like our grumpy and lovable friend. The BERT update, introduced in October 2019, will impact ranking for 1 in 10 of all search queries. Google considers this the largest search system update since the…
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October 28, 2019 2
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Digital Marketing Definitions You Probably Have Been Misusing

We caught you red handed didn’t we? It’s okay. In this digital age of endless lingo and constantly evolving technology, it’s easy to misunderstand industry jargon. We’re here to clear that up. SERP – Search Engine Results Page This is the page that populates after making a search in a search engine. It could have…
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October 8, 2019 1

What is Voice Search? Is My Site Ready for that SEO Shift?

The internet provided the world at our fingertips. With touch screens, that statement became literal as search engines like Google rose to dominate the technology industry. But the future will bring the world to our voice command as voice recognition and voice-activated digital assistants become commonplace in offices and houses. According to a Forbes article…
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September 18, 2019 0

SEO vs. PPC: Does Mobile Matter?

Is your phone in your hand right now? In your pocket? Are you reading this on your phone screen? It’s no doubt that smartphones changed the way we consume news, media and entertainment. However, has the need for mobile-friendly websites diminished? Will mobile content in SEO hold a candle to PPC and other paid search…
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September 16, 2019 0
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What’s Up With Google?

Google has been the company on everyone’s minds in light of recent updates. The massive search engine is undergoing scrutiny for lack of click through results, increase in ads and decrease in organic search real estate. In this webinar, David Clemen, Vice President of Digital Operations at LSC Digital, talks through some recent SERP changes…
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August 30, 2019 2

How to Survive Featured Snippet Updates in Google

Google is updating it’s featured snippet function to understand which queries require the freshest content. According to an article by Search Engine Journal, this function will not only allow Google to better understand where rich snippets are on a website, but it will also remove featured snippet content that is outdated and irrelevant. So, how…
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August 5, 2019 0

Are Outbound Links Important for SEO?

We covered the importance of interlinks and backlinks, but what about outbound links? Do they hold the same weight in regards to SEO? According to an article on Search Engine Journal, Google’s John Mueller avoided addressing whether they help or hurt SEO. Before Google was leading the search engine pack, SEO algorithms used outbound links…
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July 31, 2019 0