How to Improve Your Site Speed and Rank Higher

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 by simply ensuring site speed […]

Google’s Becoming a Content Competitor, but This Isn’t New

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 has included an attribution to […]

Are Outbound Links Important for SEO?

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 to generate a “hub score.” […]

What is Structured Data and Why is it Important?

What is Structured Data and Why is it Important?

Vice President of Digital Marketing, David Clemen, briefly discussed structured data and schema in “The SEO Recommendations that Matter the Most,” but what is it and why is it important? Structured data is code written in a specific order and format so the search engine can read it. Basically, it identifies the most important parts of a website and content. […]

How to Transition Your Online Presence During the Mass Move to Mobile

How to Transition Your Online Presence During the Mass Move to Mobile

All signs are pointing to increased mobile use. According to eMarketer, mobile media consumption surpassed TV media consumption in 2019 and will continue to do so until about 2021. The move to mobile gains momentum and urgency as Google’s indexing, as of July 1,2019, will prioritize mobile results. Tapping into the mobile world can increase marketing ROI and generic visibility. […]