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Google’s Change to Exact Match Was Big, But Was it Actually Bad? [Data]

Mark Irvine — November 20, 2018 — November 20, 2018 Last month, Google announced another major change to its keyword match types. Specifically, exact match keywords would begin to serve to search terms that are “close variants that share the same meaning of your keywords,” including synonyms, paraphrases, and results with the same implied intent. … Continue reading Google’s Change to Exact Match Was Big, But Was it Actually Bad? [Data]

Google’s John Mueller: One Seasonal URL Would Collect Links All Year

Google’s John Mueller: One Seasonal URL Would Collect Links All Year by Laurie Sullivan , Staff Writer @lauriesullivan, November 16, 2018 Seasonal landing pages come and go, but reposting old versions of a holiday landing page on a brand’s website could disrupt ranking of that page and the site in Google’s search engine. Google Senior Webmaster … Continue reading Google’s John Mueller: One Seasonal URL Would Collect Links All Year

How to Do Keyword Research Using Google’s Free Keyword Planner

Taylor Gordon — September 21, 2018 — September 21, 2018 You’ve probably heard that using certain keywords is important when you create content for your site. What’s the big deal? Search engines use keywords to help people find your website. Readers type in phrases or keywords and the engine populates various sites that could be … Continue reading How to Do Keyword Research Using Google’s Free Keyword Planner

5 Types of Content to Create for Google’s Featured Snippets

Navneet Kaushal — September 20, 2018 Follow @navneetkaushal — September 20, 2018 Featured snippets are routinely called position zero in SERPs. They are concise answers to user queries appearing after PPC ads (if there are any on the page), and just before the first result for the query. Featured snippets are not instant answers, and … Continue reading 5 Types of Content to Create for Google’s Featured Snippets

Is Your Site Optimized for Google’s Mobile First Indexing?

By Stephen Moyers  June 25th, 2018 A study from 2017 revealed 57 percent of all online traffic now comes from mobile devices. In response to the significant shift, Google announced it would develop Mobile First Indexing. The index makes mobile content the first thing Google will search when ranking websites, even if the user is … Continue reading Is Your Site Optimized for Google’s Mobile First Indexing?

C3 Metrics Complies With Google’s GDPR Policies Behind Closed Doors

C3 Metrics Complies With Google’s GDPR Policies Behind Closed Doors by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, June 7, 2018 C3 Metrics initially became the only measurement company to achieve “Google compliance” — the ability to work with Google when the EU’s GDPR went into enforcement at the end of May. It required C3 to change its modeling … Continue reading C3 Metrics Complies With Google’s GDPR Policies Behind Closed Doors

Mobile-First Indexing: What Google’s Latest Algorithm Update Means For Your Content Marketing

Chris Reid — May 5, 2018 — May 5, 2018 Over the past year, Google has been referring to their shift to a mobile-first index. According to many experts, it’s one of the most significant changes to Google search results for quite some time. In this post, we’ll look at what the update means, how … Continue reading Mobile-First Indexing: What Google’s Latest Algorithm Update Means For Your Content Marketing