Google Webmaster Tools Search Appearance Overview tutorial explains the importance of search snippets. This blog/article is a short introduction to Search Appearance Overview insights in Google Webmaster Tools.
This article on Google Webmaster Tools is a great way to understand the inner working of basic on page optimization and also how your website may show up in Google search results page (SERP) all webmasters and website owners should understand the results of Google search because then you can create better landing pages according to how Google search displays its results.
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Exploring the myriad of ways social networks can be utilized in your link-building efforts.
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As the industry leaders, Facebook and Google seem to be locked in eternal struggle for supremacy.
Over the last number of years one of the main areas of contention between the two has been driving referral traffic.
However, it’s not simply about top market share, it’s a contest between social referrals and search engine referrals.
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Too late for new changes…
Unfortunately, once Google begins rolling out one of these updates, it is too late to apply changes that will have any effect during the rolling out phase period. As we have seen previously, these updates have a cut-off date and any changes made after this date will be applied to the next refresh or update.
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Google’s Gary Illyes has confirmed that Google started rolling out Panda update version 4.2 last weekend, affecting 2–3% of queries.
Google algorithm updates always rouse a storm on the internet community as they directly affect website rankings. The latest such refresh is Google Panda 4.2, which began on 18th July, 2015. However, the rollout is extremely slow and that’s the reason people didn’t notice it. According to Google, it may take months till the time we are able to notice any significant impact on the website rankings. It might also not affect all the pages of a website in the short run. Google officials were tight-lipped about why the rollout is so slow.
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The majority of website builder brands offer a free account which allows users access to the basic features and building tools. A handful of website builders provide a limited trial period to allow users to get comfortable with the service before paying for the subscription – these are generally the more complex and sophisticated website builders.
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Google’s Knowledge Graph and use of Google My Business appears to have taken a step forward in understanding search entities this week as business profiles are appearing in the sidebar for keyword based searches.
It used to be the case that Google maps would appear in the side bar for location based searches such as ‘taxis’ (location set to Wilmslow) and this still does occur, as you can see in the example below. However this kind of result gives competitors visibility to the user, as local results can be seen within Google Maps, meaning that no company takes precedence over the other for who gets clicked, when the user leaves the search results page.
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SEO or Search engine optimization is the process of improving the volume or quality of traffic to a web site from search engines via natural (organic) or un-paid search results as opposed to search engine marketing which deals with paid inclusion. Typically, the higher a site appears in the search results list, the more visitors it will receive from the search engine.
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Mobilegeddon is upon us.
Google released sweeping changes to its search algorithm on Tuesday, giving mobile-friendly websites a boost on smartphones. In its mobile search results, Google (GOOGL, Tech30) now favors websites that adjust for smaller screens.
It seems like an obvious tweak, but it has website operators scrambling to keep their sites listed high up in the search rankings. As with all Google algorithm tweaks, some will benefit, and others will lose out.
Here’s everything you need to know about Google’s changes, which some have labeled “Mobilegeddon.”
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Not to long ago Google pushed out a new and major algorithm update for local search called the “Pigeon” update. There aren’t many details disclosed about the so-called Pigeon yet, but webmasters report considerable changes in their local rankings over the past months.
To make sure you’ve got all the freshest information at your fingertips, we’ve put up this short compilation to explain what “Pigeon” is, how it affects your rankings and how to adapt your SEO strategy for the changes.
So, what do we know about the “Pigeon”?
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As almost 70% of all Americans use the internet – It’s one key element of today’s marketing strategies to be present wherever people look for services and companies online. Ten years ago it might have been sufficent to get your business listed in the right YellowPages book – today you have to do more. You have to think – Internet
How To Get Listed – Updated – Deleted
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