Tag Archives: Google

Google’s mobile algorithm update – the impact

If you’re involved or work in search marketing, you’ll have no doubt been aware of Preparing for Google’s mobile algorithm update since it was announced in the autumn of 2014 and rolled out on April 21st, 2015. Many predicted major changes as a result of the update, with Google’s Zineb Ait Bahajji saying at SMX […]

Preparing for Google’s mobile algorithm update

Overview Earlier this year, Google revealed that there will be an algorithm update on the 21st April, 2015 that will expand their use of mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal. This will mean that websites not deemed to be ‘mobile-friendly’ will suffer from reduced visibility within organic search results. It’s also possible that this reduction in visibility may […]

New insights from Google Keyword Planner

When the Google Keyword Tool was removed and replaced with the Keyword Planner approximately a year ago, the ability for marketers to filter traffic estimates by device was lost. However, with the introduction of nine new features to the Google Keyword Planner Tool last month, users will now have greater insight into mobile device volumes, mobile […]

Maximising SEO benefit through engagement

It’s been interesting to see the changes and evolution of Google’s algorithm over the last few years. Ever since the introduction of the first Panda update just over three years ago, Google have continued to emphasise the need for websites to have original, useful, good quality content if they want to rank highly in the SERPS. […]

Google Webmaster Tools vs 100% (Not Provided)

Earlier this Autumn, Google made the step that many SEOs and digital marketers were fearing: the encryption of all organic search traffic. The dreaded (Not Provided) had already been creeping up steadily, but now it’s approaching 100% making it impossible to see in the original SEO reporting in analytics which keywords from Google are driving […]

The true benefits and value of Google authorship

As search continues to advance, the concept of authorship and identity will grow in importance. Many opinion leaders believe that over time websites will begin to be ranked based not just on the keywords they contain and the inbound links they attract but also the people and authors behind the content being produced. Earlier this […]