Tag Archive | "SEO"

Google’s Site Review Hangout Provides Trends, Not Details

Google’s Site Review Hangout Provides Trends, Not Details

Michelle recaps Google's Site Review Hangout hosted earlier this week. [...more]

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Inside the Search Studio with Angie Schottmuller

Inside the Search Studio with Angie Schottmuller

Grant interviews the very-clever Angie Schottmuller and learns more about her perspective on search, SEO, and Star Wars. [...more]

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SEO for the Birds: The Search Agency’s POV on Google’s Hummingbird Update

SEO for the Birds: The Search Agency’s POV on Google’s Hummingbird Update

Have you read The Search Agency's official POV on Google's Hummingbird update yet? Here's a sneak peek. [...more]

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Study: Very Few Multichannel Retailers Use Responsive Design

Study: Very Few Multichannel Retailers Use Responsive Design

Michelle reports on The Search Agency's findings that most multichannel retailers do not use Responsive Web Design (RWD) and talks to our expert SEOs to understand why so many companies overlook RWD implementation. [...more]

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Grant’s Rants: Google Analytics Causes Headaches and Heartaches

Grant’s Rants: Google Analytics Causes Headaches and Heartaches

In this episode of Grant's Rants, Grant conveys his appreciation for Google Analytics... and his frustration that Google has changed the interface quite drastically! According to Grant, the recent updates to the interface have caused headaches and heartaches to geeks that aren't marketers and marketers who aren't geeks. [...more]

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Grant’s Rants: Old School SEO Questions, Halloween costumes and a dancing SEO

Grant’s Rants: Old School SEO Questions, Halloween costumes and a dancing SEO

This is a special episode of Grant's Rants featuring awesome Halloween costumes, a dancing SEO, and kudos to Matt Cutts for clarifying an old school SEO question this week: Do larger sites with more pages rank better? [...more]

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Grant’s Rants: Don’t Overlook Meta Description Tags!

Grant’s Rants: Don’t Overlook Meta Description Tags!

In this week's episode of Grant's Rants, Grant is ranting about the advertisers who overlook the importance of meta description tags. He provides several quick and easy strategies for meta description tags that will encourage the user to click through to your website! [...more]

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How to Make Responsive Web Design Faster

How to Make Responsive Web Design Faster

Kirby provides useful tips for getting sites with responsive web design to load faster on mobile devices. [...more]

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Fortune 100 Study Demonstrates Limitations of Responsive Web Design

Fortune 100 Study Demonstrates Limitations of Responsive Web Design

After publishing the Mobile Experience Scorecard Report and uncovering key trends for mobile devices, The Search Agency reports on the possible limitations of Responsive Web Design. [...more]

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Yahoo! Quietly Implements Click to Search on Articles

Yahoo! Quietly Implements Click to Search on Articles

Michelle reports on new elements being tested on Yahoo!, including a new search feature within Yahoo! Shine. [...more]

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The Search Agency’s Mobile Experience Scorecard: Fortune 100 Companies

The Search Agency’s Mobile Experience Scorecard: Fortune 100 Companies

Michelle outlines the most interesting findings from The Search Agency's Mobile Experience Scorecard report, which evaluates the mobile sites of the Fortune 100 companies. [...more]

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Three Pillars of SEO for Mobile Search Today

Three Pillars of SEO for Mobile Search Today

Grant discusses the three modern pillars of SEO for mobile search today. [...more]

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7 Ways to Generate Content Ideas People Actually Care About

7 Ways to Generate Content Ideas People Actually Care About

Earned media expert, David Carrillo, provides marketers with 7 new ways to generate interesting content. [...more]

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Grant’s Rants: Can’t Justify SEO? You’re Lazy!

Grant’s Rants: Can’t Justify SEO? You’re Lazy!

Some individuals say they can't measure SEO. Grant disagrees. In this week's episode, Grant is ranting about putting in the time to track, measure, and justify SEO metrics that matter! [...more]

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Three Great SEO Strategies from Distilled’s SearchLove

Three Great SEO Strategies from Distilled’s SearchLove

Kirby recaps his main 3 takeaways from Distilled's SearchLove conference. [...more]

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Integrating Comments into Editorial Content

Integrating Comments into Editorial Content

A short interview with Director of SEO and Social Product, Grant Simmons, about the integration of comments into editorial content and the potential impact on SEO. [...more]

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Grant’s Rants: Keyword “Not Provided”? Get Over It.

Grant’s Rants: Keyword “Not Provided”? Get Over It.

In this week's episode, Grant is ranting about keywords "not provided". Grant rants that there's other data sources you can use to understand your data and determine whether your content satisfies user intent. So get over it :-) [...more]

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Introducing: Inside the Search Studio

Introducing: Inside the Search Studio

The Search Agency is excited to announce another new and exciting series on The Search Agents blog: Inside the Search Studio. [...more]

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The Problematic Future of Microdata

The Problematic Future of Microdata

Brandon covers the recent news that Microdata Specification has been discontinued. [...more]

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Grant’s Rants: You Forgot About Usability

Grant’s Rants: You Forgot About Usability

In this week's episode, Grant is ranting about giving users what they're looking for and giving search engines a thumbs up that bananas abound. [...more]

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Grant’s Rants: Your Traffic Sucks! (or does it?)

Grant’s Rants: Your Traffic Sucks! (or does it?)

In this week's episode of Grant's Rants, Grant is ranting about traffic metrics. While many advertiser's pay attention to the sheer volume of traffic, Grant advises advertisers to measure the true value of search by taking a deeper look at metrics that matter. It's not just about "more traffic", it's about "more high quality traffic"! [...more]

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Using Responsive Web Design for Better SEO

Using Responsive Web Design for Better SEO

Kirby discusses recent developments to Responsive Web Design and how they can positively affect SEO. [...more]

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Grant’s Rants: Anchor Text is Dead! Long Live Anchor Text!

Grant’s Rants: Anchor Text is Dead! Long Live Anchor Text!

This week, Grant is ranting about anchor text and the risk of over-optimization. [...more]

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Google Introduces In-Depth Articles

Google Introduces In-Depth Articles

Michelle details Google's newest addition to the SERP, In-Depth Articles, and SEO expert David Waterman offers his expertise about what this new element might mean for publishers. [...more]

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Google Changes Link Guidelines

Google Changes Link Guidelines

Grant discusses Google's ongoing attack on manipulative link building and their recent update to their webmaster guidelines. [...more]

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Grant’s Rants: There Is No Magic Formula for Successful SEO

Grant’s Rants: There Is No Magic Formula for Successful SEO

In this week's episode, Grant warns SEOs to take the advice of industry experts with a grain of salt. [...more]

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Google Carousel: What This Means for Brand Bidding

Google Carousel: What This Means for Brand Bidding

Ben explains why Google's carousel will create more competition for brand bidding. [...more]

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Is ‘Google Zebra’ the Next Major Algorithm Update?

Is ‘Google Zebra’ the Next Major Algorithm Update?

Matt discusses a potential Google algorithm update that is black and white and abuzz with speculation all over! [...more]

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Yelp Introduces Wordmap to Help Users Find Hipsters, Hangouts and Hangover Food

Yelp Introduces Wordmap to Help Users Find Hipsters, Hangouts and Hangover Food

Michelle details Yelp's newest feature, Wordmap, and consults with local search expert, Brian McCarthy, to determine how this feature could potentially affect local search. [...more]

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Grant’s Rants: The Perceived Value of SEO

Grant’s Rants: The Perceived Value of SEO

In today's rant, Grant questions why marketing professionals underestimate the complexity of SEO (especially big site SEO), the value of quick fixes and the expertise of great SEO practitioners. [...more]

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