Category: Social Media

Link building research and analysis

An effective link building campaign has proper research and analysis as a foundation. Here is a four-step outline for link research and analysis: Locate opportunities To maximize the impact of your link building campaign, you will need to look at the opportunities in your niche. Use keyword research to locate potential ranking for terms that

Google Local Search: A history

Local search is important for Google and has seen many changes over the years. The number of changes has kept SEO professionals and local businesses on their toes. Here is a list of changes Google made to Local search in the recent past: 2016 In 2016, Google shook up the local search market by taking

Google announces AMP for Email

In addition to the new “AMP Stories” format, Google is experimenting with AMP for Email. Available under Gmail Developer Preview, AMP for Email enables developers to use the AMP framework for content within the email client. Google sees three benefits when using AMP for Email: Content that is kept up-to-date in real-time – Since AMP

Google changing search location methodology

Google is changing the way it handles location-specific search. The changes will affect mobile search, the Google app for iOS, desktop search, and Google Maps. Previously, when you search, your results are shown on a top-level domain that is your country code. Going forward, all search will revert to the location of the device. For

The Google Feed

Google I/O 2012 saw the introduction of Google Now, a contextual service that provides relevant information based on content, location, and other data from Google properties proactively. Google Now included a voice-assistant that was the primary competitor to Siri at the time. Google even described the service as the future of search. Fast forward to

Important SEO foundations

There is supposedly more than 200 signals part of the Google algorithm. It would require a lot of time and money to ensure compliance will all the known signals. The most productive and practical approach would be to look at the most critical elements. There are two types of critical SEO tasks. The first is

Google Panda 101

As a webmaster, you might have heard of two of the most important parts of the core Google algorithm: Penguin and Panda. Penguin looks at the quality of incoming links. Panda, on the other hand, takes the opposite tack and looks for low-quality content on the site. Panda was initially introduced to deal with the

How to build backlinks

The only way to rank higher on Google (or any other search engine for that matter) is to get more backlinks. The best content in the world is pointless if nobody sees it. This is why actually building backlinks is important. The more backlinks to you get, the higher you rank. There are a few