Once Twitter started taking off back in 2009 and 2010, there was a lot of speculation about how their platform would affect Google. Over the years, speculation has ranged from tweets becoming a leading SEO factor to Google actually buying the company.
Wil told me about how he periodically does an “ego surf” to check up on his own personal e-brand — he Googles himself to learn just how deeply his thought leadership has traveled into the interwebs. It turns out that there’s another Wil Reynolds out there who happens to be a model (how’s that for one’s ego?).
Twitter has recently found out that a whopping 125 million users visit the website every month, but do not register or view the content at all. The company hopes that this can be mitigated by this deal, as people will be able to see content from Twitter more on the Google search results.
You’ve probably heard the statistics: the first five results on any search result page receive 75 percent of the traffic. For that reason, your SEO strategy should focus on landing in those first five results.
Local search engine results on Google have been altered since the release of Pigeon in July, 2014. Pigeon is an update to Google’s algorithm as it alters the way local businesses are enlisted on the first page of search engine results. Pigeon has created a significant impact on local search engine results of Google. Nearly 4 out of 5 consumers of Google find out about local businesses and outlets.
Entering into the New Year of 2015, Google’s algorithm is changing at a rapid pace. It was recently announced by the search engine behemoth that its “Penguin” algorithm is going to be rolling-out on a consistent basis. This doesn’t even include the Panda or Hummingbird algorithm updates.
With all the changes happening in SEO, it makes sense that some would declare the keyword to be dead. But then you read what others say, and they say it isn’t dead at all and keywords still have value.
Google is the most viewed website in the entire world. And while this may not come as a big surprise for those that use Google, it’s quite astonishing when you step back and realize that this site has one of the most simplistic designs on the entire internet. Here are 15 reasons why the Google search page has just three buttons and how it helps the site.