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17 03, 2022

Are Relevance, Distance, & Prominence Google Ranking Factors?

2022-03-17T22:45:22+11:00March 17th, 2022|Search Engine Journal|

Written by Kristi Hines - Local businesses that want more traffic from search must improve their local rankings. But can prominence, distance, and relevance affect your organic search rankings? Read on to learn whether there is any connection between prominence, distance, and relevance, and improved Google rankings. The Claim: Relevance, Distance, And Prominence Are Ranking Factors What are relevance, distance, [...]

11 02, 2022

What’s In Your Toolkit? 30+ Expert-Approved Content Marketing Tools

2022-02-11T01:45:55+11:00February 11th, 2022|Search Engine Journal|

Written by Kristi Hines The content marketing landscape continues to evolve, with an ever-increasing focus on understanding consumer intent and delivering quality, relevant, and trustworthy content. And in order to meet these needs and demands of your target audience, you need the right tools to properly plan, write, optimize, and promote your best work. So what do writers, editors, SEO [...]

7 02, 2022

Are Meta Keywords A Google Ranking Factor?

2022-02-07T04:00:28+11:00February 7th, 2022|Search Engine Journal|

Written by Kristi Hines Meta keywords allow you to tell search engines what topics are covered on the page. But can meta keywords affect your organic search rankings? Read on to learn whether there is any connection between meta keywords and improved Google rankings. The Claim: Meta Keywords Are A Ranking Factor What are meta keywords? This is a meta [...]

14 01, 2022

Social Media Usage Statistics For Digital Marketers In 2022

2022-01-14T18:45:44+11:00January 14th, 2022|Search Engine Journal|

One component of a successful digital marketing strategy is your social media presence.If you need numbers to prove the value of social media marketing, you’ve come to the right place. There are now 4.55 billion active social media users globally, but that number is 9.9% higher than last year.That means 400 million new people have signed up for at least [...]

7 01, 2022

6 Expert Tips For Small Business SEO Strategy in 2022

2022-01-07T18:45:53+11:00January 7th, 2022|Search Engine Journal|

Are you prepared for small business SEO in 2022?If you’re still scrambling to formulate a strategy, you’re not alone. The uncertainty of ongoing pandemic-related business interruptions and changes in consumer behavior are keeping marketers and SEO pros on their toes.To help SMBs and marketing professionals, we asked our network of experts, “What’s your best SEO tip for SMBs as we [...]

4 10, 2021

Is Alt Text a Google Ranking Factor?

2021-10-04T01:15:30+11:00October 4th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

Alt text is used to help computers read images.But can alt tags affect your organic search rankings?Read on to learn whether there is any connection between alt text and improved Google rankings.The Claim: Alt Text is a Ranking FactorWhat is alt text?Alt text is an HTML image attribute. It allows you to create an alternative text version of your image [...]

1 10, 2021

Examples for Search Engine Marketing

2021-10-01T22:45:18+10:00October 1st, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

Are you trying to improve results from your search engine marketing? Whether you want better rankings in organic or paid search, SMART goal setting can help you track and achieve those results.In this article, we’ll look at SMART goals and how to apply them to your search engine marketing.What are SMART Goals?SMART goal setting first appeared in the business world [...]

27 09, 2021

Are 404 & Soft 404 Errors Google Ranking Factors?

2021-09-27T00:00:52+10:00September 27th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

Can 404 and soft 404s errors affect your Google search rankings?According to Google, the answer is no.However, there is an exception you will want to know about, in order to avoid having a 404 error impact your rankings. Read on to learn more.The Claim: 404 & Soft 404 Errors are a Ranking FactorWhat are 404 errors? 404 errors occur when [...]

20 09, 2021

Are 301 Redirects a Google Ranking Factor?

2021-09-20T02:00:47+10:00September 20th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

Using 301 redirects to tell search engines when a webpage has permanently moved to a new location is definitely an SEO best practice.But can 301 redirects affect your organic search rankings?Read on to learn whether there is any connection between 301 redirects and improved Google rankings.The Claim: 301 Redirects are a Ranking FactorWhat are 301 redirects?A 301 redirect is a [...]

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