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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 [...]

17 09, 2021

What is HTTPS? A Guide to Secure On-Site Experience for Marketers

2021-09-17T23:45:06+10:00September 17th, 2021|Search Engine Journal|

Do you want to provide a more secure experience for your users and help your Google rankings? One way to do both is to secure your website with HTTPS. In this post, we’ll explain what HTTPS is, why you need it, and how to get it.The Difference Between HTTP and HTTPSHTTP stands for HyperText Transfer Protocol. This protocol provides the [...]

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