Google Search Console

    • What is an XML sitemap and why should you have one?

      A good XML sitemap is a roadmap to all important pages of a website. This roadmap gives Google guidance in determining what content can be found on a website. Having an XML sitemap can be beneficial for SEO, as Google can retrieve essential pages of a website very fast, even if the internal linking of a site isn’t flawless.

      Yoast- 14 readers -
    • Google Search Console and structured data

      Google Search Console is an incredibly important tool for website owners. This tool shows you how your site appears in the Google search results. It also shows you what to improve to make the most of your listings in the results. One of the many cool features of Search Console is the structured data analyses found in the Search Appearance section.

      Yoastin Google- 16 readers -
  • How to use Search Console for quick SEO wins

    … SEO doesn’t have to be complicated. Here’s how a closer look at Google Search Console can lead to quick SEO wins. There’s no need to have a lot of technical knowledge to achieve quick SEO wins. Google’s Search Console, for example, can lead to great insights, provided that you’re eager to explore them. Laura Hogan, Head of Search at Rice Media…

    Search Engine Watchin SEO How To's- 26 readers -
  • Google’s “AMP Reports” Now Distinguish Critical and Non-Critical Errors

    … Google has recently announced that they made some changes to Google Search Console’s AMP reports which aims to distinctly distinguish between critical issues and non-critical issues. This is done to help users and webmasters understand the issues that would prevent their pages from being served with AMP-related issues on search as well…

    SEO Hacker Blog- 18 readers -
  • 10 useful tools for writing compelling content for SEO

    … Almost 93% of all online experiences begin with a search engine and 70% of the links that people click are organic.* Do you need more evidence that SEO is the way to go when it comes to boosting the popularity of your website and your brand? When it comes to inbound marketing, no other technique can deliver the same results. Writing SEO content…

    Search Engine Watch- 23 readers -
  • A Social Media Manager’s View on SEO

    … important than driving high-quality traffic. Here is a snapshot from our Google Search Console (used to be called Webmaster Tools), which should be part of your Google Analytics: While the “dollar a day” tactic is something that I happen to think is important, it’s not in the top 50 things that people are searching for where we show up in Google. So…

    Dennis Yu/ AllFacebookin Social SEO Google Facebook- 15 readers -
  • CTR as a ranking factor: what we know so far and how to action it

    … For the last two years there has been much discussion and debate around whether click through rate (CTR) is something Google uses to determine where to rank a site. It all began way back when Rand Fishkin did an interesting experiment which provided some evidence behind his theory that CTR is in fact something that could influence rankings…

    Search Engine Watchin SEO How To's- 30 readers -
  • Ask Yoast: why connect GSC with Yoast SEO?

    … If you use our Yoast SEO plugin you’ve got the opportunity to connect it to Google Search Console (GSC). With GSC you can monitor the SEO health of your site, while Yoast SEO helps you to optimize your site. Connecting the two, so they can work together, will allow you to be more efficient when maintaining your site. In this Ask Yoast we’ll give…

    Joost De Valk/ Yoastin SEO- 26 readers -
  • How to market your online business for free

    … Four years ago, Carrie Hill wrote a brilliant guide on how to market a small business website. However as the world of online business marketing is a tumultuous place, the 2012 article was well overdue for an update. So here we present a brand new guide, full of updated information and tips to give your online business a boost without the need…

    Christopher Ratcliff/ Search Engine Watch- 26 readers -
  • SEO Conclusions With Google Analytics

    …, answered. A bounce rate of 100% would be something to celebrate – right? Now you’re not looking at the bounce rate (I hope, hope, hope) but instead wondering what kind of keywords and phrases that made all these landing pages appear in the search engine. With the help of Google Search Console, we get the keywords back (somewhat) and we can do…

    State of Digital- 15 readers -
  • Google Search Console – Google’s Tool for SEO Experts

    … Webmasters, SEO experts, and digital marketers are always looking for new and powerful SEO tools to make their jobs easier and help their clients reach more potential customers. There are a lot of tools out there, but some of them are not as good as others, and some require webmasters to pay a hefty fee to access. But there’s one powerful tool…

    SEO Hacker Blogin SEO Google- 14 readers -
  • Common Crawl Errors for Google News

    … 11 July 2016 BY Barry Adams Since a few years, Google Search Console (formerly Webmaster Tools) is showing News-specific errors in the Crawl Errors report. These errors, only available to verified websites that are included in the manually curated Google News index, lists problems that Google News finds with content on your news website…

    Barry Adams/ State of Digital- 32 readers -
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