• How to escape Google’s filter bubble

    … and RankBrain, the inclusion of social results in search, and semantic search. To many users this personalization of search results is helpful and convenient, but an increasing number of users are disturbed by the extent to which the sites they encounter are being shaped by forces outside of their control. If you are one of them, you may…

    Search Engine Watchin Social Paid Search How To's- 18 readers -
  • How to optimize for user intent in search

    … SEO strategy around keywords you should probably start to think a little bit deeper around user intent. Finally, and this is an important one. Optimizing for user intent is not just about providing solutions or using synonyms. The majority of SEO campaigns are built around driving revenue and whilst rankings are great and indicative of campaign…

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  • Here’s how RankBrain does (and doesn’t) impact SEO

    … In the past couple of weeks there has been a reinvigorated fervor surrounding artificial intelligence, with “AIO” (Artificial Intelligence Optimization) rearing its head on agency websites and blogs. HTTPS and mobile first seem to be cooling as topics, so attention is turning to RankBrain. The reality of this however is that artificial…

    Search Engine Watchin SEO How To's- 12 readers -
  • Why Bloggers Need to Understand Google Rankbrain

    … Why Bloggers Need to Understand Google Rankbrain May 2, 2017 by Meagan Freeman Leave a Comment Ranking well in Google search results is very important to having a successful site. It does not matter how good your content is, if no one is able to easily find it. It is possible to create your content a certain way that it will rank higher…

    The Blog Heraldin SEO Google- 12 readers -
  • Move Over Position 1, There’s a New Place in Town.

    … is otherwise known as a featured snippet. These have been around for 2 years now but are just starting to gain real traction in the industry. With the rise of voice search aided by digital assistants such as Google Home, Siri and Alexa, more and more search queries are in question format. I.e. people are searching for “Where can I buy a Gucci watch…

    Tamar SEO and Social Blogin SEO Google- 25 readers -
  • Does dwell time really matter for SEO?

    … learning elements within Google’s core algorithm are increasingly rewarding pages with high user engagement. Basically, Google wants to find unicorns – pages that have extraordinary user engagement metrics like organic search click-through rate (CTR), dwell time, bounce rate, and conversion rate – and reward that content with higher organic search…

    Larry Kim/ Search Engine Watchin SEO- 29 readers -
  • How does RankBrain work and what does it mean for search marketers?

    It’s hard to meet anyone in the digital industry who hasn’t heard about RankBrain. And it comes as no surprise that this system along with its impact on search results raises endless questions and disputes. We’ve made an attempt to understand the way RankBrain operates and if there’s anything we can possibly do to optimize for it. Let’s start from the very beginning.

    Search Engine Watch- 12 readers -
  • 10 tips to get your website to the top of Google search

    … concentrating on the more recent developments. 1) Optimise for RankBrain RankBrain is Google’s machine-learning AI system, which has been revealed by Google to one of the top three ranking signals in its vast array of contributing factors. Google uses RankBrain to handle ambiguous or unique questions that have never been asked before. Brand new queries make…

    Christopher Ratcliff/ Search Engine Watch- 33 readers -
  • How content marketers and SEO experts can optimize for RankBrain

    … Around October 2015, Google announced it would be using artificial intelligence to help deliver its search results. This machine-learning AI system is called RankBrain. Since RankBrain uses machine-learning AI, it learns by itself, consuming web pages and search queries by the second with the intent of delivering the best and most relevant…

    Search Engine Watch- 29 readers -
  • Understanding the Impact of Artificial Intelligence on SEO

    … Artificial intelligence and machine learning sound like concepts from the future. In reality, it has been used by search engines for a decent amount of time now. Most people have probably heard of Google’s RankBrain by now, but if not, RankBrain is a machine learning artificial intelligence system. RankBrain came upon us quickly, and a Google…

    TopRank®in Google- 24 readers -
  • How Can Local Businesses From RankBrain?

    … Google’s ability to deliver search results has changed exponentially since Larry Page and Sergey Brin first created the engine in 1997, and a significant recent change to the platform has been the addition of RankBrain, which, as its name forewarns, is a machine learning AI system. Introduced in the past year, RankBrain is probably one…

    Street Fightin Google- 9 readers -
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