• What can we learn from the winners and losers of organic search in 2016?

    …, Pinterest and Facebook all ranked in the top 10 in terms of absolute gains, with Pinterest the surprise leader of the back – it came in at #2 in terms of overall visibility (Google, surprise surprise, was #1) and had a whopping 80% gain in overall visibility during the year. We’ve already covered Pinterest’s prowess as a platform for visual search…

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  • How to speak ‘Search Engine’

    … found that 36.6% of Google search results incorporated Schema rich snippets, yet only 0.3% of websites actually made use of Schema markup at all. The study also found that pages which used Schema ranked on average 4 places higher in search than pages which didn’t, although Searchmetrics was keen to emphasise that this might not be entirely down…

    Search Engine Watch- 25 readers -
  • Content Is Killing Social, With One Big Exception

    Apparently, content is no longer king, which is good, because we’re all sick of reading that phrase, aren’t we? Instead, content is now the supreme ruler of the online universe, with its foot firmly on social media’s neck. A recent Searchmetrics report shows that when it comes to search-engine-optimization visibility, news and question-and-answer sites come out way ahead of social sites.

    Mary C. Long/ Inside Facebook- 31 readers -
  • 5 things which happened in SEO this month

    … only a scroll away. But the best added feature is certainly the inclusion of Google updates onto the main SEO visibility graph, which helps draw causal relationships between algorithm updates and major changes in SEO performance. Good job, guys! Russian right to be forgotten While in western Europe the right to be forgotten debate is still very…

    Valentin Boulan/ Tamar SEO and Social Blogin SEO Google- 16 readers -
  • Top Local And Mobile Search Engine Ranking Factors: An Interview With Marcus Tober

    … in order to facilitate a better browsing experience.However, apps like Flipboard may become the standard for consuming content on the mobile web because they aggregate content from a number of different sources.No matter what happens, Marcus believes Google will make sure that it stays the prominent source for fulfilling a user’s information demands. Please visit SEJ’s YouTube page for more video interviews. You Might Also Like …

    Loren Baker/ Search Engine Journalin YouTube- 9 readers -
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