Seo: Site Speed

  • 5 ways ads are killing your site (& SEO)

    …, but they can create issues if not implemented intelligently. 3. Are you top heavy? No, this isn’t about overdoing your chest flys. Back in 2012, Google announced the “Top Heavy” algorithm, which was designed to prevent sites that were “top heavy” with ads from ranking well in its listings. The recent change to Google’s AdSense rules suggests that they may…

    Kristine Schachinger/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 12 readers -
  • Help! I just launched a new website and my search rankings tanked!

    … to launch. Suddenly, you realize you forgot to plan for one crucial element: the SEO best practices that you had so carefully incorporated into your old website. Unfortunately, this is not just a nightmare that can be forgotten once you’ve had your morning coffee, but something I’ve seen happen to countless small businesses over my 10 years…

    Will Scott/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 14 readers -
  • AMP: Above and beyond

    … supported features and acquiring more and more adopters. At SMX Advanced last week in Seattle, Rudy Galfi, product manager at Google for the AMP Project, and John Shehata, VP of SEO at Condé Nast, presented exclusive information and data around AMP. Why AMP? Galfi started the session by quickly covering the basics and explaining that the project…

    Search Engine Landin SEO- 9 readers -
  • My SEO optimized & UI-friendly e-commerce Frankenstein

    … I spend a lot of time browsing e-commerce sites. While there are some websites that are doing e-commerce incredibly well (looking at you, Amazon), there are very few that cover all of the bases: SEO-optimized, easy to navigate, mobile-friendly and fast. Generally, e-commerce websites miss out on at least one key piece of the puzzle…

    Search Engine Landin SEO- 6 readers -
  • The definitive SEO audit part 1 of 3: Technical

    … Disclaimer: Every situation is unique. This outline of the elements of a technical SEO audit discusses the common first points I look at with unpenalized sites hoping to increase their traffic. If you have a penalty or serious technical issues, this list is not exhaustive and will not cover all the areas you will need to research or methods…

    Dave Davies/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 12 readers -
  • 5 ways to maintain your SEO ranking

    … the experience of your readers and entice other people to link to your site. Take the time to improve the visual appeal of your brand. Optimizing the layout of your site will reduce bounce rates and increase the likelihood of your visitors engaging with your content. 2. Speed up your site Site speed has long been a ranking factor in Google search, yet…

    Daniel Faggella/ Search Engine Landin SEO EMail- 32 readers -
  • What your teacher didn’t tell you about optimizing site speed

    … Despite site speed being a ranking factor in Google search results, fast websites aren’t the norm. Your site likely has room to improve. By observing minor details, it is possible to significantly decrease web page load time — and consequently increase SERP performance. Let’s take a look at some of the less common methods to decrease page load…

    Search Engine Landin SEO Google- 12 readers -
  • How To Get Started With Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP)

    …-lightbox, as well social media embeds for Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest and Vine via their own extended components. These tag and extended components aren’t difficult to use; they just require some planning in your site design. In order for Google (and other technologies supporting the AMP Project) to detect the AMP version of your…

    Search Engine Landin SEO Google How To's- 28 readers -
  • Google To Launch AMP In Search Results February 24, 2016

    AdAge reports that Google’s AMP initiative will be taking off this coming Wednesday, February 24th. That means that mobile searchers will begin to see AMP optimized content from publishers in the search results as soon as this Wednesday. We knew this would launch in February 2016 but now we have the official date.

    Barry Schwartz/ Search Engine Land- 22 readers -
Get the top posts daily into your mailbox!