User Intent

  • 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…

    Search Engine Watchin SEO How To's- 14 readers -
  • Move Over Position 1, There’s a New Place in Town.

    … 26 April 2017 | Melanie Kamdar Move Over Position 1, There’s a New Place in Town. For more than 18 years SEOs and brand have been fighting to get their websites ranking at the coveted position 1 on the search engine results pages (SERPs). However, now there’s a new position that’s worth fighting for, position 0. What is position 0? Position 0…

    Tamar SEO and Social Blogin SEO Google- 25 readers -
  • The psychology of search intent: Converting moments that matter

    … of user intent. Beyond matching keywords alone, Google has parsed its massive stores of data to better understand the phrases, search history and other elements of query to better understand user priorities and states of mind when using the web search platform. As a result, they have optimized their search ranking algorithm and user experience…

    Jim Yu/ Search Engine Watch- 18 readers -
  • Understanding how users, not algorithms, search online will help your SEO

    … driven by intent… The search box is fundamentally different than a visit to a bookmark…it’s unique from a click on the “stumble” button…or a visit to your favorite blog—searches have a direct intent behind them; the user wants to find something.” One of the reasons Google has been so wildly successful (Google owns more than 65% of the organic search…

    Search Engine Watch- 24 readers -
  • 7 SEO Key Strategies You Should be Deploying in 2016

    …, readability and design top the list. Paid links and anchor text have dropped in impact (and paid links could even do your brand damage). Optimize for Mobile Search – Mobile search increased 43% YoY, with 70% of mobile searches leading to an action within the hour. Tweet This!. Focus on User Intent – Instead of keywords, think about relevant long…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blogin SEO- 31 readers -