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Study: Faster web pages already rank higher in mobile searches – even before Google’s “Speed Update” RealWire Thu, 06/28/2018 - 14:53

San Mateo, June 28, 2018 - Ahead of the rollout of Google’s mobile “Speed Update” in July 2018, a new study by Searchmetrics suggests that marketers should take note that faster-loading pages already are deciding winners over losers in mobile searches. The search results appearing in Google positions one to five load significantly faster than those lower down, with almost a third (32%) loading within one second. And pages using Google’s faster loading Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP)[1] appear in the first search results page for around 61% of searches.

5 Important Benefits of Hiring an SEO Agency for Your Business Charlie Brown Fri, 06/08/2018 - 07:06

If you have a business but have no idea about SEO strategies that work, then you should consider hiring an SEO agency. It is important for you to carry out a lot of research before you hire any of these businesses to enable you to make the right choice. With the right company, you will get a higher ranking spot on Google and your company website will get more visitors and actual clients. Here are the benefits of hiring a good SEO firm.

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Google’s SEO Tools: The Best Way to Understand the Search Engine

Google has always been experimenting with its search algorithms; however, amid all the secrecy, it has always taken the user experience as its top priority. Each algorithm change has taken the SEO professionals a bit further in achieving better search ranking. It all depends on your ability to discover the ways that Google employs while evaluating a website.

Redgate launches first extension for SQL Operations Studio

Cambridge UK, Wednesday, 9 May 2018 - The latest Public Preview release of SQL Operations Studio, the first cross-platform database development tool from Microsoft, has been enhanced with an extension from Redgate Software. Already known as the leading Microsoft tools vendor, Redgate has further developed its hugely popular and free SQL Search tool to integrate with and plug into SQL Operations Studio.                

Study: How Mobile Marketers Can Win on Google Page One with Universal Search

San Mateo, March 20, 2018 - Online marketers seeking to follow their customers from desktop to mobile through organic search find fewer opportunities to build their brands and grow revenue as Google’s evolving first page challenges them to feature in search via voice, direct answers, apps, videos and a growing list of newer universal search boxes, a new Searchmetrics’ study finds.

Infographic: How Long Does It Take to Rank in Google?

A week, a month, a year plus? The question of how long it takes to rank top of Google is one that we’re asked almost daily. Unfortunately, it is a difficult question to answer as there are just so many variables to consider: existing domain authority, competition, on-site ranking factors, off-site ranking factors, etc. The graphic below may help you answer your questions.

This Infographic is courtesy of the The Website Group.

Searchmetrics Study: Online Health Sites Are Long-Winded - And Searchers Couldn’t Be Happier

SAN MATEO, Calif. (November 15, 2017) - Health-related websites must create highly relevant, long-form content tailored to answer searchers’ questions with more authority and clarity than other industries, according to a new Searchmetrics study that identifies key ranking factors for specific industries.

Searchmetrics Study: Did Google Shopping Really Gain an Unfair Advantage over its Competitors in the EU?

London, U.K., September 28, 2017 - With Google now agreeing to concede to the EU’s antitrust action by creating a standalone unit for its shopping services and allowing rivals to bid for ads shown there, a new study examines whether Google Shopping did in fact gain an illegal advantage over other price comparison sites. And does the search company have a legitimate case in appealing the EU decision?

Fast-Loading AMP Pages Dominate Google’s First Page Results for Media and News Searches RealWire Tue, 09/26/2017 - 16:09

San Mateo, September 26, 2017 - News and information publishers who enable fast-loading Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP)[1] for Google searches now overwhelmingly top mobile search results, suggesting holdouts are increasingly likely to lose readership and advertising revenue, new Searchmetrics research finds.