Posts Tagged search engine optimization

How to Measure Search Engine Optimization Success

Written by Ruth Hawk

When done right, search engine optimization has the potential to increase both traffic and leads to your website (in addition to raising brand awareness and trust among your target audience). Reaping those benefits is worth the consistent time and effort required to develop a robust SEO campaign. But, once you have a campaign in place, you will need to track certain metrics in order to determine whether or not your efforts are having the desired effect.

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Structured Data and Search Engine Optimization: What You Need to Know

Written by Ruth Hawk

Search engine results pages (SERPS) are changing. Over the last few years, they have transformed from simple lists of links into rich sources of detailed information regarding the search results. Information such as reviews, definitions, rich snippets, Knowledge Graphs, and Quick Answers are now standard for many results. The good news is that website owners interested in search engine optimization can take steps to increase their chances of being included in these features. The key is structured data.

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4 Search Engine Optimization Benefits of Featured Snippets

Written by Ruth Hawk

Appearing above all of the organic search results, and therefore labeled “position zero” for search engine optimization purposes, the featured snippet pulls concise and organized information from one of the search results (usually one of the top 5 results) and displays it in a box just underneath the sponsored ads. As a result, capturing the featured snippet spot in the SERPs can be an SEO coup. But why is that the case, and why should you spend time and effort creating content that Google might find suitable for inclusion in this SERP feature? Here are just a few reasons.

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5 SEO Tasks to Prioritize

Written by Ruth Hawk

Search engine optimization is a comprehensive approach. While its end goal is to improve your website’s visibility in the search results, it incorporates many strategies in order to do so. Without a clear idea of where to start, you may struggle to prioritize these tasks. Here are a few of the tasks you should do first.

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Why Web Design Is Not Enough

Written by Ruth Hawk

With 89 percent of people in North America (equaling 320 million people) using the Internet, the necessity of an effective web design is clear. While an eye-catching appearance can certainly encourage website visitors to stay and explore your site, there are other factors that will (1 Get them there in the first place and (2 Convince them to stay.

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The Importance of Local SEO

Written by Ruth Hawk

There are many reasons to pursue local SEO, not least being the huge potential it has to boost business for companies. What follows is a look at some of the biggest reasons to consider incorporating it into your search engine optimization efforts.

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