Mastering Search

Search engine optimization remains one of the most powerful digital ways to increase visibility and drive new visitors to your Web property.

Google is About to Slam Your Doorway

As search engine giant Google looks to improve its users experience on search engine results pages (SERPs) it has set its sights on “doorway pages.” Doorways, according to Google, are sites or pages that were created to...

Hey SEO, It's Up To You; Websites Are Ranked On Their Current State

While it can be easy to think that Google is an often malicious and vindictive digital overlord, just waiting for its opportunity to crush the virtual dreams of search engine optimization professionals, there's little evidence...

Why Ranking First Isn't All It's Cracked Up to Be

:: By Corey Barnett, Globe Runner :: It’s perfectly natural as a business owner to want your business first in Google. After all, it's the most visited website in the U.S. and the top destination for finding a product or...

Blocked Resources Report in GWT

Google is now notifying webmasters about the specific resources that are blocking its bots from crawling a website in full. The new Blocked Resources report in Google Webmaster Tools reveals which resources are being blocked and from...

On Page SEO in 2015 – What’s Really Going On?

:: By Travis Bliffen, Stellar SEO :: Many of you know that having solid on-page SEO combined with link building is crucial if you want to have SEO success in 2015. On-page SEO best practices change regularly meaning it could be easy...

Google SERPS Going Visual

It seems Google is testing a new design for its "local pack," the local maps search results returned when there is local intent in the query. The local pack usually contains business name, location, reviews and a map, but...

Google Unveils Dynamic Structured Snippets for Search Ads

To help search marketers in their quest to reach as many consumers as possible, Google Ads has introduced a new feature called dynamic structured snippets. Through the new feature, paid ads on Google search engine results pages (SERPs...

Why SEM Testing Is Critical for Your Business

:: By Jessica Carr, 3Q Digital :: One of the first things search engine marketing professionals must discuss with a new client is budget: What portion of their marketing dollars is devoted to paid search? It seems like a simple question...

Where to Get Your First 44 Backlinks

:: By Travis Bliffen, Stellar SEO :: You have just set up your new website and you want the world to hear what you have to say. The problem is, with all of the conflicting advice about link building you don’t know where to start...

SEO Inquiry: Subdomains vs Subdirectories

SEO professionals have long debated whether subdomains or subdirectories were better; we've known the answer for years (it doesn't matter) but questions still arise. In an informal test of this question, it appears that the...

Mobile-Friendly Factors as a Ranking Signal

:: By Michael Ramirez, SearchRPM :: After a long stint of testing mobile factors and adding the mobile-friendly label to search results, Google has finally announced that as of April 21, 2015 it will be expanding its usage of mobile...

Mobile Accounts for Nearly Half of Google Ad Clicks

Each year there are new trends that arise and its important for businesses and professionals alike to analyze these trends in order to figure out where the markets are heading and what the next trend might be. A recently released report...

Leverage LinkedIn for Search Traffic in 3 Easy Steps

:: By Travis Bliffen, Stellar SEO :: If you are a regular reader of Website Magazine you have likely seen one of our previous articles discussing Barnacle SEO . You see examples of this all the time and probably don’t even realize...

Blogging for Better SEO

:: By Travis Bliffen, Stellar SEO :: Most Web professionals have heard of the potential SEO benefits of including a blog on their websites and updating it regularly. After talking with countless business owners though, it became apparent...

Nom, Nom, Nom: Bing Introduces Food Ordering Button

Ordering food online has become a staple of many consumers' regular Internet activities and with Bing’s newest update the process has become much quicker. Bing has recently announced a new feature on their search engine results...

Filed under: ,

999 E Touhy Ave
Des Plaines, IL 60018

Toll Free: 1.800.817.1518
International: 1.773.628.2779
Fax: 1.773.272.0920
Email: info@websitemagazine.com

Facebook


Twitter