SEO

37% SEOs Earning Less than $30,000, Survey Reveals!

Sep 9, 2014 | 997 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Recently, BrightLocal, the local SEO tools and search engine marketing service has released the results of the 2014 Local SEO Industry Survey. The survey was done on nearly 1800 SEOs. 37% of respondents said that they had a turnover of less than $30,000. This percentage is slightly higher than last year’s 33%.

High Quality Content is What Matters the Most, Says the Searchmetrics 2014 SEO Ranking Factors Study

Sep 9, 2014 | 1,127 views | by Ritu Sharma
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What makes some sites rank higher on search results than others. Google takes into account a list of factors that differentiates the higher ranking sites from those that cannot make it to the top. Just like every year, this year also Searchmetrics has released its SEO ranking factors study. The 2014 study, which is said to be the largest study by Searchmetrics so far, is now ready to download.

Are HTTPs Sites Getting Any Ranking Benefits? Google Says So, Study Says No!

Aug 30, 2014 | 1,367 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Google recently announced that using https on a website will give a minor ranking boost to website owners. But, is the announcement really working in favor of https websites? According to Google, https is a lightweight signal and currently affects 1% of the search queries worldwide.

An analysis by SearchMetrics shows there’s as such no impact on the rankings of the https sites, post announcement. Let’s get deeper into the analysis:

Imgur Redesigned: Advanced Image Search for Viral Images and Memes!

Jul 21, 2014 | 1,156 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Imgur, the popular image hosting service, has updated its search tool to help users identify viral images quickly. The new image tagging, advanced search feature transforms Imgur from just an image uploading and sharing site to a place where users can find the web’s hottest images.

Imgur New Search Tool Imgur Redesigned: Advanced Image Search for Viral Images and Memes!

New Study Reveals 64% of Website Traffic comes from Organic Search!

Jul 14, 2014 | 1,243 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Groupon recently conducted a study to find out 60% of their direct traffic was actually organic search. With this discovery, Conductor updated an earlier study of 310 million visits, suggesting organic search might be responsible for 64% of website traffic. Conductor also relocated 60% of the study’s direct visits to organic search. The original study showed 47% visits were organic search.

Conductor Updated Study New Study Reveals 64% of Website Traffic comes from Organic Search!

Jokes You Will Not Understand Unless You Are an SEO!

Jun 19, 2014 | 1,565 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Let’s admit it, SEOs are pretty empty when it comes to insider jokes and funny knee-slappers. But if you have been in this industry for a long time, you must be aware of all its jargon and those interesting punchlines which only you and your alikes can understand and laugh at.

SkilledUp has created this list of utterly hysterical jokes which will make you laugh like a drain. Read this and bust a gut.

Schema.org Introduces New Actions Vocabulary to Webmasters for Describing their Data and Services!

Apr 19, 2014 | 917 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Schema.org announced (http://blog.schema.org/2014/04/announcing-schemaorg-actions.html) they have introduced a new form of schema called Actions. They referred to the new vocabulary as the “next chapter” of schema.org and structured data on the web. The new Actions vocabulary allows websites to describe the actions they enable and how these actions can be invoked.

Matt Cutts Turns Down Some of the Most Common Myths Related to SEO!

Apr 17, 2014 | 830 views | by Ritu Sharma
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In the latest Webmaster Help video, Matt Cutts, Google's head of Search Spam disapproves some of the common myths related to search engine optimization. The question posed was:

“What are some of the biggest SEO Myths you see still being repeated (either at conferences, or in blogs, etc)”

Infographic of the Week – The New Face of SEO!

Oct 11, 2013 | 4,845 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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If we look at the SEO processes and strategies followed 2 years ago, a drastic change would be apparently visible. While SEO still involves technicalities, it now needs a more creative & marketing oriented approach. On-site optimization is no longer just about targeting specific words but focusing on a winder set of keywords. 

The New Face of SEO Post Panda Penguin cover Infographic of the Week   The New Face of SEO!

Moz Releases 2013 Search Engine Ranking Factors!

Oct 4, 2013 | 2,282 views | by Navneet Kaushal
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Moz has released 2013 Search Engine Ranking Factors, a survey supplemented with real-world correlation data from scientific examination of more than 17,000 keywords search results. The data has been examined by Dr. Matt Peters and his data science team. Moz surveys more than 100 top industry professionals every two years to compile its biennial Search Engine Ranking Factors.