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Optimize Your Website for Voice Search
6 Dec

Optimize Your Website for Voice Search
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Businesses, websites, eCommerce stores, and basically anyone who wants their content, products, and services to be found online, should keep a close watch on the developments and trends in voice search. Voice search—which involves a person simply talking to a device instead of typing or clicking the mouse—is already changing the way people search for information. It is more convenient, accessible, and faster. Say you want to buy a Nintendo Switch. Usually, what you’d do is open your web browser or the Amazon app, type in ‘Nintendo Switch’, and click the Buy...

How to Get a Google Featured Snippet for Your Website
29 Nov

How to Get a Google Featured Snippet for Your Website
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This is a guest post by Jainine MacStupson Jainine MacStupson is a content creator for Fresh Essays. She is always on the lookout for new content formats and striving to deliver the best texts possible. In her spare time, she likes running and hiking. Featured snippets have been around since 2014, and it seems like they are here to stay. This #0 Google search result that’s located between the ads and the #1 result is a paragraph, a list, or a table that answers the searcher’s question accurately and concisely. So if you’re...

How to Decide Between PPC and SEO
17 Sep

How to Decide Between PPC and SEO
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This is a guest post byZac Harris is the Director of SEO at SpyFu. He is passionate about scaling companies and testing all things SEO. From the perspective of marketers, it's not easy to choose between PPC and SEO. It's quite challenging because each option has unique benefits. PPC promises you instant results, whereas SEO gives you long-term, sustainable results. PPC and SEO each have their pros and cons. Keep reading to understand which is the best option for you. Paid Ads Pros PPC strategies, when implemented correctly, help you increase the visibility of your...

How to get your website indexed by Google
22 Aug

Infographic: Get Your Website Indexed by Google
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The first step to getting a good search engine results ranking on Google is getting your website indexed. Sure, Google will likely index your website by itself, but this might take some time. Until that happens, your website is practically invisible to the search engine and won't be getting any of that sweet search traffic. If you wish to jump in the game as soon as possible, there are a few simple actions you will need to take. In this infographic, we outlined each of the steps and what else...

What Is a Sitemap and Why You Need It
13 Aug

What Is a Sitemap and Why You Need It
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You probably spend a lot of time and effort making sure all the important pages of your website are optimized for search engines. You do this to increase the chances that your website will rank high in search results.  Yet, there’s a chance that not all of your website’s important pages will show up in search results, no matter how well optimized they are. The reason for that is search engines use automated discovery programs called web crawlers to “crawl” through your site and all its web pages. Once a page...

How To Get Your Website Indexed By Google
6 Aug

How to Get Your Website Indexed by Google
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Did you know that your website will not show up on Google if it’s not indexed? That’s how important indexing is! It’s the key to getting traffic to your website and unlocking organic growth. It’s also the start of your website’s SEO journey and the beginning of an important relationship you’ll have with Google. Indexing happens when a search engine recognizes pages of your website by crawling them using an automated discovery program called a spider. It catalogs your website’s pages on Google, giving them an identity through the URLs that show...