According to Cisco, mobile devices now account for 55% of all global internet traffic as of the end of 2014. In fact, mobile traffic grew by 69% in 2014 alone, and is expected to grow tenfold by 2019. But here’s the real kicker. On April 21, Google is changing its algorithm to prioritize mobile-friendliness as a worldwide ranking signal. This major ranking shift is designed to provide mobile users with more relevant and timely results. It also means, if your site isn’t mobile-friendly, its Google ranking will be suddenly downgraded as of April 21.
If a picture is worth a thousand words, a video is worth a million, and if your web site has a few videos, how many of those millions of words are contributing to your site’s SEO? The sad answer for most content managers is “zero”.
Learn how to present some of the more “fancy” search results that include images, author info, ratings and more.
SEO Strategies for Secure Search: 1 of 4. Today’s intense emphasis on content marketing has caused a major sea change in the marketers think about and approach their websites. The escalation of secure search by Google is yet another game-changer, in terms of how marketers need to approach their SEO strategies.
One of the challenges we face at Neptune Web when optimizing a site is collecting and keeping track of the myriad of reports and integrity checks we perform. Our process involves more than just keyword positioning and page optimization. We also validate a number of on-site and off-site metrics and even review the user interface to insure a complete optimization, not just tweaking what search engines see.