Meta Tags for SEO: Definition, Examples, & Best Practices

Let’s talk about meta tags: what they are, why they matter, and how to do them better. If you found this article via a search engine, there’s a good chance…

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Google Ads Signal Label Indicates Optimized Targeting Is Enabled

Google Ads Signal Label Indicates Optimized Targeting Is Enabled

Earlier this week, Brett Bodofsky spotted a label in the Google Ads demographics tab that said “signal.” He wasn’t sure what it was, and honestly, it seems no one else…

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How Google’s Search Engine Really Works (A Peek Under The Hood)

Google’s search engine is technically complex. There are hundreds (maybe even thousands) of different factors taken into account so that the search engine can figure out what should go where. It’s…

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John Mueller States Organic Web Traffic Is Not a Ranking Factor

This video recording of the Google SEO office-hours hangout from May 7, 2021 Googles John Muller states that organic web traffic is not a search engine ranking factor. SEO Professionals…

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Sneak Preview of Brave Search – A Challenger to Google

Sneak Preview of Brave Search – A Challenger to Google

A new privacy-first search engine from Brave is currently in preview and testing mode. Their goal is to surpass Google by indexing more of the web, respecting user privacy and…

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Google June 2021 Core Update Impact Now Being Felt

Google June 2021 Core Update Impact Now Being Felt

As you know, the Google June 2021 Core Update began rolling out at about 6:30pm ET on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 but the chatter within the industry was not at…

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How to Use Semantic Search for Paid Ad Campaign Copy

Semantic search isn’t only for organic traffic; it’s for paid search as well. Understanding the difference between broad and exact match search is important, but semantics is all about the…

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When to Target Low Search Volume Keywords

Going after the “low-hanging fruit” is common advice in the SEO world. Ranking for those terms will help you rank for bigger terms down the line, at least that’s the…

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Daily Search Forum Recap: May 5, 2021

Daily Search Forum Recap: May 5, 2021

Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today, through the eyes of the Search Engine Roundtable and other search forums on the web. Search Engine Roundtable…

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Daily Search Forum Recap: April 27, 2021

Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today, through the eyes of the Search Engine Roundtable and other search forums on the web. Search Engine Roundtable…

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