On September 14, 2023 Google rolled out its helpful content update that changes how it ranks webpage content. As Google has always done, and will continue to do, they put “people-first” content at the forefront. You can find the Google SEO fundamentals documentation titled: Creating helpful, reliable, people-first content on the Google Search Central website.Continue reading “Google Helpful Content Updates: What Changed? 0 (0)“
From the day search engines were released into the wild, businesses have been trying to figure out how to get to the “top of the list.” Unlike in the ye-ole days of phone book listings, simply naming your business AAA Great Business won’t guarantee the coveted top spot. Search engines have evolved significantly since their inception. Long gone are the days when you could rank by stuffing keywords into a page.Continue reading “Craft Credible Content: A Guide to Rank Higher on Google 0 (0)“
Updated post from March 6, 2008
The mystery of search engine algorithms begins to unravel when one studies their history. From 1994 through 2003, brilliant software engineers combined Mathematics, English, and organization skills in an effort to help users find what they needed on the Internet.Continue reading “A History of Search Engines 3.9 (8)“
All that time thinking of a great topic, organizing your blog post, writing it (either with or without AI assistance), and finally publishing it. Then announce it to your target audience via social media and other channels.
What happens when you leave out search engine optimization (SEO)? Well, 80% of your efforts might fly out the window.
Spend another hour or two to optimize your blog for SEO and it can make all the difference. With optimized blog content, you can expect:
- Considerably more website traffic
- Popularity for 6 months or more, and
- Rich snippets, assuming your amazing article has popular and valuable content
- Potential for AI inclusion
We’ve seen it happen! When the blog content is right, it is surprisingly easy to add some off and on-page SEO. Blog SEO can turn your post into something much bigger than you ever imagined. Here are some blog SEO tips!Continue reading “Top SEO Tips for Your Blog Posts 0 (0)“
Most of us have a default search engine that we use all the time. Still, it can pay to look around to see what other search engines offer. For example, the Top Of The List team primarily uses Google for its web searches. But we also realize that the Microsoft Bing search engine still claims a significant market share of both users and searches. As such, Microsoft continues to add Bing features in its quest for better search engine results–and even more market share. Microsoft Bing Blogs are packed with the latest Bing News, so we gathered up 8 cool features here.Continue reading “8 Cool Features of Bing 2.7 (3)“