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First and foremost, we suggest that you check out these top 15 SEO’ers that constantly provide fresh content about search engine optimization. We are not by any means suggesting that you follow their every move because honestly, no one has quite cracked Google’s code completely.
One thing we want to immediately bring to your attention is the major shift in mobile site responsiveness. Google’s latest change is in effect, implementing the mobile-first indexing method. You can find out more details about that here. Summed up, the update comes down to ensuring your site is mobile friendly. You will not be put into Google’s index of websites if you do not make sure the design is mobile responsive.
Most recently, Google’s Search Quality Senior Strategist, Andrey Lipattsev, confirmed the top 3 things Google looks at when ranking websites. They are as follows.
- Links coming to your site (power & relevancy)
You can find the full article with Andrey Lipattsev on Search Engine Land.
Wow! There we have it, straight from the horse’s mouth. You do not need any more information to get your site ranked to the top of Google, haha. But seriously, that’s huge. Google does not usually relay this type of information.
In reality, things go much deeper, but having this foundational understanding of what Google really pays attention to is essential. Other things include titles on your website, meta description, URL structure, fresh content, and more.
Check out this video below to get a further idea of what’s going on behind the scenes.
It is important to realize there are different strategies when going for different results. Ranking a website for a local business requires a different strategy than ranking an affiliate website. For example, local businesses need citations to help prove their locational presence and reviews, while affiliate sites need more backlinks and a more strategic anchor text profile.
With this introductory post, I hope you’ve gained some value. We will be updating based on changes within Google and with things we find important. Also, we help promote SEO agencies that prove themselves to do a good job by our standards. We will inform you with who they are, and why we are giving them credit.
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