Hummingbird can cause some troubles for SEO specialists, but what about users?We asked one of the most "advanced" users, Brad Geddes, founder of Certified Knowledge, to share his thoughts on Hummingbird.Brad is the author of Advanced Google AdWords, the most advanced book ever written about Google's advertising program, and one of the first Google Advertising Professionals and Microsoft adExcellence members. He has written exclusively about internet marketing for more than a decade.
On Sunday, November 24, SEMrush will be celebrating a milestone. After a short beta testing period, this was the day we had our first customer back in 2008.Five years later and growing strong, we have you, our users, to thank. We are grateful for your support!You know who has some interesting insights on SEO, past and present? Our SEMrush CEO, Oleg Shchegolev.Here are some of his thoughts.
We've added one more webinar this month!Our Tech Support Specialist, Maggie, will host her weekly tutorial Tuesday, November 26 at 3 p.m. (EST)Read on for more details.
For years now, Google has offered webmasters the ability to test pageload speeds via browser extensions and an API. For non-technical SEOs, the PageSpeed Insights extension for Chrome and Firefox has been helpful in determining on-page fixes. But anyone who’s used the extension before can tell you the analysis is difficult to put to good use because of how the extension is set up.Thankfully, Google took the hint.
We continue to collect answers from SEO specialists all around the world about the new Hummingbird algorithm.Today, we have an interview with Morgan Vawter. Morgan is the VP of Analytics & Optimization at Piston Agency in San Diego. She has been named a top digital strategist by the Online Marketing Institute.
We have two confirmed SEMrush webinars this week!The first will be held on Wednesday, November 20, with our Tech Support Specialist, Maggie. The second webinar will be hosted by our Senior Account Manager, Eric Van Buskirk, on Thursday, November 21.Both are free to attend. Find out more details after the jump.
Content marketing, online reputation management, search engine optimization — beneath the umbrella of those who work in search, there seems to be any number of subsets and niches, with more of them popping up all the time.To the novice, these subsets may seem to be more or less identical. But of course, those of us who work in search know this to be untrue.
SEO is an incredibly long-term process, and many sites owners don’t have the patience to really “wait it out.” But you can’t just flip a switch and be on top of the SERPs overnight, just because you’ve finally invested in onsite SEO, link building, and content marketing.While you and I can see the changes immediately, feeling the true effect of those changes (and ongoing efforts) takes time. Are you ready for the long SEO haul.
URL shorteners are easy to ignore. You might realize your link was automatically shortened when posting on a social networking site, but you go about your day because it looks good.What many don’t realize, however, is that there is quite a bit of information that goes into URL shorteners. You actually have a choice about which shortener to use and when (and this choice makes a difference).There are many different shortener options, and all come with different features.
The Hummingbird effect.What do SEO specialists all around the world think about it? Two weeks ago, you read Diego Ivo's answers. Now let's examine the opinion of an expert from another continent. Is it different?Here's our interview with Alan Perkins, CEO at SilverDisc Limited in the United Kingdom.