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Why Social Media Builds Your Brand SEO – Here’s Why #205

Can the way people talk about your brand online actually affect the things Google will rank you for? In this episode of the award-winning Here’s Why digital marketing video series, Mark Traphagen explains how Google might use mentions of your brand in social media to discover more of what your brand is about.  Don’t […]

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Why Social Media Creates Link Building Opportunities – Here’s Why #204

Unfortunately, search engines don’t put much weight on social media as a provider of reliable ranking signals. But that doesn’t mean social media isn’t important to your SEO strategy. In this episode of the popular Here’s Why digital marketing video series, Mark Traphagen explains how to use social media to increase your chances of earning […]

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Why User Discovery Experience Is Now Vital to SEO – Here’s Why #202

Google is no longer just a search engine; it’s a discovery engine as well. The question for brands and sites today is: are you worth discovering? In this episode of the popular Here’s Why digital marketing video series, Eric Enge explains what a discovery engine is and why SEOs should be optimizing not just for […]

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Why You Too Can Earn Valuable Featured Snippets – Here’s Why #200

Google featured snippets boost your page above all the search results for a query, and they can drive significant traffic to your site. The good news: there are concrete steps you can take to make your content more likely to earn a featured snippet. In this episode of our popular Here’s Why digital marketing video […]

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Why Bing Continues to Innovate as a Search Engine – Here’s Why #198

We spend a lot of time focused on innovations at Google, but we should never forget that one of the drivers of innovation is competition. In this episode of our popular Here’s Why digital marketing video series, Eric Enge explains how Bing continues to drive innovation in search engine technology and application.  Don’t miss […]

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Links as a Ranking Factor – Still Going Strong

In our fourth study of the power of links for ranking, using data extracted in August 2018, we draw on the largest dataset yet: over 27,000 search queries. The big result: links remain a strongly correlated predicter of ranking. The complete study also provides comparisons based on the original 6000-query set and the updated 16,000 query set. In both cases the strong correlation holds. The current study also shows a strong link correlation for both commercial and informational queries, with the correlation for informational queries slightly stronger…. Read More >

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Why You Should Understand Google’s 2018 Updates – Here’s Why #196

Google’s updates to its search algorithms can sometimes seem like a card game where the rules change with each hand. Is there a rhyme or reason behind their changes? In this episode of our popular Here’s Why digital marketing video series, Eric Enge shares some interesting observations about the major search updates of 2018 and […]

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