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Announcing the 2015 Search Engine Ranking Factors Study

Posted by Cyrus-Shepard We’re excited to announce the results of Moz’s biannual Search Engine Ranking Correlation Study and Expert Survey, a.k.a. Ranking Factors. Moz’s Ranking Factors study helps identify which attributes of pages and sites have the strongest association with ranking highly in Google. The study consists of two parts: a survey of professional SEOs …

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Study: Non-Mobile-Friendly Sites Disappearing From Top Google Results

Remarkably there are many brands and companies that still don’t have mobile-friendly sites. According to a new study from Moovweb there are clear visibility and ranking consequences, in addition to usability consequences. April 21 was the formal date when Google’s Mobile-Friendly… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

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Case Study: How I Turned Autocomplete Ideas into Traffic & Ranking Results with Only 5 Hours of Effort

Posted by jamiejpress This post was originally in YouMoz, and was promoted to the main blog because it provides great value and interest to our community. The author’s views are entirely his or her own and may not reflect the views of Moz, Inc. Many of us have known for a while that Google Autocomplete …

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Google Now Indexing 466% More Tweets, Still Favoring Higher Authority Users [Study]

Google is now indexing nearly 5x the Tweets as it was 4 months ago, yet there are still more than 96% of Tweets that go unindexed. The post Google Now Indexing 466% More Tweets, Still Favoring Higher Authority Users [Study] appeared first on Search Engine Land. . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search …

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Study By Former FTC Advisor Tim Wu Claims Google Local Search Results Violate Competition Laws

Sponsored by Yelp, the study found users were more likely to click on merit-based results over Google’s self-promoted content. The post Study By Former FTC Advisor Tim Wu Claims Google Local Search Results Violate Competition Laws appeared first on Search Engine Land. . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

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Study: 300 Google Sitelinks Search Boxes – Triggers and Trip-Ups Analyzed

Posted by Royh This post was originally in YouMoz, and was promoted to the main blog because it provides great value and interest to our community. The author’s views are entirely his or her own and may not reflect the views of Moz, Inc. The sitelinks search box (schema.org/SearchAction) is one of the most popular …

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Study: Forget About Average Organic CTRs, They Mean Nothing

Averages mislead because click-through rates vary widely by site and category. The post Study: Forget About Average Organic CTRs, They Mean Nothing appeared first on Search Engine Land. . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

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Mobilegeddon A Month Later: Small Business Study Shows…. Nothing Happened

Contributor Conrad Saam shares the results of a small-scale study looking at the impact of Google’s mobile friendly update on local law firms. The post Mobilegeddon A Month Later: Small Business Study Shows…. Nothing Happened appeared first on Search Engine Land. . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

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Study: Searchers Use Question Formats 27% Of The Time

A new study analyzes how searchers type in queries by looking at the query format and query length. The post Study: Searchers Use Question Formats 27% Of The Time appeared first on Search Engine Land. . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

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Moving 5 Domains to 1: An SEO Case Study

Posted by Dr-Pete People often ask me if they should change domain names, and I always shudder just a little. Changing domains is a huge, risky undertaking, and too many people rush into it seeing only the imaginary upside. The success of the change also depends wildly on the details, and it’s not the kind …

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Study: Growing “Mobile Fanatics” Segment Search More, Increasingly Shun PCs

New consumer survey data from Thrive Analytics (for the Local Search Association) reflect the emergence of a large and growing mobile user segment dubbed “mobile fanatics.” Just over 40 percent of the US smartphone population, these mobile users search more and rely more on their mobile… . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search …

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Song Lyrics Hit The SERPs: Analyzing Google & Bing Traffic To 5 Large-Scale Lyrics Websites [Case Study]

Many have noted that 2014 was a bad year for lyrics websites, but contributor Glenn Gabe set out to quantify the impact of search engines displaying song lyrics directly in the results pages. Read on for his findings! The post Song Lyrics Hit The SERPs: Analyzing Google & Bing Traffic To 5… . About SEO, …

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Study: Google Now Displays Rich Answers For 19.45% Of Queries

Rich answers are now displaying for targeted queries at a rate or 19.45% for targeted queries, according to a new study by Stone Temple Consulting. The post Study: Google Now Displays Rich Answers For 19.45% Of Queries appeared first on Search Engine Land. . About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

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Photos Now Draw The Lowest Organic Reach On Facebook [STUDY] by @mattsouthern

Photos, once known to draw best reach and engagement for Facebook pages, are now drawing the lowest according to data from social media analytics company Socialbakers. An article from the same analytics company declared photos “king on Facebook” less than a year ago. The success of photos on Facebook is what helped lead to their …

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E-Commerce KPI Study: There’s (Finally) a Benchmark for That

Posted by ProfAlfonso Being a digital marketer, I spend my day knee-deep in data. The time I don’t spend analysing it, I spend explaining its significance to a client or junior colleague or arguing its significance with a client or senior colleague. But after many debates over the importance of bounce rate, time on site, …

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