Tag archive: Backlinks

Google Penguin Update 4.0

Penguin 3.0 is dead. Long live Penguin 4.0. The latest Google update slays the practice of manual updates and integrates the last major separate piece of its ranking systems into its core algorithm, a practice that could affect online marketers worldwide.     With the rollout of the latest Penguin update, even websites that had […]

October 21st, 2016 | Analysis No comments

It’s here! This fall season’s most important piece of SEO reading. This year’s report, available as a PDF to download, took a little longer than usual to prepare, because it’s more than a study. It’s an extensive analysis of trends and the status quo in SEO today, and we are publishing it as a White […]

September 7th, 2014 | Analysis 86 comments

This post was updated on 01/24/2014 (conclusion section). On Monday, searchengineland.com wrote about the -25% organic visibility drop of expedia.com. We provided the guys from SEL with some data and a few screenshots of our software, the Suite. Now, I want to provide you with a deeper analysis for a closer look at what may […]

January 22nd, 2014 | Analysis 40 comments
Searchmetics Car

The car rental business has joined the ranks of those sectors in which transactions are now primarily handled online. But is it more blessed to rent than to buy? Not necessarily. Still, handling transactions on the Internet – whether for business or pleasure – is virtually the predestination of an Internet business. For this reason, […]

October 28th, 2013 | Analysis 2 comments

SEO Principles: Is content an important part of SEO? The answer is simply, yes. As far as SEO is concerned content plays a significant role in either promoting or degrading your website and yes, unique content is the keystone of any SEO plan of action. The content of your website remains the most important aspect of […]

August 1st, 2013 | General, SEO News 52 comments

ATTENTION THIS HAS BEEN UPDATED WITH MORE INFORMATION ABOUT SEARCHMETRICS’ US GOOGLE RANKING FACTORS STUDY:  OK, so you have doubts about Searchmetrics’ US Google Ranking Factors – Rank Correlation 2013 study… Earlier this week, we announced our US Google Ranking Factors – Rank Correlation 2013 study. This tries to identify the key factors that well-positioned pages have […]

June 28th, 2013 | Analysis, General 17 comments

It’s done. After weeks of data aggregation, evaluations, analyzing, processing, interpreting, and making the corresponding graphic implementations, it is finally finished: the 2013 Searchmetrics Ranking Factors for Google USA, also known as the 2013 Ranking Correlation (only sounds sillier). Once again, we have evaluated the 30 first search results of 10,000 keywords, thereby analyzing 300,000 […]

June 27th, 2013 | Analysis 92 comments
Searchmetrics Link Essentials

For us, 2012 began just like 2011 ended. We have been constantly improving and expanding our databases, developing new features and modules and now we have two big changes for our transition from closed to open beta. Link Essentials Open Beta Our crawler has been digging through hundreds of millions of websites and identified billions […]

February 9th, 2012 | Essentials 2 comments

Technology here, content there: a large part of our SEO work has do with backlinks. But unfortunately the management of existing links together with possible new link opportunities tends to spiral into a wild Excel table mess. The Searchmetrics Suite Link Manager finally brings order and oversight to link management. And that’s not all… So, […]

February 8th, 2011 | Analysis, General, Product Notes 1 comment

Backlinks, content, fine HTML formatting – everything works. But this damn site isn’t ranking satisfactorily for the desired keyword. What to do? Stupidly, there are several thousand ranking factors according to Google, and up to 200 are used for each search request. Beside this, there are 1001 other reasons why you might not be able […]

February 2nd, 2011 | General 31 comments
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