In the first part of this entry I dealt with performance, Google Places, Rich Snippets, cloaking and page consolidation. Now follows the second part of ‘SEO Agenda 2011’ with more strategies for Google optimization beyond the standard approaches. By the way: I have heard that one or more colleagues consider these strategies to be already […]

January 31st, 2011 | General 31 comments

Duty done — here comes the SEO freestyle! Google optimizers should have more going for them in 2011 than simply taking care of dynamic title tags and gradual link improvements. The search engine now offers much more visibility potential than even a few months ago – albeit with a much higher level of complexity. For […]

January 17th, 2011 | General 1 comment

January is a great month for reflection on the past 12 months in regards of SEO while gearing up for what’s coming at us in the future. Here at Searchmetrics we’ve been spending some time looking forward and predicting what’s going to happen in 2011 and the big trends that will shape our industry. But […]

January 14th, 2011 | Analysis, General No comments

With valuable additions to our suite of products and the opening of our US headquarters in New York last year, it’s been a busy few months here at Searchmetrics. Today, we formally announced our new customer Kroll Ontrack and that we have raised $6.75 million in new funding. You can see how we have quickly […]

January 12th, 2011 | About us No comments

First, we have to distinguish these two terms from one another – when we talk about ‘multilingual’, we mean websites targeted at a single country, but published in multiple languages. Our Swiss friends, in particular, know what I’m talking about here. Then, when we talk about ‘multi-regional’, we’re referring to a website with one or […]

January 10th, 2011 | Onpage 6 comments

When is SEO successful? When a website is first place for a few favorite keywords? If there are generally more visitors to a website? Or is it simply having more money in the register at the end of the month? Presumably, each site operator has their own key indicators with which they measure SEO success. […]

December 28th, 2010 | Analysis 3 comments

Today I’m writing a post about a ‘hidden feature’ of the Searchmetrics Suite. That sounds a little funny because the market analysis is actually about as hidden as everything else. But honestly now – who has used it to research anything in the last few weeks? Ah ha… nobody raises their hand. It is therefore […]

December 20th, 2010 | Analysis 1 comment

Here’s the weekly scores from the Weekly Overview section of our Searchmetrics Suite. This week I’ll be showing winners & losers by performance index score (what we call absolute) and, also, by percentage. What’s the difference? Winners & Losers Absolute: We check our multi-terabyte database for the highest increase, or decrease in the performance index […]

We are glad to welcome 3 new staff members to our Berlin headquarters. Starting from November 2010 Martin Scholz holds the position of Director Business Development with Searchmetrics. The acquisition and strengthening of strategic co-operations and the expansion of international business fall into his responsibility. Prior to Searchmetrics he operated as Manager Business Development of […]

December 10th, 2010 | General No comments

Every week, we gather a lot of data from the Web, analyze it, and then display it in various forms on our flagship product, the Searchmetrics Suite. Within the Suite’s Quick Analysis tool, there’s a feature called the Weekly Movers & Shakers, which displays the top 100 domains with the greatest gains and losses from […]