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Organic Search Drives 51% of Traffic to Websites [Study]

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Data from SEO platform provider BrightEdge and its Data Cube show organic traffic is the largest source of traffic over other channels like paid search and social media. Data from SEO platform provider BrightEdge and its Data Cube show organic traffic is the largest source of traffic over other channels like paid search and social media. 0 Comments

Google Drops Authorship From Search Results

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Google’s John Mueller says Google will stop showing authorship in its search results because "this information isn’t as useful to our users as we’d hoped." Google’s John Mueller says Google will stop showing authorship in its search results because "this information isn’t as useful to our users as we’d hoped." 0 Comments

Seth Godin’s Squidoo Acquired by HubPages

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Some, but not all, Squidoo content will be rolled into content-sharing site HubPages by around October 1. What does this transition mean for users? Some, but not all, Squidoo content will be rolled into content-sharing site HubPages by around October 1. What does this transition mean for users? 0 Comments

Yahoo Recovers From Search Share Low in June

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Yahoo saw an incremental increase in its search share in July, according to comScore data, which brings it back from its lowest score ever. But it's still down more than a percentage point year-over-year, and critics of Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer are speaking up. Yahoo saw an incremental increase in its search share in July, according to comScore data, which brings it back from its lowest score ever. 0 Comments

Competitive Analysis for Panda Using SEMrush [Tutorial]

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There’s a lot you can learn from analyzing websites in your niche that have been impacted by Panda. This post explains how to use SEMrush to drill into organic and paid search data in order to surface problematic content, keyword targeting issues, usability problems and more. There’s a lot you can learn from analyzing websites in your niche that have been impacted by Panda. This post explains how to use SEMrush to drill into organic and paid search data in order to surface problematic content, keyword targeting issues, usability problems and more. 0 Comments

Google Responds to 'Right to Be Forgotten' Questionnaire

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Google has issued a public response to a questionnaire from the Article 29 Working Party and notes it has moved quickly to comply with the court's ruling and its approach will evolve over time. Google has issued a public response to a questionnaire from the Article 29 Working Party and notes it has moved quickly to comply with the court's ruling and its approach will evolve over time. 0 Comments

30% of Traffic to Insurance Sites Came from Search in June

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Data coming from Millward Brown Digital shows leading insurance brands received 30 percent on average of website traffic from search in June. Other top performers in Q2 in the search results included GEICO and Progressive. Data coming from Millward Brown Digital shows leading insurance brands received 30 percent on average of website traffic from search in June. Other top performers in Q2 in the search results included GEICO and Progressive. 0 Comments

Fake Googlebot Activity up 61% [Report]

For every 24 Googlebot visits a website will also be visited by a Fake Googlebot

One in every 24 visits is a fake Googlebot. Identifying bad bots can be tricky; some are very sophisticated, especially the ones mimicking Google. Here are some steps you can take to verify whether you're getting faked visits. One in every 24 visits is a fake Googlebot. Identifying bad bots can be tricky; some are very sophisticated, especially the ones mimicking Google. Here are some steps you can take to verify whether you're getting faked visits. 0 Comments

How to Ensure Your SEO Strategy Delivers the Right Traffic

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When it comes to SEO, achieving first page rankings and getting more traffic is one thing, but here's how to make sure those rankings deliver the right type of traffic to your website, traffic that will actually convert into new customers. Follow these three steps to make sure your top rankings deliver the right traffic to your website, traffic that will actually convert into new customers. 0 Comments

Mobile: 34% of Organic Search, 42% of Social Traffic in Q2 [Report]

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RKG released its digital marketing report for Q2 2014 and found organic traffic comprised 31 percent of all website visits in Q2, and mobile traffic grew to make up 34 percent of those visits. Meanwhile, 42 percent of social visits came from mobile. RKG released its digital marketing report for Q2 2014 and found organic traffic comprised 31 percent of all website visits in Q2, and mobile traffic grew to make up 34 percent of those visits. Meanwhile, 42 percent of social visits came from mobile. 0 Comments

Organic Search Accounts for Up to 64% of Website Traffic [STUDY]

Organic Search Equals 64 Percent of all Website Visits

Inspired by Groupon deindexing itself from Google and finding 60 percent of their direct traffic was actually organic search, Conductor reveals data showing that organic search is actually responsible for driving 64 percent of traffic to websites. Inspired by Groupon deindexing itself from Google and finding 60 percent of their direct traffic was actually organic search, Conductor reveals data showing that organic search is actually responsible for driving 64 percent of traffic to websites. 0 Comments

The 10 Best Ways to Generate Traffic Without Google

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Rather than worry about losing or never having Google organic search traffic, plan for it. You can't rely on a single traffic source for business. You need multiple streams of traffic as insurance against the inevitable search algorithm changes. Don't rely on a single traffic source for business. Use these multiple streams of traffic as insurance against the inevitable search algorithm changes. 0 Comments

Search Engine Traffic Declines While Engagement Remains Steady [Study]

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A Shareaholic analysis of search engine data has found a steady decline in the number of visitors coming from search engines over six months. Based on average visit duration, pages per visit, and bounce rate, Google sent less engaged visitors. A Shareaholic analysis of search engine data has found a steady decline in the number of visitors coming from search engines over six months. 0 Comments