Multiple ranking studies showcase compelling insights where many ranking factors are indeed social signals. Other use cases point to strong correlation, but the specific impact has a large range of variance. Continue reading →
November 28th, 2014 — Industry News
August 28th, 2014 — RankPay Updates
RankPay supports one of the largest Partner Programs in the search industry, as we earn top rankings for customers through our performance-based SEO Service. As we move ahead, you’ll see consistent efforts to further help our partners become even more successful.
Thousands of Affiliate Marketers, Bloggers and Site Owners have created a compelling, residual monthly income stream by introducing our service to small-to-midsize businesses. (Details below)
Google’s Panda algorithm update was first released back in 2011, with the aim of penalizing “thin content” websites, i.e. sites with poor written content, typically saturated with ads and delivering low standards of relevancy for users.
Since 2011, Google has rolled out dozens of tweaks to Panda; however most of these have simply been minor adjustments. Panda 4.0 is different.
April 29th, 2014 — Insights
We’ve written (10) blogs posts in (5) years highlighting different components of On-Page Optimization, and how those elements are valued within Google & Bing’s ever-changing algorithms.
As we review performance analysis, the data suggests that we should probably be writing a weekly column showcasing the impact of setting-up on-page fundaments relative to a site’s success in the engines. Continue reading →
March 31st, 2014 — RankPay Updates
Along the way, we’ve tried to keep updates coming as we learn and test – here’s a few helpful posts if you’re still new to the topic: Continue reading →
February 17th, 2014 — Insights
Every day we receive multiple requests from small businesses that want us to review their site, accept them onto our platform, and help them recover their ranking which has fallen. These requests have steadily increased with Google’s Penguin updates, and the release of Hummingbird.
To accommodate the increased interest, we’ve added staff to review, we’ve invested in more tools to evaluate the real challenges that some of the site’s have, and we work hard to evaluate each unique situation independently, and then provide our best recommendation to the site owner.
January 15th, 2014 — Onpage Optimization
The search industry is full of never-ending changes, it’s fluid with new relevancy signals, algorithm changes, and implementation testing that impact rankings consistently. However, the one constant is that On-Page Optimization remains an important factor for any site to earn and maintain prominent rankings. Continue reading →
December 16th, 2013 — General
Local Search is vitally important for SMB because it provides an opportunity in the search landscape for local businesses to typically rank higher than aggregators and/or national businesses with large budgets.
The engines actively incorporate information from a search user to better identify their geo-location, as well as past search history and behavior, to further tailor results displayed to them. Additionally, searching with geo-modifiers (example: san diego real estate agent) is a common practice on the web and mobile, and consumers’ expectation is that highly-relevant, top-rated local businesses will be displayed among the top ranking considerations.
November 22nd, 2013 — Industry News
Working on behalf of thousands of keywords across our portfolio – we often hear that it’s great to earn top rankings on Bing-Yahoo!, although “we wish there was more traffic”. This has been the case 10+ years, and very likely to be the case for the next 10+ years.
So, the best way to manage the significant differences in scale is to maximize exposure across the engines, and align your investment of time and capital directly with the value and/or ROI that you’re receiving from the engines and marketplaces.
November 1st, 2013 — General
Google launched “Hummingbird” late last month representing their largest algorithmic update in the past (3) years. Then, six days later — they released their 5th Penguin update. (It’s been a busy few months in the Search Industry).
So what is Hummingbird?