Two Penguins, a Phantom and a Manual Action: How Watchshop.com Recovered on Google
When we reported about the Winners of Penguin 4.0 in October 2016, a domain that stood out was Watchshop.com. Almost exactly 4 years ago, in May 2013,...
Emojis in the Google SERPs
User signals are one thing that you cannot imagine to be missing from a modern search engine optimization: show Google that your result is better than...
Google’s Fred Update – What Do All Losers Have In Common?
Considering the facts that there are more than 600 Algorithm Updates by Google, every year, and that Google will not announce all the updates to their...
100 Winners Of The Latest Google Update
On February 7th, Google seems to have rolled out one of the most far reaching updates of the last few years – with the fascinating fact that nobody...
IndexWatch: Losers 2016 in Google.co.uk
With our Google Ranking Factors 2017 videos under out belt, it is now time for our yearly IndexWatch for the United Kingdom. For our IndexWatch 2016, we...
Has Pinterest.com been hit by Google’s Interstitials Update?
Within the past few weeks, we released our Winners&Losers list for Germany, the United Kingdom and Spain. One domain that stood out for their SEO-success...
International comparison of competition within the SERPs
Back in 2012 I held a conference talk about international and multilingual SEO and was thankful that Johannes gave me some great data from the Toolbox....
IndexWatch: Winners 2016 in Google.co.uk
Our yearly IndexWatch for the United Kingdom is ready. For our IndexWatch 2016, we had a look at all visibility increases from January 4th, 2016, until...
How widespread are AMP results in the UK?
The mobile/desktop scale is tipping towards mobile for more and more Google search markets. And the number of users who do their shopping on their mobile...
Is Google or Facebook the main traffic source for publishers?
In August 2015, Parsely.com – a content analytics platform – released an Authority Report where they suggest that Facebook has surpassed Google...
If Not Dates in the URL, What Then?
A few weeks ago, I explained how using a directory structure which uses dates within the URLs can kill your content in Google. The examples TheGuardian.com,...
SISTRIX Christmas Charity 2016
2016 has, once again, been an incredibly thrilling and eventful year for us. Some of our highlights are the introduction of the daily Visibility Index...