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...
Spread of HTTPS-pages within the Google SERPs
Google just took off the gloves: yesterday was the day that my Chrome Browser started showing not only the green encryption-lock for HTTPS pages, but also...
Less Is More – How Too Many Indexed Pages Can Damage Your Domain
An ancient Indian Minister, Sissa ibn Dahir (Sessa), invented the board game of Chess in order to direct the attention of his ruler, Shihram, to the problems...
Case Study: Spotify.com violates the Google Webmaster Guidelines
The domain Spotify.com has massively lost visibility worldwide on Google. The country with the largest loss is France (-82,1%) and the country with the...
Google Penguin 4.0 – The Winners
About two weeks ago Google officially announced the rollout of Penguin 4.0 and that it could now be found in the Google results. Now that the dust has...
Mobile First – Google makes Mobile Index the Main Index
Last week, Google announced at the Pubcon in Las Vegas that the Mobile Index will take the place of the Desktop Index as the main index. This means that...
Want to slowly kill your content on Google? Simply use a directory structure with dates
The main reason to avoid dates within your directory structure is explained on page number 8 of the Google’s Search Engine Optimization Starter Guide:...
Buying links that others earned… Why not?
If you have the budget for it, then the easiest way to push your domain on Google is by buying an entire domain full of links, that others had to earn...