New Google Algorithm RankBrain

Brain, symbolic for the Google Rank Brain

Recently, news emerged that Google had launched a machine-learning technology called RankBrain to rate and deliver search results. Google began working with this artificial intelligence several months ago. This new system is already being used for a large fraction of search queries. What Is RankBrain? RankBrain is one of the …

How to Create Mobile Campaigns in Google AdWords

How to Create Mobile Campaigns in Google AdWords

80% of the Swiss internet users access the web via smartphone. This is an increase compared to 2014, when 75% were using their smartphone to surf on the internet. Thus it is getting increasingly important to optimize your AdWords campaigns for mobile devices. In the following we will show you …

Amazon SEO in 9 Steps

Amazon homepage

With almost 25 million visitors per month, Amazon is the biggest online shop in Germany (as of October 2014). Thus Amazon is an important sales channel for many online retailers. Like in Google Search, it is crucial to appear among the first positions in Amazon to get clicks and achieve …

New Google Recommendations for AJAX Websites

AJAX

Google Webmaster Central recently announced that Google was changing its recommendations for AJAX web pages. What do you need to do to ensure that your AJAX pages are crawlable? The good news is: nothing!  Google’s bots are able to render Javascript and understand web pages like modern browsers do, even …

How to Use the Yandex Keyword Planner

How to Use the Yandex Keyword Planner

Yandex is the leading search engine in Russia and therefore an ideal channel for a successful online advertising campaign in this target market. A keyword research is indispensable if you plan to do search engine marketing with Yandex. For this matter Yandex offers the keyword planner tool “Wordstat”. In the …

Accelerated Mobile Pages Make the Mobile Web Faster

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Last week Google introduced the “Accelerated Mobile Pages” (AMP) project together with Twitter and several news websites. AMP allows you to provide reduced versions of your website in Google, which load faster on mobile devices. With this project, Google responds to the recent new programs of Facebook and Apple that …

New Advertising Possibility: YouTube Shopping Ads

New Advertising Possibility: YouTube Shopping Ads

Last week Google announced the launch of shopping ads for YouTube. They will be available in the next months. These new shopping ads give YouTube advertisers the possibility to offer products directly in partner videos.  How the YouTube Shopping Ads Work Similar to Google shopping ads, the YouTube shopping ads …

SEO Tutorial: Yandex Webmaster Tools

Yandex.Webmaster

The Russian search engine Yandex offers the tool Yandex.Webmaster, which is similar to the Google Search Console (formerly Webmaster Tools) and Bing Webmaster Tools. If Russia is an important target country for your business and you are optimizing your website for Yandex, you should use Yandex.Webmaster. It gives you control …

Analytics Tips: 6 Tag Management Tools You Should Know

Tag Management Tools

Tag manager tools allow you to quickly and easily add and update tags on your website.  Tags are small snippets of code that add new features or functionalities to your site, like web analytics tracking, remarketing or conversion tracking, optimization and testing services, and many other marketing technologies. Tag management …

New Google AdWords Targeting Option: Customer Match

New Google AdWords Targeting Option: Customer Match

With the new Google AdWords targeting option “Customer Match” you can address your target group more specifically. “Customer Match” allows you to define the relevant target groups based on email lists. You can upload your email lists. They will be matched to logged in Google users. Like this you can …

Local SEO: Ranking Factors 2015

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We recently informed you about the most important SEO ranking factors and trends for the year 2015. For websites with local targeting such as stores, hotels and restaurants you also need to take into account the ranking factors for local search. To help you understand which factors are most important, …