Search Scoop: Week of February 4th

Happy Monday!

Here are this week’s Search Scoop articles:

 

 

 

Abbey Hadar
Abbey Deak
Twitter
7 crucial SEO techniques to raise your search traffic in 2019 — In order to keep your website ranking high in Google, it’s crucial to stay up to date with all the SEO trends. Whether you are satisfied with your current rankings or looking for tips on how to get your site ranked higher, here are 7 techniques that can raise your search traffic this year.
Adam Henige
Adam Henige
Twitter
Google adds voice input and spoken results to mobile web search — It looks like Google’s going all in on the voice search thing, it’s not just a novelty anymore, not by a long shot.
Jerod Karam
Jerod Karam
Twitter
Google Chrome may soon keep your back button from being hijacked — It’s about damn time! Forever, I thought my browser just didn’t want to go backward. Then I took a look at my browsing history and saw about 200 entries for whatever website I was on. Now Google is planning to put an end to this “back button hijacking.”
Joe Ford
Joe Ford
Twitter
Google is Testing Mobile SERPs With Up to 14 Ads — This piece of news originally came from Fibre, but Google has been found to be testing a Mobile SERP with up to 14 ads. Apparently, the format is being seen as 4 ads, two organics, then 7 more ads, followed by 6 organics. Google Ads has since come out and said that this was a glitch in their system, but clearly, it was considered so I wouldn’t rule this out as eventually being game-changing.
Lexie Kimball
Lexie Kimball
Twitter
Google Updates Google My Business Listings to Help ‘Office-Less’ Companies — Google My Business continues to roll out changes. They’ve now made it easier for “office-less” businesses to rank in the local 3-pack. Learn more about the change in this article from Social Media Today.
Michael Hall
Michael Hall
Twitter
5 Link Building Tactics that are Dead in 2019 — Are you using any of these link building strategies? Probably best to stop now or re-evaluate your strategies. It’s not to say that these link building methods will get you penalized, it’s that most of them just don’t work anymore.

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