Monthly Archives: January 2018

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The Weekly Wrap – 31st January 2018

Ignite Search Weekly Wrap – 31st January 2018 100% Curated SEO/Online Marketing Goodness Key Industry Updates:  SEO: Google dropping Merchant Center feed integrations with BigCommerce, Magento, PrestaShop A little over a year ago, ahead of the 2016 holiday shopping season, Google enabled integrations between Google Merchant Center and three e-commerce platforms. Those integrations are soon

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Google Analytics Individual Qualification: What You Need to Know

By Lydia Barley What is the Google Analytics Individual Qualification? The Google Analytics Individual Qualification is a qualification that demonstrates that you have basic proficiency in Google Analytics. This qualification is available to anyone who has passed the Google Analytics Assessment. The assessment is based on two courses from the Google Analytics Academy: Google Analytics

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The Weekly Wrap – 24th January 2018

Ignite Search Weekly Wrap – 24th January 2018 100% Curated SEO/Online Marketing Goodness Key Industry Updates:  SEO: The Google Speed Update: Page speed will become a ranking factor in mobile search Google today announced a new ranking algorithm designed for mobile search. The company is calling it the “Speed Update,” and it will only impact

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An Introduction to the New Google Search Console

By Lydia Barley If you’re involved in the SEO community you know that for months there has been an overwhelming amount of hype and speculation around the new Google Search Console. Finally, after months of testing from a fixed number of pre-selected users, Google has released the beta version of the new Google Search Console

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The Weekly Wrap – 17th January 2018

Ignite Search Weekly Wrap – 17th January 2018 100% Curated SEO/Online Marketing Goodness Key Industry Updates:  SEO: Google Page Speed Insights now uses real data from Chrome browser users Google announced that the PageSpeed Insights tool has been updated to use data from the Chrome user experience report, which means the tool is using metrics from “real-world Chrome

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Social Media Scheduling: The Benefits of Social Media Scheduling and Why You Should Start Scheduling Today

By Lydia Barley As all marketing professionals know it’s important to stay ‘on top of the game’ and social media is no exception. With the rise of social media, staying ‘on top of the game’ is becoming increasingly important. 79% of Internet users now use social networking sites and of those users 59% access social

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The Weekly Wrap – 10th January 2018

Ignite Search Weekly Wrap – 10th January 2018 100% Curated SEO/Online Marketing Goodness Key Industry Updates:  SEO: Google announces solution to longstanding AMP cache URL display problem Google announced today that it is well on its way to solving one of the most annoying (to publishers) “features” of AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages) — Google URLs, not the publisher URLs,

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5 WordPress Plugins to Improve Your Websites Speed

By Airon Rodrigues Page speed is an important factor for ranking in Google search results. Load time affects not only visitor engagement, retention, and conversion rates, but it can also affect a website ranking. How quickly, or how slowly, website loads will impact the website in many ways. The main way being user experience. In

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The Weekly Wrap – 3rd January 2018

Ignite Search Weekly Wrap – 3rd January 2018 100% Curated SEO/Online Marketing Goodness Key Industry Updates:  SEO: Maccabees Update: Google Confirms New Core Algorithm Changes Today we received confirmation from a Google spokesperson that “several minor changes” were made to the core algorithm this month. “We released several minor improvements during this timeframe, part of our

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