Facebook Often Ranks Slow-Loading Pages Lower in News Feeds

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Vanessa Koonce September 12th, 2017

Website load speed is an important factor in Search Engine Optimization, and it’s now a factor in social media exposure too. In August, Facebook announced that their news feed algorithm will estimate how long a page takes to load from its mobile app and will consider that information when ranking people’s feeds. If a site loads … Continue reading “Facebook Often Ranks Slow-Loading Pages Lower in News Feeds”

3 Simple Tips to Improve Your Title Tags for SEO

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Dustin Freund August 6th, 2017

There’s no question that effective usage of title tags can dramatically affect a website’s SEO performance. But what do we mean by “effective?” Are we referring to squeezing in every keyword possible into the title tags? Strictly adhering to Google’s character limit in the title tag? Preserving the order in which keywords appear? Or something … Continue reading “3 Simple Tips to Improve Your Title Tags for SEO”

How to Perform Effective SEO Competitive Analysis

SEO Competitive Analysis
Dustin Freund July 6th, 2017

In today’s ever-increasing advertising landscape, SEO competitive analysis is essential to the success of any website. Competitive analysis can be as in-depth and scientific as needed, and the process truly never ends as new competition pops up and current competition shifts. Let’s explore what we mean by “SEO competitive analysis,” its purpose, its techniques, its … Continue reading “How to Perform Effective SEO Competitive Analysis”

Fantastic Question-Based Keywords and Where to Find Them

Question Mark on Keyboard for Keyword Research
Dustin Freund May 10th, 2017

The frank Agency strives to grow our clients’ keyword portfolios as a whole, from keywords that garner thousands of searches per month to the keywords that only receive 20 per searches per month. Many times, these lower-trafficked keywords come in the form of a question. But why bother with these keywords that receive such little … Continue reading “Fantastic Question-Based Keywords and Where to Find Them”

Google Algo Update: Fred

google algo update Fred march 2017
Brett Suddreth March 20th, 2017

A measurable algorithm update has been making waves over the last week and it is having a profound impact on many websites across the web. Dubbed “Fred” by Gary Illes, this algo update seems to be honing in on low-value content and ad-heavy websites. There are some early indications that some affiliate websites across multiple … Continue reading “Google Algo Update: Fred”