Google Search Goes Curvy On Mobile

Google has gone all curvy with its new mobile layout.

It’s a pretty big look and feel update, but not a major change to SERP.

I haven’t got the stats one way or another, but I would estimate that the “boxed” design mean click gravitate towards the top of the listings.

Read this extract from TWIS SEO News & Updates 3rd November 2017.

#SEO #SEONews #Google #SERP #WebDesign
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Digital Things of Interest 29 August 2017

Read these Digital Things of Interest for 29 August 2017, which includes these exciting entities:

– Even Big Corp PLC makes horrendous marketing and data mistakes;

– Too much fake news on social media makes your eyes bleed* ;

– Fun advice for newbie designers (wear a shirt, just once);

– I ghosted my ex – bit of a tale this one.

– * Honest, it does!

#BigData #DigitalMarketing #FakeNews #SocialMedia #WebDesign #ModernLife
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Digital Things of Interest 24 August 2017

Read these Digital Things of Interest for 24 August 2017, which includes the following fabulous foibles:

– Shocking news the people will give up their privacy for a slice of pizza;
– The revelation that Amazon basically owns Seattle;
– A geeky look at the UX design of the credit card payment form;
– Facebook adding publisher logos to news links to combat fake news.

#SocialMedia #Facebook #FakeNews #DataPrivacy #Amazon #UX #WebDesign
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Digital Things of Interest 22 August 2017

Click to read these Digital Things of Interest for 22 August 2017, which includes:

– The rise of fraud in influencer marketing;
– Fairfax Media’s new commercial digital strategy;
– A quick look at some dangerous digital design trends;
– 5 productivity tips from proper procrastinators

#DigitalMarketing #SocialMedia #InfluencerMarketing #AdStrategy #WebDesign #ProjectManagement
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Digital Things of Interest 19 August 2017

Read these Digital Things of Interest for 19 August 2017, which includes these knowledgeable nuggets:

– PageSpeed is dead to this browser extension; 
– Sneaky priming in social media;
– When to use UX as bad design;
– Nokia goes for a ‘bothie’ camera. Interesting

#PageSpeed #SocialMedia #BrandBuilding #UserExperience #WebDesign #MobilePhones
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Digital Things of Interest 07 August 2017

Read these Digital Things of Interest for 07 August 2017, which includes:

– Apple hiring mappers – hope they get it right this time;
– PWA vs Native Apps (PWA all the way, let’s hope);
– Email Whaling – things you didn’t know you didn’t know;
– Big infographic about colour, psychology and the web, and I mean big.

#Apple #PWA #Apps #UserExperience #WebDesign #Conversions
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Digital Things of Interest 31 July 2017

Read these Digital Things of Interest for 31 July 2017, which includes:

– 5 digital trends you should be on top of; 
– A nice piece about using eye tracking to aid design;
– The news that Volvo self-driving cars are confused by kangaroos. Like the rest of us then;
– BuzzSumo’s massive social media headline analysis. Self-fulfilling, or what?

#DigitalMarketing #SocialMedia #UserExperience #WebDesign #AutonomousDriving
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Digital Things of Interest 26 July 2017

Read these Digital Things of Interest for 26 July 2017, which includes:

– A list of 7 things a developer wishes designers would do more of;
– A US robocall scammer fined $120m USD;
– Natural language processing key terms;
– A colourful article about colour fonts – sunglasses advised.

#ProjectManagement #WebDesign #ArtificialIntelligence
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Digital Things of Interest 24 July 2017

Read today’s Digital Things of Interest for 24 July 2017 which includes:
– Three Common Content Promotion Mistakes;
– Zuck Using FB Stories on his Non-Presidential Tour;
– Designers Prototyping & Usability Testing within 40 Hours;
– Tech Giants Showing Russians their code.

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Google News Facelift June 2017

The news we’ve all been waiting for! Google News has had a facelift for the first time in 7 years. Aside from tweaked look and feel, they are also trying to deal with echo chambers and fake news. Read about the changes in this post.

If you would like to discuss ways this facelift could impact your traffic and visibility on Google News, and how to improve it, please feel free to contact me.

#SEO #GoogleNews #UserExperience

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Google Mobile First Not Mobile Friendly

With Google’s Mobile First Index looming, it really is time to get your mobile websites fully in order. Just being mobile friendly is not enough and, unless Google backflips completely, you need to get ahead of the game on this one.

Click the link to read why Google’s Mobile First Index is not Mobile Friendly.

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Basic SEO Guides Internal Links

Basic SEO Internal Linking This page gives an introduction to basic SEO internal linking – that is linking to pages within the site. This should be done for information architecture, usability and optimisation reasons. #SEOGuides #SEOStrategy #InternalLinking… Read More