Tag Archives: Ranking

Mueller Touches on Google Sandbox and Honeymoon Ranking Effects

Google’s John Mueller answered why new content sometimes pops into the search results ranking high then drops off. John explained what Google does with new content and how that explains the Sandbox and Honeymoon phenomenon that the SEO community has been talking about for decades. The Google Sandbox In the early 2000s some publishers noticed […]

UX: an important SEO ranking factor

30-second summary: The story of SEO and UX began almost 20 years ago with both making a foray into the market in the 1990s After years of analyzing data, I found that UX is a critical ranking factor for SEO If you’ve exhausted all your SEO techniques but still don’t see a considerable movement on […]

Small Google Search Ranking Algorithm Update On January 27th

There may have been a smaller and unconfirmed Google search ranking algorithm update that touched down around January 26th but mostly felt on January 27th. I was going to report on it yesterday but more important information came out, so I held this until today. Again, this seems like a smaller update but if you […]