How to Optimize for Google Featured Snippets

How to Optimize for Google Featured Snippets

Creating content optimized for Google’s featured snippets requires you to follow the basics of on-page SEO with a strategy twist.

You need to do more than standard keyword and searcher intent research. You need to do more than write clear and concise content.

To optimize for featured snippets, you need to research who is ranking for the featured snippet spots you want. To optimize for featured snippets, you need to write content that answers questions and queries.

Optimizing for featured snippets is one of the best SEO and Google search strategies available. Think of how your eyes go to the top of the search engine results page (SERP). And when you add voice search to the mix, optimizing for featured snippets only make sense.

We know that there’s a lot to think and know about when it comes to SEO, Google, search engine rankings, and getting people to read your content. Above all else, we don’t want you to be overwhelmed.

Read this blog, learn about featured snippets and how they can help you. And then contact us with your questions. We get it – there’s a lot to take in. Our goal is to share with you what we know so you can understand why we suggest what we do.

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Website and Content Quality Checklists: Four Content Self-Assessment Checklists

Website and Content Quality Checklists: Four Content Self-Assessment Checklists

The key to creating a useful and well-ranking website is the content. Your content needs to be high-quality, informative, add value, and differentiate your website from your competitors.

But how do you know if your content is ticking all these boxes (and more)?

Google has put together some excellent questions to help you assess your content quality. We have tweaked Google’s list of questions to provide you with more information and a better understanding of what quality content is.

Use these checklists to self-assess your website and to start a conversation with your colleagues about what you want, expect, and need from your website.

If you can answer Yes to each of these questions, this is a strong indicator that your website and content provide high-quality, high-value, relevant, and informative content.

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Google MUM, SEO Content and Search

Google MUM, SEO, Content, and Search – What You Need to Know

Learn the facts on Google MUM and how it impacts your SEO and content strategy

New Search technology is coming from Google. At I/O 2021, Google revealed the work the company is doing into AI and improving search results.

Google says Multitask Unified Model (MUM) is a new AI milestone for understanding information. While MUM is not live and has not been rolled into any Google products, it’s important to understand MUM and how it could impact SEO, content, and search.

In this blog we tell you what you need to know about MUM, provide a refresher on BERT and natural language processing, explain how MUM could change search, and what you can do today to get ready for MUM.

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Know Agency SEO, Search, PPC, Digital Marketing Expertise

New Look-And-Feel – Same Know Agency SEO, Search, PPC, Digital Marketing Expertise

Get the inside scoop on our new logo, colors, and branding

2020 was a very difficult year. Life changed in an instant. Couple this with the news headlines and well, it wasn’t the year any of us had planned.

Our team had planned a big celebration – as a way to thank you, our clients for your support and trust in us.

2020 marked the Know Agency 10-year anniversary! So yes, we had plans – but like you, we had to step back and rethink.

We decided it was time to walk our talk… Like we’ve told you many times, change is necessary to stay relevant, top-of-mind, and engaged. And after 10 years with the same logo, colors, and branding, it was time for a Know Agency makeover.

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Guide to Google Page Experience and Core Web Vitals

Guide to Google Page Experience and Core Web Vitals

How to optimize for Page Experience and Core Web Vitals

To optimize for Page Experience and Core Web Vitals, you need to focus on technical SEO and on-page SEO.

The Google Page Experience update will be live in May. So, you need to take action now. And this is why we wrote this guide to Google Page Experience and Core Web Vitals – we want to make sure you’re ready for what is coming.

If you understand Page Experience and Core Web Vitals – stop reading this guide and download our Google Page Experience checklist.

Use this 7-step Google checklist to keep Google and your readers happy and achieve your SEO, content, and search goals.

We know you’re busy. This is why we’re here. Contact Jane or Kevin to talk about Google Page Experience and Core Web Vitals – we promise to help you.

Read this Guide to Google Page Experience and Core Web Vitals to learn:

  1. What is Google Page Experience?
  2. How to Optimize for Google Page Experience
  3. What are Core Web Vitals?
  4. How to Optimize for Core Web Vitals
  5. What about Top Stories and AMP?
  6. Tools to Measure Core Web Vitals Metrics
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While all of the components of page experience are important, we will prioritize pages with the best information overall, even if some aspects of page experience are subpar. A good page experience doesn’t override having great, relevant content. However, in cases where there are multiple pages that have similar content, page experience becomes much more important for visibility in Search.” Sowmya Subramanian, Director of Engineering for Search Ecosystem, Google

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