Time for another roundup of my articles, interviews, and contributions published all around the web.
State of Digital: Google AMP Case Studies
I spoke at BrightonSEO in April where I presented data from three different client websites that had implemented Accelerated Mobile Pages. I wrote up this talk as a blog post for State of Digital, showing what AMP can do for news sites, lead-gen websites, and ecommerce sites.
So you still need a fast mobile experience, regardless of whether you choose to implement AMP. The new AMP standard does not replace a fast-loading website optimised for mobile viewing. In fact, if your website has a poor mobile experience, AMP should be a low priority for you – there are bigger fish to fry.
WebCertain.tv: Top Tips for Implementing AMP
In the same vein, the folks at Webcertain conducted a video interview with me where we talked about the AMP standard, whether or not sites should implement it, and what some of the common pitfalls with AMP are. If you’re interested in AMP, this might be worth a watch.
Irish Tech News: Mary McKenna interviews SEO expert Barry Adams
You may remember I interviewed Mary McKenna for my NI Digital Experts interview series. She has returned the favour and asked me a series of questions about my own journey in to the digital industry, my experiences as an SEO, and life as an immigrant in Northern Ireland.
When I started my own business in 2014, I thought Belfast would be a perfect base. It’s a lovely city and not an expensive place to live. There are good transport connections to Dublin, London, Manchester, and mainland Europe. For someone like me with clients all around the UK & Ireland and further afield, Belfast is a great hub to be based in.