SEO for Google News / SEO for Web Developers

Recently I was asked to write for Search Engine People, and I wanted to make sure my first post for them was a solid one: it’s about Google News and what a publisher can do to get more visibility and higher rankings in the world’s most popular news aggregator:

Search Engine People: SEO for Google News – Ranking Factors and Recommendations

Google News is a very different animal from Google Search, and it’s vital for news publishers to have a good understanding of how Google News operates and what can be done to optimise your presence there.

I’m giving a talk at Barcamp Belfast this Saturday about the biggest mistakes web developers make that cause problems for search engine optimisation. On State of Search I shared what I wanted to talk about and asked for input from the SEO crowd:

State of Search: SEO for Web Developers

There are countless things that can go wrong with URLs containing parameters, from duplicate content issues to crawl-loops. But worst of all, search engine spiders really don’t like parameters. Yes, with Webmaster Tools you can tell Google what parameters you are using, but really, that’s like using a band-aid to fix a severed limb.

Blogging, News SEO, SEO, Technical

Events

  • Wed
    06
    Feb
    2019

    Friends of Search

    Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Thu
    21
    Mar
    2019

    Optimisey

    Cambridge, UK
  • Tue
    02
    Apr
    2019
    Wed
    03
    Apr
    2019

    SMX Munich

    Munich, Germany
  • Thu
    11
    Apr
    2019

    BrightonSEO

    Brighton, UK
  • Thu
    06
    Jun
    2019

    Digital Elite Day

    London, UK

Award Wins

DANI Awards 2018 Winners

UK Search Awards 2016 Winners

UK Search Awards 2017 Finalists

2018 Northern Ireland Business Awards winner