Clicks per keyword – this lets you see how your keywords are ranking in searches so you can determine which keywords to work on. Impressions per keyword – this stat shows you how many times someone saw your keyword overall. If you have a lot of impressions but very few clicks, your page description or title may need to be rewritten. Click-through ratio – This is the click to impressions ratio. Search position – this stat tells you which page your keywords placed your search results. Queries – you can filter the report to show you specific information. Page filter – likewise, you can filter your website by URL to see how individual pages are performing. Countries – you can filter the results by country, too, to see how well your website is doing in individual countries. This is very helpful for global businesses. Devices – filter the results by tablet, mobile, or desktop to see how your site performs on each platform. Search Type – … [Read more...] about Google Search Console – The Ultimate Guide to Google’s Tool for SEO Experts
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Related A Google search using the modifier related: is an easy way to see pages that are similar to the one you’re interested in. This search operator is helpful for SEO purposes because it will generate a list of websites similar to yours or your competitors’. You can get a list of sites that might be your competition. You can then use their sites to create strategies for how to improve or build upon what they already have. Use this modifier with a URL. For example: the search related:Google.com comes up with Yahoo, Bing, Yahoo Search, HotBot, and DuckDuckGo as the first five hits – five search engines similar to Google. … [Read more...] about 10 Google Search Operators Every SEO Should Know
Of course, this brings back bad memories of the "not provided" days where Google Analytics stopped showing query data. Webmasters and SEOs and publishers are not going to be happy about not getting additional query data, espesially within Google Search Console. … [Read more...] about Google Search Console Reports Removes Anonymous Queries
Remember we reported that Google dropped anonymous queries from the Search Analytics and Performance reports in Google Search Console on August 19th? Well, Google is now clarifying that the data was never displayed but the queries they hide were previously used in the total sum but are now being removed from the total sum. … [Read more...] about Google Search Console August 19th Query Report Drop Clarified
I'm querying data aggregated 'byPage' here, and there's nothing to indicate this dataset would be impacted by the change on the 19th I'm not using any 'not containing' filter at all, yet I still see drops in the data when the page dimension is added This does not happen for dates prior to 19th August - e.g. I ran checks on 10th August and found the total clicks from each API call matched I checked each API response to ensure that I had extracted all URL records which recorded at least one clickIn addition, I believe this can be replicated in the main Search Console interface - below are two screenshots from one of my clients' properties - the first with no page-level element, the second with a 'page contains' filter - I opted for the single letter 'p' here because this GSC property is for a subfolder beginning with that letter - so the reverse 'page not containing' filter returns no data. … [Read more...] about Is The Google Search Console Page Filter Throwing Off Accuracy?