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AMP Story Ads come out of beta with Google Ad Manager support for direct sold ads

In July, Google announced a beta for publishers using Google Ad Manager (formerly DoubleClick For Publishers) to be serve ads in AMP stories. AMP Story Ads are now out of beta, Google announced Wednesday. The AMP team also announced support with Google Ad Manager to deliver direct sold ads. Why you should care Story Ads …

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The Page Speed update: what SEOs need to know

Page speed has been a ranking factor for desktop searches since April 2010, but it was never officially a ranking factor for mobile searches (despite what we’ve all suspected for a long time). Not until July 2018, that is, when Google rolled out the Speed Update. Google’s pushing for a faster mobile experience The Speed …

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Common mistakes and quick fixes to improve poky page speed

There are multiple reasons to improve how quickly your web pages load. One of them is page abandonment. If your pages load slowly and customers leave before seeing your services, how will you grow a business and be successful? A recent Google study shows that 53 percent of mobile site visitors will abandon a website …

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Getting started with Accelerated Mobile Pages: 5 helpful guides

Here at Search Engine Watch we have covered the evolution of Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) across numerous posts since the project’s launch in earnest in 2016. The Google-led framework gives web developers the means to optimize their sites for faster, cleaner, and more efficient delivery on mobile. Of course, this is good for user experience …

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Top 10 Mobile Optimization Best Practices For E-commerce Sites

The share of mobile phone traffic has grown from 0.7% in 2009 to 52.2% in 2018 and this is expected to grow even further. Source But despite overall mobile use and mobile engagement in e-commerce on the rise, desktop users are still leading the way when it comes to converting. Although the “add to cart …

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An SEO’s survival guide to Single Page Applications (SPAs)

SEOs beware: if you haven’t heard of Single Page Applications (SPA for short), or if you have been resistant to learning about these JavaScript methods for creating websites, the time for hiding your head in the sand is over. Check out this tweet from Google Webmaster Trends Analyst John Mueller: The web has moved from …

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