Category: SEO


Having your business listed online is one thing. Knowing how to make the best use of that listing is another. The era of the Yellow Pages is behind us. These days, having an online listing isn’t just a nice bonus, it’s an expectation. If you’re not on Google Maps, you might as well not exist  … Read more

It’s almost certain that at some point, every online business is going to go through a website migration project. Some common reasons include: Implementing a new content management system (CMS) platform Launching a new domain Moving to a new server Launching new URL structures Moving to a secure version (https) of a site (from http)  … Read more

Topical Depth Optimization: A Proven SEO Tactic for 2019 At Wheelhouse, we’re always evaluating new content creation and optimization tactics to see which ones can truly drive performance and create business value for our clients. One emerging tactic that we’ve seen great results from so far (and we’re very excited to use more in 2019)  … Read more

General Best Practices Optimizing visual content for SEO isn’t much different from optimizing textual content. Search engines are looking for the same fundamental attributes—good, high-quality content that’s made for users, not for search engines. Here are 7 quick tips to optimize images for SEO: Balance image size and image quality Use original, relevant images Name  … Read more

Until now, we’ve not been able to isolate Discover performance in Search Console. But good news! Google Search Console is currently rolling out a “Discover” performance report that gives us clicks, impressions and CTR for content that’s surfaced in the Discover feed.

Google’s encroachment on traditional blue link organic results has been well-documented over the past several years. It’s a reality SEOs are quickly adjusting to, and that’s a good thing because it’s not slowing down. As RankBrain improves at interpreting the granular search intent behind queries, we’ll continue to see shifts in SERPs–some sites will benefit  … Read more

Local SEO strategy doesn’t have to be overwhelming! Figuring out the latest developments in SEO is hard enough for websites, but if you own a brick-and-mortar business or offer a localized service – realtors, therapists, lawyers, doctors, cleaning services, photographers, and many more – mastering the ins and outs of local SEO can be especially  … Read more

Is there an ideal length for posts or articles? How much does readability matter (and which metric is the right one)? Should we focus on listicles and snackable hot takes, or pivot to long-form deep dives? And has the internet killed reading or are web users actually reading more than ever?   Anyone who writes  … Read more

The Discovery and Direct search type data provided in Location Insights proves an excellent source for identifying the local search queries you’ll need to optimize for to improve engagement with your business on local SERPs. For those unfamiliar with Discovery and Direct search types, here’s how it breaks down. Direct Search Queries Direct searches are  … Read more

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You’ve no doubt heard the tired cliché “content is king,” but on today’s tailor fitted search engine results pages (SERPs), a less often used and more accurate maxim may be that “context is king.” The context of a search query provides insight into a searcher’s intent, which has always directly correlated with the conversion probability  … Read more