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How to optimize an auto-playing background video in WordPress

17 January 2022 | Phil Nottingham

An auto-playing background video is a popular feature for the homepage of many websites, from big eCommerce brands to B2B software and services companies. You can use the added visual interest to capture the attention of new visitors and show off your brand personality. With WordPress, it’s very straightforward to set up a video background. …

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How to rank YouTube videos in Google search

7 December 2021 | 2 Comments | Phil Nottingham

Getting YouTube videos indexed and ranking in Google search is, essentially, extremely straightforward. There are two steps you need to take. Step 1 is uploading your videos to YouTube and step 2 is setting the visibility to public. And… that’s it! Just by having your videos uploaded on YouTube and publicly available, they’ll be eligible …

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What makes a great YouTube channel?

4 October 2021 | 6 Comments | Phil Nottingham

As the world’s second-biggest search engine (after Google), and the world’s second-biggest social network (after Facebook), YouTube can be an incredibly valuable marketing investment for almost every business. The key to getting a consistently high number of views is to create a channel with a compelling offering. But unfortunately, very few businesses succeed in this …

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SEO news in August 2021: Google’s new title tag update, a new button on Twitter and more

2 September 2021 | 5 Comments | Camille Cunningham

Google has made changes to the way they show page titles in the organic search results and the SEO community is up in arms. But that’s not all that happened this month. There was lots of SEO news in August 2021 and as usual, our resident experts Joost and Jono discussed all of it in …

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SEO news in August 2021: Google’s new title tag update, a new button on Twitter and more

YouTube SEO: How to use analytics for your video strategy

23 August 2021 | Phil Nottingham

If you’re trying to optimize your videos to get YouTube ranking them (as well as Google), then you need to do three things. Firstly, you need to understand what’s working. Second, you want to discover where there are opportunities to do better. And thirdly, you should assess how your search performance is progressing over time. …

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SEO news in May 2021: Google introduces a new language model

This month, Google held their annual I/O conference, an event at which they announce new product releases and other interesting stuff. They introduced us to MUM, their new language model and the next step in understanding online content. But meeting (their) MUM wasn’t all. There was lots of SEO news in May 2021 and our …

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SEO news in May 2021: Google introduces a new language model