This Week in Search No. 74

I’ve sorted through hundreds of SEO articles and filtered them down to these 5 must read articles for the week of  March 25th – March 31st, 2016 – enjoy!

SEO Round up

Big reveal from Google! Shouldn’t be surprising, but nice to have confirmation!

Google Reveals its Three Most Important Ranking Signals by Christopher Ratcliff on Search Engine Watch


In another move towards transparency, Google updated the information on Google My Business ranking factors.

Google Documents Google My Business Local Ranking Factors by Barry Schwartz on Search Engine Land


A consistent NAP, Name-Address-Phone Number across the web, is an important signal for local rankings. The following video shares good information on finding and cleaning up your duplicate and incorrect listings.

Why You Need to Find All Your NAP Variations Before Building Local Citations by Darren Shaw on Moz Whiteboard Friday


Still thinking about switching to HTTPS? Neil Patel outlines what type of sites should make the change.

Should You Switch Your Site to HTTPS? Here’s Why You Should or Shouldn’t by Neil Patel


Long argued point among SEOs, Google clarifies that a high Bounce rate will not affect your site’s rankings.

High Bounce Rates on Web Sites Don’t Necessarily Impact Google Rankings by Barry Schwarz on Search Engine Roundtable

Thanks for reading! As always your shares, comments, and questions are welcomed and appreciated!



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Brent is a REALTOR with Keller Williams in Henderson (Las Vegas valley) NV. He has a background in digital marketing and is a nationally recognized SEO expert. In addition to this blog, he is a VIP contributor to Search Engine Journal and has been syndicated through SteamFeed, Social Media Today and B2C.
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