This Week in Search No. 76

I’ve sorted through hundreds of SEO articles and filtered them down to these 5 must read SEO articles for the week of  April 8th – April 14th, 2016 – enjoy!

SEO Round up

Google recently announced that RankBrian, its artificial intelligence system, is now its 3rd highest ranking signal. Learn how to create better content for this emerging signal.

Creating Content for Google’s RankBrain by Al Gomez on Content Marketing Institute

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Interesting article on the future of Local search engine results pages – could the by “resultless”? If so, what does your content need to look like to be found?

The Future of Local SERPs by Andrew Shotland on Local SEO Guide

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Detailed article on the best type of content for each level of your conversion funnel.

Effective SEO for All Stages of the Conversion Funnel on Kissmetrics Blog

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Thinking of making the switch to HTTPS? This is what you need to know.

HTTP to HTTPS: An SEO’s Guide to Securing a Website by Patrick Stox on Search Engine Land

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“In the beginning, computers spoke only computer language, and a human seeking to interact with one was compelled to do the same. First came punch cards, then typed commands such as run, print, and dir.

The 1980s brought the mouse click and the graphical user interface … the 2000s, touch screens; the 2010s, gesture control and voice. It has all been leading, gradually and imperceptibly, to a world in which we no longer have to speak computer language, because computers will speak human language—not perfectly, but well enough to get by.”

Everything You Need to Know About Natural Language Search by Rebecca Sentance on Search Engine Watch

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News and Notes

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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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