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First authorship is scrapped, now video snippets are snipped as Google moves to favour its own media properties.

It seems that Google can't be pleased when it comes to the presentation of their search results. Reports have indicated that there has been a huge 44% reduction in the number of video snippets present in search results. A report by SEER interactive which shows the number of video snippets for a "iPhone 5 review video" search had fallen from 10 videos across 10 domains to  5 videos across 3 domains over the course of just 5 five days.    A number of large sites such a...
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Remember the little photos next to some Google search results??

  Well they're gone...!! 3 years after it was released, Google are removing the little images that appear next to authored content that was originally so popular. initially, Google authorship was widely acclaimed as it allowed content producers to improve the visibility of their content in search results and  it was simple to get authored content. Lately, Google has cut back on the amount of authorship content shown, improving the overall quality of the author snippets an...
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How to Add Google Plus Authorship to a Shopify Site

Adding Google authorship to content is now an important step for many sites and content creators. Enabling your content to display its author gives your listings in the search engine results a potential increased CTR of over 20%. Including it on your site is relatively straight forward and platforms such as Wordpress make the process even easier with the brilliant SEO Yoast plugin. However, we found that adding G+ authorship to a Shopify site was slightly more difficult. We searched high a...
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Bookarmy.com's secret authors

Patricia Hunter Adam Hathaway Alan Clamp Alan Cobley Annie Elizabeth Delany Laura Vaccaro Seeger Lee Server Maria Savva Mark Lauterbach Allan Luke Allan Mallinson Allan Rune Pettersson Allegra Hicks Allon White Alma Hudson 1st World Library Literary Society 1st World Library A A Thomson A Aram Yengoyan A B Weisweiller A C Nairn A David Collier A David Kyle A David Wilkinson A Derek SchneiderA Desbonnet A E Coppard A E M Nairn A Elizabeth Delany A Elizabeth Neustadt A E...
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Press release for Bookarmy.com - an Example of Orchid Box's Bespoke SEO Press Releases

Just one of the wide range of services Orchid Box offers to its clients is that of press releases - a great way to promote your site for both SEO and user awareness. Orchid Box will write you bespoke press releases, tailored to your promotional needs, and ensure these are submitted to all the best press release sites - free and/or paid. We've attached below a little snippet of the sort of promotional material we can offer you as a client, a press release for the book site Bookarmy:   &quo...
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Perfect Landing pages tips and technology

Effective landing pages are the key to converting customers through paid search. There is little point in spending money attracting people to your site if your pages aren't doing their job properly. If visitors to your landing pages have clicked through from your ad, they will have a specific goal in mind, so you need to convince them that your landing page is relevant to that goal. Orchid Box Perfect Landing pages Landing pages should be tested frequently to see if improvements can be ma...
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