Your website’s log file records every single request that’s made to your server, and analyzing this information can reveal insights about how search engines are crawling your site and its web pages. And in this guide, we’re going to take a deep dive into how to carry out a log file analysis and what it can be used for in SEO.
If you’ve spent at least five minutes in the SEO world, you’ve probably heard the adage, “what you measure, you move.“ There are hundreds of SEO metrics you can track. Google uses over 200 ranking factors in its algorithm. In this guide, we‘ll break down how to measure your SEO results, from organic traffic and keyword positions to SERP features and more.
Dwell time is the amount of time that goes by from the moment a user clicks on a search result to the moment they return to the search engine results pages (SERPs). While dwell time is widely believed to play a role in Google rankings, the search engine giant isn’t forthcoming on the topic.
Spreadsheets are essential in our day-to-day as SEO analysts. We thought it would be a good idea to present a number of formulas we use to make our lives a little easier and speed up the process for you, too.