Category: AMP: Accelerated Mobile Pages

Google releases AMP Stories v1.0 with new features, including an ads beta for DFP users

Examples of Google AMP Story ads. Following on the introduction of AMP Stories for publishers in February, the AMP team has announced several updates to AMP Stories, including monetization capabilities. Version 1.0 of AMP Stories is now available to all...

/ July 23, 2018

Mobile SERP survival: Technical SEO checklist

It’s taken over a year and a half, but Google’s mobile-first indexing is finally here. The Search Console messages have begun to appear, and sites are steadily being switched over to the mobile-first indexing approach. A lot has been written...

/ June 5, 2018

Is responsive web design enough? (Hint: No)

As mobile-first indexing nears, the need to optimize for mobile has never felt so pressing. Even in its current iteration, mobile search is incredibly important for advertisers and businesses of all sizes. Consider these statistics: A majority of Google searches...

/ May 1, 2018

Connatix launches Stories for Publishers to bring native Story units to mobile sites

Everybody’s got a Story these days, it seems. The immersive mobile ad format pioneered by Snapchat and ripped off by Instagram, its parent Facebook and most recently, Google with AMP Stories, is now emerging from the so-called walled gardens. Connatix,...

/ March 23, 2018

SEO Ranking factors panel: SMX West session recap

I attended the SEO Ranking Factors session at this year’s SMX West and enjoyed listening to the panelists present their opinions, experiences and ideas. Any discussion of ranking factors raises a lot of emotions and controversy, and this was no exception....

/ March 22, 2018

AMP: Do or die? Session recap from SMX West

The “AMP: Do or Die?” session at SMX West covered the hot topic of Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP). AMP is the Google-backed project designed to speed up web pages on mobile devices. Google has actively been pushing adoption of AMP...

/ March 21, 2018