Category: Google: AMP – Accelerated Mobile Pages

3 free tools to comprehensively test page speed

Having a fast site is important, since faster sites are rewarded with improved search engine optimization (SEO) and the ability to drive more visits and conversions. More people visiting your site can lead to more sales, signups or traffic in...

/ August 6, 2018

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

SMX Advanced session recap: Mobile-first and AMP

I covered the Mobile-First & AMP For The Advanced SEO session from SMX Advanced. The session included the always impressive Alexis Sanders, Technical SEO Account Manager at Merkle, as well as new-to-me Kevin Malarick, SEO manager, product at Edmunds Inc....

/ July 9, 2018

Ask the #SMXperts: Going All-In On AMP

The Ask the SMXpert series continues the question and answer (Q&A) segment held during sessions at Search Marketing Expo (SMX) West 2018. Today’s Q&A is from the Going All-In On AMP session with Benu Aggarwal, Eric Enge and Paul Shapiro, with an...

/ May 29, 2018

Ask the SMXpert: SEO markup and structured data

The Ask the SMXpert series continues the question and answer (Q&A) segment held during sessions at Search Marketing Expo (SMX) West 2018. Today’s Q&A is from the Successful SEO Using Markup & Structured Data session with Alexis Sanders. With an introduction from...

/ May 22, 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

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

Google AMP team launches ‘Render on Idle’ to load ads faster when browsers sit idle

Google’s AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages) team has launched a new feature called Render on Idle that is designed to increase ad impressions per page by speeding up ad load when a user isn’t taking any action in a browser. Render...

/ March 8, 2018