Tag Archives: User

Google Search Console User Permissions Bug & Some Performance Report Delays

By | November 19, 2021

Google has confirmed a bug with some users not seeing the users and permissions in Google Search Console. There are also complaints about the performance reports being a bit delayed, which has been ongoing for some time. Performance Report Delay The truth is, it seems for the past couple of weeks, Google Search Console performance report is not… Read More »

Lighthouse 9.0 includes API changes, user flows, updated reports and more

By | November 17, 2021

Google has released version 9.0 of Lighthouse, the website auditing tool for developers, SEOs and site owners. With this release, Google has updated the API, added user flows, refreshed some reporting, added new accessibility elements, and more. 9.0 is available. You can access Lighthouse 9.0 using the command line, in Chrome Canary, and in PageSpeed Insights which began rolling out… Read More »

Search Intent in SEO (Understanding SERP Feature User Intent)

By | November 15, 2021

July 25, 2018   |   Posted by Mordy Oberstein There is a basic topic that every SEO needs to know. Search intent. What’s more, there are many places you see search intent cropping up. For instance… Lately, Google’s SERP features have bulked up and have moved from being an SEO concern to being a competitive juggernaut that… Read More »

In Search SEO Podcast 10: Uncovering User Intent & Confirmation Bias Responsibility

By | November 12, 2021

January 15, 2019   |   Posted by The In Search SEO Podcast Don’t forget, you can follow the In Search SEO Podcast by subscribing on iTunes or by following the podcast on SoundCloud!  The In Search SEO Podcast Poll Question of the Week! Let us know if you analyze keyword intent as part of your keyword research… Read More »

What is User Intent? Understanding User Intent for CRO and SEO

By | November 9, 2021

What is User Intent? User intent goes beyond keywords to describe what a user is looking for when they turn to a search engine. User intent tells us the reasoning behind the keywords and phrases the user chooses. Search queries fall into three types of user intent: ● Informational: Users are looking for information. These are users who… Read More »

User Intent – When Google Gets it Wrong [Case Study]

By | November 8, 2021

May 1, 2019   |   Posted by Mordy Oberstein I’m on the hunt for user intent insights in 2019. I’ve resolved to make this year about going deep into intent and how Google handles it. Instead of getting into the finer points of user intent and Google’s proficiency in meeting it on multiple levels, I’m going to… Read More »

Google Search Console Tests Contact Form For Domain Verification & User Management Issues

By | November 3, 2021

Google is piloting a new method to reach out to a person for help related to Google Search Console domain verification and user management issues. This is an extension of the reporting tool for indexing issues that Google said worked well. Note, these two new methods are a pilot test, only available to some English users in the… Read More »

Google tool for reporting domain verification and user management issues with Search Console

By | November 2, 2021

Google Search Console is piloting a new method to contact Google for support related to Google Search Console. Google opened up previously a method to contact Google about indexing issues. This new tool is to contact Google about domain verification and user management issues with Google Search Console, the company said on Twitter. New tool. Google said “Earlier… Read More »

The SERP Features Competing with Featured Snippets for User Attention [Study]

By | October 30, 2021

February 26, 2020   |   Posted by Mordy Oberstein So you’ve won a Featured Snippet… let the traffic flow, right? Not so fast there! What other SERP features are showing alongside your Featured Snippet? What other features are competing for a user’s attention? What SERP features most commonly appear with Featured Snippets? How strong is a Featured… Read More »

Researching User Search Intent: Are You Targeting the Right Terms?

By | October 29, 2021

Marketers spend more time worrying about what consumers want than probably any other activity. These mental gymnastics become more convoluted and frustrating in the digital world because there are so many variables, platforms, and practices involved. – And those considerations don’t even take into account human variables and motivations, such as user search intent. Divining user intent is… Read More »