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Google’s Sitelinks Searchbox and Yoast SEO

5 January 2017 by Edwin Toonen - 18 Comments

A couple of years ago, Google introduced the Sitelinks Searchbox. When activated, this search box appears under the main search result from a given brand. So after searching for the brand in Google, you can directly use the search engine of the online store or site where you want to look something up. The results …

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How to get mobile Rich Cards in Google

21 December 2016 by Edwin Toonen - 7 Comments

Rich Cards are the newest addition to Google’s enhanced search results. Using structured data in the form of, certain types of subjects can get an enhanced presentation in Google. Rich Cards, not to be confused with rich snippets, are search results in card form that the user can swipe through and mostly pop up …

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Rich snippets everywhere

9 December 2016 by Edwin Toonen - 17 Comments

Rich search results are everywhere. Years ago, search engines presented search results without much adornment. Today, the search results look very different. We see extra information beneath the links, plus a couple of big blocks of rich content, depending on what you look for. The additional lines beneath results are called rich snippets, and they …

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Local business listings with and JSON-LD

25 November 2016 by Edwin Toonen - 13 Comments

One of the things you can do to present your local business better in search results is data for rich snippets. By adding structured data to your site, you can help search engines understand what your business is about and how it performs. For this reason, you have to add your NAP details, a …

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Rich snippets for product listings with

14 November 2016 by Edwin Toonen - 8 Comments

You see them in search results a lot: product listings with added metadata, like price, availability, reviews and specifications. However, not every site offering the same product has the same rich snippets. This could have two reasons. One, Google doesn’t deem the site important enough to show additional metadata. Or two, the site hasn’t been …

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Grow your business with ratings and reviews

10 November 2016 by Michiel Heijmans - 4 Comments

Reviews or testimonials are mostly said to work on the basis of social proof. Social proof is a psychological process in which people copy the behavior of others, in an attempt to reflect correct behavior. Increase chances of Google showing rich snippets of your site in the search results: learn how to add structured data …

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Use JSON-LD to add data to your website

2 November 2016 by Michiel Heijmans - 10 Comments

In this post, we’ll shed some light on and JSON-LD. What is it and how can you put it to use for your website? There are many ways to let Google and other search engines know what your page is about. Next to writing awesome content, which should always be your starting point, we …

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Weekly SEO recap: mobile friendly & snippets

6 November 2015 by Joost de Valk

We’re working hard on our upcoming Yoast SEO 3.0 release. Multiple focus keywords is slowly proving itself to me as probably the best thing we’ve ever made. It wasn’t the hottest week in search, which is probably a good thing as we’ve had plenty of those recently, but still there’s some stuff to report, ranging from app …

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Weekly SEO Recap: app interstitials, snippets & knowledge panel

4 September 2015 by Joost de Valk - 15 Comments

Next to Google getting a new logo, there was also actual news this week. Like… Google increased the height of its search box. Yes, really. Shocking, right? There’s more: Do you have app interstitials? Drop them. If you run a site that has an app interstitial, a popup asking the user to install your iPhone / Android …

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