Tag: google index

Today’s Tiny Task: click, click, clicking your click depth

No one enjoys clicking a dozen times to find what they are looking for. That’s why Google’s algorithm takes a page’s click depth into account. Click depth is how many clicks deep a page is from your homepage. Say you have a product page. A click depth of 1 means that the product page is …

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It’s not Google’s responsibility to index your Shopify store

I’ve seen this come up a few times, especially in Shopify forums. It’s not Google’s responsibility to index your store. You need to have content that is good enough for Google to want to index it. They want to index everything but if you have no content, content copied from your vendor, or boring content …

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Find out what Google is showing from your Shopify store

One of my more popular articles is about using a special search to find all of the Rich Results in your store. That got me thinking about all of the other types of searches you can do to see what Google has about your store. In all of these, you’ll want to replace example.com with …

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Have you ever watched a spider?

Have you ever sat and watched a spider? Most of the time they stand still and just wait for things to happen. But when they are working, they are running all over the place. Fixing a web. Moving across the ground or wall. Getting their dinner prepped. They clearly have periods of high and low …

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Speeding up your Shopify store’s indexing in Google

In order for your pages to show up in Google, they have to be indexed. Indexing is a process Google uses to read the content on a page, analyze it, and save a copy of it’s analysis into their database. Once a page has been analyzed it can show up in the search results. So …

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Every space matters in Google Search

Using Google’s site search is an easy way to do health checks on your organic search. Customer Jeremy emailed me with a question I’ve never heard before: What is the difference between typing in google search the following? The results are slightly different. site:example.com (no space) site: example.com (space) Searching with a space vs without …

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